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Facebook Public Policy Manager, IP Policy in Washington, District Of Columbia


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Facebook seeks a Public Policy Manager, Intellectual Property to join its Economic Policy Team as part of the Global Public Policy Team. The team's mission is to lead Facebook's engagement with policymakers around the world. This person will support the IP Policy team at the company, and work closely with the company's Legal, Product, and wider Policy teams.

In this role, you will assist in the formulation and implementation of the company’s global IP public policy strategy. This role will also help develop IP policy positions with a focus on digital economy issues, monitor and analyze IP policy trends for the company and relevant stakeholders. This role will assist in advising Facebook's internal teams on our IP public policy strategy to help guide the development of products and services. Additionally, the Public Policy Manager will aid in the development of Facebook's positions in public presentations or closed-door policy briefings.

The ideal candidate will bring expertise in IP policy (including most notably, copyright and trademark, but also patents), experience working on international IP policy issues, including with respect to U.S. and European matters, and a strong knowledge of digital economy and internet policy issues. The successful candidate will also utilize communication and analytical skills to consistently deliver high-quality work under often severe time constraints. They will directly influence and collaborate with internal peers to drive the development and implementation of the companies' IP public policy strategy both domestically in the U.S. and abroad. Experience supporting executive leaders in government or the private sector is preferred. You should be passionate about the services we provide and the people that we serve.

This is a full-time position located in Washington, D.C. office. Regular international travel required.

Required Skills:

  1. Identify, monitor, and analyze IP policy issues affecting Facebook at the international, federal, and state levels

  2. Articulate our IP policy positions in briefing papers, consultation responses and internal policy meetings

  3. Advise Facebook teams on IP policy matters to guide development of services and policies

  4. Represent Facebook in meetings with key stakeholders

  5. Communicate Facebook’s positions in public presentations with regard to IP policy

  6. Represent Facebook in meetings with key stakeholders

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor degree in Public Policy, Law, Economics, or related field

  2. 5+ years of public policy experience (3+ years of IP policy experience)

  3. Knowledge of, and experience working with, IP policy matters and the related technology business and policy ecosystem

  4. Communication and presentation experience

  5. Experience working with policymakers as well as international organizations

  6. Experience supporting IP policymakers in government or the private sector

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Graduate degree in Law

  2. Experience working in the technology industry

  3. Project management ability, capable of leading time-sensitive projects

  4. Experience working with or in support of diverse communities

Industry: Internet

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