Safety Policy Manager, Legislation

Safety Policy Manager, Legislation
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Meta's Public Policy Team is looking for a Safety Policy Manager to help manage the Safety Policy team’s legislative efforts around the world. Successful candidates will have the skills and experience to review and analyze online safety legislation throughout the world, with particular expertise in youth related legislation. They will be able to assess the meaning and implications of this legislation for the company and the industry, develop and help execute effective responses, and propose legislative options to our most pressing youth-related issues. Successful candidates should have a strong background and interest in youth online safety and well-being, particularly in legislative and regulatory matters. They will have the proven ability to evaluate the implications of legislation and regulation on our apps and services, specific features and functionality, and our company; and the proven ability to engage with internal and external stakeholders on the same when needed. Candidates should be dedicated, detail-oriented, strategic, resourceful, analytical, as well as knowledgeable about technology, technology policy issues, and related legislation and regulation. They also should believe in the positive value of technology. Candidates should have the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences including policy experts, legal experts, engineers, and business colleagues. Candidates should be able to write clearly, succinctly, and with the required detail for understanding and decision-making.
Safety Policy Manager, Legislation Responsibilities
  • Evaluate the implications of youth-related legislation and regulation on our apps and services, specific features and functionality, and our company
  • and share learnings with the relevant policy, legal, product, and operational teams
  • Review, analyze and advise on online safety legislation from around the world – in particular, youth-related legislation covering a wide range of issues. Such work will include the development of suggested amendments to the legislation, when appropriate, and the rationale that supports any positions taken with regard to youth-related legislation
  • Consider youth-related legislation within local, national, regional, and global contexts and provide insights and analysis to help shape our legislative and policy strategy, locally and globally
  • Support the ongoing development of our youth legislative strategy
  • Assist our public policy team in conveying the implications of proposed legislation on our apps, services, and the tech industry to policymakers, thought leaders, advocates and civil society
  • Traveling and handling calls during different time zones
Minimum Qualifications
  • Knowledge of Meta apps, features, platform, and policies and operations, as well as knowledge of the online safety landscape is essential
  • J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and active membership in at least one U.S. state bar
  • 5+ years of experience in technology safety and policy issues and legislative review, as well as an understanding of applicable regulatory and self-regulatory regimes required
  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced environment, thinking and moving quickly, juggling many different projects at once, working with multiple teams, finding pragmatic and creative solutions to legislative, regulatory and business issues, providing concise and focused advice, and making sound judgments under tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated communication, analytic, organizational, and writing skills, proactive work ethic, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with the Internet technology industry
Preferred Qualifications
  • 8+ years of experience in technology safety and policy issues and legislative review as well as an understanding of applicable regulatory and self-regulatory regimes required
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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$151,000/year to $216,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

Individual pay is determined by skills, qualifications, experience, and location. Compensation details listed in this posting reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity or sales incentives, if applicable. In addition to base salary, Meta offers benefits. Learn more about benefits at Meta.
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