15 Sep 2022

JOB VACANCY: Intern for Digital Technology & Innovation (DTI) Policy Support

We are looking for a passionate candidate to support the Digital Technology & Innovation (DTI) Policy team. Deadline to apply: 30. September.

About DIGITALEUROPE

DIGITALEUROPE is the leading trade association representing digitally transforming industries in Europe.

We stand for a regulatory environment that enables European businesses and citizens to prosper from digital technologies. We wish Europe to grow, attract and sustain the world’s best digital talents and technology companies.

Together with our members, we shape the industry policy positions on all relevant legislative matters and contribute to the development and implementation of relevant EU policies. Our membership represents over 35,000 businesses who operate and invest in Europe. It includes 78 corporations which are global leaders in their field of activity, as well as 39 national trade associations from across Europe.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Support the Digital Technology & Innovation (DTI) Policy team with day-to-day activities including working across different policy groups (sustainability, trade, digital transformation, commerce etc). 
  • Support the organisation of events, meetings, agendas, and presentations. 
  • Drafting reports and preparing summaries. 
  • Conducting desk research on various topics especially related to market access and technology topics. 
  • Communication with members and external stakeholders. 
  • Attend internal and external meetings, draft minutes. 
  • Monitor EU policy developments that impact technology and market placement. 
  • Support in the development of DIGITALEUROPE policy papers.

Required competencies and skills

  • Someone with a keen interest in EU policy making which could be:
    • A student enrolled in – or just completed – a social studies or a technical programme with strong analytical skills and keen interest in public affairs
    • A person looking to get into policy work particularly with an interest in the functioning of the digital single market, and digital technologies.
  • Someone who is very organised, has a natural sense of structure and time estimation.
  • Someone who is hands-on, highly motivated, friendly and approachable.
  • Someone who is prepared to work flexibly, undertake additional duties and work in a very dynamic workplace.
  • Someone who can schedule their own workload and achieve targets and deadlines.
  • Someone who has good editing and proof-reading skills, and able to use editing and spreadsheet tools.
  • Someone with strong analytical skills, attention to detail and a results-driven mindset.
  • Someone who can conduct desk research and contribute information to policy papers.

How to apply

  • Interested candidates should send a CV and a short motivation letter by 30 September 2022 via this this application form.
  • Based on the volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews online, expected to occur during the month of October 2022 via MS Teams. Second interviews will potentially include a presentation task.
Apply by 30 September

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