Facebook Public Policy Manager, France in Paris, France
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.
We are looking for a superb policy expert who can combine a passion for internet services like Facebook with a deep knowledge of the political and regulatory dynamics and stakeholders in France. 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 and security, freedom of expression, the impact of the internet on economic growth, and new opportunities for democratic engagement.
This role will be based in Paris, France.
Support the development and execution of strategies to achieve company goals in public policy
Monitor legislation and regulatory matters affecting Facebook in France and advise the 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
Help 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
Significant experience working on relevant policy issues – candidates with both government/politics and industry experience strongly preferred
Full fluency in French and superb written and spoken English required
Familiarity with working with politicians and government officials including those at the most senior levels
A passionate belief in the social benefits of the Internet and Facebook in particular
An ability to work with 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
A track record of writing and delivering position papers, articles, speeches, and presentations on relevant topics
An ability to translate between the specialist languages of technology and politics
Detailed knowledge of regulatory and legislative processes at national level a further advantage