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Senior Manager, Global Policy (People Function)

Wework Companies New York, NY
  • Expired: August 19, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Senior Manager, Global Policy


The We Company's mission is to elevate the world's consciousness. Our global platform reimagines and positively impacts how we work, live and grow through three distinct business lines: WeWork's mission is to create a world where people work to make a life, not just a living; WeLive's mission is to build a world where no one feels alone; WeGrow's mission is to unleash every human's superpowers. Through design, technology, and hospitality we are creating a community that helps people live life with purpose and have a meaningful impact in the world. The We Company began 2019 with more than 400,000 members. In less than ten years, we've built a global network of 400 locations across 100 cities and nearly 30 countries, and we're just getting started.

The Role

The Senior Manager of Global Policy is part of the Global Policy team focusing on policy research, writing and compliance. This position reports to the Director of Global Policy.You will be charged with providing the professional knowledge and technical expertise to manage WeWork's policies across business lines and acquisitions throughout the world. They will work closely with the Director of Global Policy to review and advise on best practices, identify gaps and evaluate opportunities for improvement within the current policy portfolio, as well as support the development of new policy as needed.


  • Researches, organizes, and executes policy strategies to achieve WeWork's goals

  • Reads, analyzes, and interprets legal, financial, policy, and regulatory documents into the WeWork context

  • Works cross-functionally with internal stakeholders such as legal, communications and the broader policy team

  • Assists in the development, writing and maintenance of WeWork's culture-focused policies

  • Monitors regulatory changes in WeWork's markets globally and updates existing policies as needed.

  • Provides expertise on compliance best practices

  • Identifies, designs and develops policies to align new ventures with existing business line policy

  • Assists in the implementation and rollout of new global policies

  • Acts as global point of contact for questions regarding WeWork's policies and related processes

  • Conducts regular audits of policy processes to ensure ongoing alignment with company values, people strategy and local regulations

  • Coordinates closely with teams across business lines to ensure alignment between policy and culture

  • Assists in reporting processes and metrics to evaluate policy efficiency and cultural alignment

  • Assists in the development and deployment of all global policy initiatives

You Bring:

  • JD or Masters Degree in public policy

  • 3+ years working at a law firm or in-house OR doing policy work for a think tank, non-profit or governmental agency

  • Strong legal research and writing skills and interpersonal/communications skills

  • Proficiency in online platforms (Google Suite)

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite

  • Ability to work autonomously

The successful applicant will:

  • Be a self-starter - WeWork's People Team is a dynamic team within a creative and innovative culture.

  • Be innovative and creative by nature.

  • Be a confident public speaker able to influence senior executives and stakeholders.

  • Demonstrate a high-level of attention to detail.

  • Be able to multitask across multiple platforms, departments, time zones, and cultures when necessary.

  • Be able to liaise with external organizations in a professional manner.

  • Maintain the highest professional standards within the WeWork message and concept.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Employment Type: Full-time

Wework Companies


New York, NY