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Facebook seeks Public Policy Manager (m/f)

Facebook 5<y Senior Level  Anywhere 28 Jan 2016

Job Description

Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate with one another. With over a billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at Facebook offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.

Facebook seeks a

Public Policy Manager, Germany (m/f)

We are looking for superb policy communicators who can combine a passion for Internet services like Facebook with a deep knowledge of the political and regulatory dynamics in their country. 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, freedom of expression, media regulation and the impact of the internet on business models. Knowledge in telecommunications, privacy legislations and competition related regulation is recommendable. This role will be based in Berlin or Hamburg.


  • Develop and execute strategic approach to achieve company goals in public policy
  • Monitor legislation and regulatory matters affecting Facebook and advise company with respect to policy challenges
  • Represent Facebook in meetings with government officials and elected members
  • Develop public policy positions with other team members at Facebook
  • Build coalitions with other organizations to advance policy goals of Facebook
  • Create innovative programmes for outreach to policy makers on the opportunities offered by Facebook
  • Communicate Facebook’s positions in public presentations
  • Advise Facebook teams on public policy matters to guide development of products, services and policies


  • A degree or advanced degree in a related field
  • Proven experience working on relevant policy issues – candidates with both politics/executive and industry/association experience strongly preferred
  • Proven expertise in media policy and/or telecommunication policy
  • Fluent German and English language essential – additional languages is an advantage
  • A familiarity with working with politicians and government officials including those at the senior levels
  • A passionate belief in the social benefits of the Internet and Facebook in particular
  • Broad network in the German political sphere
  • An ability to work in cross-functional teams from a wide range of disciplines
  • Excellent communication skills for both small meetings and large events
  • A flexible mindset that thrives in a fast-moving environment with a strong do-it-yourself culture
  • An ability to translate between the specialist languages of technology and politics
  • Detailed knowledge of regulatory and legislative processes at national level, with EU experience a further advantage

All applications must be in English.

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