Senior Manager, AI Policy and Government Relations




July 31, 2024

About the organization

Mozilla Foundation

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Remote Anywhere in UK



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Deadline to apply

July 31, 2024

Drive Mozilla Foundation’s UK AI work, building compelling campaigns and engaging the community.


Government Relations 30% – primarily in the UK but also working with colleagues on other countries such as France

  • Stakeholder Mapping and Engagement: Identify and engage with key political stakeholders, including policymakers, regulatory bodies, and industry coalitions, to build and maintain strategic relationships that further Mozilla’s policy objectives.
  • Policy Dialogue and Negotiation: Represent Mozilla in high-level dialogues, negotiations, and public hearings with governmental and regulatory entities, advocating for policies that ensure the responsible development and deployment of AI.
  • Legislative Monitoring and Response: Monitor legislative developments related to AI, drafting responses and position statements to proposed laws and regulations, ensuring Mozilla’s perspective is adequately represented.

Campaign Management – 30%

  • Campaign Strategy and Execution: Drive the planning and execution of public campaigns that promote Mozilla’s policy goals on AI, utilising a mix of digital and traditional campaign tools to mobilise public support and influence policy decisions.
  • Cross-Functional Coordination: Work closely with Mozilla Corporation’s marketing, legal, and product teams to ensure campaign messages are consistent, aligned with Mozilla’s values, and effectively reach target audiences.
  • Impact Assessment: Evaluate the effectiveness of campaigns, analysing outcomes and adjusting strategies accordingly to maximise impact and reach.

Community Engagement – 20%

  • Building Coalitions: Foster relationships with civil society, academia, tech communities, and other relevant stakeholders, building coalitions to support shared policy goals related to AI.
  • Public Engagement and Awareness: Organise and participate in forums, workshops, and public speaking engagements to raise awareness about AI policy issues, engaging the broader community in Mozilla’s advocacy efforts.
  • Feedback Integration: Gather feedback from the community and stakeholders, incorporating insights into policy positions and advocacy strategies to ensure they reflect diverse perspectives and needs.

Technical Liaison and Understanding – 10%

  • Technical Collaboration: Work closely with Mozilla’s technical teams to gain a deep understanding of AI technologies, their applications, and ethical considerations, ensuring policy positions are grounded in technical reality.
  • Knowledge Sharing: Act as a conduit for knowledge exchange between technical experts and policy teams, facilitating briefings and educational sessions to keep both sides informed about relevant developments in AI and policy.

Policy Development – 10%

Support the central team and help with localisation of the following:

  • Landscape Analysis: Conduct thorough and ongoing analyses of current and emerging AI policies, regulations, and legislative trends globally, assessing their impact on the open web and principles of the Mozilla Manifesto.
  • Policy Strategy Formulation: Develop strategic policy advocacy plans to influence AI policy, aligning with Mozilla’s mission. This includes identifying policy opportunities and risks, setting policy engagement priorities, and devising comprehensive engagement strategies.
  • Policy Positioning and Documentation: Craft well-researched policy positions, white papers, and briefs on AI topics, translating Mozilla’s technical expertise and ethical considerations into influential policy documents.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Public Policy, Law, Political Science, International Relations or a related field.
  • Minimum of 8-10 years’ experience in public policy, government relations, or a similar role, with a strong preference for experience in technology policy, especially AI.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute policy advocacy strategies and campaigns.
  • Strong understanding of AI technologies, their societal impacts, and related policy issues.
  • Excellent relationship-building skills, with a proven track record of engaging with government officials and policymakers.
  • Strong analytical, communication, and presentation skills, capable of conveying complex technical topics to diverse audiences.
  • Commitment to Mozilla’s mission of ensuring the internet remains a global public resource, open and accessible to all.
  • Experience in managing multiple political consultancies.

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