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Sports Partnerships Program Manager (8865415)

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

Facebook is seeking a detail-oriented Program Manager to manage product, community and business work streams that help launch new programs specific to sports teams. The Sports Partnerships team at Facebook works closely with the leading content creators in the world, including leagues, teams, media, and athletes. This role requires deep knowledge of the sports business industry, as well as strong interpersonal skills to help drive alignment among various stakeholders, while also influencing go-to-market strategies that optimize for growth, adoption and value for this audience.

The successful candidate will have experience influencing stakeholders in a highly matrixed organization. This role will require cross-team collaboration with our internal counterparts in Product, Marketing and Partner Solutions, and will touch upon a broad set of products across Facebook, Inc. with a primary focus on our video, community and monetization products such as Watch, Instagram, Stories, Groups, Ad Breaks, Branded Content and more. This is a 12-month contract role, based in San Francisco, for the Media Partnerships Team.


  • Develop framework for partner business reviews, including data analysis, collateral creation and tactical recommendations
  • Create scalable growth plans to drive community-focused objectives for sports teams on and off Facebook platforms
  • Gather partner feedback; synthesizing into product requirements, prioritizing, scoping, and working with our product and engineering teams to build into the product roadmap
  • Provide internal support and timely solutions to build long-term relationships and trust across the sports team ecosystem
  • Partner closely with Partnerships and Product colleagues to examine the third party branded content and publishing solution industry and provide recommendations on potential collaborative working relationships
  • Engage supporting roles like Partner Solutions, Media Operations and Marketing through cross-functional collaboration
  • 2+ years experience in sports/entertainment industry, with focus on digital initiatives and partnerships
  • Deep understanding of the sports industry and sports publisher ecosystem on Facebook & Instagram
  • Excellent project management experience, with the ability to handle multiple time-sensitive, cross-functional projects on deadline
  • Knowledge of the sports content and media landscape, revenue streams, digital business models and overall internet/technology space
  • Ability to work effectively independently, as a team, and cross-functionally, both internally and externally
  • Experience working with data and drawing actionable insights from data
  • Rapid learner who thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • BA/BS degree or higher
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