Senior Manager, Search, Government Affairs and Public Policy
Company: Google Inc.
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: June 13, 2021
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
- 10 years of relevant experience working with or in government,
think tanks, public interest groups, technology industry groups, or
corporate public policy organizations.
- Experience on tech public policy issues relating to content
regulation, privacy, child safety and transparency. Broad
familiarity with Internet technologies and the surrounding policy
- Experience in people management.
- Demonstrated experience working with international teams and
driving consensus across multiple stakeholders with differing
- Excellent writer with meticulous attention to detail.
- Exceptional analytical, organizational, and time management
- Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability
to collaborate with multiple cross-functional teams simultaneously
and never missing a deadline.
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 rigor 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.
Google Search has come a long way since we started in 1998, but
our mission of providing greater access to information remains our
fundamental focus. In this role, you will be responsible for
managing projects across a host of Search products and issues,
coordinating with the global team and key cross-functional partners
to execute our policy strategy, and advising product, business and
engineering teams on the public policy implications of their
You will be required to organize, manage, and communicate about
critical plans, initiatives, and strategy. You will need excellent
analytical and organizational skills, the ability to communicate
effectively in person and writing, an aptitude for learning, an
ability to develop and implement creative ideas, and the discipline
to manage competing projects with tight deadlines.
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
- Develop and lead long-term and immediate public policy
strategies for Search that supports our global business objectives
and drives policy and regulatory outcomes.
- Collaborate effectively with cross-functional stakeholders to
shape Google's overall position on key policy topics. Manage the
creation of written and visual materials advocating these
- Advise engineers, product managers, and other internal teams on
emerging regulatory and legislative issues that could impact
Googler users globally.
- Manage policy projects on a host of issues affecting Google
Search product offerings, including content regulation issues.
- Build and manage a network of key senior stakeholder and
influencer relationships to help advocate for policy and regulatory
environment that maintains an open Internet.
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