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TikTok Shop - Policy & Program Manager, Emergency Management

Seattle, WA


TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok has global offices including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul and Tokyo.

Why Join Us
Creation is the core of TikTok's purpose. Our platform is built to help imaginations thrive. This is doubly true of the teams that make TikTok possible.
Together, we inspire creativity and bring joy - a mission we all believe in and aim towards achieving every day.
To us, every challenge, no matter how difficult, is an opportunity; to learn, to innovate, and to grow as one team. Status quo? Never. Courage? Always.
At TikTok, we create together and grow together. That's how we drive impact - for ourselves, our company, and the communities we serve.

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About the team
TikTok's E-commerce Governance & Experience (GNE) team is a global team responsible for ensuring that our platform provides a safe, welcoming, and enjoyable experience for our merchants, creators and community. Our mission is to provide world-class service and experience for customers, sellers and creators. As a Policy & Program Manager, Emergency Management within GNE, you will play an impactful role in building and scaling policies and programs that enable TikTok E-commerce to keep our platform safe and in compliance with laws. You will also manage regional time-sensitive escalations and e-commerce risk incidents, partnering closely with Legal, Policy, Operations and Product teams to mitigate legal, reputational and ecosystem risks. The work will also involve partnering with cross-functional teams to engage with regulators.

About the role
- Develop and optimize policies and processes for identifying, analyzing, and resolving time-critical and cross-domain problems related to TikTok's sellers, creators and community.
- Manage cross-domain policy escalations from start-to-end, driving stakeholder consensus, as well as conducting root-cause analyses to build prevention capabilities.
- Create and refine program frameworks for strategic incident/emergency management, collaborating with cross-functional stakeholders to implement long term solutions. This includes but is not limited to legal/regulatory stakeholder engagements, regulatory compliance protocols, cross-team workflow optimization.
- Conduct regular monitoring of the media/regulatory landscape, key performance metrics and escalations trends to produce actionable data-driven insights, delivering feedback to drive improvements to TikTok's e-commerce policies, processes, systems, and products, mitigating future risk to our customers and users.
- Develop subject matter expertise across TikTok e-commerce infrastructure, policies, products, tools, systems, and data.


- 5 years experience in risk investigations/operations and policy/process development, preferably in an online operations, trust & safety, consulting, business analytics, or intelligence research environment.
- Experience in and/or demonstrable knowledge of legal/regulatory/safety risk management, incident/crisis management, public relations, or public policy is highly preferred. Understanding of regional e-commerce regulations, and online content safety issues are a plus.
- Experience solving cross-functional problems, analysing and translating data to make recommendations and drive actionable business decisions. Data interpretation is required in this role. Proficiency with SQL or Excel is a plus.
- Proven ability to make important and high-quality decisions independently and multi-task in rapidly-evolving high-pressure situations.
- Strong communication, training and presentation skills. Mandatory business-level proficiency in English (written and spoken) for global collaboration & communications.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Previous e-commerce experience.

TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

TikTok is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our recruitment processes for candidates with disabilities, pregnancy, sincerely held religious beliefs or other reasons protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation, please reach out to us at

Job Information

[For Pay Transparency] Compensation Description (annually)

The base salary range for this position in the selected city is $108088 - $196544 annually.

Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on a number of factors, including a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and experience, and location. Base pay is one part of the Total Package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work, and this role may be eligible for additional discretionary bonuses/incentives, and restricted stock units.

Our company benefits are designed to convey company culture and values, to create an efficient and inspiring work environment, and to support our employees to give their best in both work and life. We offer the following benefits to eligible employees:

We cover 100% premium coverage for employee medical insurance, approximately 75% premium coverage for dependents and offer a Health Savings Account(HSA) with a company match. As well as Dental, Vision, Short/Long term Disability, Basic Life, Voluntary Life and AD&D insurance plans. In addition to Flexible Spending Account(FSA) Options like Health Care, Limited Purpose and Dependent Care.

Our time off and leave plans are: 10 paid holidays per year plus 17 days of Paid Personal Time Off (PPTO) (prorated upon hire and increased by tenure) and 10 paid sick days per year as well as 12 weeks of paid Parental leave and 8 weeks of paid Supplemental Disability.

We also provide generous benefits like mental and emotional health benefits through our EAP and Lyra. A 401K company match, gym and cellphone service reimbursements. The Company reserves the right to modify or change these benefits programs at any time, with or without notice.

Client-provided location(s): Seattle, WA, USA
Job ID: TikTok-7321841379608299803
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • HSA
    • Life Insurance
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • On-Site Gym
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Parental Benefits

    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Casual Dress
    • Snacks
    • Pet-friendly Office
    • Happy Hours
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Performance Bonus
    • Company Equity
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
    • Mentor Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)

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