1.20.1 – INCOMPAS, the internet and competitive networks association, is currently seeking an attorney and policy advisor for its Washington, D.C.-based office with two to four years of tech and communications law and policy experience. This individual will gain valuable exposure and experience by working with the association’s policy team on issues important to our members. INCOMPAS’ members are competitive companies that deliver broadband, voice telephony, mobile and fixed wireless services, wholesale, backhaul, online video, cloud services and other applications, as well as their suppliers and professional partners. This position will report to the Chief Advocate & General Counsel. Candidates should be highly motivated and have strong academic credentials and writing skills. Expertise in broadband deployment issues, including universal service funding, mapping, privacy & cybersecurity, technology and Internet issues, such as net neutrality and Section 230 protections, and spectrum issues are a plus. Please highlight your particular experience in any of these areas. To apply, qualified candidates should send a resume, unofficial transcript, writing sample, and salary requirements to email@example.com.
- Conduct research and analyze various legal and regulatory issues that impact INCOMPAS members.
- Track and advise association on Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) proceedings and Congressional and state legislation.
- Draft comments, replies, and ex parte letters for FCC proceedings and prepare documents, declarations, data and other information in connection with ongoing advocacy efforts in Congress and with various administrative agencies.
- Advocate before FCC, NTIA, OSTP, and Congressional Offices.
Required Experience & Skills:
- J.D. from an accredited U.S. law school and member of the D.C. bar.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to listen effectively and translate information into a compelling story or policy position.
- Demonstrated written communication skills – individuals should submit one sample of his or her legal writing.
- Strong communicator through a variety of mediums, including email and Twitter.
- Comfortable attending meetings and interacting with senior executives in the government and business.
- Proficient with Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Westlaw and familiarity with Google Docs a plus.