Policy Manager

Allied for Startups
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 11

Position description

Allied for Startups is seeking a full-time Policy Manager to join our international and dynamic team in Brussels! The role requires a thoughtful, articulate, energetic self-starter who will:

  • Lead, organise, and coordinate our policy priorities and activities;
  • Engage with member associations & industry stakeholders to facilitate discussions;
  • Advance Allied for Startups’ activities in Europe and globally;
  • Contribute to developing and executing policy campaigns across a range of issues, including data & privacy, AI, platforms, net neutrality, ecosystems, and economic impact;
  • Engage with policymakers, key stakeholders, opinion, and community leaders on all levels;
  • Oversee coordination of all members of the Alliance, ensuring communication across the key group of countries within the EU;
  • Represent Allied for Startups at global conferences and build connections for the association in member countries;
  • Connect with global policy makers at the international level on behalf of startups and our members.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 4-7 years experience, preferably in a European Institution, trade association, or agency;
  • Expertise on public policy and government affairs, ideally in the technology sector;
  • Successful track record in fast-moving environments;
  • Excellent communicator with great interpersonal and presentation skills;
  • Ability to integrate with an existing team while giving new impulses at the same time;
  • Relationship builder;
  • Strong writer with proven ability to communicate complex issues simply and clearly;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English; ability with French, German, and other languages is a plus;
  • Proven track record of building alliances with like-minded trade groups or companies;
  • Frequent travel within the European Union may be necessary;
  • The ability to work in Belgium.

Application instructions

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