#159224

Public Policy Manager - Madrid

Location:
Madrid, Spain
Salary:
6,500 Euros per month
Posted By:
Shana Hector
Date:
19/06/2020
Duration:
6 months

Job Description:

Job Title: Public Policy Manager 
Salary: 6,500 Euros per month (40 hours per week)
Duration: 6 months

Job Location:  Remote for now (must be local to Madrid)
Starting: ASAP

Due to maternity leave, my tech client is looking to hire an interim replacement for a member of its Public Policy team in Madrid on a 6-month contract starting in June.

 

Key experience with government and tech company experience desired.
 

Successful applicants will become part of a team that is dealing with some of the most interesting public policy challenges of our times including privacy, safety and security, misinformation, the impact of the internet on economic growth, and new opportunities for democratic engagement.

 

The role will be based in Madrid and report to the Head of Public Policy for Spain and Portugal.


 

Responsibilities

·         Monitor legislation and regulatory matters affecting Facebook in the region and advise the company with respect to policy challenges

·         Develop public policy positions with other team members 

·         Represent the company in meetings with governments officials, elected members and regulators,

·         Advise teams on public policy matters to guide the development of products, services and policies

 

Skills

Minimum Qualifications

·         A degree or advanced degree in a related field

·         Significant experience working on relevant policy issues – candidates with both government/politics and industry experience strongly preferred

·         Full fluency in Spanish and superb written and spoken English required

·         Familiarity with working with politicians and government officials including those at the most senior levels

·         A passionate belief in the social benefits of the Internet and Facebook in particular

·         An ability to work with cross-functional teams from a wide range of disciplines

·         A flexible mindset that thrives in a fast-moving environment with a strong do-it-yourself culture

·         A track record of writing and delivering position papers and presentations on relevant topics

·         An ability to translate between the specialist languages of technology and politics

·         Detailed knowledge of regulatory and legislative processes at the national level a further advantage

Client Description:

The Largest Social Media Company in the World.