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News Communications Extern

 

- Supports Facebook's communications activities

- Monitor, analyze and collate new clips

- Research and compile findings on areas of interest to the company and the news partnerships and news product teams

- Assist with the development and writing of a wide range of materials such as blog posts, briefing sheets, Q&A's and talking points

- Assist with the logistics and execution of key Facebook news team related events.

- Track and compile relevant data and information, including social media conversation

- Create media lists, reference grids and other supporting documents

- Collaborate with fellow externs and members of the Communications team on a variety of projects and tasks

- Assist with organizing activities including trainings and campus tours

- Conduct outreach to media

The ideal candidate will possess a keen eye for detail, strong writing skills, an appetite for the intersection of media and technology, and a solid understanding of press and what constitutes newsworthiness. It is essential that candidates possess stellar written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to ruthlessly prioritize and work on a wide variety of projects simultaneously. 

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to think, plan and execute resourcefully
  • Ability to suggest new ideas and take initiative
  • Passion for Facebook and the media industry a plus
  • Previous intern/externship experience in communications, media, journalism or marketing a plus

 

  • BA or graduate degree in communications, marketing, business, political science, public policy, international relations, journalism or equivalent preferred

 

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