State Government Affairs, Manager
Company Summary: TikTok is a global short-form video entertainment platform where people can express themselves creatively, find community, and enjoy entertaining content. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok is a growing company with global offices including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul, and Tokyo. About the Team: The Global Public Policy & Government Affairs team’s work spans across a broad and diverse range of functions and workstreams, including government affairs and government relations; policy and issue area expertise; risk and crisis management and mitigation; outreach, coalitions, and partnerships; and philanthropy. The mission of the Global Public Policy & Government Affairs team is to prevent, manage, and mitigate political, legislative, and regulatory threats to TikTok and to promote a political, legislative, and regulatory environment that supports growth and innovation for our business. Responsibilities: – Maintain and build relationships with policymakers and political figures – Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders such as legal, communications and the policy team on public policy matters to help guide development of products, services and policies – Advocate, internally and externally, policy positions that benefit and protect the TikTok user community – Identify, monitor and analyze relevant policy trends, legislative proposals, and issues of importance to the company – Articulate our policy positions in briefing papers, consultation responses and internal policy meetings – Execute strategies for engaging with policymakers around issues important to Tiktok and our community of creators – Prioritize state regulatory and legislative action
-JD or Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, International Affairs, Government, Public Affairs, related field, or equivalent practical experience. – 5+ years of Public Policy or Government – Knowledge of the State legislative process – 5+ years of internet policy experience – Political campaign experience – Advocacy experience – Ability to understand the business implications of public policy – Ability to work well as part of a team – Excellent government relations skills – Outstanding writing skills and to distill complex policy issues into simple explanations and compelling messages – Prioritization and multi-tasking skills – Exercise sound judgement and discretion TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We believe individuals shouldn’t be disadvantaged because of their background or identity, but instead should be considered based on their strengths and experience. We are passionate about this and hope you are too. TikTok is committed to providing reasonable accommodations during our recruitment process. If you need assistance or an accommodation, please reach out to us at Recruiting.Corp@tiktok.com.
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Job posted: 2021-11-07