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Manager, Platform Policy



Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, June 21, 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 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. We value the power of diversity, as we continually strive to build an innovative and inclusive leadership culture centered on Snap's values of Kind, Smart, and Creative.

We’re looking for a Policy Manager to join the Platform Policy team at Snap Inc.!

What you’ll do:

  • Ensure that our content and product policies meet and exceed regulatory requirements and align with Snap’s mission and values.

  • Maintain a firm grasp of internal operational and product functions to support the policy requirements for new and existing content formats and product features.

  • Represent the Policy team in cross-functional initiatives, including on topics related to issues concerning user safety, monetization policies, and developer integrations.

  • Stay informed about current and emerging public policy trends relating to online content platforms, content moderation, and technology generally.

  • Review new features and products. Lead research for developing new policies that would help sustain best-in-class policies across our products and community and understand emerging policy risks .

  • Collaborate with the Platform Integrity and Product teams to resolve critical policy escalations and develop safety solutions and strategies.

  • Analyze how creators, advertisers, and everyday users interact with our unique content surfaces, including augmented reality, the Map, Discover and Spotlight.

  • Liaise with the Public Policy team to understand of the present and future regulatory landscape, and to share your strategic perspective.

  • Develop and iterate on content policies to ensure regulatory preparedness and mitigate business risk.

  • Partner with global teams to ensure consistent operationalization of policies across distinct geopolitical and sociocultural contexts.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to complete sophisticated projects with a variety of partners and a proven track record of managing complexity between subject matter, types of projects, and responsibilities.

  • Excellent communication skills, strong decision-making skills and sound political judgment.

  • Works well with business teams to identify pertinent issues important to their objectives and orient teammates to meet priorities responsibly.

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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of experience in relevant field

  • 6+ years relevant policy experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in working at the intersection of operations, policy, and law

  • Experience in content policy and/or online safety issues

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!


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 $152,000-$228,000 annually.

Zone B:

The base salary range for this position is $144,000-$217,000 annually.

Zone C:

The base salary range for this position is $129,000-$194,000 annually.

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