Thursday, April 7, 2011

Facebook Jobs in Nigeria: Growth Manager Africa

Facebook  is the world’s largest social network, with over 500 million users. Facebook  was founded by Mark Zuckerberg in February 2004, initially as an exclusive network for Harvard students. It was a huge hit: in 2 weeks, half of the schools in the Boston area began demanding a Facebook  network. Zuckerberg immediately recruited his friends Dustin Moskowitz and Chris Hughes to help build Facebook , and within four months, Facebook  added 30 more college networks.
Facebook , number one social media site in the world is recruiting for Nigerians for the position below
Job Title: Growth Manager Africa – Contract (Nigeria)
Are you passionate about making Facebook  the best global communication platform? Facebook  is seeking a Growth Manager who is obsessed with technology, social media and business strategy. The ideal candidate will have experience in the consumer Internet and mobile space in Africa, particularly in Nigeria, an extensive network of contacts in the space and a heavy emphasis on marketing, strategic analysis, product management and is a great executor who can make things happen. The Growth Managers at Facebook  are responsible for supporting the execution of growth initiatives, identifying growth opportunities that help with the distribution of the Facebook  brand online and offline and adding value to the Facebook  user experience.
The position is a 6 to 11 months contract position based in Lagos, Nigeria.
Job Responsibilities
Drive local execution of growth initiatives
Provide market insights – identify and monitor strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats relevant for Facebook ’s adoption in Africa
Influence and Improve the Facebook  experience of users in Africa by identifying product / market fit gaps
Explore, Identify and Evaluate strategic growth opportunities
Manage mobile, media and developer partnerships
Be an advocate for developers and for users in Africa
Job Requirements
Self-driven, comfortable with a fast-paced, always-on, highly ambiguous start-up environment
Extensive knowledge of online and mobile business models and Internet/consumer technology
Proven track record with high standards of professionalism
Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to develop strong working relationships inside and outside Facebook 
Creative, resourceful, detail-oriented, highly organized
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Ability to meet multiple objectives in an entrepreneurial environment with little supervision
Extensive experience dealing with partners
Prior experience working in a high-growth or startup technology company preferred
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