Public Policy Coordinator, Andean Region

(Bogota, Colombia)

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.

The Public Policy Coordinator will be helping connect with the Andean Region governments and policymakers and will work closely with the Public Policy team in LATAM and globally. The position will be based in Bogota and will be responsible for articulating our mission to make the world more open and connected. Successful applicants will become part of a team that is dealing with some of the most interesting public policy challenges of our times including privacy, safety, freedom of expression, the impact of the Internet on established business models, and new opportunities for public service delivery.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor and conduct analysis of bills and proposed regulation on innovation, privacy, freedom of expression, telecommunications, connectivity and related issues
  • Create and support the implementation of policy and program projects in partnership with internal and external stakeholders
  • Support outreach to policymakers, non-profit organizations, and other civil society organizations
  • Support the activities of Facebook's policy team, including drafting official responses
  • preparing briefing materials, interact with internal and external stakeholders to explain Facebook's policies
  • Support communication with external advisors in the region

Minimum Qualifications

  • 8+ years of professional experience
  • Bachelor degree in law, communications, journalism, political science, public policy, business, international relations, or equivalent. Master´s degree preferred
  • Previous work in Internet and telecommunications regulation, political analysis, intellectual property, privacy in law firms or related preferred
  • Demonstrated interest in the intersection of politics, public policy, and technology
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and manage time efficiently and to learn quickly in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Ability to think, plan, and execute resourcefully and independently
  • Experience in the Internet technology industry a plus

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