Communications Manager, CCIA Europe (contract)

Location: Brussels

CCIA seeks a talented individual to join our growing Brussels office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

      • Manage CCIA Europe’s overall communications strategy;
      • Draft/edit press releases, blog posts, op-eds, etc. together with policy experts;
      • Manage relationships with EU-based reporters;
      • Manage CCIA Europe’s social media campaigns;
      • Manage relationships with relevant service providers, e.g., consultants and graphic designers;
      • Copy-editing and graphic design of CCIA Europe’s external communications;
      • Manage CCIA Europe’s monthly newsletter to members;
      • Coordinate with the EU communications teams of CCIA member companies;
      • Coordinate communication training of the EU team;
      • Coordinate external CCIA events;
      • Monitor relevant media and identify opportunities for CCIA engagement.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

      • Complete fluency in English with excellent written and verbal communications skills is required;
      • Bachelor degree in relevant field;
      • At least 3 years of relevant work experience, e.g., reporter or communications agency in the EU;
      • Experience managing social media campaigns;
      • Extensive experience with copy-editing, drafting, and desktop publishing;
      • Knowledge of EU policy, ideally with EU tech policy;
      • Familiarity with the services and business models of CCIA members;
      • Have the legal right to work in the EU;
      • Possess strong interpersonal skills;
      • Be driven and a self-starter;
      • Be passionate about the benefits of technology;
      • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment;
      • Be a team player.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Start Date: As soon as possible

To apply: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume/CV, salary requirements, and, if available, a relevant writing sample to [email protected]. Please mark “Communications Manager” in the email subject line.

This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled. Please note that due to the high volume of submissions only short-listed applicants will be contacted. CCIA is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Research Associate, CCIA Europe (contract)

Location: Brussels

CCIA’s EU office seeks a talented individual to support our Brussels office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

      • Research: Monitor and conduct research on specific EU policy files and on developments in technology industries;
      • Reporting: Participate in internal and external meetings and conferences and write summaries for CCIA colleagues and members;
      • Outreach support: Assist in meeting requests with EU and Member States officials and the organisation of events;
      • Strategic support: ​​In coordination with the team, develop public policy and advocacy strategies.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

      • MA/LLM degree related to EU affairs, competition law would be preferable;
      • Knowledge of and interest in EU public policy and government affairs affecting the technology industry, e.g. EU competition, state aid, foreign subsidies policies.
      • Knowledge of and interest in technology companies’ business models;
      • Excellent writing and editing skills;
      • Fluency in English, both written and spoken;
      • Good analytical skills;
      • Ability to independently manage and meet multi-project deadlines;
      • An excellent team player;
      • Some experience in European public affairs would be an asset. This could be a previous internship in an EU institution or permanent representation, law firm, tech company representation, or another trade association;
      • Have the legal authorisation to work in Belgium.

The selected candidate will join CCIA’s fun and fast-paced EU office, working on high profile technology policy issues with the world’s leading companies. The candidate will get the opportunity to gain an insider’s perspective on the EU decision making process and to build his/her professional EU network.

Exact start and end-dates will be decided jointly. Some remote work must be expected given the Covid-19 situation.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Start Date: Q4 2021 (until mid-2022)

To apply: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume/CV, salary requirements, and, if available, a relevant writing sample to [email protected]. Please mark “Research Associate” in the email subject line.

This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled. Please note that due to the high volume of submissions only short-listed applicants will be contacted. CCIA is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Legal Intern, Washington, DC

Location: Washington, DC

Please note CCIA is not currently accepting applications for legal interns at this time.

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 [email protected].