Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10 years of experience in government affairs or working with government clients.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working in government affairs, public affairs, or public policy expert in government, a technology organization, a corporate government affairs office, an industry association, coalition or a policy-focused research institution, or from a consulting background working with government clients.
  • Experience working with institutions of government, including regulatory commissions, local, state, and federal agencies, and international policy making agencies.
  • Experience promoting devices and/or software in the education field, or experience in public sector sales, technology sales, and education technology.
  • Excellent leadership, and stakeholder influencing skills.
  • Ability to speak and write in English and Korean fluently.

About the job

Google plays an important role in education around the world. Google for Education brings the power of Workspace, Classroom, and Chromebooks to the classroom to empower teachers and engage students.

As the Head of Government Engagement, you'll focus on gaining alignment across national and local government agencies around the power of our technologies to effectively transform education. In this role, you will play a key leadership role and be a thought leader and execution partner for our Korea education sales and adoption team and help accelerate the business.

Responsibilities

  • Identify, structure, and lead programs to engage with key stakeholders in ministries and boards of education, and support digital transformation workshops and initiatives by the Ministry of Education and Education Boards.
  • Work with customers, partners, and the rest of the Education team to foster strong government relationships and a favorable policy environment that supports the company’s business goals.
  • Develop research programs jointly with leading experts in the education field, and engage with key industry bodies in the education technology space and manage complex client relationships.
  • Connect the dots and engage with key cross-functional partners to ensure alignment and movement towards a set of shared goals.
  • Participate in internal/external events, and actively drive social engagement on key issues, and support executive engagement and participation in events.