Policy Officer/Policy Advisor, CCIA Europe (contract)
CCIA’s EU office seeks a talented individual able to represent the wider technology industry’s interests in formulating EU tech regulation.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Identifying and analysing legislative proposals for the benefit of members and colleagues;
- Formulating CCIA’s policy position in specific fields of EU tech regulation, e.g. artificial intelligence, autonomous driving and online payments;
- Drafting policy positions and communications material;
- Advocating CCIA policy with European policymakers;
- Communicating CCIA policy to the public;
- Organising events and assisting colleagues as needed;
- Identifying and coordinating alliances with other relevant stakeholders to advance CCIA positions.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
- Complete fluency in English with excellent written and verbal communications skills is required;
- One year of relevant work experience related to EU-policy, e.g. EU institutions, EU Member State government, think tank, trade association, consultancy or tech company;
- A Masters degree in a relevant topic, e.g. EU law;
- A good understanding of key elements of EU tech regulation;
- Familiarity with the services and business models of CCIA member companies;
- Experience with communication campaigns and effective use of modern communication tools e.g. social media;
- 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: September or October 2021
To apply: Applicants are directed to send a cover message, resume/CV and a relevant writing sample to [email protected]. This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled. Please note that due to the large number of applications only those individuals whose qualifications match the 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 [email protected].
Please note CCIA is not currently accepting applications for legal interns at this time.