Government Affairs Manager (Future Opportunities)

Company Description

Please note: This job posting is not for immediate hire but rather an opportunity to submit an application for future consideration.

Twitter promotes and protects the public conversation. Twitter is the town square of the internet. At Twitter, we work with one goal in mind: to improve Twitter for our customers, partners, and the people who use it across the world. Brand safety is only possible when human safety is the top priority – This mindset is what drives us forward.

The Position

As a key member of our US Government Affairs team, you’ll be at the forefront of shaping some of the most pressing tech policy issues by representing Twitter and our approach to lawmakers.

Who We Are

Twitter is what’s happening and what people are talking about right now. 

About Our Team

We are passionate about Twitter’s purpose of serving the conversation and ensuring laws and regulations support this mission. We believe in the power of our service to further free expression. We value collaboration and conversation to find solutions. We are a diverse team that values and seeks out diverse viewpoints.


What You’ll Do

  • Lobby US Congress to educate them on Twitter’s approach and shape legislative outcomes. 
  • Assist with state level lobbying as needed.
  • Represent Twitter at tech industry gatherings and coalition meetings, and speak publicly on policy panels at events and conferences.
  • Conduct policy analysis and work with other Twitter teams to develop policy solutions that meet the needs of policymakers while advancing the interests of people on Twitter.

Who You Are

  • Significant experience working in the federal government, politics, and government affairs with deep familiarity across all three disciplines. 
  • Experience working in the U.S. Congress and lobbying is required. Familiarity with state policy lobbying is a plus.
  • Tech policy expertise in content moderation and data privacy is ideal.
  • Must be able to register as a lobbyist.
  • Strong communication, writing, and interpersonal skills.
  • A focus on cross-functional collaboration and team orientation.
  • Fluency in social media.


  • 8-10 years of work experience in government, politics, or public policy; preferably within the internet/technology industry.
  • Ability to travel on occasion.

Additional Information

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 other status or characteristic protected by, state, or local laws.

San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Twitter provides reasonable accommodations during the recruitment and hiring process upon request. Information received relating to accommodations will be addressed confidentially. To request an accommodation, please contact

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

The expected salary range for this role to be performed in Washington is USD $135,000 - USD $189,000. Starting pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include education, training, experience, location, business needs, or market demands. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for participation in Twitter’s Equity Incentive Plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies.

Twitter offers a wide range of benefits to U.S.-based employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) program with employer match, generous time off for vacation, sick time, and parental leave. Twitter’s benefits prioritize employee wellness and progressive support to our diverse workforce.


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