Facebook
Washington, DC

Facebook is looking for a professional to lead our engagement with external groups across the political spectrum in the United States. You will be joining a team that builds and maintains relationships with the public policy community (including think tanks, advocacy organizations, activists, trade associations, thought leaders, and interest groups). You also will work with cross-functional teams across Facebook to devise and execute an outreach strategy that advances Facebook’s mission to create a more open and connected world.

Facebook is looking for a highly motivated, creative thinker with deep experience on the Hill, in government relations, or in a public policy position. You will be responsible for representing the company to external policy stakeholders, helping to develop and implement outreach strategies in support of Facebook’s policy priorities, and building and maintaining relationships within the broad U.S. policy community.

Successful candidates must be able to identify broad trends in the public policy conversation, competently engage with outside groups on a broad range of policy issues, and identify and cultivate potential allies. A deep understanding of the landscape of the policy community is critical.

This role is based in Washington, DC.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute on a strategic plan for outreach to and maintain relationships with relevant policy stakeholder groups, including think tanks, advocacy organizations, trade associations, thought leaders, and interest groups.
  • Advance Facebook’s public policy priorities within the broad U.S. public policy community and provide feedback to third-party groups on their policy efforts.
  • Work with the U.S. federal and state policy teams to identify potential allies and opportunities to form or join coalitions that can help advance Facebook’s policy objectives.
  • Represent Facebook to external policy stakeholders at events, conferences, coalition meetings, and in various working groups. Serve as Facebook’s brand ambassador to the policy community on policy, product, and general company information.
  • Help set up and prepare Facebook executives for meetings, speeches, and public appearances involving third party policy groups.
  • Communicate information about Facebook’s products and services to various constituencies. Work closely with Facebook product specialists to help ensure that outside groups are using Facebook successfully.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in public policy, law, political science, or related experience required.
  • 6+ years of experience in or with Congress, policy advocacy organizations, or government relations.
  • Experience in the federal legislative process or state policy.
  • Experience with the public policy community, including think tanks, academics, policy advocates/activists, trade associations, and other NGOs.

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Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at 1+650-308-7837.
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Job Posted: March 14, 2017
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