US Government Affairs Manager

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Uniswap Labs is looking for a US Government Affairs manager to help lead our Government Affairs strategy to ensure Uniswap Labs, our products, and digital assets and decentralized finance (“DeFi”) are a central part of policy priorities
This role will be based in Washington, DC and will report directly to the Head of Policy


  • Engage with legislators and other policymakers, identify challenges, monitor developments, educate policymakers and advocate to develop a legal and regulatory framework that permits the digital currency ecosystem to grow responsibly

  • Work with our three (3) existing policy team members and would be the government affairs lead within the team

  • Represent Uniswap Labs before policymakers in D
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    Work to build Uniswap Labs’ trust with legislators, regulators, and other policymakers

  • Continuously monitor federal and state policy issues to ensure that Uniswap Labs is able to influence relevant public policy considerations by engaging at a very early stage in the process

  • Register as a lobbyist under the Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA) and be responsible for relevant LDA compliance


  • At least three (3) years experience working on Capitol Hill or a financial services regulator such as the SEC, CFTC, FinCEN, etc


  • Combined seven (7) or more years experience working on Capitol Hill or a financial services regulator in Washington, DC, and/or in a private sector government affairs role

  • Strong network among relevant policymakers and demonstrated ability to network effectively

  • Deep understanding of federal regulatory and legislative procedures, particularly as they affect fintech, blockchain, and crypto companies

Nice to have:

  • Demonstrable knowledge of or interest in digital assets and DeFi or financial services more generally

  • Experience working in politics

  • Public speaking experience

  • Law or business (MBA) or other relevant graduate degree (public policy, economics, etc

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