Public Policy Manager, External Affairs

04 Dec, 2018

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Public Policy Manager, External Affairs

Facebook
Washington, DC
acebook’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 a professional to join our External Affairs team and lead our engagement with think tanks 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 will also work with cross-functional teams across Facebook to create policy initiatives, drive engagement efforts and advance Facebook’s mission to create a more open and connected world.
You will be responsible for representing the company to external policy stakeholders, drive cross-functional coordination and maintaining relationships within the broad U.S. policy community.
This is a full-time position based in our Washington, DC office.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop and execute on a strategic engagement plan 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 facilitate important dialogue between Facebook and third-party groups on various policy efforts
  • Represent Facebook to external policy stakeholders at events, conferences, coalition meetings, and in various working groups
  • Help set up and prepare Facebook executives for meetings, speeches, and public appearances involving third-party policy groups and community organizations
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy, Law, Political Science, or related experience
  • 6+ years of experience in or with Congress, policy advocacy organizations, or government relations
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • 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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Job posted: 2018-12-04