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ACT seeks Policy Officer (m/f)

Association of Commercial Television 2-3y Junior Level  Brussel, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium 14 Okt 2016

Job Description

The Association of Commercial Television in Europe (ACT) – represents the leading commercial broadcasters in Europe and is looking to hire a

Policy Officer (m/f)

to support the team with work in the field of the Digital Single Market as it applies to the commercial television sector.

We are looking for an ambitious self-starter with great analytical and communication skills.

Tasks include:

  • Support in the development of policy positions and analyses
  • Support with institutional relations
  • Support to the association’s working groups
  • Representing the association externally
  • Reporting to the Director of Legal and Public Affairs

Must Haves (Candidates without the below need not apply):

  • You speak and write English fluently
  • You have a good understanding of copyright and audiovisual legislation
  • You have at least two years experience in European public policy working in Brussels for a trade association, regional/national representation, law firm, consultancy or other relevant organisation

Other important elements to your profile:

  • You have a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline, such as law, political science or European studies
  • You have experience with EU digital policy
  • You have good knowledge of EU decision-making processes
  • You have the ability to multi-task and a proactive, self-starting ‘can do’ attitude
  • You feel comfortable speaking in public
  • Good team player
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel

For more information please send your CV and a cover letter to Alison Leonard at al@acte.be with subject line – “ACT policy officer vacancy”.

Compensation:

The package for the post is competitive

Starting date:

ASAP

About ACT:

The Association of Commercial Television in Europe represents the interests of leading commercial broadcasters in 37 European countries. The ACT member companies finance, produce, promote and distribute content and services benefiting millions of Europeans across all platforms. At ACT we believe that the healthy and sustainable commercial broadcasting sector has an important role to play in the European economy, society and culture. Our role is to protect and to promote the interests of the European private broadcasters. We engage with the EU institutions to achieve a balanced and appropriate regulatory framework which will encourage further investment and growth in our sector. This will allow the commercial audiovisual industry to continue to do what we do best – getting great content to viewers.

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