Policy Analyst

03 Jul, 2019

Jobs

Policy Analyst

Engine
Washington, DC

Engine is hiring a Policy Analyst to help formulate and communicate our positions on key policy debates related to technology entrepreneurship. This person will be a core part of a small but growing team.

As Engine’s Policy Analyst, you will:

  • Work closely with Engine staff to develop strategy and to shape Engine’s take on policy issues;

  • Monitor and provide analysis of various policies in development that would affect tech entrepreneurship;

  • Communicate Engine’s positions to policymakers and their staff;

  • Represent Engine in public and in working with allies;

  • Identify, establish, and maintain relationships with congressional staff, startups, and coalition partners.

The Candidate:

  • Must have demonstrated interest in the intersection of technology and entrepreneurship;

  • Must have experience working with congressional offices on both sides of the aisle;

  • Must have a familiarity with some of the policy issues impacting startups, such as immigration reform, STEM initiatives, and access to capital issues and must also be willing and able to develop expertise in new policy areas with limited direct guidance;

  • Must be a self-starter;

  • Must write well and be articulate and persuasive (white papers, blog posts, op-eds, social media);

  • Must work well with and coordinate large coalition groups with disparate interests;

  • Tech savvy.

Pluses:

  • Recent experience working for a congressional office;

  • J.D.;

  • Political, startup/VC, or economics experience.

Please send a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, noting which issue(s) outlined above are most important to you, and a resume to careers@engine.is. Reference “Policy Analyst” in the subject line.

Job posted: 2019-07-03