Facebook's Latin America Public Policy team is seeking a Public Policy Manager to help us develop our positions on tech policy issues in the Southern Cone (Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay) and lead our interaction with key policy makers and multiple stakeholders through developing and executing a comprehensive engagement strategy.
Candidates should have strong knowledge of Internet policy issues, such as privacy, security, intellectual property, content regulation, free expression, tax, or trade.
We are looking for candidates with previous experience working at the crossroads of tech and policy with government, civil society, tech companies, think tanks, technical community, consulting firms, or related organizations to develop joint initiatives between internal and external stakeholders to help promote a regulatory environment that is open to innovation.
This role will be responsible for conducting outreach, building relationships, supporting third party initiatives and developing joint projects at a multistakeholder level.
Successful candidates will be excited to build relationships and think creatively about how to best work together solving hard regulatory problems for the tech industry.
This is an extraordinary opportunity to join our growing global public policy team and work on dynamic programs in an exciting, fast-paced environment.
This is a full-time position located in the city of Buenos Aires.PUBLIC POLICY MANAGER, SOUTH CONE RESPONSIBILITIES
Identify, anticipate, analyze and advance policy issues, regulation and legislation affecting Facebook and the tech sector in the southern cone
Work with political bodies, policymakers, academics, think tanks, private sector technical community and civil society on technology policy issues
Be the liaison between internal and external stakeholders to promote activities to protect an open Internet and foster innovation
Articulate our policy positions in briefing papers, consultation responses and internal policy meetings
Lead internal cross-functional processes working with policy, communications, product, engineering, marketing, and a variety of internal and external stakeholders to develop and launch special policy projects
Maximize efficiency in a constantly evolving environment where processes are fluid and creative solutions are the norm
Minimum bachelor’s degree, or equivalent in economics, business, communications, PR, international relations, law, public policy, engineering or a relevant subject or discipline required
8 + years of professional experience
3+ experience years working with Argentina and Chile or Uruguay political system and government institutions.
Track record of working with the public policy community, including policymakers, international, multilateral or regional organizations, think tanks, academics, civil society, technical community, tech companies or trade associations
Strong organizational, teamwork and communications and presentations skills
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment, work autonomously, think and move quickly, juggle multiple high-priority projects simultaneously
Willingness to travel
Fully Bi-lingual English / Spanish
4+ years of specific public policy experience on the tech sector
Advanced degree in public policy, international relations, law, economics or engineering
Previous work experience in a tech firm
Experience with analytical and creative approach to policy issues, as well as cross functional team player that can provide concise and business-focused advice, and make sound judgments under tight deadlines
Experience on project and people management
Knowledge on Facebook products and principles