Reddit is all about community, which impacts everything about our company, from our product design to our user-led approach to content moderation.
At a time when tech policy and regulatory discussions are accelerating worldwide, community-governed approaches like Reddit’s must have a voice in the conversation.
As Reddit grows internationally, it's important that we work closely and collaboratively with EU politicians, regulators, academics, and civil society to help them understand the big issues that affect our business, our users, and the open Internet.
We're seeking a Policy Manager for Europe to lead our government relations and public policy work in the EU. Reporting to the Director of Policy, you’ll engage with EU and member state elected officials, explaining Reddit’s community-first governance model and educating them about the company and our users.
You’ll analyze legislation, provide strategic input on advocacy campaigns, and engage industry groups, academics, and civil society on a wide range of tech policy issues.
A role with strong opportunity for growth, ideal candidates will have solid tactical knowledge of EU legislative and governance processes and structures, be enthusiastic advocates for the free and open internet, and believers in community self-determination online.
Engage with EU and member state government officials and staff to advance Reddit’s policy agenda, both generally and in response to specific legislative or regulatory matters.
Participate on behalf of the company in relevant industry bodies and associations.
Work cooperatively with outside consultants / lobbyists.
Develop strategic approaches for Reddit’s government relations and public policy work in Europe.
Engage with civil society, academics, and NGOs to educate them about Reddit’s unique model and where relevant, cooperate on advocacy initiatives of shared interest.
Closely follow EU and member state legislative and regulatory developments with potential to impact Reddit’s business.
Produce written briefing materials as needed for Reddit executive team and senior management.
Provide guidance to policymakers, advocacy groups, and other relevant partners on use of the Reddit platform.
At least 5 years of experience working in or engaging with EU and / or member state governments and legislatures.
Professional spoken and written fluency in English plus at least one other official EU language (French or German preferred).
Familiarity with Internet technologies and the policy environments that surround them, or an aptitude to quickly get up to speed on complex technical and regulatory issues.
Strong analytical capability, including the ability to summarize and distill complex legislation and processes for executives.
Exceptional interpersonal skills, sense of protocol, and comfort engaging with elected officials.
Potential and desire for long-term career growth.
Commitment to embody and uphold .