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EY AI Public Policy Content Manager in Washington, District Of Columbia

EY focuses on high-ethical standards and integrity among its employees and expects all candidates to demonstrate these qualities. At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The EY Public Policy function focuses on the public policy and regulatory issues that affect EY’s businesses. Our dialogue with policymakers, regulators, investors, and other stakeholders helps inform our views and actions as we navigate the complexity of operating across the globe in over 150 countries.

The opportunity

One year contract, with potential for extension, to work in EY’s Global Public Policy (GPP) team. The EY Public Policy function works to advance EY’s strategic objectives in a number of areas, including public policy and regulatory matters related to audit and assurance; sustainability; financial services; technology (artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, data and cloud, and other policy matters); and geopolitics. This Assistant Director role will support the Public Policy team’s work focusing on AI and digital technology, working with both global and areas teams.

Your key responsibilities

As Assistant Director, you will work with other members of the GPP team and with other EY colleagues to help advance EY’s AI-related public policy priorities primarily through contributing to the production of written materials (such as AI thought-leadership papers, Points of View, talking points and presentations), and managing these resources. You will also work with the Brand, Marketing and Communications colleagues to help ensure that public messaging which touches on AI public policy matters is attuned to the latest developments and at the highest level of quality. These materials will be used both for EY leaders’ internal meetings and meetings with key external parties, including policymakers, regulators, legislators, standard-setters, trade association members, and other stakeholders. The role will provide you with opportunities to develop subject matter expertise on important matters for EY, as well as to work collaboratively with EY experts from multiple service lines and geographies.

You will manage your own portfolio of work, in close collaboration with the GPP Assistant Director of Technology & Geopolitics and overseen by GPP’s Global Digital Technology Policy Leader, AI Ethics and Regulatory Leader and the Global Public Policy AI Working Group.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Ability to produce high quality written content to inform and share insights with external stakeholders and share EY’s POV with respect to AI policy related matters

  • Strong English writing skills, including the ability to tailor communications to different internal and external audiences

  • An understanding of and interest in global public policy matters, particularly with respect to AI and related technology regulatory developments.

  • Ability to identify and analyze public policy and regulatory developments, put them into context and identify/communicate key concerns and insight

  • Ability to manage and deliver on multiple projects and tasks concurrently

  • Strategic thinking skills and experience addressing complex challenges

  • Agility to work with agility and pace under tight deadlines, and to pivot to emerging issues and tasks of an urgent nature

  • Experience of working in complex international organisations, such as to navigate across EY’s service lines and functions

To qualify for the role you must have

  • 5+ years experience working on topics related to AI/digital/emerging technology matters

  • Excellent, professional writing skills (English) and experience of producing high quality, professional written materials (including on topics of a regulatory, legal/technical and business nature). Knowledge and experience of writing about public policy-related issues related to AI and/or related digital technologies (share a recent example)

  • Ability to ‘translate’ and communicate clearly about technical matters, to non-expert audiences

  • Strong analytical skills. Ability to synthesize complex information from various sources

  • Excellent Project Management and organizational skills.

  • Commercial mindset, understanding and interest in the commercial and other operational and strategic business implications of AI and digital changes . An understanding of – or a willingness to understand – EY’s business and the potential impact of AI regulation on EY’s business

  • The ability to work in a complex organization with different subject matter experts, as well as to work as a member of a team, including by collaborating, being transparent, taking initiative, and working virtually if and as appropriate

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities effectively and meeting deadlines on schedule. Ability to deal with unexpected or last-minute requests, while executing more regular tasks and projects.

  • Strong team player and effective communicator. Experience of working effectively in a virtual/semi-virtual team environment.

  • Demonstrable integrity at all times, and exercise good judgement and discretion with sensitive information

  • Proactive and energetic, can-do mindset, able to work with high degree of independence

  • Candidate should be willing to consider a 12-months contract. Opportunities to extend the contract may arise during the contract period.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Interest in geopolitics and world affairs

  • Keen interest in expanding your knowledge on AI and digital technology topics

  • Experience summarizing technology papers for quick dissemination (e.g. social media posts)

  • MS Office, (PowerPoint, Excel a priority), and other technology skills

  • Professional-level knowledge of 1 or more additional languages (in addition to English)

Education:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent university degree is required.

Experience:

Minimum 5 years’ work experience (or graduate degree plus 3 years’ work experience)

Certification Requirements:

NLA

What we look for

We’re looking for an experienced, high-energy, self-starting individual who embraces change, technology and innovation and has a passion for helping us Build a Better Working World.

What we offer

The compensation ranges below are provided in order to comply with United States pay transparency laws. Other geographies will follow their local salary guidelines, which may not be a direct conversion of published US salary ranges. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $100,400 to $182,200. The salary range for New York City Metro Area and Washington State is $120,500 to $207,000. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

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