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Facebook Growth Program Manager in Des Moines, Iowa


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’s FRL division is developing future products in augmented reality and virtual reality with breakthrough work in computer vision, advanced optics, eye tracking, and mixed reality that will enable groundbreaking experiences for consumers and businesses. The FRL Growth Products team is responsible for developing world-class growth product experiences to drive acquisition, referral, engagement, retention and monetization viral loops to maximize our business growth. This role will work with a cross-functional team including product managers, engineering, DS, Design and research teams to build these data driven solutions. Typical projects will include working with family of apps orgs (Messenger, FB, Instagram, WhatsApp) on integrating AR/VR experiences to drive growth, working with the ads org to build ads for the AR/VR ecosystem, working across FRL to develop viral hardware referral programs and incentives. Additionally, this role will partner with the data science team to build cutting-edge products, like real-time bidders. You will need a blend of technical management and business acumen to collaborate cross-functionally across software, hardware, and business units to ensure success.

Required Skills:

  1. Lead cross-functionally to define schedule, requirements, resource plans, integration plans, prioritize initiatives, and proactively identify/address potential setbacks.

  2. Work with product managers, data scientists, engineers and software engineers to deliver on Growth product Roadmap in a fast-paced environment.

  3. Balance the business needs with technical constraints by building deep subject matter expertise for your area.

  4. Maintain the team's focus on strategy and goal-oriented results when tackling complex problems.

  5. Running recurring cross-functional syncs, and update mtgs to keep projects on track and keep stakeholders up-to-date on status.

  6. Communicate program status, risks and mitigation plans to executives.

  7. Ensure project documents are complete, current and available for review by all parts of the organization.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 5+ years of tech industry experience, including 5+ years of program management experience.

  2. Experience building and managing relationships with vendors and other internal/external partners.

  3. Experience understanding and communicating technical information to non-experts.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience developing multiple products, multiple customers, and multiple vendors concurrently.

  2. 1+ years experience as a people manager who has built and maintained a strong team across highly technical disciplines.

  3. Experience in working with Growth teams.

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at