Policy Adviser (Digital and IP)

American Chamber of Commerce to the EU
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Apply by
    Jul-19-2019
  • Posted
    Jul 08

Position description

The American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (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 €2 trillion in 2018, directly supports more than 4.8 million jobs in Europe, and generates billions of euros annually in income, trade and research and development.

Responsible for the day-to-day organisation and advocacy work of AmCham EU committees, each comprising business professionals representing companies of American committed to Europe on trade, investment and competitiveness issues. The Policy Adviser, focused in digital and intellectual property policy matters, acts as a focal point for all related committee activities. He/she will report directly to the Policy Director.

Main tasks:

  • Develop close relationships with key EU officials and stakeholders;
  • Oversee the production and dissemination of policy papers and other advocacy materials;
  • Works collaboratively with our Press and Communications team;
  • Organise activities including meetings, conferences, seminars and visits;
  • Research and disseminate information on key EU issues for the membership; and
  • Manage all information flows;
  • Provide strategic advice and guidance on policy matters.

Qualifications

  • Required experience/understanding of EU digital and intellectual property policies;
  • Work experience and proven interest in European and international affairs;
  • University degree in European affairs, politics, foreign affairs and/or international relations;
  • Proven knowledge in the policy related areas;
  • 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 less than 4 years of professional experience.

Languages:

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

Application instructions

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV (maximum two pages) by e-mail with POLICY ADVISER in subject.

Deadline for applications: Friday 19 July 2019 (COB)

Please note that due to the large volume of applications we receive, AmCham EU will contact only successful candidates.

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