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About the Role
Twitch is looking for a Senior Policy Specialist for our Community and Product Policy team to help us build, communicate, and apply our rules for what is permitted on Twitch.
You will be excited to tackle difficult content moderation questions, balancing the safety and expression needs of our community, our role in the larger gaming and social space, and business and operational challenges. You'll do fast-paced research, writing, and partner coordination, with some irregular work hours to handle safety-related escalations on our service, including weekends. You will report to the Director of Policy for Trust and Safety.
Research, build and communicate global policies that impact broad-reaching issues of safety and expression
Coordinate team processes, and multiple large projects
Engage externally with experts and members of the Twitch community on matters of safety and guidelines
Contribute to investigations of high-profile and grey area policy issues
3+ years of technology industry expertise in either policy, policy communications, operations, or legal
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. As part of your application, you will complete a written policy proposal exercise.
Experience working with user generated content and licensed content services and the surrounding policy environments
Experience managing multi-partner projects
Demonstrated experience problem-solving in demanding environments
Strong familiarity with Twitch, our creators, and our community
Experience with the content moderation and trust and safety landscape, particularly with regards to live streaming content.
Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
401(k), Maternity & Parental Leave
Amazon Employee Discount
Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages, etc.),
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Served Daily
Free Snacks & Beverages
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.