Public Policy Manager

  • Location
    Remote, Washington
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Mar 02

Position description

As a Public Policy Manager on the US Policy team, you will work closely with the regional, global, and functional policy teams, as well as the economic, legal, communications and strategic response teams on key priority national security and foreign policy issues. These issues include free expression, market access, innovation, data security, privacy, trade/economic issues, competition and encryption. You will also work closely with cross-functional teams to help execute strategies on both reactive and forward-looking policies related to those and other issues as they arise. You will also assist in preparing for and coordinating strategic outreach to U.S. and international stakeholders, policy makers, influencers, international institutions, civil society, academics, and industry. The ideal candidate is a public policy professional who has an understanding of digital/tech issues, has experience working on geopolitical & foreign policy issues, has an understanding of the global influence of technology on national security related matters, and is able to function in a fast-paced environment where there are often shifting priorities. This person should be a strategic thinker and demonstrated collaborator with excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills, and possess a record of building and maintaining strong relationships across a large organization.

Public Policy Manager Responsibilities

  • Coordinate discussions between regional policy teams and US Policy on issues of greatest priority, both reactive and proactive, with a focus on how US Policy can help advance issues on international, regional and country-specific strategic priorities

  • Assist in the development of narratives that highlight areas on which both Meta and the foreign policy community converge

  • Prepare strategy memos, messaging and collateral for distribution within global policy, communications, and other cross-functional partners

  • Map out and execute engagement strategy to advance those narratives

  • Create and manage a calendar of all internal and external policy-related events, to include a list of key events in DC at which a Meta presence would be beneficial in advancing narratives

  • Work closely with other elements of U.S. policy to engage and gather recommendations from thought leaders in DC on how and where Meta interests intersect with U.S. international security and foreign policy priorities

  • Coordinate international consultants’ work to ensure that the output remains connected to US policy priorities

  • Assist in advising Meta teams on public policy matters to guide development of products, services, policies, business strategy and corporate development

  • Assist in preparing briefings and memos for executive external engagement

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in International Relations, Public Policy or equivalent practical experience

  • 4+ years working in tech policy

  • Experience working on national security and foreign policy matters

  • Experience in crafting strategy and analytical memos for executives

  • Experience working with or at consulting firms

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters Degree or MBA preferred

  • 8+ years public policy experience with preferred focus on foreign policy within government, consulting firms, think tanks, or similar industry associations

  • Experience with project management including setting clear priorities and deliverables across multiple teams

  • Experience in execution of cross-functional projects through engagement with internal and external stakeholders

  • Experience in government relations outreach and engagement with high-level external stakeholders

  • Familiarity with policy analysis related to internet technology issues

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