Economic Development Manager

Seattle, WA, USA

This job was posted on:

September 4, 2020









$ - $


Medical Dental Vision 401k Maternity Leave Paternity Leave PTO Sick Leave Tuition Reimbursement Child Care Wellness Program Life Insurance Bereavement Stock Options Meals Relocation Assistance Commuting Assistance Work from Home Options

Facebook designs, builds, leases and operates the most innovative and efficient data centers in the world. Developing, operating and managing the data center infrastructure and facilities the "right" way is synonymous with ensuring high uptime, capacity availability, flexibility and capital and operational cost efficiency in a safe, healthy working environment. Facebook is seeking an experienced and outgoing individual to join our Data Center Economic Development Team. This position will play a key role in Facebook’s data center site selection activities by completing tax and economic incentive diligence and negotiating economic development agreements for new and expanding regions.


Economic Development Manager Responsibilities


  • Economic development project lead for new data center site selection efforts as well as existing site expansions
  • Complete diligence relating to economic development programs as well as state and local taxes
  • Partner with site selection and legal teams to negotiate economic development agreements with various state and local governments and economic development agencies
  • Interface with internal organizations including data center design, construction, legal, finance, accounting and tax
  • Work cross-functionally to understand the project parameters needed to support data center economic development discussions
  • Lead various projects related to our data centers, as needed


Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in a business or technical discipline
  • 8+ years of experience in state and local taxes and economic incentives
  • Contract negotiation experience
  • Financial analysis and project management experience
  • Experience negotiating, communicating and representing the company’s interests with economic development personnel, government officials, and service providers
  • Experience coordinating internal staff and consultants


Preferred Qualifications