Friday, December 19, 2014

Public Knowledge Hiring

Public Knowledge Job Opening: Policy Advocate

Position Summary: The Policy Advocate will play a key role in the development of Public Knowledge's approach to promoting innovation, consumer rights, and the free flow of information. The Policy Advocate position presents a rare opportunity for a hard-working, creative advocate to work in a cutting-edge issue area and to become a public figure in the field.

Position Status: Full-time

Location: Washington, D.C.

Reports to: Public Knowledge President and Vice President

Application Deadline: January 16th, 2015

Essential Duties:

  • Represent the organization before policy making bodies, such as Congress, the Federal Communications Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Copyright Office
  • Prepare and/or assist with preparation of filings for submission in administrative proceedings and before courts
  • Write articles and blog posts about current communications and technology policy issues
  • Represent Public Knowledge before audiences at conferences, meetings and press events
  • Maintain contact with a diverse array of constituencies aligned with the goals of PK
  • Work with reporters, bloggers and other media outlets as needed

Qualifications:

  • Either a law degree and at least two years of experience in communications, technology or copyright law and/or policy OR a bachelor's degree and more substantial experience in communications, technology, or copyright law and policy
  • Experience with economics, antitrust and competition law, or other facets of technology law
  • Familiarity with Congress and the administrative rulemaking processes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and interest in evolving technologies
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to produce high‐quality results on tight deadlines and with little oversight

Compensation: Public Knowledge provides competitive compensation, excellent benefits and opportunities for professional growth.

To Apply: Send a resume including salary history; cover letter stating your interest in Public Knowledge, and two writing samples (max. 5 pages each) to: jobs@publicknowledge.org, with the subject line "Policy Advocate."  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis beginning December 4, 2014; open until filled.

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