Manager, Marketing Science Research

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.


The Facebook platform offers marketers unprecedented opportunities to reach and engage consumers. The Marketing Science Research team is responsible for understanding how to measure and increase the impact of Facebook ads and business offerings. In service of this goal, the team conducts research on Facebook's advertising and business platforms, designs research methodologies and consults with product teams to guide product development and strategy. We seek a Manager to direct priorities, manage cross-functional relations, influence product leadership and drive strategic initiatives. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in the digital advertising and marketing industry, experience working with cross-functional teams, demonstrate the ability to coach and mentor individual team members and have depth of knowledge in quantitative research methods, data analytics and statistics.

Required Skills

  • Coach, manage, and develop a high performing team of Marketing Science Researchers
  • Support individual team member's career growth
  • Work with a wide variety of cross-functional partners and stakeholder to prioritize projects for the team
  • Enable the team to create product measurement learning agenda in partnership with cross-functional teams including the respective product team
  • Create operational and communication efficiencies for the team to ensure their time is spent optimally against company priorities
  • Ensure the team designs accurate field experiments for product evaluation or best practice development and maintain high analytical fidelity
  • Be the champion of Facebook measurement methods and Marketing Science Research philosophy to the product organization
  • Up-level the work of team and broader Marketing Science Research to cross-functional leadership to drive product direction

Minimum Qualification

  • 8+ years in a quantitative research field, such as data analytics, marketing analytics, market research or user experience research
  • Experience with applied statistics including experimentation or causal inference
  • Knowledge of digital advertising and marketing industry
  • Experience influencing cross-functional teams and strategic initiatives using quantitative research and data
  • Experience with communicating and partnering with technical and non-technical teams
  • BS/BA Degree in Applied Statistics, Information Systems, Operational Research, Economics or similar applied quantitative field
  • Experience with managing and building teams

Preferred Qualification

  • Advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in a quantitative research field
  • Experience working with Product and Engineering teams


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