Snap is reinventing the camera and its traditional uses. By changing the way people live and communicate through the company's Snapchat app, the company is contributing to the progress of humans. This progress is seen in how individuals are able to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world and have fun with other individuals. The company currently inhabits the former New York Times office building in the heart of Times Square.
The company's mission, "To build a camera company that allows people to freely express themselves with the people they care about most," is carried out every day by the people behind the company name. That's why leadership believes in hiring individuals who are kind, smart, creative and from all walks of life.
The leadership team at Snap is as accessible as possible to employees. And that's done on purpose. Every team member is encouraged to approach leadership with any questions, concerns, ideas, opinion or feedback they have.
"I've worked alongside some pretty stellar people over the years, and I have tried to grab a trait or more from each. One component I've tried to leverage over the years is genuine openness," said Brett Wein, Head of Verticals. "I purposely moved my seat from the corner of the office over to the middle of the sales floor."
The entire company believes in being transparent. Whether it's across teams or between senior leadership and new hires, the organization is like an open book. As an example of this, Wein runs a program called Between Two Ferns. The program encourages employees to submit some serious, actual questions along with some that are personal and fun to the leadership team. This brings leadership to life for the team.
"I think our culture is unique in the sense that many of us have a foundational love and respect for what Snap is offering to Snapchatters and our advertisers," said Wein. "We are a relatively small team compared to some of our competitors, which makes us all try harder. This makes all wins -- big or small -- feel really special to all of us. We hear how much our clients want us to win out there and that continues to put the wind in our sails."
Employees say the best part of working at Snap is the people you get to work with. The team at Snap is fun, vibrant, collaborative and impact-driven. The company fosters an environment where each team member is encouraged to bring their true, authentic self to work every day.
"My favorite part about Snap is working alongside the smartest and hardest working team in the business," said Michele Nevitt, Manager of Advertiser Solutions. "As a people manager, it's my job to make sure my team knows I am here to support them, but that they also have the autonomy to run their own accounts."
The fact that the company is still pretty small gives each team member lots of opportunities to have an impact on the company. These contributions are not only encouraged, but also celebrated. Leadership takes time out of each team meeting to highlight every win.
We challenge each other to tackle problems in unique and different ways, and we encourage new thinking to drive growth. - Nevitt
The team regularly attends Snap Councils, which is an internal program. The council provides a platform for employees to connect with each other on a more personal level. They share stories, collaborate on creative activities and more at these councils. The program is a good way for the company to foster empathy and open communication among the team.
"The office is full of people who possess an incredible amount of drive and determination," said Michael Clemons, Creative Specialist. "Each person brings their A-game to work with them every day, which helps push you to do the same. It brings so much inspiration to daily life in the office."
The leadership team at Snap has your back when it comes to job perks. They ensure you have access to everything you need to be healthy and happy. While every Snap office offers its own set of benefits, here's a list of perks that are offered throughout the entire organization:
Additionally, Snap offers a Learning & Development program that allows employees to continue honing their skills. Plus individual teams have budgets to send eligible employees to industry conferences, trainings and more. It's pretty obvious Snap cares about your health and professional success. It's no wonder people love working there.
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Snap Salaries By Job Title
On average, employees at Snap stay with the company for 1.7 years. Employees most commonly join Snap after leaving US Army. When they leave Snap, they most frequently get their next job at Anytime Fitness.
|Average Length of Employment|
ALL STARS S R O2.3 years
Carmike Cinemas2.1 years
|Top Employers Before Snap|
US Army10.8 %
Gold's Gym9.5 %
Anytime Fitness7.7 %
|Top Employers After Snap|
Anytime Fitness10.4 %
LA Fitness9.1 %
Life Time Fitness8.4 %
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