Policy Campaigns & Programs, Policy Visits

24 Jul, 2019

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Policy Campaigns & Programs, Policy Visits

Facebook
Menlo Park, CA
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 is looking for an experienced Program Manager to lead the Policy Visits program on the Global Policy Campaigns and Programs team, which works on a range of strategic technology policy issues including governance models for the internet, the digital economy and digital inclusion. The team’s mission is to drive a step change in the tech policy advocacy approach at Facebook to make it more global, more consultative and more impactful.
The Policy Visits team is responsible for leading visits by high-level and priority policy stakeholders, including heads of state, to our Menlo Park headquarters and other global offices and building meaningful connections with them in order to further the global policy team’s policy priorities.
In this role, you will be a key contributor in developing and driving a better informed and more thoughtful discussion on tech policies across the globe. You will be responsible for understanding both Facebook and Instagram’s business priorities to develop engagement strategies. The ideal candidate will bring to the table deep experience in running a visits program and hosting high level international leaders at an international institution, for a government body or a large corporation.
Successful candidates will be deeply strategic and have a strong track record of directing this type of work in a collaborative, matrix-based and relationship-based work environment. You should have demonstrated skills in communication, organization, and preparing and delivering presentations. This person will provide insights that contribute to the shaping of Facebook’s external relations and will frequently engage at the highest level of the company. You should be passionate about the services we provide and the people that we serve.
This is a full-time position located at our headquarters in Menlo Park, California.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Craft, implement and oversee Facebook’s policy visits engagement strategy and program with high priority stakeholders in order to serve the policy needs of our global public policy teams.
  • Lead a small team which will be responsible for planning and coordinating all components of visits of high-level policy stakeholders to Facebook’s Menlo Park headquarters.
  • Prepare briefings that include detailed itineraries, schedules, and pertinent correspondence to inform, and guide all internal stakeholders to support activities which contribute to the overall success of the visit.
  • Develop metrics for measuring the impact of the policy visits.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelors Degree in Communications, Policy or related field
  • 10+ years of work experience, including 2+ years of experience working in Policy Visits or similar role – specifically, experience planning, coordinating, and executing all components surrounding the visit of executives and dignitaries
  • Project management experience, including experience with software to coordinate and track visits
  • Experience delivering speeches, presenting before internal and external stakeholders
  • Knowledge of tech policy
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • International experience
  • Bilingual
Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com.
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Job posted: 2019-07-24