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.
WhatsApp is a fast, simple and reliable way to talk to anyone in the world. More than 1.5 billion people in over 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family, anytime and anywhere. It's a simple and secure way to share your favorite moments, send important information or catch up with a friend. WhatsApp helps people connect and share no matter where they are in the world.
WhatsApp's consumers are asking to communicate with their favorite businesses in the same way they communicate with their best friends and family - over WhatsApp. Businesses around the globe, large and small, in developed, developing, and emerging countries, communicate with WhatsApp consumers through our SMB app, our consumer app, and now through our business communications platform. WhatsApp is building a business communications platform to enable high-quality conversations between WhatsApp consumers and businesses around the world. We are looking for a director-level candidate to build our global channel and direct sales ecosystem, to drive exponential business growth, and to influence the commercial and product development of the business communications platform. You will report into the Head of Global Business Development and Partnerships for WhatsApp.
As the Director of WhatsApp Partnerships - Global Business Messaging, your primary objective is to build a highly motivated channel and direct sales ecosystem to (a) accelerate the adoption of the platform to deliver high-quality and high-value business/consumer communications and (b) provide product, technical, and commercial feedback to influence product development. As a key member of the WhatsApp Business Team, you will (a) prioritize the team’s efforts at building that ecosystem, (b) align the partnerships team’s efforts with WhatsApp product, marketing, and engineering teams’ efforts, and (c) make key decisions that progress the development of the ecosystem and the business messaging program.
Working with cross functional teams, you will tackle challenging issues of scale, reliability, efficiency and security while delivering a delightful, simple user experience to a global user base. You have the proven ability to go deep into growth strategies. You are expected to be a highly effective communicator, articulate & to implement a clear direction in both product & business dimensions, and build strong partnerships across teams around the world. This is a full-time position based in our Menlo Park office.
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