Facebook is seeking an experienced Strategic Partner Manager for our Media Partnerships team in Sub-Saharan Africa. You will collaborate closely with media organisations, content creators and public figures across the Entertainment and News industries in multiple countries across the region.
You will build and implement results-driven partnership plans with our key stakeholders, as well as influence internal and external partners.
This job requires high levels of creativity, analytical skills and strategic decision-making experience as you engage with a range of media publishers on Facebook's platforms.
This position will be located in Johannesburg, South Africa.STRATEGIC PARTNER MANAGER - MEDIA PARTNERSHIPS (JOHANNESBURG) RESPONSIBILITIES
Contribute to the implementation and optimisation of Facebook’s strategic partnerships in the region
Initiate, structure and negotiate high impact training and content partnerships
Track, analyze, and communicate key quantitative metrics and develop and execute against partner account plans
Onboard and train new partners on Facebook products
Liaise with Facebook product and technical teams to proactively resolve operational issues
Be an internal advocate for the partners and maintain strong relationships with other teams
Fluency in written and conversational English is essential, fluency in French an advantage
Deep knowledge and contacts in the media industry across Africa
Solid background in media and digital, preferably with experience in partnerships and training
Passion for Facebook products and social media
Proven track record of developing and scaling new business opportunities
Excellent project management experience, with the ability to lead and handle multiple time-sensitive, cross-functional projects on deadline
Exceptional communication and presentation skills
Demonstrated ability to think strategically about complex issues, leading to thoughtful recommendations and action plans
Ability to work effectively with all levels of management, both internally and externally
Rapid learner who thrives in a fast-paced environment