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Reference: 84043

Date Added: 11 May 2022
Closing Date: 5 June 2022

Job Title: Policy Manager

Working For: Internet Matters

Location: London

Salary: £32,000 - £35,000

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Do you want to develop your policy experience in a small but agile organisation which is leading the way in supporting parents and children in their online lives?

Key Details
Job title: Policy Manager
Reports to: Head of Policy
Location: Hybrid working – 3 days in the office (Edgware Rd, London), 2 days remote
Role type: Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £32-35k per annum

About this role

Now is a time of fast-paced change in the technology sector. The introduction of the Online Safety Bill and new media literacy strategies from DCMS and Ofcom means there is a real opportunity to shape important decisions being made which will affect the online lives of children and families for many years to come.

Against this backdrop, Internet Matters is recruiting a Policy Manager to ensure that our voice is heard in these conversations. This wide-ranging role will include:

  • Delivering policy projects (e.g. reports, roundtable events) – and supporting projects from other teams which have policy components.
  • Stakeholder engagement – maintaining and developing a network of contacts across Government, academia, the third sector and industry. Assisting with the successful running of our Expert Advisory Panel.
  • Reactive policy work – e.g. monitoring the policy landscape, writing blogs, producing briefings, representing Internet Matters at sector meetings, responding to consultations.

The Policy Team also leads the organisation’s Vulnerability Programme which focuses on the online safety and wellbeing needs of children with special educational needs, looked after status, mental health challenges and other vulnerabilities. The Policy Manager will assist in shaping the strategic direction of this programme of work, deliver projects under this theme and provide support to the UKCIS Vulnerable Users Working Group (chaired by Internet Matters).

More information can be found here: https://www.internetmatters.org/were-hiring-policy-manager/

Closing Date: 5 June 2022

Interview/Start Dates

The deadline for applications is 23.59 on Sunday 5 June.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview wb Monday 13 June.

Application Details

Please submit a cover letter (max 2 sides) setting out how you meet the skills, knowledge and experience criteria set out above, along with your CV, to apply@internetmatters.org, with ‘Policy Manager’ in the subject line.

When you submit your application, please can you also provide the following information:

- Where you heard about this vacancy.
- Your current notice period (if applicable).
- Confirmation that you have legal authorisation to work in the UK.

Website: http://www.internetmatters.org/

Additional Notes