Job description

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Provide value to member companies by helping develop, promote, and execute the U.S. Chamber’s trade and regulatory priorities in Europe and the U.K. Liaise with a wide range of companies, government agencies, and business associations in the U.S., Europe, and the U.K.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify and manage key EU/U.K. trade, investment, and commercial policy issues with particular attention to financial services, defense, and tax policy.
  • Write policy position papers, reports, meeting briefings, testimony, speeches, and other materials for external and internal audiences, including government officials, corporate members, policy committees, media outlets, Chamber executives, and the public.
  • Draft and present timely trade, investment, regulatory, and political analysis and conduct relevant research.
  • Contribute content for internal and external updates, newsletters, and websites.
  • Develop and manage programs and events, including speaker recruitment.
  • Assist with trade missions, program development, and communications.
  • Respond to business advisory inquiries.
  • Support efforts to expand membership for the Europe program.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 8+ years’ experience working on European/British trade and investment policy matters, including engagement with relevant U.S., U.K., and European officials and other business organizations.
  • Demonstrated expertise in European government practices, policies, structures, and cultures.
  • Expertise in fundraising and business development.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Success in working as a team player in a fast-paced hybrid environment.
  • Knowledge of the U.S. business community operating in Europe, with expertise in financial services, defense, or tax.
  • Flexibility for overseas travel.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong professional connections with the U.S. government, congressional offices, and policy organizations.
  • Relevant executive or legislative branch experience.
  • Significant on-the-ground or comparable experience in Europe/U.K.
  • French or German language skills.

Candidates need to be aware that the U.S. Chamber requires all U.S.-based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. The U.S. Chamber is an equal opportunity employer and will make reasonable accommodations to those unable to be vaccinated where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.


The U.S. Chamber is committed to equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person’s race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. The U.S. Chamber will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities in accordance with applicable law.

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