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Working for DIGITALEUROPE means being part of the largest and most successful digital association in the world. Based in Brussels, we represent 45,000 companies undergoing digital transformation in Europe, and have 41 national associations across the continent. Our coverage extends beyond the tech industry to include green tech, health, manufacturing, finance, defence, and security.

Though we currently have around 60 employees, we are continously growing. Our organisation is highly diverse, with equal representation of men and women at all levels and employees from 36 different nationalities.

Our vision is that by 2030, we will have helped establish a unified and stronger digital Europe, fostering a seamless, borderless digital life for both citizens and businesses. A Europe that leverages digital technologies to address societal challenges, including climate change and health security, while enhancing Europe’s competitiveness.

We are committed to creating a resilient ecosystem where companies globally choose the EU for its business-friendly environment and market scalability, working closely with European entities and like-minded partners globally.

Key tasks and responsibilities

As the Senior Manager or Associate Director for EU Cybersecurity and Cloud Policy, you will be driving one of the most strategic policy areas of the fastest-growing digital associations in Europe. Your role entails a strong understanding of EU policymaking, the ability to work in a dynamic environment and drive consensus in our membership to build agile positions and engagement strategies and making a significant contribution to our growth. Your responsibilities include:

  • Lead the Working Groups on Cybersecurity and Cloud: Those are two of the most strategic policy areas in the EU and for the association. You will be responsible for the seamless functioning of the Working Groups, including being up to speed with the latest policy developments and seeing through the successful adoption of our positions by driving consensus in the membership.
  • Stakeholder engagement: In close cooperation with the Outreach and Communications team, as well as the Director General herself, you will be designing and executing engagement strategies on key files, in alignment with DIGITALEUROPE’s long-term vision.
  • Representation in stakeholder fora: You will represent DIGITALEUROPE in events linked to your work and/or accompany the Director General to relevant fora and meetings on your policy areas.
  • Drive related activities to meet our Manifesto goals for the new EU mandate: Along with our Communications team, you will be actively involved in our European elections campaign and associated activities to ensure that the objectives that we have set in our Manifesto on cybersecurity and cloud are taken onboard by the next Commission, including communications activities, events and stakeholder engagement.

Key requirements

  • Your personality: You possess a robust and loyal personality and are a dedicated team player with good judgement. You can work effectively under time and mental pressure, and approach challenges with a positive attitude.
  • Experience: 5-8 years of experience in EU public affairs working for a trade association, corporation, consultancy or government. Experience in association or Working Group management is a plus.
  • Expertise: Good understanding of the cybersecurity and cloud ecosystem in the EU and other regions.
  • Network: Proven ability to build networks and grow communities.
  • Cooperative: Demonstrated experience in working across the organisation and coordinating actions from staff from across teams.
  • Analytical Skills: Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to distil complex policy documents into key points that speak to the audience.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent writing and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex policy matters succinctly to both a business and policy audience. Proficiency in English is mandatory; knowledge of French or German is a plus.
  • Project Management & Execution: Proven ability to plan ahead, design, and deliver complex projects over a long execution phase.
  • Education: A background in business management, law, or political science, with advanced degrees being a strong asset.

We offer

  • Dynamic & Diverse Work Environment: Thrive in a multicultural setting in the heart of Europe. DIGITALEUROPE is the fastest-growing association. Our staff comes from over 30 nationalities and speaks 37 languages, with equal gender representation. We offer a permanent contract with a competitive salary package.
  • Career Growth Opportunities: We invest in your growth, offering pathways for professional advancement.
  • Competitive Compensation Package: Enjoy a permanent contract with an attractive salary, benefits, and work-life balance.
  • Make an Impact: Join us in our mission to shape the digital future of Europe, where your contributions will make a real difference.

How to apply 

Submit your CV and a brief motivation letter by 07 January via this application form. Short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Start date: 

The expected starting date is February 2024.


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