Opportunities

Policy Communications Advisor (Contract)

The Digital Trust & Safety Partnership, a 501(c)(6) organization committed to developing and iterating on industry best practices for Trust & Safety in the use of digital services, seeks a talented and entrepreneurial individual to join our team.

 

DTSP seeks an enthusiastic Policy Communications Advisor who will work on a contract basis to support our communications efforts.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • supporting DTSP in crafting compelling narratives that inform key audiences, including global policymakers, opinion leaders, and media, about our approach to trust and safety;   

  • drafting press releases, blogs, FAQs, and key messages; 

  • coaching spokespeople and staff for interviews; 

  • monitoring media coverage, including around publications and announcements; 

  • helping to maintain press lists and distribute materials;

  • managing the DTSP website; and 

  • assisting the Executive Director with projects as necessary.

 

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • 3-5 years experience in communications including writing press materials, creating press lists, and drafting social media posts.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate confidently and persuasively with experts across multiple disciplines and backgrounds.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a small and geographically distributed team, as well as a wider network of professionals from member companies.

  • Thrive in an ever-changing environment and can balance long and short-term priorities to meet deadlines and maintain momentum toward success.

  • Experience supporting policy communications in the technology sector, or with other industry or multi-stakeholder membership or standard setting organizations, is highly desired.

  • Familiarity with trust and safety policy and operations, online safety issues, and/or digital rights is highly desired. 

  • Fluency in English, with proficiency in other languages desired.

 

Compensation:

Commensurate with experience. This is a part-time position on an initial 12-month contract, with the possibility of renewal dependent on performance and internal factors.

 

Location:

We are open to receiving global applications for this remote contract position, provided there is substantial overlap of working hours with the rest of the team in time zones UTC-5 to UTC-7.

 

To apply:

Send resume, cover letter, and relevant work product to dsullivan@dtspartnership.org.

 

DTSP is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.