Public Policy Manager

08 Sep, 2022


Public Policy Manager

Vitamin T

Aquent’s Client is hiring a CW contractor to backfill as a Policy Manager for the Policy team. The Policy team’s mission is to guide development of AR/VR technologies across the company as we build the future of the next generation computing platform. This particular role is focused on Research, the advanced research organization within the program.

This role will work closely with research scientists, engineers, and cross-functional partners across Research to align on technical solutions and public policy considerations governing the next generation of immersive tech research being developed across this program. The CW will help develop internal safeguards and policy guidelines, build partnerships with external stakeholders, and facilitate legislative and regulatory advocacy.

The ideal candidate is a constant learner, skilled at prioritizing, organized, can navigate ambiguity, can juggle multiple tasks and timelines at once, and is excited by new technologies and cutting-edge research. The candidate will be familiar with privacy and technology policy issues, perspectives, and stakeholders, and able to exercise independent judgment while advising on the implications of new research and discoveries.

– Craft and execute proactive policy strategies to address key ethical and public policy issues affecting AR/VR/XR research
– Evaluate and provide guidance on the privacy and public policy implications of advanced research efforts and discoveries
– Issue spot global policy implications, responsibility, and conformance with norms of the policy communities of new research areas and technologies
– Consult with policy stakeholders on our approach to conducting advanced research on immersive technologies and effectively represent the company’s perspective
– Review legislation and work with legislative teams on drafting positions
– Respond to a wide range of requests from Product, Legal, Policy, Communications, and Business teams across the company

Minimum Qualifications:
– JD degree, Master’s degree, or equivalent practical tech policy experience
– 5+ years of public policy experience (2+ years with advanced degree in similar field)
– Familiarity with public policy issues governing emerging technology
– Experience with creating policy analysis and public presentation
– Experience prioritizing multiple simultaneous projects under tight deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:
– Experience with privacy counseling
– Familiarity with global privacy frameworks and research norms/ethics

Client Description:


Based in Menlo Park, California, this top social media company builds technologies that help people connect. Their mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.

With a culture of constantly iterating, solving problems and working together to connect people all over the world, it’s important that their workforce reflects the diversity of the people they serve. Hiring people with different backgrounds and points of view helps make better decisions, build better products and create better experiences for everyone.

Working here, you’ll:
• Be part of their mission of community building
• Work on the most visible apps and services in the social media industry
• Work in an Agile environment, in constant iteration and problem-solving mode
• Have a hand in developing products that empower more than 3 billion people around the world to share ideas, offer support and make a difference

Why work with AQUENT? Check out our awesome benefits:

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.


Job posted: 2022-09-08