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Meta (formerly known as Facebook)

Public Policy Manager, East (a1K2K000008TFwMUAW)

Business and Financial Operations




Chicago, Illinois, United States

Meta seeks an experienced professional to support the company’s public policy and government relations efforts in Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Candidates should demonstrate experience in state public policy, political engagement, and issue advocacy and have a strong understanding of internet, technology, and economic development policy. Candidates should also possess deep knowledge of and passion for Meta’s products. A self-motivated team player will thrive in this role. This position will report to the Director, Public Policy, East. The position can be done from any state in the region or from Meta’s office. Frequent travel is required.

Required SkillsPublic Policy Manager, East Responsibilities:
  • Work directly with state policymakers to promote the safe and efficient use of internet technologies and economic development in the region.
  • Monitor the political environment and identify opportunities to advance state and local policies that benefit the company, the state, and our local communities where we reside.
  • Work closely with industry groups, nonprofits and legislative organizations to promote company objectives for economic development and a safe, secure, and open internet.
  • Manage relationships with state policymakers.
  • Ensure that Meta cross-functional partners and internal stakeholders receive timely updates on developments.
  • Develop strategies for engagement with chambers of commerce, industry associations, non-profits, and civil society groups to advance priorities in region.
  • Provide support to the Director, Public Policy, East with respect to policy work and operational needs within their larger region as needed.
  • Willingness to travel (primarily in-region) up to 60% of the time based on need.
Minumum QualificationMinimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree
  • 3+ years of experience in state public policy, advocacy, or government affairs
  • Experience with the political process, policymakers, and stakeholders in region
  • Knowledge of technology and economic development policy and advocacy landscape in region
  • Experience working cross-functionally
  • Demonstrated experience creating and implement advocacy campaigns directly relevant to state government, including achieving short and long term milestones related to advancing policy, political and/or advocacy goals
  • Creative problem-solving, negotiation, and multi-tasking skills in time-sensitive settings
Preferred QualificationPreferred Qualifications:
  • Experience managing trade associations and contract lobbyists
  • Experience communicating nuanced concepts to a wide array of audiences
  • Strong familiarity with technology policy and advocacy landscape in region

(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $150,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits *Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)

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