Job Opportunity at Instagram as a Public Policy Manager in the UK or the UAE

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Facebook is looking for a Public Policy Manager to work with Instagram’s team in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, specifically in the United Kingdom or the United Arab Emirates for 2020. Instagram is a global community of more than 1 billion, which means jobs offer countless ways to make an impact in a fast-growing organization. Instagram is looking for an energetic, creative, team-oriented addition to its EMEA public policy team. The ideal candidate will have both a passion for Instagram and a strong willingness to understand Instagram’s approach to public policy, as well as how those initiatives fit within the larger Facebook organization. 

About the Role:

The role is to support the Instagram EMEA public policy team’s work in the region, with a focus on Turkey and MENA but not exclusively as the role is within a small (5 person), EMEA-wide team. The successful candidate will be expected to deliver impact across the region and sub-region through the identification of risks and opportunities, to act as an adviser on the Instagram platform to support the Facebook public policy regional strategies who are responsible for delivering external outreach and stakeholder engagement. This includes working across a range of content and product areas such as safety, privacy, platform integrity. Answering to the Head of Public Policy, EMEA for Instagram, the Public Policy Manager will also support the Instagram EMEA public policy program goals, delivered in partnership with the Facebook policy programs and regional teams. The role will support the Instagram Policy Head and regional Facebook policy leadership in developing and delivering on the Instagram Public Policy team’s regional strategy. The successful candidate will join a team dealing with some of the most interesting public policy challenges of our times including privacy, safety and security, and freedom of expression across the EMEA region. 


  1. Work with cross-functional teams across Instagram and Facebook to deliver Instagram policy goals in EMEA.
  2. Identify, monitor, and analyze policy risks affecting Instagram with focus on Turkey and MENA, and identify proactive strategies to solve policy challenges.
  3. Build innovative strategies to build trust and understanding with regional stakeholder groups (i.e.: civil society, policymakers and policy influencers).
  4. Contribute to knowledge production of Instagram specific material and collateral, bringing in the sub-regional voice to position papers, research projects, programmatic plans, and Instagram policy collateral.
  5. Collaborate and ensure consistency in approach to Instagram and Facebook's policy issues across the region.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Significant experience working in-house on public policy, public affairs or in advocacy for an international non-governmental organization.
  2. Degree or advanced degree in a related field.
  3. Keen understanding and interest in public policies related to technology, social media, digital economy, safety, and socio-economic development.
  4. Excellent communication skills - written and verbal.
  5. Excellent research skills and relevant experience.
  6. Ability to drive and manage multiple projects and campaigns simultaneously.
  7. Highly organized and structured.
  8. Strong teamwork experience and proven track record of a collaborative approach to problem-solving
  9. Willingness to roll up sleeves and do any task required to get the job done.
  10. Fluency in written and spoken English and either Arabic or Turkish, with superb writing skills (writing samples required).


Salary will be determined with the successful applicant.

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United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Both gender
International Relations

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Young Professionals, Mid Career Professionals
Monthly salary
Opportunity will take place in
United Arab Emirates,United Kingdom
Required Documents

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Political Science and International Relations
Educational Level
Diploma, Bachelor
Required Languages
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