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Department Coordinator

Reports to the Senior Vice President of Government Relations (GR). Responsible for coordinating projects across the GR Department, which includes federal government relations, state government relations, and third parties, as well as scheduling, budget, and other administrative functions. Also assists GR staff from time-to-time with legislative-related projects necessary for effective operation of the NCTA Government Relations Department.

Primary Job Duties/Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Works with the SVP to set priorities, organize and manage projects, and prepare for meetings.
  • Manages all scheduling, including travel for the SVP, and assists other department staff with scheduling and travel as needed.
  • Works effectively with counterparts within NCTA, at NCTA member companies, on the Hill, and with other outside organizations to coordinate meetings, phone calls and other events.
  • Maintains calendars for the Government Relations Department, including relevant congressional, government agency, state, and third-party events.
  • Provides overall management of administrative related services for the department, including developing the budget, processing invoices, and tracking department expenses to the budget.
  • Creates expense reports for the SVP and reviews expense reports for department staff.
  • Manages the department communication systems, telephone, email, files and subscriptions.
  • Creates and edits both electronic and paper correspondence.
  • Updates and maintains Congressional lists and NCTA member contact lists.
  • Organizes and maintains files according to NCTA’s Document Retention Policy.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Interest in being a critical player on a tightly-knit team in a fast-paced, collegial, and professional environment focused on the intersection of politics, good policy, and the consumer’s broadband and television experience.
  • Prior experience on the Hill, or with a corporate/association government relations team, political consulting firm, or law firm.
  • Prior scheduling experience.
  • College degree preferred, but experience may be substituted.
  • Excellent computer skills with emphasis on Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Keynote. Experience with SalesForce a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills, ability to keep the trains moving, punctuality, and attention to details and presentation.
  • High degree of initiative, judgment and discretion with sensitivity to NCTA’s public policy issues and processes.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Flexibility needed to respond to time sensitive projects, changing priorities, and the occasional need for extended work hours.

 

Only applicants who submit a cover letter and resume will be considered.

To apply, please visit this link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ncta01&jobId=74048&lang=en_US&source=CC3

OR send a cover letter and resume to:
[email protected] -- Attn: Human Resources Department

 

 

Web Producer

NCTA seeks a collaborative, energetic and creative web producer to join a productive communications team that manages the association’s digital presence, including several web properties. This individual will contribute to the design and development of misc. creative projects plus help ensure that all of NCTA’s online platforms are contemporary, vibrant and effective.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and ensure that web platforms are consistently refreshed, current and utilize best practices for UX/UI.
  • Propose creative solutions (including multimedia) and ideas for display of website content and other digital projects.
  • Develop and design HTML emails and email templates.
  • Create new pages and layouts on the organization’s existing websites.
  • Implement web traffic tools and SEO tactics on all the organization’s sites.
  • Monitor overall web site performance and provide traffic statistic reports.
  • Work with external vendors to help set project requirements and monitor development processes.
  • Manage web content files, licenses and other digital assets.
  • Assist in troubleshooting web issues and providing help to other team members on content production and creation.

Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s or relevant associates degree and three to five years of professional experience in web content production, online publishing or a related field.
  • Significant experience working with Drupal 8 and Wordpress.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, responsive design and other web coding technology.
  • Understanding of Google Analytics.
  • Ability to design custom emails and manage email marketing platforms such as Mailchimp.
  • Experience and comfort working in Adobe Create Suite.
  • An energetic self-starter with collaborative skills and the ability to perform well under pressure, meet tight deadlines, be detail oriented and manage multiple projects.
  • Willingness for continuous learning and participation in educational/training opportunities that expand the personal skill set and expertise.
  • Stay abreast of current web trends and research to ensure NCTA properties are up-to-date.

To apply 

Please send a cover letter and your resume to:
[email protected], Attn: Human Resources Department

 

 

Director, Administrative Services

Oversees maintenance of cost-effective and efficient office support services to NCTA staff and guests. Responsible for all day-to-day general office and facilities management, including supervision of the Facilities Technician, Hospitality Services Specialist and contract service staff. 

Primary Job Duties/Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Building

  • Supervises daily activities of Facilities Technician and Hospitality Services Specialist.
  • Reviews invoices, prepares spreadsheets and tracks monthly budget accounts utilizing Excel.
  • Assists in analyzing need for and negotiates office equipment and service contracts, including building maintenance and repair, access and security, fire and life safety, HVAC, cleaning, and interior plant services.
  • Oversees first level of security, including card access systems and security camera monitoring.
  • Assists in managing all construction and renovation projects.
  • Responsible for coordinating and ordering all inventory of business cards and stationery.
  • Assists in managing pool of qualified maintenance contractors.
  • Coordinates motor vehicle registration and XM radio contracts of leased vehicle fleet.
  • Acts as a liaison between property management office and NCTA.

Office Management

  • Maintains and tracks budget monthly for Administrative and AV Services.
  • Reviews and authorizes building, technical and administrative services invoices.
  • Assists in tracking insurance renewals, certificates, and endorsements.
  • Manages record retention program.
  • Participates as a key member of the first responder and floor monitor teams.
  • Oversees Association’s business card and stationery printing.
  • Ensures departmental, association and building policies and procedures are followed.
  • Provides backup support for VP Administrative Services in her absence.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and at least five years’ experience in a related field.
  • Working knowledge of HVAC/mechanical systems operation and automated control.
  • Strong management, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Keen judgment and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff.
  • Strong communications skills – both verbal and written.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and budget goals with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to multi-task with multiple priorities and conflicting deadlines.
  • Must be flexible about work hours and be prepared to work long hours periodically example: working evening screenings/receptions/PAC events.

Only applicants who submit a cover letter and resume will be considered.

To apply, please visit this link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ncta01&jobId=76088&lang=en_US&source=CC3 

OR send a cover letter and resume to:
[email protected] -- Attn: Human Resources Department

 

 

Associate Vice President, Digital Advocacy

Lead NCTA’s digital grassroots and advocacy efforts.

Primary Job Duties/Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Build, implement and maintain a digital grassroots strategy and operation that will contribute to NCTA’s public policy advocacy on a variety of industry issues. 
  • Manage a small team the will grow the association’s grassroots network and direct its mobilization in support of NCTA’s objectives.
  • Manage NCTA relationships with key constituencies.
  • Work with NCTA leadership, member companies and industry advocates to promote industry message to Members of Congress, other federal agencies and state legislatures where pertinent;
  • Develop comprehensive long and short-term digital grassroots strategies;
  • Develop programs, materials and marketing strategies to expand NCTA’s grassroots network;
  • Provide expert guidance to NCTA’s members developing their own grassroots brand;
  • Serve as NCTA’s grassroots spokesperson/resource;
  • Establish tools and metrics to measure and evaluate the impact and effectiveness of NCTA’s grassroots operation;
  • Explore strategies that can better leverage existing resources;
  • Manage other grassroots-related projects, programs and services in response to the needs of the association

Qualifications & Experience:

  • 5 – 10 years of relevant experience including managing digital campaigns (public policy or political) at the federal and/or state level with positive results;
  • Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to manage multiple projects at once, often under tight deadlines;
  • Good organizational, verbal and written communication skills to develop relationships with industry representatives and ongoing communication with industry and political stakeholders;
  • Database management, including experience with Salesforce preferred;
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, political science or related field

Only applicants who submit a cover letter and resume will be considered.

To apply, please visit this link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ncta01&jobId=76128&lang=en_US&source=CC3

OR send a cover letter and resume to:
[email protected] -- Attn: Human Resources Department

 

 

VP, Research and Economic Analysis

Overall responsibility for providing research and economic analysis support regarding legislative and regulatory issues; managing a small team responsible for research and analysis; analyzing and conducting primary research on areas of importance for the Association and the industry; and works with senior staff members to ensure that their department’s research requirements are met. This position requires public speaking on panels and he/she is the primary presenter of research and economic analysis for NCTA.

Primary Job Duties/Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Supports association advocacy activity, both directly and in a supervisory research capacity.
  • Prepares analyses and talking papers for lobbying the Federal Communications Commission, Congress, and the Administration on telecommunication issues.
  • Tracks changes in the competitive landscape.
  • Drafts policy papers and provides project support for presentations to the FCC, members of Congress, the executive committee, and the Board of Directors as required.
  • Reviews and interprets the economic impact of proposed and enacted legislation and regulations relating to industry issues.
  • Assists in the preparation of written comments to legislative committees and federal agencies concerning the industry’s positions.
  • Collects and maintains most recent statistics on the internet and television industry. 
  • Compiles statistics for NCTA’s web site.
  • Presents statistical information at NCTA’s Board meetings.
  • Assesses NCTA’s staff and member needs for information and implements programs and strategies to meet those needs.
  • Analyzes market demand for service.
  • Helps to manage outside economic consultants.
  • Briefs member companies on legislative and regulatory matters. 
  • Assists other departments with data requests.
  • Responds to information and data request of member companies.
  • Surveys member companies and analyzes results.

Qualifications & Background Experience:

Education: Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in Economics or a related discipline. Undergraduate degree in Political Science or Economics preferred.

Technical Skills: Demonstrated knowledge of cable, federal regulatory issues, and programs; organizational skills; excellent verbal and writing skills; quantitative and analytical skills, effective interpersonal skills; working knowledge of computer technology, with emphasis on online information systems, word processing, and database searching; and internet experience.

Experience: At least 10 years of studying and analyzing industry marketplaces and related programs. Experience with regulatory agencies and their functions; supervisory experience.

Key Attributes:

  • Public speaking
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Outgoing, energetic
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude
  • Flexibility and ability to change directions easily
  • Ability to handle stress
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Excellent work ethic and high professional standards
  • Outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities
  • Ability to manage and meet strict deadlines
  • Willingness to take initiative and be creative
  • Ability to work as a productive member of a team
  • Ability to travel and work flexible/changing schedule
  • Ability to speak and write clearly and effectively
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal with members and other stakeholders effectively
  • Sense of humor

Only applicants who submit a cover letter and resume will be considered.

To apply, please visit this link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ncta01&jobId=76168&lang=en_US&source=CC3

OR send a cover letter and resume to:
[email protected] -- Attn: Human Resources Department

 

 

Internship Program

NCTA’s Internship Program is designed to offer awareness and exposure to the internet and television industry. We provide both paid part-time and full-time internships during the school year and the summer months to qualified applicants in our Washington, D.C. office.

 

About NCTA's Internship Program

NCTA’s Internship Program provides a quality experience.

  • Meaningful work opportunities

  • Mentors who share their knowledge and expertise, and provide guidance and feedback

  • Team building activities, facility tours, career development workshops, and participation in Association social events 

  • Department meetings

  • Exposure to top executives

  • A formal evaluation process

Candidates must:

  • Be full-time secondary or post-secondary students

  • Be in good academic standing

  • Be enrolled at an accredited institution

  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills

Internship Application Deadlines

Fall internships:
August 1st
Spring internships:
December 31st
Summer internships:
April 21st

To begin the application process, please contact NCTA Human Resources at [email protected]. NCTA will contact candidates whose qualifications match our requirements.

To learn more about employment and/or internship opportunities, please contact NCTA Human Resources at [email protected].

Open Internships

Legal Internship, Summer 2018

NCTA’s Internship Program is designed to offer awareness and exposure to the cable industry. Legal interns at NCTA work alongside members of the legal department and focus on a variety of legal issues important to the cable industry.

NCTA’s legal department monitors and participates in all relevant FCC, FTC, Copyright Office, and other federal regulatory proceedings; participates in litigation affecting the cable industry; responds to other federal regulatory agencies when cable-related issues are involved; monitors state regulatory actions; assists NCTA members with cable related questions; and participates in academic and research activities involving cable. Staff authors briefs, pleadings, position papers and testimony, and assists in lobbying efforts on behalf of the NCTA’s membership. The department also manages the economic and policy research necessary to support industry positions before the courts, Congress, federal agencies, and public policy organizations.

Examples of legal intern projects include:

• Conducting legal research and drafting legal memoranda;
• Monitoring developments in ongoing government proceedings;
• Attending industry and government roundtable and other events; and
• Drafting pleadings and NCTA communications.

Candidates must:

  • Be full-time secondary or post-secondary students
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Be enrolled at an accredited institution
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to NCTA by December 1, 2017. All applicants must be currently enrolled in law school. This is a paid internship.

How to Apply
• Please combine your resume and cover letter into a single document.
• Where you are prompted to enter a “text resume” please copy and paste your resume and cover letter into the field.
• Additionally, please upload the file containing both your resume and cover letter into the “Attach a Resume” field located on the same page.

 

Only applicants who submit a cover letter and resume will be considered.

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