Manager, US Domestic Policy, Government Affairs and Public Policy
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.
- 7 years of experience working on policy issues within government, think tanks, public interest groups or relevant industry associations.
- Experience working with diverse teams and a variety of stakeholders, and in executing strategies to deliver exceptional solutions.
- Track record of executing cross-functional projects.
- Ability to exercise good judgment in a rapidly changing and sometimes stressful environment.
- Ability to identify opportunities and areas for improvement.
- Excellent leadership skills, with ability to collaborate with multiple teams simultaneously.
- Excellent political, analytical, and communication skills with high attention to detail.
About the job
As a member of Google’s Government Affairs and Public Policy team, you’ll be part of a diverse global government affairs team, working across regions, product areas, and functions. You’ll combine creativity and intellectual rigor with the organizational skills to manage various campaigns, projects and initiatives. In this role, you’ll advocate for Google to bring external perspectives back into the company to inform our perception and direction. You’re passionate about the opportunity to shape the future of how we use and build technology for everyone.
As a Domestic Government Affairs and Public Policy Manager, you’ll help lead Google’s engagement with US federal government agencies relating to tax policy, as well as healthcare, labor and immigration policy. You will coordinate with the global Policy team, business and product organizations, and cross-functional partners in Marketing, Legal, and PR to execute our policy strategy, develop our external narrative around policy challenges, and advise Product teams through the public policy lens. You’ll develop, organize, manage, and communicate critical plans, initiatives, and strategy, while tracking various regulatory proposals and analyzing their potential impact on Google’s business.
Google takes its responsibilities seriously, including engaging with government and other stakeholders on important public policy challenges. The Government Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) team leads the company’s engagement with executive branch officials, legislators, regulators and third-parties in the formation of public policy. Working closely with Google leaders, GAPP seeks to identify key policy issues, listen carefully to others’ views and opinions, and distill and share the company’s perspective on those issues with external stakeholders. While we focus on challenges affecting the internet, our issue areas are increasingly broad and encompass many areas where public policy, business, and technology intersect.
- Work closely with Research, Product, Engineering, and other teams across Google to advise on responsible research and product development.
- Advise Product teams on policy implications during the product development and launch process.
- Develop collateral and other resources to support global teams that work with trade associations, industry partners, non-profits, and partners.
- Engage directly with policymakers, industry players, and key opinion formers to shape policy and political dialogue.
- Develop and execute policy strategy in a way that benefits Google’s users, our business, and the wider web.
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Job posted: 2019-06-18