Employer: News Media Alliance
Location: Arlington, VA
Date Posted: September 17, 2019

9.19.6 – News Media Alliance, a trade organization representing over 2,000 news publishers both in the U.S. and internationally, seeks a Director, Digital Advocacy and Counsel, with 5-7 years of experience in public policy or advocacy.  The Director will focus on policy initiatives affecting news media outlets and digital distribution of news content, including areas related to copyright, privacy, advertising, international policy and relationships with the tech platforms.  This role will be responsible for advancing the association’s digital policy advocacy agenda on these issues before the U.S. Congress, federal agencies, international organizations and governments, and other third-parties.  The Director is also expected to assist with the organization’s compliance with state and federal legal requirements and to work with the Alliance communications team on digital policy-related issues.

The successful candidate must have a law degree from an ABA-accredited law school and be a member of a state bar in good standing.  The candidate must also have a demonstrated ability to manage issues and projects, superior communications skills, and the ability to analyze policy developments to make sound recommendations.  Being comfortable working in a fast-paced environment is essential, while experience in technology policy are beneficial.  To apply, please send you cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to jobs@newsmediaalliance.org.