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.



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.



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.