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Policy Associate DOT Europe

  • DOT Europe
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
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  • DOT Europe
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
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To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: hr@doteurope.eu


DOT Europe, the voice of the leading internet companies in Europe is looking for an enthusiastic Policy Associate to join our small, dynamic team. As a Policy Associate, you'll be at the forefront of shaping EU digital policy alongside corporate and political experts. Your role will involve crafting DOT Europe's stance and implementing advocacy on pivotal EU digital policy matters, with a special focus on data, artificial intelligence, and consumer policy.

DOT Europe is a small team; we are looking for a team player who is eager to engage and who easily adapts to a fast-paced (but enjoyable!) working environment.

MAIN TASKS:

  • Managing the User and Data Working groups of company representatives to develop the association’s position on issues of relevance;

  • Responsible for the production and dissemination of policy papers and other advocacy materials;

  • Provide analysis and advice on policy matters to our corporate members;

  • Representing DOT Europe in public-facing events, meetings and other forums related to your policy files;

  • Develop a network of contacts within the EU institutions and stakeholder community;

  • Organise activities including meeting, conferences, seminars;

  • Support in the roll-out of communications initiatives.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • University or advanced degree in Social Sciences, Political Sciences (EU studies, Political Science, International Relations), European law, etc;

  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in European affairs; knowledge of and strong interest in digital policy is a plus;

  • Solid understanding of the EU institutions and their workings, the legislative process and the policy context;

  • Excellent English and diplomatic writing skills;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact professionally and independently with internal and external stakeholders;

  • Experience in handling EU dossiers;

  • Strategic foresight and highly developed networking skills;

  • Cheerful team player with a good sense of humour.


WHAT WE OFFER IN RETURN:

  • A chance to work with the leading internet companies in Europe;

  • Full time employment contract, competitive salary according to experience and several benefits;

  • Being part of a young and enthusiastic team;

  • An office right at the heart of EU decision-making;

  • Opportunities for employee development (trainings, mentoring);

  • An opportunity to establish and build a profile as a digital policy expert.


Start date: Asap

HOW TO APPLY:

Send a cover letter and a CV (max. 2 pages) by email to hr@doteurope.eu with “policy associate” in the subject line.

We do not accept applications via LinkedIn. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ABOUT DOT EUROPE:

DOT Europe is the voice of the leading internet companies in Europe. DOT Europe prides itself on being a consensus-based organisation which brings a diverse membership together to agree on their collective stance on EU tech policy. Collectively our members provide Europe’s citizens and businesses with some of the internet’s most popular products, platforms and services.

DOT Europe has a young and dynamic Brussels-based team in the centre of EU policy making. We have a flexible and hybrid working policy.

DOT Europe is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunities for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at DOT Europe are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications and merits, without regard to race, ethnicity, colour, gender, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, religion or beliefs.
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To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: hr@doteurope.eu

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