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Policy Adviser (Digital & Intellectual Property)

AmCham EU speaks for American companies committed to Europe on trade, investment and competitiveness issues. It aims to ensure a growth-orientated business and investment climate in Europe. AmCham EU facilitates the resolution of transatlantic issues that impact business and plays a role in creating better understanding of EU and US positions on business matters. Aggregate US investment in Europe totalled more than €3.4 trillion in 2021, directly supports more than 4.9 million jobs in Europe, and generates billions of euros annually in income, trade and research and development.  

 

Job Description:

The Policy Adviser is responsible for the day-to-day management of AmCham EU committees, which bring together business professionals from our member companies. He/she is focused on digital & intellectual property policy matters, acts as a focal point for all related strategy and advocacy activities. Reports directly to the Policy Director and works in close coordination with the team. 

Main tasks: 

Develop close relationships with key EU and US officials and stakeholders; 
Oversee the production and dissemination of policy papers and other advocacy materials; 
Work collaboratively with Content, Communications and Operations teams; 
Organise activities including meetings, conferences, seminars and visits; 
Research and disseminate information on focus areas for the membership; and 
Provide strategic advice and guidance on policy matters. 

Qualifications/Skills/Experience Required: 

Excellent understanding of digital and intellectual property;

Work experience and proven interest in European and international affairs; 

Strategic foresight and highly developed networking skills; 
University degree in European affairs, trade, politics, foreign affairs and/or international relations; 
Excellent writing and interpersonal skills and diplomacy; 
Work well in a dynamic team; 
Strong organisational and administrative skills; 
Computer literacy (particularly Word and CRM); 
Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of professional experience. 

Languages: Fluent English (both written and spoken); another EU language an advantage

Start date: October-November 2022.

To apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV (maximum two pages) by e-mail to policyvacancy@amchameu.eu with POLICY ADVISER  (DEC & IP) in the subject line.

Deadline for applications: Friday 23 September 2022

While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.