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Head of Communications



Marketing & Communications
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Monday, September 11, 2023

Snap Inc is a technology company. We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Snap contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. The Company’s three core products are Snapchat, a visual messaging app that enhances your relationships with friends, family, and the world; Lens Studio, an augmented reality platform that powers AR across Snapchat and other services; and it's AR glasses, Spectacles.

The Communications team is responsible for conveying Snap’s mission, vision and values to core audiences within our community, which include Snapchatters, advertising partners, content partners, investors, policymakers, and Snap team members. This passionate team works diligently to show the world what makes Snapchat the best platform for communication and storytelling, and to ensure narratives about the company, its people, and its products are accurate and compelling.

We’re looking for a Head of Communications for the Netherlands based in Amsterdam.

What you'll do:

  • Sit on the Netherlands leadership team and act as a strategic advisor to the General Manager.

  • Design and deliver strategic and creative communications activities that drive awareness of our company, product innovation, content offering and safety initiatives in the Netherlands.

  • Work with the EMEA Head of Communications, International Communications Team and leaders across Snap’s Netherlands marketing, policy, sales and product teams on long term campaigns and tactical activity.

  • Build strong relationships with our global communications team to activate global stories and share local best practices.

    • Deal with reactive issues with support of senior team members.

    • Establish and maintain long-term relationships with key reporters, influencers and commentators in our key areas of focus.

    • Develop press and social materials, brief spokespeople for communications opportunities.

    • Brief and manage one or more communications agencies to support our efforts.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Strong command of the media, creator and cultural landscape, with a broad network of contacts across tech, business, lifestyle, consumer media and influencers.

  • Intellectual curiosity and a willingness to experiment in order to learn and identify creative solutions

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to build relationships cross-functionally and across different time zones

  • Ability to balance critical thinking with tactical execution and attention to detail, in the face of frequent inbound enquiries and other requests

  • Excellent news (and overall) judgment, as well as exceptional writing and communications skills

  • Able to serve as a Snap spokesperson as needed

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of professional experience working in a communications role or related field

  • Fluency in Dutch

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at

Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!