Public Policy Manager (English, Russian)

Public Policy Manager (English, Russian)


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience working in national politics, government, think tanks, public interest groups or corporate public policy.
  • Experience in policy.
  • Ability to speak and write in English and Russian fluently and idiomatically.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in Internet technologies and the policy environments that surround them and an ability to quickly get up to speed on complex technical and regulatory issues.
  • Knowledge of the tech sector or the key issues impacting the Web (e.g., data privacy, free expression, Internet access and online safety).
  • Ability to take initiative and adapt to quickly changing priorities with a sense of both humor and urgency.
  • Interest in the Internet and effective team player with drive and determination.
  • Excellent personal, political, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


About the job

As a member of Google's Public Policy team, you help shape various product and issue agendas with policy makers inside and outside government. In addition, you will help advise our internal teams on the public policy implications of their products, working with a closely coordinated and cross-functional global team. The role requires significant experience either working with or in government, politics or a regulatory agency as well as an ability to grasp complex technical and policy issues.

As a Public Policy and Government Relations Manager, you will represent Google externally with government, regulators, and third-parties, as well as help manage and lead our local public policy strategy and campaigns. You will work with a cross-functional team of Google employees in Russia as well as with a closely-coordinated global Public Policy team to advance policy positions for our users.

Technology moves quickly, so it's important that we work closely with politicians, regulators, academics and third parties around the issues that affect the Internet and our users. We advocate for Google on the big public policy issues of the day and often play a part in high-profile debates. In this role, you’ll combine creativity and intellectual rigor with the organizational skills to manage different campaigns and projects to tight deadlines. You’ll apply your expertise to real-world scenarios, acting as an inspiring advocate and enthusiastic team player eager to help shape the future of Internet and mobile policy.



  • Develop and lead public policy campaigns across the full range of policy areas that impact Google and the web (e.g., technology innovation, open internet, privacy and intellectual property).
  • Engage directly with policy-makers.
  • Build a network of trade associations, industry partners, non-profit groups and others to support policies that will help create/maintain a user-focused online environment.
  • Enhance public outreach on behalf of Google, including public speaking at high profile events.