The Director, Connected Life supports the formulation and implementation of CTIA policy objectives with respect to unmanned aerial systems, connected and autonomous cars, wireless health initiatives, and other areas of integration of wireless technology into industry verticals.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):
Monitor and analyze governmental initiatives and proceedings affecting adoption of wireless technology by industry verticals.
Develop and advocate Association’s positions on regulatory policy issues before government agencies.
Manage member working groups and otherwise coordinate with member company representatives to share information, develop policy positions and industry goals and objectives, and determine advocacy strategy.
Prepare filings in proceedings at regulatory agencies.
Interact with governmental representatives to present Association positions on issues and respond to requests.
Represent the Association at industry events, on panels, and before the media.
Assist other Association departments in connection with policy advocacy, media strategy, and membership support.
Supervisory responsibilities: N/A
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Analytical Skills – Effectively analyzes legal, policy, and technical challenges and opportunities.
CommunicationSkills- Speaks and writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Project Management - Coordinates projects; oversees outside law firms.
Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; maintains confidentiality.
Teamwork – Communicates with and supports other staff to further the goals of the Association.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; punctual.
Member Service - Responds to requests for service and assistance.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritize and plans work activities; uses time efficiently.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The listed requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education, knowledge and experience:
B.A. or B.S., and J.D. Two to six years of legal experience in the wireless, IoT or related fields. Knowledge of wireless regulation and policy and agency administrative procedure.
Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Detail-oriented with knowledge of grammar and punctuation. Proficiency in proofreading skills and strong communications skills are required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; and use of motor skills.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. This position may require overtime. Candidate must be flexible to work overtime if needed.
This list describes general job duties and responsibilities. It is not a complete list of duties. Incumbents may be required to perform additional tasks related to these duties.
CTIA does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, color, race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, marital status, personal appearance, veteran status, political affiliation, matriculation, genetic information, pregnancy or related conditions, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.
CTIA (www.ctia.org) is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry’s voluntary best practices and initiatives, and sponsors the industry’s leading wireless tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.