Advocacy Manager (Digital Consumer Issues)

Location
England,London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
19 Mar 2018
Closes
16 Apr 2018
Ref
13904940/001
Contact
Alec Zetter
Job Discipline
Communications, Other, PR & Media
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Charities
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are recruiting for an Advocacy Manager with an emphasis on digital technology and consumer issues.


Client Details

Working in a small team, the successful candidate will lead on and become an expert in consumer technology, developing the public agenda over time.


Description

This is a new position in an international association where the successful candidate will be responsible for liaising with regulators, tech companies, civil society, enforcement bodies, think tanks and represent the organisation to political, government, corporate and media audiences on a regular basis.

Other responsibilities include:

* Deliver high quality research and policy work, and working with externally commissioned experts;

* Writing communication materials such as reports, briefings, articles, blogs and news items;

* Keeping fully abreast of developments in relation to the programme and relevant international organisations;

* Regularly monitoring activities against agreed targets, including budget and resource issues.


Profile

The ideal candidate will:

* Have demonstrable experience of engagement with internal and external stakeholders across multiple audiences;

* Be a first-class communicator, both written and orally, including evidence of high-quality written reports, policy briefings and articles;

* Be adaptable to a fast-moving policy agenda;

* Ideally, have experience of working on issues around digital technology.

Importantly, we are looking for an individual with experience of building and maintain relationships with external stakeholders, including the membership, and demonstrable experience of shaping the policy agenda around emerging challenges.


Job Offer

£Competitive salary

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