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Deputy Policy Director

Company: Chamber of Digital Commerce
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

About the Chamber of Digital Commerce The Chamber of Digital Commerce is a long-established trade association that sets the bar for advocacy and promotion of the blockchain and digital asset technology industry. - As the world's first and largest trade association representing the blockchain industry, our mission is to promote the acceptance and use of digital assets and blockchain-based technologies. Through education, advocacy, and working closely with public policy makers, regulatory agencies, and industry, our goal is to develop a pro-growth legal and regulatory environment that fosters innovation, job creation, and investment. - Our work spans almost every facet of the legal and policy arena, and we create effective strategies and outcomes that help drive industry forward. -
For more information, please visit . - - Job Description The Chamber's policy team works to ensure that policy makers are well-informed about the benefits and uses of blockchain technology and digital assets. The team acts as a resource to Congress and the executive branch while proactively advocating for the industry to prevent overly burdensome regulations and to establish clear regulatory guidelines which support adoption and growth.
The Chamber's industry presence and reputation for thought leadership and policy guidance continues to grow and our policy team is expanding. - We are seeking new, experienced team members to support the development and execution of campaigns focused on education and regulatory advocacy, and the creation of content focused on topics including, but not limited to, anti-money-laundering compliance and illicit finance, decentralized finance (DeFi), digital identity, payments and cross-border transactions, custody, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and digital assets. This is an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Policy Director who is adept at policymaker advocacy and engagement, is comfortable communicating with leaders, stakeholders, and staffers of all levels, who has experience in U.S. public policy, ideally within the blockchain/digital asset industry.
Essential Responsibilities:

  • Support initiatives, Chamber member briefings, and Chamber-led working groups, collaborating with Chamber members to craft produce content and raise awareness.
  • Serve as a key adviser on public policy and research, analyzing significant policy developments in real time, providing analysis and draft responses to a range of policy issues impacting Chamber members.
  • Conduct outreach with policy makers, academia, and industry subject matter experts to advance the Chamber's mission.
  • Represent the Chamber periodically in public speaking engagements.
  • Develop and support government official/Capitol Hill engagement strategies, including introducing the Chamber to policymakers and committees and deepening relationships with existing Chamber advocates.
  • Develop policy maker briefings, drafting materials and sourcing subject matter experts.
  • Work closely with the Policy team and Chamber Member companies in developing and implementing policy and advocacy campaigns. Requirements: -
    • Advanced degree in Public Policy or equivalent experience.
    • Significant and demonstrated policy experience within or related to Congress and/or regulatory agency(ies).
    • Minimum 3 years' experience working within the blockchain/digital asset sector.
    • Exceptional writing and public speaking skills and a demonstrated ability to independently produce policy maker responses, long form thought leadership, short-form blogs, member communications.
    • Able to distill complex subject matter into simple and easily digestible concepts for policymakers and industry.
    • Able to travel up as required.
    • A passionate supporter and advocate of blockchain technology and digital currencies.
    • Mission and results driven, with a proven ability to self-motivate and successfully reprioritize as necessary, with a consistently action-oriented and energetic approach.
    • Able to both lead initiatives and work as part of a team and work as a collaborative team player who can harness the collective ideas of others. Benefits -
      Our benefits program includes healthcare, dental, vision, flexible holidays and vacations, 401K plan and a performance bonus program. -

Keywords: Chamber of Digital Commerce, Washington DC , Deputy Policy Director, Executive , Washington, DC

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