Facebook Privacy Policy Manager in Menlo Park, 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 a Privacy Policy Manager experienced in building innovative products. The team's mission is to develop privacy-protective and innovative approaches to data that help bring the world closer together and improve people's lives. In this role, you'll help shape the company's approach to privacy across the suite of consumer products and services that we're building for the more than two billion people in our community.

You'll work closely with product managers, engineers, and cross-functional partners across the company to build privacy into the products and services that we're developing and shape Facebook's privacy vision in these areas. You'll serve as a subject matter expert for Facebook's global policy team on Facebook's consumer products and work with our teams to evaluate and respond to legislative and regulatory developments around privacy.

The ideal candidate for this role is a self-starter, a good team player, and creative problem solver that is able to switch easily between detailed work and high-level strategic thinking. This candidate will be deeply familiar with consumer privacy, have a meaningful understanding of stakeholders and perspectives in the privacy community, and be able to use this understanding to promote privacy in Facebook's products and services, and to drive privacy improvements across our industry. You should be passionate about the services we provide and the people that we serve.

This is a full-time position located at our headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

Required Skills:

  1. Develop legislative and other policy frameworks for protecting privacy and promoting innovation

  2. Respond to legislative and regulatory proposals concerning privacy, consumer protection and other technology issues

  3. Represent Facebook in meetings with policymakers, regulators, consumer and civil liberties advocates, and other stakeholders

  4. Identify policy trends of importance to the company

  5. Articulate our policy positions in briefing papers, requests for comments, and internal policy meetings

  6. Advise internal teams on public policy matters to help guide development of products and policies

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelors degree

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

  3. Experience counseling clients around privacy, data security, or policy issues and managing multiple business priorities

  4. Experience prioritizing multiple simultaneous projects

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. JD or advanced technical degree

  2. Experience with policy analysis and public presentation

  3. Experience with counseling clients in the context of product or business development efforts

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. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.