Public Policy Manager (Washington DC)
Public Policy Manager
As a Twitter public policy staffer in Washington, this will be your opportunity to actively assist in the development and advocacy of public policy solutions to pressing high technology issues that arise in Congress and American regulators.
Who We Are
We act as Twitter’s ambassadors to government policymakers, regulators, and civil society groups on public policy issues. We are the eyes and ears and, where appropriate, the voice for Twitter with government officials. In addition, we serve as the @Gov team & showcase the use of Twitter for civic purposes as well as the @TwitterForGood team, providing guidance, resources, and support for Twitter’s Corporate Philanthropy mission, including authorizing Ads for Good.
What You’ll Do
Monitor issues of importance to Twitter in the U.S. Congress, as well as in Federal agencies and the Executive Branch.
Provide front-line support on issues requiring engagement, solving problems, and escalating to internal colleagues as needed.
Assist in the preparation of presentation materials for engagement with policymakers, regulators, and lawmakers.
Meet with key government, political, and media representatives to help them understand Twitter and advance policy beneficial to Twitter and our users.
Represent Twitter at high tech industry gatherings and coalition meetings, speak publicly on policy panels at events and conventions.
Conduct research into tech policy issues, working with other Twitter team members to fashion policy solutions that meet the legitimate needs of policymakers while advancing the interests of Twitter users.
Who You Are
We are looking for a Public Policy manager who has:
Significant experience in government, politics, or public policy with deep familiarity across all three disciplines
An understanding of laws and regulations important to Twitter and its users
Must be able to register as a federal lobbyist
Strong communications and interpersonal skills
A focus on cross-functional collaboration and team orientation
Reasonable fluency in social media and high technology
A passion about the power of communications to change the world for the better
A sense of humor
A university degree; advanced degree preferred
8-10 years of work experience in government, politics, or public policy; preferably within the internet/technology industry
Ability to travel on occasion
We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.
After you apply, a recruiter may reach out to you for an introductory call.
If your background is a match for the role, you may phone interview with 1-2 people.
If you continue through the process, you will come onsite 1-2 times to interview with a total of 5-10 people.
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