Hmm…interesting role at Facebook…should app guys be worried

This job posting below was available on Facebook today.

Nothing earth shattering here. Well, except for this if you are an app developer:

•Work with the Sales team to close advertising deals that require product integration and/or other non-standard business terms

It would be great if they identified what “product integration” meant in this context

Business Development Manager, Business Development – Monetization

Facebook is seeking a Manager of Business Development who is obsessed with technology, social media and business strategy. The ideal candidate will have 5-7 years of business development experience in the consumer Internet space with a heavy emphasis on partner negotiations, strategic analysis and channel management. This role will involve creating market channel development, sourcing partners, developing a strong understanding of partner strategy, negotiating agreements to completion, managing internal process, and maintaining ongoing relationships between Facebook and key partners. Business Development at Facebook is responsible for negotiating partnerships that generate new revenue streams, drive distribution of the Facebook brand online and offline, generate new users for the company, or otherwise add value to the Facebook user experience. The position is full-time and based in our main office in downtown Palo Alto, CA. This position will report to the Director of Business Development.

•Negotiate channel development deals with large media and technology companies to grow Facebook’s advertiser network worldwide
•Work with the Sales team to close advertising deals that require product integration and/or other non-standard business terms
•Evaluate and explore strategic opportunities
•Represent Facebook in meetings with senior executives from other companies

•Comfort with a fast-paced, always-on, highly ambiguous start-up environment
•Extensive knowledge of online 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
•Ability to meet multiple objectives in an entrepreneurial environment with little supervision
•Extensive negotiation experience, including comfort with legal aspects of negotiations
•Prior experience working in a high-growth or startup technology company preferred

Location: Palo Alto, CA

Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them. People use Facebook to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, share links and videos, and learn more about the people they meet.


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