Hiring: Manager, Policy Programs and Manager, Communications

Published on
January 10, 2019

Join the growing Secretariat of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network. Please click on the links below for the detailed job descriptions.


Manager, Policy Programs


The Manager of the Policy Programs will coordinate and oversee all relevant processes in the thematic Programs of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network and further develop them. The Manager will, therefore, have the chance to make a significant contribution to addressing some of the greatest policy challenges of the digital 21st century. She or he will have the unique opportunity to leverage her/his understanding of the relevant topics, processes, actors, and institutions. It is a unique opportunity to combine both diplomatic and operational skills in a high-level international multistakeholder environment


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Manager, Communications


The Secretariat is looking for a dynamic, creative and experienced Communications Manager, who is able to combine messaging and diplomacy, and strives in a complex international environment spanning multiple stakeholder groups, regions and policy fields. The ideal candidate has learned the ropes at a major entity at the international level and is ready for a new challenge in a thriving and growing pioneering organization. The ambition is to ensure a powerful, highly professional, and accessible presence of the organization and its work.


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The Organization

The Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network is the leading multistakeholder organization addressing the tension between the cross-border Internet and national jurisdictions. Its Paris-based Secretariat facilitates a global policy process engaging over 200 key entities from governments, the world’s largest internet companies, technical operators, civil society groups, academia and international organizations from over 40 countries. Stakeholders work in currently three Programs (Data & Jurisdiction, Content & Jurisdiction and Domains & Jurisdiction) to jointly develop policy standards and operational solutions to pressing legal challenges at the intersection of the global digital economy, human rights and security. The organization is also the home of the I&J Retrospect Database tracking global trends, and launches in 2019 the world’s first Internet & Jurisdiction Global Status Report.


The regular Global Conferences of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network are institutionally supported by the Council of Europe, European Commission, ICANN, OECD, United Nations ECLAC, and UNESCO. Partner countries include France (2016), Canada (2018) and Germany (2019). The work of the organization has been presented to and  recognized by key international processes, including the UN Internet Governance Forum, G7, G20 or the Paris Peace Forum, and covered in top media outlets such as The Economist, Washington Post, Financial Times, Politico or Fortune. The organization is financially supported by a unique coalition of over 20 governments, companies and organizations.