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Lead, Public Policy South Asia

Snapchat

Snapchat

India · Remote
Posted on Friday, June 7, 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.

Snap India has been a cornerstone of Snap’s growth since 2019. Snap has made significant investments in localizing the app and has successfully built a highly engaged Snapchatter community in India.

The Legal & Policy Team is Snap’s dedicated in-house law firm, policy consultant, advocate, thought partner, and all-around advisor. This team helps Snap do the right thing the right way, make better decisions, understand and manage risks, and creatively navigate challenges, both external and internal. We partner with Snap team members on a wide array of matters, including privacy, product, IP, commercial transactions, corporate governance, employment, acquisitions, litigation, and policy, and social impact. The Legal & Policy team values diversity and knows it powers us as we build an innovative and inclusive leadership culture centered on Snap's values of Kind, Smart, and Creative.

We’re looking for a Public Policy Lead, South Asia, to join Snap Inc.!

What you’ll do:

  • Reporting to the Head of Public Policy for South Asia and based out of New Delhi, you’ll support the development and execution of a public policy strategy for India and other key markets in the South Asia region. You will help regulators internalise Snap’s distinct design and value proposition and ensure that Snap’s voice is heard and understood by policy stakeholders.

  • Horizon scan and work closely with Snap’s internal teams, including the broader Public Policy team, Legal and Business, to analyse legislative/policy initiatives impacting their areas, understand their priorities, advise on risks and opportunities, and develop policy positions and approaches that advance the interests of Snap.

  • Support senior management and executive briefings and engagements related to India and South Asia, including APAC and global leadership.

  • Partner with the Communications team to help them appropriately respond to media inquiries, by providing the correct policy narrative that best represents Snap Inc.

  • Partner with consultants as necessary to assist Snap in South Asia.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • A sound understanding of India and South Asia’s technology policy landscape.

  • Excellent business writing and verbal communication skills.

  • A proven ability for influencing, and working with, government officials, regulators, NGOs, coalitions and other partner groups that operate in India’s technology policy landscape.

  • Ability to work with Snap business to identify pertinent issues and orient the Public Policy team to meet priorities.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of external groups and individuals, including those who may be opponents or critics.

  • Articulate, thoughtful and strong decision-making skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as a self-starter in a fast-paced, multicultural environment.

  • Kindness, creativity, intelligence and an instinctual appreciation for Snapchat, and Snap’s mission.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in any discipline.

  • 4+ years of relevant public policy experience in India.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and provide us some information.

"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.

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!