Facebook Public Policy Manager 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 strategic thinker to join our Federal Policy team as a Public Policy Manager. You will work on issues related to the Internet and Facebook's mission of giving people the power to build community and bringing the world closer together. These issues include, but are not limited to: data privacy, data security, telecommunications, cybersecurity, and consumer protection.

In this role, you will serve as a point of contact to the Legislative Branch on issues important to Facebook’s mission. You will be responsible for understanding Facebook’s policies and business priorities, and for being able to communicate those to policymakers and stakeholders. Additionally, you will collaborate with colleagues across the business and the globe, and engage with industry trade associations and third-party groups. The ideal candidate will have established relationships and experience working at the federal level, with a focus on experience working with offices in the United States Senate.

This is a full-time position located at our Washington DC Office.

Required Skills:

  1. Maintain and build relationships with policymakers

  2. Cross-functionally work with internal stakeholders such as legal, communications and the broader policy team

  3. Advocate, internally and externally, policy positions that keep Facebook and the broader technology industry competitive and innovative

  4. Represent Facebook in meetings with policymakers and stakeholders

  5. Communicate Facebook’s positions to policymakers and to external stakeholders

  6. Identify, monitor and analyze relevant policy trends, legislative proposals, and issues of importance to the company

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

  8. Advise internal colleagues and teams on public policy matters to help guide development of products, services and policies

  9. Develop and execute strategies for engaging with public policymakers around issues important to Facebook and the people we serve

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in Public Policy or related field

  2. 7+ years of Public Policy experience

  3. Knowledge of the legislative process

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. JD or MPP

  2. 2+ years of technology policy experience

  3. Hill experience

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.