The American Antitrust Institute is seeking a Vice President of Policy.

The Vice President of Policy (VP of Policy) develops, implements, and integrates AAI’s policy agenda across advocacy, education, and research programs to advance AAI’s mission, expand AAI’s influence and impact on competition enforcement and policy, and promote organizational sustainability. The VP of Policy works collaboratively with the AAI president, staff, consultants, Advisory Board, and other supporters, as appropriate, to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.

Responsibilities:

  • Policy Advocacy Agenda: Identify opportunities for and develop a variety of AAI work product (e.g., letters, white papers, commentary, testimony) that maintain and advance AAI positions on major antitrust policy issues. Leverage knowledge of complementary competition policy issues (e.g., regulation, privacy, trade, labor, intellectual property) to reinforce AAI policy positions.
  • Integration Across Program Areas: Promote the integration of AAI’s advocacy, research, and education programs. Identify and develop opportunities to highlight, advance, and expand AAI policy positions through mutually reinforcing advocacy, research, and education initiatives. Work with supporters to identify and create multi-program opportunities to encourage sustainable engagement.
  • Outreach and Networking: Work to maximize exposure and attention to AAI’s policy work product. Maintain existing relationships, and identify opportunities to establish new relationships, with other advocacy organizations to support AAI’s mission and sustainability. Respond to media inquiries and seek outside speaking engagements, as appropriate, relevant to AAI’s policy work. Regularly attend AAI and other meetings, conferences and other networking gatherings.
  • Fundraising and Administration: Independently generate sponsorships, contributions, and other forms of financial and related support for AAI. Assist in planning, organizing, and implementing AAI events and other internal administrative matters. Utilize and manage AAI interns and research fellows.

Qualifications:

Ideal candidates will possess an advanced degree in law, economics, or public policy, a portfolio of excellent academic credentials, experience, and references, and 12+ years of professional experience in private, government, or other advocacy settings. Candidates must have excellent analytical and writing skills and a comprehensive understanding of antitrust enforcement, policy, and law. Candidates will have a demonstrated record of working collaboratively on teams, a robust network of connections in the competition community, and the ability to fulfill organizational mission and sustainability objectives.

Please direct inquiries to aai@antitrustinstitute.org.