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Head of YouTube Business Public Policy



Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2023


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10 years of experience working on technology and media related policy issues within government, think tanks, public interest groups, or relevant industry associations.
  • Experience in the media industry or digital media ecosystem and substantive media policy issues.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience advising and collaborating with cross-functional stakeholders to design and deliver exceptional work product.
  • Knowledge of current and emerging public policy trends relating to online content platforms and digital media, especially film and video.
  • Ability to operate proactively in a fast-paced environment and a strong track record of executing cross-functional projects.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in a rapidly changing and sometimes stressful environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.

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.

As the Head of YouTube Business, for the YouTube Government Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) team you will be an ambassador for YouTube’s issues and interests with policymakers and key opinion formers across the region. You will be an expert in the policy landscape affecting YouTube’s business. You will develop a thorough understanding of YouTube’s products, policies, creator ecosystem, and industry partnerships (e.g., film studios, broadcasters, news publishers, music labels, telecom providers, digital storytellers, creators, etc.). You will coordinate with the YouTube APAC GAPP team to understand the policy issues including regulations related to copyright, safe harbors, business generation, content, and online advertising that affect YouTube’s business across APAC.

In this role, you will work closely with YouTube’s Global Head of Music Policy and Global Head of Media Policy, serving as YouTube’s APAC policy ambassador to the media and entertainment policy ecosystems. You will need excellent problem solving, people management, and organizational skills, with the ability to communicate effectively in person and in writing, an aptitude for learning, and the discipline to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines.


  • Work with YouTube Product leadership, Legal, Marketing, Trust and Safety, and PR to develop and launch policy-friendly products.
  • Be a primary point of contact for the Government Affairs and Public Policy team with YouTube’s Business leadership team.
  • Review regulatory consultations, meet with policymakers, and testify at public hearings, as needed.
  • Be an adaptable communicator who can explain both technical details to a public policy audience and public policy developments to an internal technical audience.

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