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Head of Policy Communications



Marketing & Communications
Multiple locations
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

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 its AR glasses, Spectacles.

The Comms 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 hard to show the world what makes Snapchat the best platform for communication and storytelling, and to ensure the narratives about the company, its people, and its products are accurate and compelling.

We’re looking for a Head of Policy Communications to join our team!

What you’ll do:

  • Develop and execute corporate communications strategies that shape and protect the reputation of Snap among key stakeholders, including policymakers, parents, and more.

  • Partner closely with leaders across Snap’s policy, legal, platform safety, platform integrity and other teams to drive long-term objectives through campaign-style communication strategies, earned media, stakeholder events, reactive and crisis communications, and more.

  • Maintain strong relationships with key reporters and editors at national and local outlets, and create compelling external moments that drive our narrative across key markets. This includes day-to-day activities such as writing press materials and FAQs, training spokespeople for media interviews and speaking engagements, and more.

  • Lead internal team meetings and long-term planning regarding Snap’s corporate and policy communications strategy. This often involves close and complex collaboration across a variety of internal teams and external partners.

  • Collaborate with a close-knit global communications team to help support corporate communications initiatives around the world and identify proactive opportunities.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong command of the media, policy and cultural landscape, with experience working with senior stakeholders at national consumer outlets, partner organizations, and more.

  • Experience working in-house on tech policy issues.

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

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

  • Ability to build strong working 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:

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent years of experience

  • 10+ minimum years of experience in communications or public relations

"Default Together" Policy at Snap: At Snap Inc. we believe that being together in person helps us build our culture faster, reinforce our values, and serve our community, customers and partners better through dynamic collaboration. To reflect this, we practice a “default together” approach and expect our team members to work in an office 4+ days per week.

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 parental leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!


In the United States, work locations are assigned a pay zone which determines the salary range for the position. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These pay zones may be modified in the future.

Zone A (CA, WA, NYC):

The base salary range for this position is $202,000-$303,000 annually.

Zone B:

The base salary range for this position is $192,000-$288,000 annually.

Zone C:

The base salary range for this position is $172,000-$257,000 annually.

This position is eligible for equity in the form of RSUs.