Associate Manager, Legal Policy

The Position

What You’ll Do:

Twitter Legal Policy  seeks an experienced, team-focused people manager to join our team in Dublin. You will report to the Global Withholding Request Manager and focus on legal requests from around the world.

  • You will actively and diligently strengthen your team through purposeful hiring and implementing comprehensive employee development plans. Your team is responsible for processing sensitive legal requests from start to finish, including document intake, processing, and follow-up.

  • You will work closely with Legal Policy management and other team members distributed across the world to continuously iterate on relevant policies and workflows, and collaborate on related strategies with our in-house counsel and public policy teams. In addition, you will create and improve processes and documentation, conduct quality assurance, contribute to broader cross-functional initiatives, and coordinate communications across the team and with other internal partners across the company.

  • You should be comfortable in a fast-paced environment, able to delegate effectively, remain calm, focused and communicative in high-pressure situations, and encourage great work from your team. You will be able to assess current and future team needs in a dynamic legal and regulatory environment, all with an eye toward protecting our users and promoting transparency. Familiarity with developing policies for handling legal content issues, as well as scaling operations and working with distributed teams is required and comfort with, and enjoyment of, electronic communications is critical.



Who You Are:

  • You have 3-5+ years of relevant experience (with at least 2 years of management experience) including familiarity with legal information or removal requests, policy development, oversight of large-scale operations, and a consistent track record of team development

  • You have strong management, leadership and team development skills; you set clear priorities for your team and eliminate barriers to success

  • You are passionate and enthusiastic about protecting user privacy and freedom of expression

  • You collaborate effectively with a global multicultural team of partners, sometimes with competing priorities

  • You are able to manage numerous projects simultaneously under pressure and time constraints; you have excellent business judgment and think strategically

  • You have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and are comfortable communicating externally on behalf of the team

  • You are patient, positive, driven, flexible, and open-minded; in short, you are a great teammate

  • Working proficiency in an additional language can be an advantage in this role. 


  • Continuously evaluate and propose improvements for existing operations, frameworks, policies, and processes; effectively delegate tasks and see projects through to completion

  • Motivate your team to efficiently and accurately produce quality work product; actively recognize team needs, anticipate issues, and propose viable solutions; ensure compliance with SLAs and established procedures

  • Facilitate important development opportunities and strategic direction for team

  • Oversee investigation, logging, handling, follow-up, and documentation for handling for information requests in conjunction with the regional lead

  • Maintain open, detailed, and regular communication with all internal teams; communicate clear and objective explanations of process and policy internally

  • Participate in quality assurance and quality control processes for the global team

  • Prioritize and coordinate team’s handling of critical issues, working cross-functionally as needed

  • Provide on-call support in team-wide Emergency Disclosure Requests rotation, including on some weekend days for which time in lieu is provided, and making proactive referrals


Strongly Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3-5+ years in a similar role at a tech company

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

  • Working command of languages spoken in or around the Indian Region

Company Description

Twitter is what’s happening and what people are talking about right now. For us, life's not about a job, it's about purpose. We believe real change starts with conversation. Here, your voice matters. Come as you are and together we'll do what's right (not what's easy) to serve the public conversation.

In Twitter’s Legal Policy team, we work to safeguard user expression and privacy in balance with manageable risk through policy enforcement that promotes trust in Twitter. Areas of focus include privacy, and government and law enforcement requests.

Additional Information


Role involves exposure to sensitive or graphic content including but not limited to vulgar language, violent threats, pornography, and other graphic images.

This role is full-time in Dublin. Please be sure to specify all languages and level of fluency in your application/resume.

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.


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