NCTA — The Internet & Television Association


Open Positions

Legislative Assistant

NCTA - The Internet & Television Association represents network innovators and content creators that connect, entertain, inform and inspire consumers every day. Our industry supports 3 million American jobs and employs at least 300 people in every congressional district. NCTA’s member companies have a groundbreaking history and equally impressive vision for the future, emboldened by a spirit of innovation, creativity and passion to be the best. 

This position normally operates in a professional office environment. However, remote work may take place due to COVID-19 and any other pandemic or for any reason as determined by NCTA’s CEO.

NCTA seeks a Legislative Assistant who will provide high level, confidential, project coordination and administrative support for the External and State Government Relations team; following up to ensure all team deliverables are prioritized and executed in a timely manner.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists with monitoring, tracking and analyzing state legislative and regulatory issues related to broadband, telecommunications and video.  
  • Works with the VP and State Legislative Counsel to manage the relationship with the state legislative tracking service.
  • Drafts memos, talking points and presentations with the team related to state legislative activity and work with our strategic partners.
  • Works with the External Affairs team to stay current on the activities of strategic partners; responds to inquiries and routes matters as appropriate.
  • Attends and arranges logistics for webinars and meetings including internal organizational and external meetings.
  • Schedules and manages calendars, including the coordination of meetings requiring interaction with both internal and external executives and partner organizations.
  • Researches and maintains contact lists for Government Relations Team-supported committees and inputs data regularly into relevant dashboard/databases.
  • Works with the team to provide resource material for the virtual resource center; responds to member company requests and inquiries.
  • Maintains and processes invoices, expense reports, and tracks vendor payments.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Background/Skills/Abilities Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, public policy, political science or a related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years related work experience; prior experience supporting the government affairs work of an organization.
  • Working knowledge of broadband, Internet, telecommunications and video industries a plus.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously and follow through on issues in a timely manner.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with confidential/sensitive matters in a discrete and professional manner.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office.
  • Advanced user of technology including collaboration tools, databases and video conferencing tools.
  • Some travel required.

Production Coordinator

NCTA seeks a Production Coordinator who will lead the project production process as the key connector between designers, project owners, and agencies. Supports the workflow management of all the creative initiatives from briefing to execution. Monitors creative processes, coordinates between internal and external clients, and communicates to internal teams on upcoming initiatives.

This position normally operates in a professional office environment. However, remote work may take place due to COVID-19 and any other pandemic or for any reason as determined by NCTA’s CEO.

Essential Functions:

  • Supports the quality control of final work products and services meets all team, department, and organizational requirements.
  • Coordinates trafficking of projects to Creative Team and agencies – e.g., intake projects, coordinate note taking and calendars, ensure requests are complete, and assign project teams.
  • Coordinates pre-production, production, and post-production on events/live streams.
  • Creates, edits and formats PowerPoint presentations and slides for various internal customers.
  • Maintains the integrity and visual identity of presentation assets through established design templates.
  • Provides editing, proofing, fact checking, branding and messaging integrity support of all presentations
  • Checks art proofs for accuracy of changes, typesetting and proper positioning of graphic elements.
  • Works with the designers to develop and produce digital assets; secures approval from appropriate internal staff.
  • Researches and secures estimates from third-party vendors
  • Maintains the event image library – both electronic and hard-copy.
  • Supports the production and execution of non-content event emails including save the date, registration is live, and deadline notifications.
  • Assists in the maintenance of project files, including budgets – vendor invoice processing, production schedules, copies and completed work samples.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Background/Skills/Abilities Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or related field.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and carry out responsibilities under general supervision.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with colleagues with regards to asset development and deadlines.
  • Ability to prioritize, manage and track multiple projects to meet aggressive deadlines.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency, excellent PowerPoint skills.
  • High level of professionalism and ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside clients and vendors.
  • Must have exceptional interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work and collaborate as a part of a team.
  • Utilize tools/software to track projects.
  • Must have keen eye for detail.
  • Strong customer service.

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

Spring 2022 Paid Law Student Intern Opening

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, NTIA, 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 helps to manage 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;
  • Summarizing filings with federal and state agencies;
  • Attending industry and government roundtables and other events;
  • Drafting pleadings and other communications.

Candidates must:

  • Be full-time students in their second or third years of law school;
  • Be in good academic standing;
  • Be enrolled at an accredited institution;
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to NCTA by January 10, 2022. All applicants must be currently enrolled in law school. This is a paid in-person internship in Washington, DC. 

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

NCTA Benefits

NCTA – The Internet and Television Association offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance with competitive employee premiums.
  • 401(k) retirement pre-tax and Roth plans with employer contributions
  • Vacation and sick leave as well as personal leave day(s)
  • Ten paid holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • 26 hours of volunteer pay each year to participate in community service
  • Training opportunities
  • Transportation benefits
  • Employer paid life insurance and disability benefits
  • Free in-building gym with new equipment