Analyst, International Public Policy
Employment type: Full time
Location: Washington DC
Access Partnership enables consumer access to technology. To do this, we create the environment that allows governments to adopt technologies effectively and responsibly by analysing global trends for the risks and opportunities they create for technology businesses and users of technology, identifying strategies to mitigate those risks and driving opportunities to our clients’ advantage. Our firm uniquely mixes public policy and engineering competencies to achieve our goals. We have five offices around the world and are growing.
Access Partnership seeks a junior professional with a strong interest in international government relations and technology policy to advance our clients’ interests on the global stage. The selected candidate will be responsible for delivering intelligence, analysis and advocacy to firms with global presence in the ICT industry.
We support clients from the ICT hardware and software, satellite, mobile, Internet and related industries. We cover public policy issues across the information technology and telecommunications fields – including spectrum, trade, cloud computing, privacy, security, Internet governance, Internet of Things, and standards – among others. This position is focused largely on technologies used in the maritime and aeronautical arenas.
- Research and analyse national regulations, international regulatory proceedings, and commercial and political trends.
- Provide competitive intelligence in support of clients’ business interests.
- Develop public policy positions, advocacy strategies, and talking points.
- Draft high-quality memos, presentations, matrixes, and marketing materials on short timelines.
- Build and maintain a network of government contacts in key markets; collaborate with stakeholders on positions in intergovernmental processes.
- Represent clients in discussions with national governments and in multilateral fora.
- Contribute to business development through research on new clients and industry trends.
- Coordinate with colleagues on other teams to manage telecommunication licensing projects.
- Assist with project management, manage client records and conduct administrative tasks as needed.
Desired skills and experience
- 2-3 years of relevant professional experience.
- Degree in international relations, public policy, international trade, law, or related field.
- Ability to “translate” regulatory processes and technical requirements into meaningful impact assessments and briefs.
- Exceptional writing skills and demonstrated research abilities.
- Effectiveness in managing across and within teams.
- A passion for problem-solving, an ability to grasp new and technical concepts quickly, and a resourceful attitude toward finding ways to get things done and meet professional goals.
- Expertise in managing cross-cultural dynamics and communications.
- Ability to work under pressure and on short notice.
- Fluency in one or more foreign languages, preferably Spanish
- Previous experience in consulting, technology policy, or government service.
- Talent in graphic design, data visualisation, or Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint.
This is an opportunity for broad growth and development. Base salary is competitive and commensurate with experience, and the employee will be eligible for a bonus.
How to apply
Write a concise email to firstname.lastname@example.org that tells us why you’re the right person for the job, and include a copy of your CV. Please use “Analyst, International Public Policy” as the subject title for your email.