The successful candidate will be a talented and hardworking individual able to formulate policy and to represent the internet industry’s interests in EU policy making.
Responsibilities will include:
- Formulate CCIA’s policy position in the field of EU e-privacy, electronic communications and related areas in coordination with CCIA member companies;
- Advocating CCIA policy towards European policymakers;
- Communicating CCIA policy to the outside world through blogs and social media;
- Event organisation and assisting colleagues as needed;
- Drafting policy positions and communications material;
- Constructing alliances with relevant stakeholders to advance CCIA positions;
- Identifying and analysing legislative proposals for the benefit of members and colleagues.
Start Date: As soon as possible
The ideal candidate will:
- Possess strong interpersonal skills;
- Write and speak excellent English; other major European languages an advantage;
- Have at least two years of work experience related to EU-policy. A background in government, public policy, think tanks, trade associations, consultancy, international institutions or relevant corporate experience an advantage, but not a prerequisite.
- Be passionate about the benefits of the Internet;
- Enjoy working in a fast moving and dynamic team environment.
- An understanding of EU proposals on e-privacy and the electronic communications code;
- An understanding of EU Digital Single Market proposals;
- A strong educational background;
- Fluency in English and ideally at least one other major EU language;
- Effective use of modern communications tools e.g. social media;
- Familiarity with the services of CCIA member companies.
Applicants should send a short CV and a cover letter to Vice President & Head of Office, Christian Borggreen (firstname.lastname@example.org). Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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@example.com