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Facebook is looking for an experienced public policy professional to help manage strategic initiatives promoting the company's perspectives on key issues related to data policy and regulation. This role sits on Facebook's Privacy & Data Policy team within the company's Global Public Policy organization. Facebook's Privacy & Data Policy team is responsible for managing the company's strategy around the full range of privacy and data policy issues relating to the Facebook family of apps. These issues include, for example, the use of data for personalized advertising, responsible commercial data sharing, data localization, automated decision-making, data portability, and youth data privacy. The team also engages globally with a wide range of stakeholders, including civil society, academia, industry associations, government, and political parties. For this Policy Campaigns role, the primary responsibilities will be to help develop Facebook's positions on key data policy issues, like responsible commercial data-sharing and U.S. federal privacy legislation, and then deliver high ROI campaigns to advance those perspectives within the public policy community. The role will also serve as a subject matter expert on privacy and data policy within the broader public policy organization, and bring to bear that expertise in cross-functional projects that promote Facebook's public policy objectives. The ideal candidate for this role is a self-starter, a good team player, and creative problem solver able to switch easily between detailed tactical work and high-level strategic thinking. The candidate must be deeply familiar with public policy work and have a meaningful understanding of data privacy and Internet technologies. The candidate should also be passionate about the services Facebook provides and the people we serve.This is an extraordinary opportunity to join a team working on some of the most complex policy issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment.
Lead and participate in cross-functional public policy campaigns advancing Facebook's data policy priorities
Monitor and analyze the public policy discussion around data policy and regulation trends, identify implications for Facebook and its products, align cross-functionally on our positions, and articulate these positions in appropriate formats
Directly engage with policymakers, industry, civil society, and thought leaders on your areas of subject matter expertise
Serve as an effective representative for Facebook regarding privacy and data policy issues, including in external meetings and conferences
5+ years of experience with privacy, data protection, or technology policy issues (3+ years experience with advanced degree in relevant field)
Experience working on political and/or public policy campaigns
Experience advancing public policy conversations through campaign development and third-party engagement
Track record of project management with a demonstrated experience managing multiple public policy and legislative campaigns in a fast-paced environment simultaneously
Experience developing and using campaign tools, such as messaging, research, grassroots organizing, and coalition building to advance legislative and public policy campaigns
JD or equivalent, MPP, or technical degree
Experience working directly with executives to support business decision making
Understanding of mobile and Internet technologies and how data is processed to support them
Working familiarity with privacy legislative and regulatory frameworks
Experience in the federal legislative and/or federal agency policy development and rulemaking process
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