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Facebook Privacy & Data Policy Manager, Privacy Legislation in Boston, Massachusetts


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 looking for a policy expert with privacy and legislative experience to join our Privacy & Data Policy team. The team's mission is to develop privacy-protective and innovative approaches to data that help bring the world closer together and improve people's lives. The ideal candidate for this role has significant experience analyzing legislation and discerning and presenting policy trends. They should also have strong skills, both in drafting succinct analyses for internal audiences, as well as persuasive public submissions to industry groups, policymakers, and regulators. Candidates should be creative thinkers who are interested in developing novel approaches to policy challenges. They should also have good instincts about effective ways to create support for policy proposals among a diverse range of stakeholders. Candidates should be able to lead projects independently and with minimal direction, particularly in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment with colleagues around the world.They should be familiar with online consumer services, and be passionate about the services we provide and the people that we serve. This is a great opportunity to work on novel privacy and policy issues in an exciting environment. Candidates are encouraged to include any links to articles/videos/media interviews that demonstrate work in privacy/policy.

Required Skills:

  1. Track policy and legislative trends related to privacy and data use

  2. Work closely with cross-functional global teams on legislative advocacy, including strategically drafting submissions for local policy audiences

  3. Synthesize legislative developments for internal audiences and clearly explain the likely impacts of such developments on Facebook’s products

  4. Drive development-internally and through external research-of Facebook’s policy positions on novel issues

  5. Develop content for global audiences to further FB’s legislative and policy positions (e.g., op-eds, position papers, etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree

  2. 5+ years of experience working in on privacy and data protection issues

  3. Knowledge of privacy policy issues and trends

  4. Experience navigating dynamic work environments and prioritizing multiple simultaneous projects

  5. Knowledge of and interest in emerging technologies and devices and of Facebook products

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Ph.D, JD, or other advanced degree

  2. Fluency in Spanish or French

  3. Published material related to privacy policy or legislative issues

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