Safety Policy Manager

Washington, DC
Nov 09, 2018
Nov 12, 2018
Full Time
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started. Facebook's Public Policy Team is looking for a Safety Policy Manager to work in tandem with our public policy and policy programs teams for North America in analyzing, responding to and strategically managing safety policy issues and programmatic responses in North America as part of the company's global safety policy and safety programs efforts. Successful candidates will have the skills and experience to identify and analyze safety policy risks and issues, and develop and execute effective responses. Candidates should have a background and interest in online safety policy, the proven ability to evaluate the public and safety policy implications of our policies, products and features, a proficiency in presenting publicly to a variety of audiences, including policymakers, the proven ability to build needed relationships with key advocacy groups, policymakers, academics, and researchers, as well as experience overseeing, building and executing policy programs. Candidates should be dedicated, detail oriented, creative, resourceful, analytical, and knowledgeable about technology policy issues, and have experience in developing and executing high-profile technology, corporate and/or political campaign efforts. This is a full-time position located in Washington, DC. RESPONSIBILITIES Identify and analyze policy risks, trends, and issues in North America and share learnings with all teams involved in policy mission in region and across the company as you aid them in strategic planning, analyzing and responding to related legislative and regulatory initiatives, the development and implementation of safety-related policy programs and the influencing of policy in coordination with local policy leads in the market. Provide feedback on the potential impact within North America of our policies, products, and features, to ensure safety issues are appropriately considered in their development, and assist with landing of the same among policymakers, thought leaders, advocates and civil society. Assist in the development, maintenance, and deepening of relationships with NGOs, academic experts and other stakeholders so as to cultivate expert resources and third party advocates needed by public policy, programs, communications, and other teams throughout Facebook. Work cross-functionally with communications, public policy, marketing, product policy, security ops, engineering and programs to elevate influencer knowledge and understanding of all the work being done to ensure the online safety of our community, with particular emphasis on developing safety programs events, and presentations needed by the public policy managers in their efforts to influence policy. Present at selected major safety events and at online safety related meetings with policymakers as needed to communicate Facebook's efforts regarding youth and family online safety, as well as develop and reinforce Facebook's reputation as a leader in online safety. Willingness to travel and to handle calls during different time zones. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in policy, law, marketing, business, or communications 7+ years of experience in technology policy issues, as well as knowledge of applicable regulatory and self-regulatory regimes Knowledge of Facebook products, features, platform, and policies and operations for children and teens, as well as knowledge of the online safety landscape PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Advanced degree Experience with the Internet technology industry Communication, analytic, organizational skills, proactive work ethic, and interpersonal skills Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, think and move quickly, produce results under tight deadlines, juggle many different projects at once, find pragmatic and creative solutions to business issues, provide concise and business-focused advice, and make sound judgments

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