Google - Child Safety Manager, Government Affairs and Policy

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.

Join a dynamic, high performing team to work on an issue of high societal and company importance: how to respect, protect, and empower kids and teens as they navigate the online world. In this role, you will work both internally and externally to create and execute strategies, apply your subject matter expertise, and build working relationships to deliver impact on child-safety related regulatory, legislative, and policy initiatives.

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.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Experience in analyzing and providing policy recommendations upon legislative text.
  • Experience with online child safety matters in industry, civil society, or government position.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience engaging with child safety policy stakeholders in EMEA region.
  • Knowledge of the child safety policy stakeholders in Europe.
  • Demonstrated success navigating organizational complexity to achieve impact.


  • Provide advice and subject matter expertise into ongoing regulatory, legislative, and policy initiatives.
  • Engage with policymakers and children's safety groups.
  • Analyze policy files and develop company-wide positions, narratives, and collateral.
  • Shape legislation, regulatory guidance, codes of conduct, and standards.
  • Develop programming to raise awareness of Google's protections for teens, children, and families.

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