Overview

Job summary
Good storytelling starts with great listening. At Audible, that means each role and every project has our audience in mind. Because the same people who design, develop, and deploy our products also happen to use them. To us, that speaks volumes.

ABOUT THIS ROLE
Audible is seeking an entrepreneurial, driven, and thoughtful individual for the role of Public Policy Manager for its expanding U.S. and global business. The Public Policy Manager will play a critical role in setting and advancing Audible’s policy positions domestically and internationally. Based in Newark, the position will be a critical member of the Public Policy team to promote Audible’s disruptive, high-energy technology-driven culture, innovative audio entertainment and our purpose-driven work improving lives and strengthening communities around the world.

The Public Policy Manager will work with Public Policy colleagues, other internal stakeholders, and outside groups to collect, analyze and distribute relevant research and information on cross-cutting issues to inform our public policy positions and work with internal teams and external partners to ensure that our positions are clearly communicated and promote alignment between business priorities and public policy goals. They will also develop resources to help internal partners understand the broader public policy environment in Washington D.C., other important locations across the United States, and globally.

ABOUT YOU
On an ad hoc basis, you are comfortable engaging with business organizations, government officials, and other stakeholders. You are organized, strategic, and have the ability to work easily with others. Further, you have excellent project management skills, the ability to navigate ambiguous environments, dive into details, and see the big picture. You are a builder and no task is beneath you.

ABOUT YOU
Self-starter with excellent project management skills, the ability to navigate ambiguous environments, dive into details, and see the big picture.
Accountable, hands on problem-solver with a positive attitude, letting nothing stand in the way and willing to challenge the status quo.
Ability to work collaboratively across internal teams and external stakeholders to ensure alignment between business priorities and public policy goals.
Ability to adapt quickly, troubleshoot, and provide support in any needed areas.
Organized multitasker able to work across multiple regions and time zones, while adapting to changing priorities.
Thrive in a culture of empowerment, innovation, and rapid change.

As a Public Policy Manager, you will…
Contribute original research and thought leadership on emerging policy and political developments impacting Audible’s global business.
Draft concise memos, briefings, and email updates for internal Audible audiences to apprise them of policy, government, and political shifts and contextualize the implications for Audible.
Coordinate closely with internal and external stakeholders to track and analyze emerging policy developments in the evolving digital, technology, and media policy landscapes.
Create and implement a management framework to assist in the planning, coordination, and direction of programs and daily operations of the Policy team.
Develop and support implementation of comprehensive public policy campaigns to advance Audible’s global objectives, including coalition building, thought leadership, and direct outreach.
Identify new engagement opportunities, initiatives, and events to raise Audible’s political brand equity.
Support further integration of public policy stakeholder outreach into cross-functional planning and events.
Interact professionally, develop and maintain partnership with business organizations, government officials, and other external stakeholders and influencers.
Travel domestically and internationally as required.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
5 years of relevant experience in government, public policy, external affairs, program management, economic development, or equivalent experience. Candidates will be able to demonstrate their experience through work within government, companies, public affairs firms, or equivalent organizations.
Undergraduate degree in business, political science, public policy, international relations, regional studies or equivalent experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Law and/or Masters Degree in public policy, business administration, or related field.
Professional experience and relevant network in the United States, European Union, United Kingdom, and/or India.
Background in technology and/or digital media policy and/or government regulations.

APPLY HERE: https://www.audiblecareers.com/job/newark/public-policy-manager/27552/28342215776

ABOUT AUDIBLE
At Audible, we innovate and inspire through the power of voice. We’re changing the narrative on storytelling. As a leading creator and provider of premium audio storytelling, we’ve redefined the ways people access, discover, and share stories. The stories we tell have the ability to transport and transform everyday moments into meaningful experiences and it’s our people who make Audible’s service possible. We’re listeners, storytellers, and problem-solvers. Our perspectives and experiences power our ideas and come together in our mission to unleash the power of the spoken word.

Audible is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Audible is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

To apply for this job email your details to briandew@audible.com