Things might be looking up for job seekers in the United Kingdom.
Snap—the company behind Snapchat—announced this week that it will establish
its international headquarters in London.
The decision is a departure from other U.S.-based technology companies
expanding to Europe, and it might encourage other organizations to consider
a similar move.
The Evening Standard reported:
The company, valued at $25 billion, has bucked the trend by setting up its
European headquarters in the UK, which will be seen as a boost to British
Other tech giants such as Google, Apple, Facebook and Twitter chose
Ireland, the Netherlands or Luxembourg as their bases to take advantages of
The news will be seen as a vote of confidence in the UK following the
country’s decision to leave the European Union, and a boost for London’s
substantial ad industry. Snap’s global expansion also lays the foundation
for a future IPO, with the company said to be
a valuation of $20 billion to $25 billion. Of the company’s 250 million
daily users, more than 50 million are based in Europe.
A spokeswoman for Snap said, “I am happy to confirm that the UK is the Snap
Inc. family’s hub outside the US. The UK’s strong creative industries make
this a great place to build a global business.”
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You could be part of Snap’s growing European operations by applying for
this week’s featured listing.
Snap is looking for a
platforms partnership manager in London to help monetize the company’s advertising products.
The position requires you to work with Snap’s product revenue and growth
team and help the company’s partners on product and advertising leads, both
internally and externally.
Candidates must have at least five years of experience in product
management, marketing, business development or a related field. You should
have at least five years’ experience with mobile or social media
advertising, as well.
Snap seeks candidates with “exceptional analytical skills,” the ability to
manage large groups—including marketing partners—and experience with
meeting revenue goals, so sharpen your measurement prowess if you’d like to
If a move to London isn’t in the cards, Snap is also seeking a
senior content producer
internal communications manager
in its Los Angeles office.
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