Senior Policy Associate
Vivid Seats is the largest independent online ticket marketplace, sending tens of millions of fans to live events. Experiences Matter- which is why we continue to grow year over year. Working at Vivid Seats provides an opportunity to scale our best in class platform, allowing our fans to sit closer and see more.
At Vivid Seats, you will have the opportunity to work with the flexibility and speed of a startup; while operating at massive, profitable scale. We keep our teams lean, allowing each and every employee direct accountability to creating a positive ticket buying experience. We are relentless and move quickly to release new features and content to our applications. Good ideas are heard and implemented, and hard work rewarded. Being a part of our team means having the ability to drive impact and own the innovation that connects our tens of millions of unique monthly users to the memorable experiences that only live events create.
As the Senior Policy Associate, you will help policy makers understand the regulatory challenges that affect our community and find solutions that are good for both fans and the live entertainment industry.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about Vivid Seats and understand federal and state policy and regulatory environments. S/he must be able to build trust and relationships with policy makers at the state level and work with them to help grow the start-up and entertainment industry. S/he must also have proven project management skills and a consistent ability to think creatively about problems and solutions.
This role will report to the Senior Director of Public Policy & Community Engagement, with focus on engagement with central and local public security and law enforcement authorities. In addition, this role will manage associate projects that explore partnership opportunities with local public security and other law enforcement authorities in order to align on regulations and compliance.
To be successful, you'll need
- Five to ten years of relevant work experience; preferably with state policy across the US and in Canada
- An ability to quickly get up to speed on complex technical and regulatory issues
- First-rate personal, political, analytical, and organizational skills
- Strong public relations skills and experience interacting with members of the media
- Superb writing, editing, and proofreading skills
- An ability to translate complex information into simple, concise content and compelling stories
- An ability to be flexible, work effectively under pressure, balance multiple projects simultaneously and work in a fast-paced environment
What We Offer
We are passionate about creating memorable experiences for our fans and the best in class experience for our employees. Vivid Seats offers competitive compensation levels, individual and team-based bonus opportunities, generous benefits package and Flex PTO policy plus a variety of workplace perks. The most exciting one: We offer our employees $100 worth of credits each month to spend on Vivid Seats tickets along with promotional discounts. At the heart of it, we are all fans of great live events. We want to help you get there more often.
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