Director of Research & Economics

Location: Washington, DC

CCIA seeks an entrepreneurial, empirically-driven policy expert to direct the association’s research agenda. The director of research and economics will divide their time between conducting research relevant to the association’s mission and managing research initiatives sponsored by the association.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • advancing the Association’s mission and members’ policy agenda by devising and implementing a holistic research agenda to inform relevant policymaking
    • independently conduct and publicize research pertaining to policy issues within the Association’s policy focus
    • overseeing and managing third-party research initiatives supported by the Association
    • cultivating and managing relationships with third party experts to facilitate the Association’s research activities.
    • educating policymakers and the public about empirical findings of relevant research, and ensuring that association advocacy is supported by empirical evidence.

Minimum Qualifications: Four years relevant work experience in economic or policy analysis. Backgrounds in technology-oriented government, policy, think tanks/non-profits, trade associations, and/or international institutions or other relevant business experiences are sought.

Candidates must possess excellent communication skills, including persuasive and analytical writing, and public speaking, and a demonstrated ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects.

The ideal candidate will also possess:

    • Broad substantive knowledge of economics and technology policy.
    • Self-starting personality, strong organizational skills, and prior experience managing teams.
    • Willingness to interact with and work with the media.
    • Experience in government, government relations, or public policy pertaining to international competition and regulatory policy and practices.
    • Graduate degree in public policy, government, economics, law, or equivalent.
    • Familiarity with the products and services of CCIA member companies.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

To apply: Applicants are directed to send a cover message, resume and/or CV, including relevant publications, research and scholarship, salary requirements, and a relevant writing sample 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.

 

State Policy Director

Location: Washington, DC

CCIA seeks an experienced policy expert to oversee and expand the association’s advocacy on policy matters in the nation’s states. The State Policy Director will be responsible for advancing the association’s mission and the interests of association members in state capitals.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • tracking and prioritizing state regulatory and legislative action
    • coordinating with member companies to devise and implement strategies for appropriate engagement on key policy issues
    • building and maintaining relationships with state policymakers and political officials to inform policy processes and facilitate the development of sound technology policy, and
    • identifying, retaining, and managing local consultants, retainers, and other experts as needed.

Minimum Qualifications: Four years relevant work experience in economic or policy analysis at the state level. Backgrounds in technology-oriented government, policy, think tanks/non-profits, trade associations, and/or international institutions or other relevant business experiences are sought.

Candidates must possess excellent communication skills, including persuasive and analytical writing, and public speaking.

The ideal candidate will also possess:

    • Broad substantive knowledge of technology policy, including the state and local landscape.
    • Self-starting personality, strong organizational and project management skills, and prior experience managing teams.
    • Willingness to interact with and work with the media.
    • Graduate degree in public policy, government, economics, law, or equivalent.
    • Familiarity with the products and services of CCIA member companies.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

To apply: Applicants are directed to send a cover message, resume and/or CV, salary requirements, and a relevant writing sample 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