Manager/Senior Manager, International IP Policy

24 Jul, 2022

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Manager/Senior Manager, International IP Policy

US Chamber of Commerce
Washington, D.C.

ABOUT US:

If you are passionate about the ability of American business to improve lives, solve problems, and strengthen society, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the place for you. As the world’s largest business organization, we believe in building a future that gives everyone the opportunity to pursue a better tomorrow. We make it our job today–and every day–to build the strongest relationships possible among the American people, business leaders, and elected officials in Washington, D.C., state capitals, and countries around the globe. For them and the businesses we represent, the U.S. Chamber is a trusted advocate and partner.

 

We are driven by the pursuit of innovation and partnership and hold ourselves to the highest standards. Our commitment to our members is matched only by our commitment to our employees. As part of our team, we will support your long-term career development while delivering relevant learning opportunities. We will empower you to lead, develop deep expertise, and find new approaches to solving the toughest challenges.


POSITION SUMMARY:

Manage the efforts of the Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) to protect and promote public policies that encourage the appreciation and protection of intellectual property (IP) rights internationally. Work to strengthen IP standards globally, with a particular focus on emerging markets, as part of GIPC’s overall global coverage.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of the executive director of International IP Policy, the incumbent will perform the following:

  • Develop, draft, and manage content for government submissions, member communications, and external audiences.
  • Organize events in Washington, D.C., and abroad to promote the importance of innovation and creativity internationally.
  • Work with subject matter experts in Washington and in countries abroad to highlight the role IP plays in engendering ecosystems for innovation and creativity.
  • Develop and manage relationships with policymakers and member company representatives.
  • Support the GIPC team by soliciting member input for strategic planning, programming, board meetings, and the preparation and rollout of annual studies such as the U.S. Chamber’s International IP Index.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years’ experience. Trade, international, and/or IP policy or related work experience desired.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence people to meet the organization’s vision, mission, and goals.
  • Proven track record as an effective collaborator in addressing public policy issues.
  • An understanding of the executive and legislative branches of government, especially those focused on trade or international affairs.
  • Ability to cultivate and manage high-quality stakeholder relationships.
  • Familiarity with public policy issues related to IP.
  • Ability to deliver outstanding client service and facilitate teamwork.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly organized multitasker adept at solving problems.
  • Flexibility to travel up to 10% of the time internationally and domestically.
  • Work on advocacy and issue campaigns at the international or multilateral levels a plus.

The U.S. Chamber is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that fosters inclusion and diversity. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics. The U.S. Chamber will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities in accordance with applicable law.

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Job posted: 2022-07-24