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Director, Public Policy

Epic Games

Cary, NC 03-13-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
Director, Public Policy (Trust & Safety)

PUBLIC POLICY

What We Do

The Epic Games Global Public Policy team helps build relationships with policymakers, trade groups, and advocates at the local, national and regional levels. They identify, monitor, analyze, and prioritize policy trends, legislative proposals, and industry issues important to Epic. The Public Policy team resides within Epic's Global Affairs function and closely partners with legal, product and executive teams to develop the company's policy positions and strategy.

What You'll Do

Epic seeks to create an engaging and safe environment for all our players. We're looking for a Policy Director to identify opportunities and challenges across the global policy landscape to promote trust and safety across Epic's products and services. The Director will work with governments, elected officials and civil society groups to advance laws, regulations, and other policy norms that enable Epic to support creator and developer communities around the world while creating fun and inclusive experiences for people of all ages.

In this role, you will
• Monitor global policy trends and actions in areas such as content moderation, child online safety, and data protection and share details and recommendations back with Epic teams
• Organize briefing strategies with policy stakeholders and represent Epic in the room with a broad range of audiences
• Develop external narratives and talking points, and run programs that support our policy efforts to promote a safe and trusted environment across Epic's products and services

What we're looking for
• Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree in law, policy, or other relevant discipline preferred
• 10+ years of leadership experience in a public policy role
• Experience and understanding of policy issues in content moderation and consumer protection, including age appropriate design, child online privacy and protection. US, EU and/or UK experience preferred
• Experience working within governments, think tanks, public interest groups, industry trade groups and/or relevant corporations
• Track record of successful execution; ability to help develop and implement programs and processes
• Forward thinking and strategic approach to global legislative, regulatory and public policy issues
• A thoughtful team player who can collaborate cross-functionally to understand business goals, and identify global legislative and regulatory opportunities and risks

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5ypz1-44-222-104-206-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.