Manager Technical Content

Organization: Facebook

Contact Name: Lisa Ricci

Address 1: 1 Hacker Way

City: Menlo Park

State: California

ZIP: 94025

Phone Number: 6503345069

Fax Number:

Email Address:lricci@fb.com

Web Site:https://www.facebook.com/careers/jobs/295813314681857/

Job Title: Manager, Technical Content 

Job Duration: Full-time

Description: 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.


As a Manager, Technical Content, you will be managing a team of content editors that is responsible for Facebook’s APIs content and developer news on developers.facebook.com (http://developers.facebook.com/). The content team designs, drafts, and edits, and improve technical docs, tutorials, playbooks, and presentations with the purpose of building awareness around Facebook Marketing technologies among developer communities. Your primary responsibility will be to drive the team to make the content on the site as amazing as possible. This means you will be supporting the team’s output by driving the team’s direction, providing mentorship, developing team projects, and working with cross-functional stakeholders. In addition to leading the team, you will also be responsible for drafting and editing content. 

Our ideal candidate has prior experience mentoring and helping people with their career development, enjoys working with people, teams, and leaders across various organizations, can demonstrate a proven track record of planning and creating content, including content for user interfaces and tools, and versatility to thrive in a flat fast-moving organization that uses light-weight processes. 

Responsibilities
Manage and be accountable for team’s output
Produce high-quality technical content (API docs, tutorials, playbooks, and presentations)
Stay hands-on as a content editor when needed
Set direction and vision and provide mentorship
Optimize and simplify operations, and tools for publishing technical documents
Aligning priorities and projects with cross-functional stakeholders

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or higher in a technical writing or related field
3+ years experience as a technical writer manager
10+ years working with technical content for developers
Experience with project management
Please include a link to samples of your work that shows your experience across content types. Examples include content you’ve created for technical audiences, like API documentation, technical playbooks, technology tutorials, and technical whitepapers

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with public-facing developer content
Experience with developer ecosystems
Experience with Facebook platforms and APIs
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