Manager, International Public Policy
Employment type: Full time
Access Partnership seeks a confident, intelligent, articulate, proven policy professional with a strong interest in international technology, telecoms, and Internet policy, based in our London office. The selected candidate will be an integral part of our Public Policy team, responsible for managing relationships with and delivering actionable intelligence and analysis to Fortune 500 companies in the ICT industry and beyond.
Access Partnership has offices in London, Brussels, Abu Dhabi, Dakar, Singapore, and Washington DC. Our organisation is a specialist government relations firm supporting the technology policy issues for clients from a range of industries, including ICT hardware, software, satellite, mobile, Internet industries, retail, and banking. We cover public policy issues across the information technology and telecommunications fields – including trade, cloud computing, privacy, security, Internet governance, spectrum, development, intellectual property, tax, and standards – among others.
- Represent clients in meetings with industry and national governments, initially in the UK, and then in Brussels and other EU member states.
- Help drive the business strategy and execute on UK and EU related customer deliverables.
- Draft high-quality memoranda, presentations, and marketing materials on short timelines.
- Develop public policy positions, advocacy strategies, and talking points based on commercial interests.
- Build and maintain a network of government and industry contacts in key markets; collaborate with stakeholders on positions in intergovernmental processes.
- Research and analyse policy topics, political trends, processes, and regulations.
- Meet or exceed business development targets by identifying and securing new clients; provide a professional face for the firm through writing and speaking engagements.
- Conduct managerial and administrative tasks as needed.
Desired skills and experience
- 5+ years of relevant professional experience.
- Communication skills and commercial expertise equal to the task of “translating” regulatory processes and technical requirements into meaningful impact assessments for companies.
- An understanding of international cultural dynamics and communications.
- Proven ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and spoken.
- Strong research skills.
- Previous experience in consulting, technology policy, and/or government service.
- Experience of working in policy or politics in the UK and/or the EU.
Base salary is competitive and commensurate with experience, and the company offers a generous bonus scheme and pension plan.
How to apply
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