Public Policy Manager for Youth, Instagram

Washington, DC | New York, NY | San Francisco, CA

Instagram is looking for a Public Policy Manager with experience in policy issues related to minors and technology to help us build products in the best interests of people under 18. The ideal candidate will have deep expertise in the best practices in products supporting young people online and have a strong commitment to ensure young people have an age-appropriate and positive experience on Instagram. This person should also be interested in how Instagram’s policy objectives fit within the larger Facebook organization. As a Public Policy Manager focusing on youth, you will work closely with external stakeholders, product managers, engineers, researchers, and cross-functional partners across the company to incorporate policy and privacy considerations into the products and services we're developing at Instagram. You'll serve as a subject matter expert for Facebook's global policy organization on Instagram’s products, and work with our teams to evaluate and respond to policy developments and engage with external experts on youth around the world. The ideal candidate for this role brings experience collaborating with a wide array of audiences and is a creative problem solver who works independently and switches easily between detailed work and high-level strategic thinking. This candidate will be deeply familiar with youth policy and privacy issues, have meaningful experience in collaborating with key stakeholders and representing their perspectives, and be able to use this understanding to help build products that reflect the best practices for age-appropriate online experiences. You should be passionate about the services we provide and the young people and families we serve.


  • Build and maintain strong relationships with experts in matters related to youth online experiences
  • Evaluate and provide guidance on new product features, research, and initiatives
  • Work with cross-functional teams globally
  • Represent Instagram regarding youth policy issues, including in external meetings and conferences
  • Work closely with key partners in the youth, safety, policy, and privacy spaces to help address relevant issues on Instagram

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of experience with youth policy issues (4+ years with advanced degree in relevant field)
  • Experience counseling clients or partners on youth policy issues
  • Experience developing and leading stakeholder engagement

Preferred Qualifications

  • JD, Post-graduate or professional degrees in public policy, communications, or equivalent
  • Understanding of mobile and Internet technologies and how data is processed to support them
  • Knowledge of the Instagram community

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.

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