Head of Policy & Government Affairs

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Oct 07

OpenSea is the first and largest peer-to-peer marketplace for cryptogoods (like an eBay for crypto assets), which include collectibles, gaming items, and other virtual goods backed by a blockchain. On OpenSea, anyone can buy or sell these items through a smart contract. The OpenSea team has backgrounds from Stanford, Palantir, and Google, and is funded by YCombinator, Founders Fund, Coinbase Ventures, 1Confirmation, and Blockchain Capital.

OpenSea is the first and largest marketplace for NFTs, offering a diverse range of unique and verifiable digital assets backed by blockchain. We're excited about building a platform that supports a brand new economy based on true digital ownership and are proud to be recognized as Y Combinator's #3 ranked top private company.When hiring, we look for candidates who can thrive in our culture of trust, feedback, and rapid growth. We believe that diversity and inclusivity are essential to our success, and we provide equal employment opportunities regardless of background or identity. Our opportunities support remote, hybrid, or onsite work at our offices in New York City, San Francisco, or Silicon Valley, and we're dedicated to creating an environment where all employees can do their best work and contribute to the growth of our platform. You will report directly to the General Counsel.Ā  The ideal candidate is a collaborative team player that is passionate about NFTs and blockchain technology and happiest in a fast-paced, action-oriented environment.Ā Ā 


    • Set OpenSeaā€™s public policy priorities and ship effective strategies for furthering them
    • Stay abreast of quickly developing policy and regulatory landscapeĀ 
    • Cultivate relationships with thought leaders in the NFT and blockchain technology spaceĀ Ā 
    • Manage policymaker education and engagement on web3 and NFTsĀ 
    • Write and support development of policy position papersĀ 
    • Provide practical guidance to cross-functional teams on both big picture and day-to-day policy issues that will impact OpenSeaā€™s futureĀ 

Desired Experience

    • 10+ years of public policy, government affairs/relations, and/or policy development experience, preferably with in-house experience at an innovative consumer technology companyĀ 
    • Subject matter expert on crypto, blockchain technology, and/or NFT related policy issuesĀ 
    • Track record of identifying and executing creative solutions to address public policy and government relations challenges and opportunitiesĀ Ā 
    • Experience developing and launching policy campaigns/initiatives, policy position papers, and industry initiativesĀ 
    • Experience working for or closely with policymakers and policy influencers

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