Director, Social - Figma - New York, NY

Job Title: Director, Social
Company: Figma
Location: New York, NY

Figma is growing our team of passionate people on a mission to make design accessible to all. Born on the Web, Figma helps entire product teams brainstorm, create, test, and ship better designs, together. From great products to long-lasting companies, we believe that nothing great is made alone—come make with us!

At Figma, our social team sets our brand tone. As the Director of Social, you will be leading our team of social marketers pushing our social presence forward on all social channels around the world. Your focus will be connecting Figma to the hearts and minds of our global community of current (and future!) users.

We are at a unique inflection point at Figma as we have expanded from a one-product, one- region presence to a multi-product, global company. You will be at the helm of making this transition for our social work too, upleveling our social strategy while maintaining the engagement and connection we’ve fostered with our core user base. It is a unique opportunity to scale, take smart risks, and build something special.

What you’ll do at Figma:

  • Lead and grow a team of social marketers, with a focus on learning and development of your team.
  • Develop a long term philosophical and strategic approach within the social space
  • Craft a scalable approach to global social marketing in partnership with our international marketing team.
  • Bring company moments to life in creative, resonant ways on social platforms.
  • Devise social- first campaigns
  • Create systems and processes to scale social operations with a focus on growth, data-informed decision making and collaboration.

Some projects you could work on:

  • Launching Figma’s tiktok
  • Developing and launching Figma’s approach to brand partnerships and influencer marketing
  • Partnering with our Creative Director to determine a model for scaling creative resourcing

We’d love to hear from you if you have:

  • 10-15 years’ experience in social, with 7+ years experience managing high performing teams.
  • Led a brand’s social presence through massive growth.
  • A detailed understanding of social media platforms from emerging products to user trends to best practices in content creation and distribution.
  • Experience managing social campaigns across multiple social media platforms.
  • The ability to oscillate between high-level, strategic thinking and rolling up your sleeves and dive into the details of the work
  • A track record of building relationships with creative teams, resulting in strong, creative output that moves brands forward.
  • A self-starter mindset with the ability to quickly learn, adapt and be agile in a constantly evolving environment.

At Figma, one of our values is Grow as you go. We believe in hiring smart, curious people who are excited to learn and develop their skills. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the points outlined in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Pay Transparency Disclosure

If based in Figma’s San Francisco or New York hub offices, this role has the annual base salary range stated below.

Job level and actual compensation will be decided based on factors including, but not limited to, individual qualifications objectively assessed during the interview process (including skills and prior relevant experience, potential impact, and scope of role), market demands, and specific work location. The listed range is a guideline, and the range for this role may be modified. For roles that are available to be filled remotely, the pay range is localized according to employee work location by a factor of between 80% and 100% of range. Please discuss your specific work location with your recruiter for more information.

Figma offers equity to employees, as well a competitive package of additional benefits, including health, dental & vision, retirement with company contribution, parental leave & reproductive or family planning support, mental health & wellness benefits, generous PTO, company recharge days, a learning & development stipend, a work from home stipend, and cell phone reimbursement. Figma also offers sales incentive pay for most sales roles. Figma’s compensation and benefits are subject to change and may be modified in the future.

Annual Base Salary Range (SF/NY Hub):

$212,000—$308,000 USD

We will work to ensure individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please let your recruiter know if you require accommodation.

About Figma

Dylan Field and Evan Wallace co-founded Figma in 2012 with the vision of building tools for designers in the browser. Their goal was to create the first design tool that combined the accessibility of the Web with the functionality of a native app. Today Figma is a platform with tools and spaces to support the entire product development process—idea to design to build—and has simplified collaboration for companies like Microsoft, Uber, and The New York Times to name a few.

At Figma, we celebrate and support our differences. We know employing a team rich in diverse backgrounds, experiences, and opinions allows our employees, products, and community to flourish. Figma is an equal opportunity workplace—we are dedicated to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national orientation, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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