AmCham seeks a full-time Governmental Affairs Consultant
The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) is seeking a full-time Governmental Affairs Consultant. This person will be responsible for engaging multiple member groups, facilitating our organization’s policy advocacy initiatives, and contributing to our comprehensive program of events and member services.
What We Offer
AmCham offers the unique opportunity to work daily with executives representing leading global companies and internationally oriented SME’s, as well as key Danish and US public-sector officials.
Our small, but efficient team contributes to building a competitive international business environment in Denmark while strengthening business opportunities for member companies in the US. We have created a culture that’s based on learning and mutual dialogue, where teamwork and open exchange are essential. All this is set within a dynamic, challenging, and flexible environment to stimulate your personal and professional development.
As a Governmental Affairs Consultant, you will be responsible for engaging multiple member groups, facilitating our organization’s policy advocacy initiatives, and contributing to our comprehensive program of events and member services. Your primary responsibilities will include:
- Developing and driving AmCham policy initiatives including the creation of professional content in Danish & English (white papers, editorials, in-depth reports, etc.).
- Fostering relationships and engagement with AmCham’s key public-sector stakeholders.
- Ongoing professional, proactive support of the policy & advocacy work for AmCham’s committees.
- Analyzing existing and potential legislation and its impact on AmCham members.
- Meeting and event conceptualization, management, and execution, including Folkemødet.
Your background and skills
Fluent in Danish, you have practical public-sector experience, exceptional interpersonal skills and strong English language proficiency. With a degree in political science, business or similar, you have a strong interest in the ‘who’s who’ of Christiansborg and have a keen understanding of the Danish political and commercial landscapes. US-based job experience / education is a plus.
To be successful in this role, you have 1-2 years of relevant work experience, function well autonomously and can manage groups of busy member representatives. You are also an inquisitive, focused self-starter, adept at communicating government initiatives and formulating policy statements in a clear, consistent manner.
About AmCham Denmark
The American Chamber of Commerce in Denmark (AmCham) is a non-profit business advocacy, services and event organization promoting the interests of 230+ American, Danish, and international member companies actively investing in Denmark and the United States. As an independent and member supported association, AmCham receives no governmental subsidies.
One of 117 AmChams globally, AmCham Denmark works to advance transatlantic business on a number of trade, bilateral investment and competitiveness issues.
Please submit your cover letter and CV to AmCham at firstname.lastname@example.org. Eventual questions may be directed to 33 932 932. Confidentiality will be strictly maintained.
Application Deadline: September 6, 2023 (Applications will be reviewed ongoing)
Start Date: October 2023