QualificationsWriting skillsAnalysis skillsCommunication skillsTeam managementAI
8 years of experience working on tech policy issues within government, IOs, think tanks, public interest groups, or industry associations
Experience engaging officials/policymakers at intergovernmental and international organizations to shape policy on tech policy issues, including digital trade, data governance, privacy, content regulation, intermediary liability, tax, cloud/network infrastructure, and artificial intelligence
Experience successfully managing a team, working with international teams and a variety of stakeholders, and executing strategies to deliver exceptional solutions
Experience advocating on behalf of core tech policy issues
Ability to lead and evaluate issues separately in a fast-paced environment and collaborate with multiple teams simultaneously
Knowledge of Internet technologies and the policy environments that surround them
Excellent writing, leadership, political, analytical, and communication skills combined with high attention to detail
About the job
As a member of Google’s Government Affairs and Public Policy team, you’ll be part of a diverse global government affairs team, working across regions, product areas, and functions. You’ll combine creativity and intellectual excellence with the organizational skills to manage various campaigns, projects and initiatives. In this role, you’ll advocate for Google to bring external perspectives back into the company to inform our perception and direction. You’re passionate about the opportunity to shape the future of how we use and build technology for everyone.
In this role, you’ll combine creativity and expertise to manage relationships with international organizations (IOs). You’ll be a part of the International Government Affairs team that works to lead international engagement with policymakers, the diplomatic corps, and think tanks. You will report to the Head of International Organizations and will be involved in Google’s partnership with international organizations on tech policy issues. You’ll monitor tech policy coming out of the IOs, cross-functionally coordinate within Google teams, and help steer our executive engagement in events. You will bring passion for helping to shape the future of how we use and build technology for everyone and working with international organizations.
Google takes its responsibilities seriously, including engaging with government and other stakeholders on important public policy challenges. The Government Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) team leads the company’s engagement with executive branch officials, legislators, regulators and third-parties in the formation of public policy. Working closely with Google leaders, GAPP seeks to identify key policy issues, listen carefully to others’ views and opinions, and distill and share the company’s perspective on those issues with external stakeholders. While we focus on challenges affecting the internet, our issue areas are increasingly broad and encompass many areas where public policy, business, and technology intersect.
Engage with officials, policymakers, industry groups, and key opinion formers at IOs to shape policy and drive favorable results on a broad range of tech policy issues.
Monitor, research, and stay informed on current and relevant emerging public policy issues across international organizations, and US policy towards IOs.
Work cross-functionally to develop and execute policy strategies in a way that benefits Google’s users, our business, the wider web, and Google’s reputation.
Draft briefing papers and create written materials advocating our policy positions to tell our story to policymakers, regulators, and other policy influencers.
Manage consultants effectively to support both internally and externally-facing workstreams.
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