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Public Policy Manager, Blockchain

São Paulo, Brazil | Facebook

  • Industry:
    Internet / Online Media
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    PR & Communications
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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Facebook is looking for a Public Policy Manager, Blockchain Latam to join a team working on payments and blockchain policy development. The successful candidate will work closely with the global team, and support a cross-functional team working on the new initiative. The ideal candidate will have expertise in emerging payments, commerce, blockchain, digital identity, cryptocurrency, and related policy issues, as well as experience working on technology policy issues generally in the region. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be on the leading edge of policy development. Candidates should be dedicated, detail-oriented, creative, resourceful, analytical, and knowledgeable about emerging digital payments issues, blockchain regulatory issues, have strong presenting skills, and have experience in developing and executing high-profile technology, corporate and/or political campaign efforts. Candidates should be comfortable meeting high expectations under quick deadlines and prepared to lead, direct and execute in order to get work done well and fast. This is a full-time position located in our Mexico City office. 20% travel will be required.

Public Policy Manager, Blockchain (LATAM) Responsibilities

Work closely with a highly cross-functional team to lead blockchain policy work in the region

Identify and analyze policy risks and opportunities, trends, and issues and share learnings with all teams involved across the company as you work with them in planning, analyzing, and responding strategically to related legislative and regulatory initiatives, and as you work to shape policy across the region

Provide feedback on the potential impact of our policies, products, and features, to ensure policy issues are appropriately considered in their development, and assist with landing of the same among policymakers, thought leaders, advocates, and civil society in the region

Assist in the development, maintenance, and deepening of relationships with NGOs, academic experts and other stakeholders to cultivate expert resources and third party engagement needed by public policy, programs, communications, and other teams throughout Facebook

Present at select major events and related meetings with policy stakeholders, as needed to communicate Facebook’s efforts in the space

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor degree in Public Policy, Law, Economics, or related field

5+ years of public policy experience

3+ years of financial services regulatory experience

Analytical, problem-solving, and cross-functional management experience

Project management experience

Bi or multilingual with Spanish,Portuguese

Experience working in the region

Preferred Qualifications

2+ years of blockchain-related policy experience

International policy experience

Advanced degree in Public Policy, Law, Economics, or related field

Experience in technology-related policy issues

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