Product Policy Director, Integrity

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

Summary

Facebook is looking for an experienced Policy Director to join our Product Policy Team. The team's function is to provide product, engineering, operations, and other teams actionable product policy guidance to advance our goals related to integrity, quality, and public accountability. As a Policy Director, you will manage a global team of policy subject matter experts that support various product teams and cross-product initiatives. You will be responsible for ensuring that the policy guidance offered to your product teams takes into consideration the perspectives of multiple stakeholders, including internal teams focused on Human Rights, Dangerous Organizations, Civic Issues, Organic Content Policy, Privacy Policy, Public Policy, and more. You will also be responsible for guiding policy team efforts to improve transparency (such as the Community Standards Enforcement Report) and use data to communicate our positive impact and hold us accountable. You may also represent the company externally.
The ideal candidate for this role is a self-starter, a good team player, a creative problem solver and a successful people manager who is able to switch easily between detailed work and high-level strategic thinking. They will oversee the efficient allocation of team and individual resources based on policy risk. This candidate will be deeply familiar with internet policy issues, have a meaningful understanding of product development processes, and be able to use this understanding to promote accountability, integrity, and transparency in Facebook's products and services.
You should be passionate about Facebook's mission, experienced in policy & technology, able to execute projects, and comfortable communicating to a variety of different audiences.

Required Skills

  • Manage a team of product policy counselors who support product design and launch
  • Lead policy team efforts to improve data transparency
  • Provide guidance to current team members on effective communications and consensus-building
  • Build relationships with cross-functional partners in Product, Engineering, Operations, Marketing, Communications, and Legal
  • Articulate policy risks & opportunities to relevant parties, including management, operations, cross-functional contacts, and external parties
  • Proactively identify gaps or conflicts in existing product strategies and develop scalable solutions


Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 12+ years of experience in technology, policy, or related fields
  • Experience counseling clients developing innovative approaches to product experiences
  • Experience managing a team
  • Experience managing cross-functional projects and working collaboratively with cross-functional teams


Preferred Qualification

  • Advanced degree in policy, law, marketing, business, communications, technology or related
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment, thinking and moving quickly, prioritize and juggle many different projects at once, find pragmatic and creative solutions to business issues, provide concise and business-focused advice, and make sound judgments under tight deadlines
  • Strong communication, analytic, and organizational skills, proactive work ethic and strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience with the Internet technology industry
  • Knowledge of Facebook, Inc. products, features, platform, and policies and operations, as well as knowledge of public policy landscape


EOE

Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.