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Senior Manager

US State Public Policy

Posted on 6/27/2024



1,001-5,000 employees

Communication platform with voice, video, text

Data & Analytics
Venture Capital
Consumer Software

Compensation Overview

$218k - $240kAnnually

+ Equity

Senior, Expert

Remote in USA

Risk & Compliance
Legal & Compliance
Required Skills
Public Policy
  • 7+ years professional success in state government and/or in strategic public policy advocacy and government relations
  • Deep insight on the policymaking process in the U.S., with a focus on state legislatures, governors, and attorneys general
  • Ability to develop and execute a multi-year strategic advocacy program
  • Commitment to Discord’s mission to be the place online where everyone can find belonging
  • Ability to recruit, empower, and develop exceptional employees from diverse backgrounds
  • Willingness to travel as necessary within the U.S.
  • Introduce Discord to government policymakers and other stakeholders in the U.S. states
  • Develop and execute a multi-year government advocacy strategy
  • Identify emerging trends in the regulation of online communications services
  • Advocate for Discord’s position on key legislative and regulatory initiatives
  • Provide domain context and support for the company’s responses to regulator inquiries
  • Engage in public policy coalitions with peer companies and civil society organizations

Discord is a communication platform offering voice, video, and text capabilities, with low-latency voice and video, screen sharing, and moderation tools. It also provides a premium subscription called Nitro, offering higher quality streams and user customizations.

Company Stage

Series H

Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Stay healthy - We take care of our team with comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision plans.

Parental perks - Spend some quality time with the next generation with parental leave, fertility, adoption, and surrogacy benefits.

Kick back - Stay refreshed with over 19 paid holidays, use-what-you-need sick days, and four weeks of PTO.

Commute easy - In a non-COVID world, get up to $270 per month for your commuting and parking needs.

The loadout - When we’re back in the office, enjoy daily catered lunches and snacks, a desk fund to make your space yours, and whatever you need for your computer setup, including a headphone allowance.

Wellness on us - Take advantage of a quarterly wellness allowance for your gym membership or other wellness activities. Virtual yoga every week!

Transgender benefits - Discord will reimburse up to $20,000 for any procedure related to transition.

Discord HQ - Our office is located in Potrero Hill, a little neighborhood in San Francisco near awesome coffee and food.

Relocation - Excellent relocation bonuses for new hires moving to San Francisco (once it’s safe to return).