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Facebook Privacy and Data Policy Manager, Central Product Services in San Francisco, California


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.


Facebook is looking for an experienced Privacy and Data Policy Manager to join the team that supports our Central Product Services organization, which is responsible for Facebook’s growth, research, and cross-app initiatives. In this role, you'll play a key role in shaping the company's approach to privacy on products used by over 2 billion people around the world. As our Privacy and Data Policy Manager, you will work closely with product managers, engineers, and cross-functional partners across the company to incorporate privacy considerations into the products and services we're developing and help shape Facebook's privacy vision. You'll serve as a subject matter expert for Facebook's global policy organization on Central Product Services initiatives, and work with other policy teams to evaluate and respond to legislative and regulatory developments around privacy. The ideal candidate for this role is a strong communicator and creative problem solver who is able to work independently and switch easily between detailed work and high-level strategic thinking. This candidate will be deeply familiar with consumer privacy issues, have a meaningful understanding of key stakeholders and their perspectives on those issues, and be able to use this understanding to promote privacy in Facebook's products and services and drive meaningful privacy improvements across our industry. You should be passionate about the services we provide and the people we serve.

Required Skills:

  1. Evaluate and provide guidance on the privacy implications of new products, features, and initiatives

  2. Work with product managers, engineers, product designers, lawyers and others to help interdisciplinary teams simultaneously identify and address policy, legal, engineering, user interface, business, marketing and other privacy challenges

  3. Serve as an representative for Facebook regarding privacy issues, including at external meetings and conferences

  4. Analyze global legislative and regulatory proposals concerning privacy, data security, and other technology issues

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelors degree

  2. 6+ years of experience with privacy, data, or technology policy issues (4+ years with advanced degree in relevant field)

  3. Experience counseling clients or partners on privacy and data policy issues and managing multiple business priorities

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. JD or equivalent, MPP, or technical degree

  2. Experience working directly with senior executives to support business decision-making

  3. Understanding of mobile and Internet technologies and how data is processed to support them

  4. Comfortable working with privacy legislative frameworks

  5. Experience with complex policy analysis

  6. Experience planning and executing cross-functional initiatives

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: 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