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We are recruiting for an Advocacy Manager with an emphasis on digital technology and consumer issues.


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

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.

The Successful 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.

You will already be working on issues around internet policy, e-commerce, financial technology (FinTech), the internet of things, sharing economy or another area of technological policy.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Alec Zetter by clicking on the Apply button below. When applying please quote reference ‘107/18/PubAffairs’.

Processes are ongoing, and appointments will be made as soon as suitable candidates are identified and interviewed. You are encouraged to get in touch ASAP.

Your application will be reviewed by Michael Page. Please be aware we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

Apply online

  • Fill out the short form below and upload your CV.

Closing date

The closing date for applications for this post is 11:59pm on Wednesday 18th April 2018