Director/Senior Director, Policy (Telecommunications)

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The Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) is the premier global advocate for technology, representing the world's most innovative companies.

Reports to: Senior Vice President, Policy (Trust Data & Technology) & General Counsel

Come join the 
premier advocacy and policy organization for the world’s leading innovation companies as the Director/Senior Director of Policy (Telecommunications).  The Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) is seeking a Director/Senior Director of Policy to drive the development and advocacy of ITI’s telecommunications policy positions.  This position is located in Washington, DC.

The Director/Senior Director of Policy will drive the development and advocacy of ITI’s telecommunications policy positions, including broadband deployment, connectivity and other digital infrastructure issues, 5G policy, spectrum allocation, Over the Top Services (OTTs), net neutrality, and related regulations of these and other innovative technologies by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on behalf of preeminent global companies in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector.

The Director/Senior Director of Policy is responsible for international policy development and advocacy on these issues in the European Union and in countries around the world in order to promote regionally and globally consistent and innovation-enabling technology policies.  This role seeks opportunities to promote ITI’s member companies’ activities that advance innovation and connectivity.

ITI seeks candidates with an advanced degree in law (J.D. or equivalent preferred) plus a minimum of five years of experience developing and implementing relevant policy issues, including legal experience.  Experience working on telecom policy issues and experience in government affairs and public policy, including industry affairs and coalition building, is required.  Candidates should have an existing network of relationships in the telecom policy community in the United States and other global markets, including relationships with key government stakeholders.  Experience in a trade association, government, advocacy, or public policy position at a technology company is preferred.

How To Apply

If you believe you meet the requirements, please submit a resume to the job link.

Additional inquiries and questions can be emailed to Beth Cessna at [email protected].

ITI is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

About The Information Technology Industry Council (ITI)

Originally founded in 1916 and globally headquartered in Washington, DC, the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) is the premier advocacy and policy organization for the world’s leading innovation companies.  ITI advocates for public policies that advance innovation, open markets, and enable the transformational economic, societal, and commercial opportunities that our companies are creating.  ITI members represent the entire spectrum of technology from internet companies, to hardware and networking equipment manufacturers, to software developers.  ITI’s diverse membership and expert staff provide a broad perspective and intelligent insight in confronting the implications and opportunities of policy activities around the world.

ITI is committed to attracting creative, talented, and energetic team members who represent the diverse communities that they advocate for.  In addition to an open, friendly, and flexible work atmosphere, ITI offers employees a comprehensive health and benefits insurance package.

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