Public Policy Manager, Americas E-Commerce

TikTok

4.5

(6)

Washington, DC

Why you should apply for a job to TikTok:

  • 4.5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.5/5 in supportive management
  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Employee well-being is supported via hybrid work, short-term counseling through our EAP and a premium subscription to Headspace.
  • We embrace diversity across all dimensions and provide employees with 9 employee resource groups globally, including our WOMEN ERG.
  • Comprehensive parental leave policy as well as fertility treatment through healthcare providers with a $20,000 lifetime maximum.
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    Team Introduction:
    We are looking for a talented, driven and experienced government relations professional to support our growing TikTok e-commerce public policy team. The Public Policy Manager, US E-Commerce will report to the Head, Americas E-Commerce Public Policy, and help lead TikTok e-commerce policy efforts at the US Federal level that are critical to the success of the business.

    We are looking for an e-commerce expert to work cross-functionally across the company and provide strategic advice to the business, analyze relevant legislation and regulation at the US federal and state level, and work with government relations colleagues to advocate on policies impacting the business.

    Responsibilities:

    • Proactively identify and address legislative and regulatory trends at the US federal level for issues impacting e-commerce, with emphasis on consumer protection and cross-border trade.
    • Work with internal and external counsel and government affairs experts to stay ahead of and on top of evolving regulations, legislation, and other legal requirements in the US.
    • Coordinate and drive internal cross-functional public policy advice, including identifying potential risks and opportunities and strategizing solutions for new policies and products.
    • Work with government relations and cross-functional stakeholders to help build and drive an e-commerce entrepreneurial and small business advocacy program.
    • Craft e-commerce public policy external communications are accurate and comprehensible to a general audience. This requires the ability to precisely translate and clearly communicate complex topics into more relatable explanations.
    • Analyze and explain TikTok's e-commerce services to external audiences while setting and maintaining a high ethical standard.
    • Support cross-functional engagement of third-party public interest groups, industry associations and thought leaders engaged in technology and e-commerce policy issues. Represent TikTok at industry gatherings, trade associations and coalition meetings.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Experience with government or private sector experience in shaping e-commerce public policies, with an emphasis in areas of consumer protection and cross-border trade.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, International Affairs, Government, Public Affairs, related field, or equivalent practical experience.
    • Strong advocacy skills and a record of success influencing desired outcomes in a complex environment.
    • Experience working across multiple functions, influencing, and collaborating with others to successfully implement programs and initiatives; history of successful cross-functional team and leadership collaboration.
    • Outstanding internal and external collaboration and problem solving skills, with the ability to work in a fast-paced and often uncertain environment.
    • Analyzes public policy landscape and emerging and/or expected trends in laws or regulations impacting e-commerce and provides expert public policy advice and guidance to cross-functional colleagues on the same.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Advanced Degree preferred, not required.
    • Previous experience in a global company is a plus.

    TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

    TikTok is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our recruitment processes for candidates with disabilities, pregnancy, sincerely held religious beliefs or other reasons protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation, please reach out to us at https://shorturl.at/cdpT2.

    Why you should apply for a job to TikTok:

  • 4.5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.5/5 in supportive management
  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Employee well-being is supported via hybrid work, short-term counseling through our EAP and a premium subscription to Headspace.
  • We embrace diversity across all dimensions and provide employees with 9 employee resource groups globally, including our WOMEN ERG.
  • Comprehensive parental leave policy as well as fertility treatment through healthcare providers with a $20,000 lifetime maximum.