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Head of Global Government Relations & Policy

Tools for Humanity (Worldcoin LA)

Tools for Humanity (Worldcoin LA)

Munich, Germany · San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, March 2, 2024

About the Company:

Worldcoin (www.worldcoin.org) is an open-source protocol, supported by a global community of developers, individuals, economists and technologists committed to expanding participation in, and access to, the global economy. Its community is united around core beliefs in the inherent worth and equality of every individual, the right to personal privacy, and open and public collaboration. These beliefs are reflected in what the community is building: a public utility to connect everyone to the global economy.

The Worldcoin Foundation (www.worldcoin.foundation) is the protocol’s steward and will support and grow the Worldcoin community until it becomes self-sufficient. Tools for Humanity (www.toolsforhumanity.com) is a global hardware and software development company. It helped launch Worldcoin and continues to provide support to the Foundation, in addition to operating the World App.

About the Company:

Worldcoin (www.worldcoin.org) is an open-source protocol, supported by a global community of developers, individuals, economists and technologists committed to expanding participation in, and access to, the global economy. Its community is united around core beliefs in the inherent worth and equality of every individual, the right to personal privacy, and open and public collaboration. These beliefs are reflected in what the community is building: a public utility to connect everyone to the global economy.

The Worldcoin Foundation (www.worldcoin.foundation) is the protocol’s steward and will support and grow the Worldcoin community until it becomes self-sufficient. Tools for Humanity (www.toolsforhumanity.com) is a global hardware and software development company. It helped launch Worldcoin and continues to provide support to the Foundation, in addition to operating the World App.

About the Opportunity:

The Head of Global Government Affairs & Policy will be an essential member of the Tools for Humanity team, ensuring our global policy strategies align with our mission. The ideal candidate will help lead our global policy strategy, collaborating with global leaders, stakeholders, and teams to drive growth and innovation.

  • Report directly into the Chief Business Officer
  • Ensure integrity and uphold Tools for Humanity's corporate values and adherence to laws, regulations, and compliance principles in every market.
  • Develop, lead and implement innovative and industry-leading governmental affairs policy, strategy and activities to support the objectives of Tools for Humanity.
  • Cultivate relationships with global government officials to advocate for the responsible use of digital identity solutions.
    • Oversee government and consultancy relationships in key markets, integrating seamlessly with Tools for Humanity's internal teams.
    • Engage with digital trade associations, tech industry partners, non-profit groups, and other allies to champion Tools for Humanity's policy positions.
    • Lead outreach to national and regional digital governance organizations.
  • Prioritize global advocacy needs, coordinating closely with Legal, Communications, and other internal teams.
  • Collaborate on developing globally relevant policy positions, stakeholder mapping, and advocacy action plans related to digital identity.
  • Support country-level advocacy strategies, driving initiatives, and ensuring operations align efficiently with various functions.
  • Keep senior executives informed about the global political and digital landscape.

About You:

  • Strong commercial awareness, resilience, cultural understanding and diplomacy.
  • Possess experience in stakeholder identification, outreach, and engagement.
  • Proven track record in Public Affairs and the development of Public Policy positions.
  • Great relationship building skills, with an ability to confidently interact with senior leaders across regions.
  • Ability to advocate externally and articulate impacts of digital policies internally; strong skills in translating complex digital concepts into tangible policy recommendations.
  • Pragmatic decision maker who confidently responds in times of ambiguity, urgency, and high-stakes.
  • Confident in fast-paced digital environments, with ability to manage and execute multiple policy initiatives, fostering collaboration across diverse teams.
  • Minimum 10+ years of experience in policy setting environments in government, corporations, consultancies, or digital trade associations.
  • Strong ability to manage very diverse markets, stakeholders, strategies and projects across regions; has a global mindset with constant awareness of cultural sensitivity.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to travel extensively internationally (~25%).

Nice to have (or excited to learn):

  • Deep understanding of digital identity, data privacy, and associated policies.
  • Track record of driving compliant projects across global digital markets.
  • Established relationships with global government officials and digital policy stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of public affairs, media landscapes, and digital/social media strategies across various geographies.