Policy Counsel

Location: Washington, DC

CCIA seeks a Policy Counsel to cover telecommunications and media issues of interest to CCIA and its member companies.  Since 1972, CCIA has stood for open markets, open networks, and open competition.  CCIA has a wide range of members from internet companies, to telecommunications network providers, to chipset and handset makers.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • leading CCIA’s policy development and legal analysis on telecommunications and media issues, such as net neutrality, spectrum, broadband deployment, media mergers, video programming, satellite, and over-the-top communications (OTT), in coordination with CCIA member companies and other Association personnel;
  • authoring industry comments, legal research and analysis, oral advocacy, and assisting in the drafting of all CCIA communications (e.g. press releases, op-eds, position papers) on telecommunications and media issues;
  • leading CCIA’s advocacy and outreach on telecommunications and media issues before the House, Senate, Federal Communications Commission (FCC), National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), the Executive Branch, and international agencies (lobbyist registration may be required); and
  • liaising with coalitions of representatives from industry, public interest groups, and academia on public policy issues.

Minimum Qualifications: Three years relevant work experience in public policy, government, regulatory affairs, economics, or law.  The ideal candidate must have strong academic credentials; excellent research, writing, and oral communication skills; and a demonstrated ability to perform effectively on a team.  A J.D. is preferred, but not required.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

To apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, salary requirements, two advocacy-oriented writing samples, and three professional references to careers@ccianet.org. This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled. Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of this position will be considered and will receive responses.



Legal Intern, Washington, DC

Location: Washington, DC

CCIA is always looking for bright, capable individuals for our internship program in our DC office.  We hire interns for the summer, and the fall and spring semesters, and accept applications on a rolling basis.

Interns work on a variety of ongoing and emerging Internet issues from both a legal and policy standpoint.  Subject matter may include: intellectual property (primarily copyright and patent), international trade, privacy, telecommunications, and antitrust.  Familiarity with Congress and legislative process, and courses in copyright, patent law, legal protection of computer software, and international IP treaties are highly preferable.

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter and writing sample to Ali Sternburg, Senior Policy Counsel, at asternburg@ccianet.org

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