Privacy & Public Policy Associate Manager

(Dublin, Ireland - London, United Kingdom)

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 seeks a highly motivated, well organized, team player to join our growing privacy policy team in Europe. The position will focus on data protection, data innovation and the future of the data driven economy globally. The ideal candidate has a strong background in public policy, programme management and is comfortable working on technology policy issues.

We are looking for candidates who can build partnerships with strategic constituents and deliver high impact and innovative new initiatives. You should have a clear understanding of the policy challenges Facebook faces and ambitious and creative ideas about how to address them. You should be highly organised and impact orientated and thrive in a fast-paced work environment.

This is a great opportunity to work on novel public policy issues in an exciting environment.

This position is full time and based at our London Office

Competitive Salary including the following benefits apply: Medical Benefits; Dental Benefits; Vision Benefits; Pension Benefits; Life Assurance; Childcare Benefits; Gym Benefits; Transport benefits; Laundry Benefit

Posted: 7th June 2018
Closing date: 5th July 2018


  • Identify, monitor, and analyze data policy issues affecting Facebook globally and build and manage proactive strategies
  • Work in partnership with global teams on the strategy for building relationships with policy makers, civil society and academics
  • Manage operations on global innovation programmes and partnerships in data and policy areas
  • Work with political bodies, policymakers and non-governmental organizations on technology policy issues
  • Build & manage meaningful partnerships with key organizations
  • Build & manage constructive, collaborative networks and coalitions with industry peers in relevant areas
  • Facilitate design-lead approaches to problem-solving inside and outside of facebook with partners and collaborators
  • Coordinate internal and external players across countries and time zones, keeping all informed of progress and deadlines
  • Engage with regulators, policymakers and other third parties and build strong and trusted relationships
  • Represent Facebook at meetings and conferences
Minimum Qualifications
  • Strong analytical, writing and public speaking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to make sound judgments under tight deadlines
  • Proven experience of working on cross functional projects with multiple stakeholders Experience working with political systems and institutions as well as policy, politics and communications
  • Experience with analytical and creative approaches to policy issues
  • Ability to build effective relationships at all levels of an organisation Ability to drive and manage multiple projects and campaigns simultaneously
  • Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
  • Ability to think, plan, and execute resourcefully and creatively
  • Interest in technology and related policy issues
  • Passion for Facebook and its mission to make the world more open and connected
Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong academic credentials, higher level degree preferred
  • Experience working with startups and lean methodologies a plus
  • Experience working with design lead problem-solving and innovation systems a plus
  • Working with a web 2.0 or social networking company on privacy issues a plus
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