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Facebook Project Manager, Privacy and Data Policy in Washington, District Of Columbia


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 is seeking a strong Project Manager to join our Global Public Policy team supporting the Chief Privacy Officer, Policy. In this role, you will assist with internal planning and operations of the Global Privacy & Data Use Policy team; manage preparation for a variety of internal and external events, including speeches, panels, and meetings; and draft policy briefing materials and memos that are substantively strong and clearly communicated. You will work as part of a dynamic team working to address unprecedented global privacy policy challenges.

A successful Project Manager will be organized, strong in project management, able to shift seamlessly between strategic counsel and smaller daily tasks, and strong in drafting communications. You should be a team player and eager to work in a fast-paced, high expectations environment, and passionate about the services we provide and the people that we serve.

This is a full-time position based in either Washington D.C. or Menlo Park, reporting to the Chief Privacy Officer, Policy.

Required Skills:

  1. Work across teams to prepare briefs for external and internal engagements, and coordinate follow-ups

  2. Draft and edit policy briefing materials and public remarks on privacy policy issues, working closely with experts across the company

  3. Ensure progress on priority team work streams, advise on the right strategy, deliverables, etc.

  4. Support daily operations and internal communications about team operations and priorities

  5. Ensure coordination and integration of Privacy & Data Use policy issues with longer-term global public policy and company objectives

  6. Work collaboratively with a wide range of internal stakeholders

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, Public Policy, International Relations, History, or similar field

  2. 3+ years of experience in public policy or similar field

  3. Experience in drafting both short and long-form communications

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Advanced Degree, MBA, or Law Degree

  2. Experience in consulting, project management or research/analytics

  3. Strong communication skills

  4. Strong project management and decision-making skills

  5. Ability to juggle a range of tasks under tight timelines

  6. Ability to work effectively with people at all levels, both inside and outside of Facebook

  7. Ability to shift priorities quickly and act proactively

  8. Experience working directly with management

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.