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Lead, Strategy



Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 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.

We’re looking for a Strategy Lead to join Team Snapchat! As a member of the Partnerships & Strategy team, you will help drive cross-functional progress towards Snap’s highest priority initiatives. Our team oversees our overall corporate strategy, which includes prioritization of internal investments, exploration and support of new initiatives, competitive analysis and benchmarking, M&A, and strategic partnerships.

What you’ll do:

  • Identify, evaluate, negotiate, and manage partnerships that can involve marketing, content, and technology components

  • Evaluate the economic and strategic cost-benefit of partnerships

  • Provide written strategic recommendations to improve our partner strategy based on market research, internal and industry trends, and opportunity scoping and sourcing

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including Product, Design, Operations, Engineering, Legal, Finance, and senior management to execute on the relationships

  • Collaborate externally with executive decision makers and execution teams to grow their businesses

  • Support the strategic objectives and interests of Snap on a global basis

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively while applying sound business judgment

  • Ability to lead and manage multiple projects with a broad range of internal and external constituents simultaneously

  • Proven track record of handling complex negotiations with multiple stakeholders

  • Excellent oral and written skills to communicate complex issues and influence others internally and externally

  • Experience managing complex product integrations with third parties

  • Exceptional analytical skills with the ability to communicate results clearly and effectively

  • Comfort with ambiguity and flexibility to work in an agile environment with changing priorities

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to gain trust of senior management and external executives

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 4+ years in strategic technology partnerships (e.g. corporate business development), corporate development, or corporate strategy

  • Negotiation experience, including identifying, developing, and executing successful partnerships such as strategic technology relationships and product integrations

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent years of experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • JD/MBA degree

  • Ability to build and maintain a network of relationships to help navigate complex situations and foster long-term opportunities

  • Passion for big challenges and a growth mindset

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.