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Reference: 92097

Date Added: 24 March 2024
Closing Date: 12 April 2024

Job Title: Head - Digital Economy

Working For: techUK

Location: London

Salary: £45,000-£60,000 per annum depending upon experience

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

techUK is seeking an aspiring and strategic team leader to drive our work on digital economy policy. The role holder will have a good understanding of the UK’s policy and political landscape, be confident talking to external stakeholders and be able to design and implement a strategy to effect change and grow the voice of the UK tech sector in policy and political debates around the potential for the digital economy to drive economic growth.

The Head of Digital Economy will lead techUK’s strategic thinking on how digital innovation can drive sustained economic growth and work as senior member within techUK’s policy and public affairs team to support the delivery of techUK’s wider public policy programme.

The role holder will analyse and assess how UK and global economic and political events are affecting the tech sector and work with our members and the techUK team to deliver a clear narrative, policy recommendations and an influencing strategy aimed at making the UK the best place to start, scale and run a technology business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist techUK’s Associate Director for Policy in developing techUK’s economic policy and digital economy work programme, including but not limited to: successfully leading, managing and delivering internal and external events; the smooth running of meetings; and managing and implementing stakeholder engagement activities; acting as point of contact for techUK members;
  • Build and hold relationships within and outside Government, including with DSIT, HM Treasury, DBT, the Labour Party and other stakeholders such as influential Members of Parliament and other industry bodies and partners such as DIGITAL EUROPE;
  • Design research plans and lead our thinking on economic policy issues working with reports and the wider team to draft papers and consultation responses for government, Parliamentary committees and others;
  • Be able to situate techUK’s asks within the wider UK political and policy context;
  • Ensure effective use of web and social media to communicate techUK’s positions and points of view;
  • Lead techUK member groups and coordinate our members activities to achieve techUK’s policy goals
  • Manage one report and operate within a wider team to deliver the objectives of techUK’s policy and public affairs function.

Closing Date: 12 April 2024

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

Read more and apply here: https://careers.techuk.org/postings/00187934-8ed1-4b9e-b13e-e79f338207c3?utm_medium=job_board&utm_source=W4MP 

Website: http://techuk.org

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