Head of Policy & Government Affairs

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 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
  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


    • Set OpenSea’s public policy priorities and ship effective strategies for furthering them
    • Stay abreast of quickly developing policy and regulatory landscape 
    • Cultivate relationships with thought leaders in the NFT and blockchain technology space  
    • Manage policymaker education and engagement on web3 and NFTs 
    • Write and support development of policy position papers 
    • Provide practical guidance to cross-functional teams on both big picture and day-to-day policy issues that will impact OpenSea’s future 

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 company 
    • Subject matter expert on crypto, blockchain technology, and/or NFT related policy issues 
    • Track record of identifying and executing creative solutions to address public policy and government relations challenges and opportunities  
    • Experience developing and launching policy campaigns/initiatives, policy position papers, and industry initiatives 
    • Experience working for or closely with policymakers and policy influencers

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