Policy Analyst Etsy
As a Policy Analyst, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams at Etsy to protect Etsy?s brand, values, and mission while simultaneously supporting rapid marketplace expansion and product development.
Etsy is seeking a Policy Analyst to join our Policy team. Our ideal candidate is detail-oriented, has excellent communication skills, and is a team player. The Policy Analyst will report to Etsy?s Policy Manager and will work with the Policy team to protect Etsy and make Etsy an industry leader with respect to policy and privacy standards. This is a full-time position based in Brooklyn, New York.
About the Team
The Policy team protects Etsy?s brand, values, and mission while simultaneously supporting rapid marketplace expansion and product development. We also work closely with the Legal team to help protect Etsy from liability with respect to legal and privacy issues.
About the Job
This is a great opportunity for a legal or policy expert to be on the forefront of internal policy development at a unique, creative, and ethical online marketplace.
Work closely with product managers, engineers, designers, and other members of cross-functional teams to address policy and privacy requirements at every stage of product development
Research & evaluate the impact of global legislative and regulatory standards and proposals concerning privacy, data security, and other issues related to an online marketplace or venue
Help develop an internal library of resources on policy and privacy related issues
Assist in the development and maintenance of Etsy?s public-facing terms and policies, including privacy policies, so that they are clear, concise, and user-friendly
Work closely with the Legal team, as well as third party policy and privacy advisors and management services to ensure compliance with legal standards and industry best practices
You have strong research, analytical, and writing skills. You have experience researching and analyzing policy issues affecting online venues, including privacy, data retention, and data security issues, as well as knowledge of the online privacy landscape, best practices, and applicable regulatory and self-regulatory regimes. You have a degree in law, public policy, or a related field.
You will be successful in this role if you:
Enjoy working with professionals of diverse backgrounds and supporting and advising them on policy and privacy issues.
Want to work together to protect Etsy and make Etsy an industry leader with respect to policy and privacy standards.
Can translate policy concepts and legalese into user friendly language.
Thrive in a fast-paced environment and are able to make sound judgments under tight deadlines.
Have a proactive work ethic and interpersonal skills.
Send us a resume, a writing sample, and a cover letter explaining why you would be perfect for this job. As you?ve probably guessed, Etsy is a place that values individuality and variety. We don?t want you to be like everyone else, we don?t even want you to be like us. So write to us and tell us what you?re all about. What gets you up in the morning? What excites you? What throws your whole day off and causes you to pull your hair out?
If you have a presence on the web that we can easily access (blog, twitter, facebook, rap sheet), contribute to an open source project, write a blog, or practice a craft, that means something to us, and we would love to hear about it when you write!
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