13 Aug 2019

Seeking a Policy Officer/Manager for Digital Commerce

Job title

Policy Officer/Manager for Digital Commerce


Job purpose

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.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Policy Officer/Manager (depending on experience) who will be responsible for coordinating the work on consumer-related files, copyright and intermediary liability. Knowledge in one or more of the abovementioned topics is highly recommended and should be highlighted in both the CV and the cover letter.


Required competencies and skills

  • Degree in law, economics, political science or a related field.
  • 1-3 years of work experience in a policy, advocacy, government or campaigns role. Experience working with the European institutions is a plus.
  • Understanding of, or interest in, consumer policy, copyright (incl. private copying levies) and online intermediary policy (incl. Terrorist Content Online/Digital Services Act).
  • Ability to build consensus and promote trust both externally and internally.
  • Excellent research, writing and analytical skills.
  • Ability to synthesise policy documents, identifying relevant key points, facts and statistics that help explain complicated policy topics to broad audiences in a concise way.
  • Ability to drive advocacy campaigns combining policy lobbying and media work.
  • Excellent writing skills in English and in another EU language.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and culturally diverse environment, with competing priorities and workloads.
  • Well-organised with ability to multitask.
  • Ability to consistently apply good judgment and make good and responsible decisions.


Recruitment process

Interested candidates should forward their CV and motivation letter to jobs@digitaleurope.org by 30 August. Please note that by sending us your CV and cover letter, you agree for us to share this information with relevant Policy staff.

Due to the volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

DIGITALEUROPE offers a permanent contract with a competitive salary package. Expected starting date is as soon as possible.

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