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Reference: 86133

Date Added: 29 September 2022
Closing Date: 4 November 2022

Job Title: Policy Manager - Digital Economy

Working For: techUK

Location: London

Salary: £32,000-£44,000 per annum based upon experience plus discretionary bonus and comprehensive benefits.

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Role Purpose:

In this role you will drive techUK’s economic policy work. This will require you to analyse and understand how technology can drive positive economic change, develop creative policy solutions to some of the UK’s most pressing economic challenges and work within techUK’s Policy and Public Affairs team to build a case for why the Government should adopt these policy solutions.

The role holder will also represent techUK members to officials and politicians in Whitehall, Westminster and beyond. techUK also expects the role holder to be able to develop their own ideas and take the initiative to drive forward campaigns and strategies to support the economic case for the UK tech sector.

techUK is looking for a range of candidates from different backgrounds. If your experience does not fully align with the competencies and experience below, but you feel you would succeed in this role please set out in you cover letter why you believe you would be a good fit for the position.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist techUK’s Associate Director for Policy in developing techUK’s economic policy and digital economy work programme, including but not limited to: successfully leading, managing and delivering internal and external events; the smooth running of meetings; and managing and implementing stakeholder engagement activities; acting as point of contact for techUK members;
  • Build relationships within and outside Government, including with BEIS, HM Treasury, DCMS and other stakeholders such as influential Members of Parliament and other industry bodies and partners such as the CBI and DIGITAL EUROPE;
  • Research policy issues and draft papers and consultation responses for government, Parliamentary committees and others;
  • Be able to situate techUK’s asks within the wider political and policy context;
  • Ensure effective use of web and social media to communicate techUK’s positions and points of view;
  • Provide secretariat support for techUK internal and external working groups as and when required;

To find of more on competencies, essesential and desired knowledge and experince, vists the techUK website: 


Closing Date: 4 November 2022

Interview/Start Dates

This is a full-time role based out of techUK's London offices with flexibility for hybrid working.

This role profile is a guide to the work that is required but does not form part of any contract of employment and may change from time to time to reflect changing circumstances.

Application Details

To apply for this role, please send your application with your salary expectations to recruitment@techuk.org.

The successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK prior to the commencement of employment. Due to the volume of applications, we receive, if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of applying, please deem your application as unsuccessful on this occasion.

Website: https://www.techuk.org/

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