Facebook Looking For Training Provider For New 'Blueprint' Offering

Many of Heavy Chef’s community members will be aware of the Social Media For Business series that launched this week in Johannesburg and Cape Town. During the sessions, senior Training Lead for Facebook, Noha Bashir, made us aware of an extraordinary opportunity during the Facebook For Business events on Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Facebook have created ‘Blueprint’, an online training resource for businesses to create, manage and scale online advertising campaigns. Facebook are looking for someone to support Blueprint training in sub-Saharan Africa. If you love Facebook, you’ll love this position.


The successful candidate will sit within the EMEA Training team, based in Johannesburg and will support the execution and delivery of all training activities in all areas of Sub Saharan Africa. Significant travel will be required.

This is a full time role based in Facebook’s Johannesburg office.


  • Work directly with internal Facebook Africa teams and the EMEA Blueprint training team to activate and deliver in-person training across Sub-Saharan Africa, focused on South Africa, Nigeria & Kenya, in order to supplement Facebook’s eLearning platform

  • Perform learning interventions and experiences tailored to the organizational and geographic needs of a wide variety of external audiences, Small and Medium Size businesses, Global agencies, Ad University students etc.

  • Maintain an excellent base of Facebook and Instagram solutions knowledge and act as a training resource within sessions to deliver education to external stakeholders

  • Continually work to ensure all training materials are consistent, up to date and in line with larger training goals and initiatives within the global Blueprint team

  • Ability to synthesize and communicate market needs and feedback to the Blueprint team based on scale and scope needs analysis in EMEA

  • Minimum of 50% travel across Africa & EMEA


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Training delivery experience

  • Expertise in the Facebook Family of Apps and Services tools and solutions, specifically the Direct

  • Response suite of products

  • Consulting and relationship management experience

  • Experience and deep knowledge of the region’s advertising industry

  • Problem solving experience

  • Knowledge of digital marketing and advertising teams and internal workings of agencies


  • Ability to translate Facebook stakeholder needs and requests for training into an actionable training plan that is prioritized according to business need across an entire region

  • French is a plus

  • Ability to command a room and infuse excitement and energy into training and education

  • Facebook Blueprint certified planner or buyer

Interested? Email your CV to facebook@heavychef.com and we’ll forward it to Noha and the Blueprint team for ya.

Doooo it.