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Policy Officer

Americká obchodná komora v Slovenskej republike

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Hodžovo námestie 2, Bratislava
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: 1 400 EUR/monthFinal salary offer depends on your experience and requirements.
  • Start date: 1.11.2020
  • Contract type: plný úväzok

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Hello,

We are looking for a cool colleague who will fit into our team. We hope you will be a positive person who wants to make a difference in Slovakia.
Currently we are hiring POLICY OFFICER who will be able to drive and coordinate advocacy activities and projects within AmCham policy strategic areas:
• Overall regulatory environment
• Rule of Law
• Public Procurement
• Tax Legislation

We would like you to be flexible, able to multitask and a team player. If you like working with people, practice speaking English and will be able juggle various activities with focus on a very important AmCham's pillar Institutional Capital, YOU are the person we would love to have in our AmCham crew!

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND FUNCTIONS ARE:

Government relations:
• Regular professional formal communication with relevant public officials
• Informal relationship building with public officials in respective policy/advocacy areas
• Practical cooperation on preparation of strategic policies (e.g. active commenting, co-drafting, stakeholder engagement, etc.)

Public relations:
• Relationship building with key private/non-profit institutions (business associations, academia, relevant NGOs, etc.)
• Active communication with external stakeholders
• Communication of relevant advocacy activities (in cooperation with PR/Media Coordinator)

Cooperation with members:
• Membership engagement in advocacy activities within AmCham committees
• Project management within respective committees
• Drafting joint policy papers/position papers & policy briefs
• Occasional membership recruitment

Event management:
• Content creation of relevant content-related events including the annual flagship conference
• Oversight over successful execution of relevant content-related events (in cooperation with dedicated Event Manager)
• Financial sustainability oversight of selected content-related events (in cooperation with dedicated Event Manager)

Project management:
• Overall responsibility over thematic projects in respective advocacy areas
• Content creation, coordination with external stakeholders, planning & delivery of activities

Employee perks, benefits

• young and dynamic team
• possibility for personal growth
• top business events attendance
• team building activities
• lunch vouchers above the required amount
• additional sick days
• office located in the heart of Bratislava city center
• Multisport card
• home offices (currently 3 times per week)

Information about the selection process

Please note, that due to high amount of applications we receive, we are not able to reply to all the candidates. Therefore, we will contact only the most suitable ones. Thank you for your understanding.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)

Vzdelanie v odbore

preferably in economics/international relations/political science

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Other knowledge

Digital skills - MS Office Tools - advanced

Number of years of experience

2

Personality requirements and skills

• Understanding of policy making processes
• 2 yeas of public policy experience (incl. building public-private partnerships) or International experience in public policy/public affairs
• Result driven, can-do spirit, self-driven & team player
• Advanced presentation and facilitation skills
• Analytical & strategic thinker
• Excellent organizational skills, time management, ability to multitask and prioritize
• Proficiency in communication
• Ability to act independently

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Brief description of the company

The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) was founded in 1993 in Bratislava as an independent and self funded organization financed exclusively through the contributions of its members. In September 2003 a new branch of AmCham was opened in Košice to help foster economic development in the Eastern Slovak region. Today it is one of the most active international chambers of commerce in Slovakia with a current membership list containing more than 350 international and Slovak companies, including many of the largest and most important firms in Slovakia. Approximately 44% of these companies are Slovak and 21% American, the remaining 35% being international companies. The total annual turnover of "Top 100" among our member companies exceeds 15.5 billion EUR and employ approximately 100,000 people.

More information about AmCham on:
www.amcham.sk

Number of employees

10-19 employees

Company address

Americká obchodná komora v SR
Hodžovo námestie 2
811 06 Bratislava
www.amcham.sk