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Junior Data Policy Officer

  • Allied For Startups
Belgium
Full-time
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  • Allied For Startups
Belgium
Full-time
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To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: hello@alliedforstartups.org


ABOUT US: 

Allied for Startups is the voice of startups in politics and government. We represent over 46 European and global startup associations (France Digitale, Startup Canada, Italian Tech Alliance), making their voice heard in international organisations and governments. Our fields of work include digital policies and startup-relevant topics such as platform governance, data, artificial intelligence, and digital health.

ABOUT THE POSITION: 

The position requires you to research, publish and develop policy concepts around the increasing challenge for data-intensive startups to transfer and process data in a global and interconnected society. The role is designed to consider these issues from a startup perspective while establishing a broader dialogue with investors, academics, policymakers, and companies in various industries who have been dealing with the issue for longer and can lend their expertise to the startup ecosystem.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE SHOULD MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:

  • Be a self-starting data & policy enthusiast; an independent & creative thinker;

  • Excellent language skills in English;

  • Emotional intelligence and strong interpersonal skills are a must;

  • Knowledge and understanding of the global policy landscape;

  • Demonstrates skills to lead organisational and administrative tasks;

  • Hold a bachelors’ degree.

  • Be eligible to work in the EU.


MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Shape and execute a workstream on data flows related policies;

  • Encourage open dialogue with policy makers and other relevant stakeholders;

  • Do research on policy issues and drive their uptake internally & externally;

  • Contribute to further positioning and advocacy efforts;

  • Build & maintain ties with stakeholders in the data policy space;

  • Play a proactive role in everyday operations.


WE OFFER:

  • To be part of a unique, dynamic team and a flexible organisation;

  • The opportunity to build knowledge and a network within the data, startup and policy industry;

  • Exposure to a vibrant startup and innovation scene and policymakers;

  • Influencing and shaping the public debate around cutting edge technologies;

  • Opportunity to put your creativity to the test and implementing own ideas;

  • A competitive remuneration package under Convention d'Immersion Professionnelle;


HOW TO APPLY:

Please send us a 1- page CV, and a 1-page motivation letter that answers the following questions: Why is this position relevant in the current policy environment and how would you do in the role?

Please send your application to hello@alliedforstartups.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. As a small team we are unfortunately unable to answer all applications, if you haven’t heard from us after 1 month of submitting your application you may assume that unfortunately your application was not selected.
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Apply for this job

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: hello@alliedforstartups.org

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