[council] ICANN GNSO Policy officer position

Bruce Tonkin Bruce.Tonkin at melbourneit.com.au
Tue Sep 16 01:06:42 UTC 2003

Hello All,

Just a note in case others haven't seen this, that ICANN has a job
opening for a GNSO Policy officer.  I understand that applications will
close shortly.  Please pass onto to interested members in your


From: http://www.icann.org/general/jobs.htm#GNSOPolicyOfficer

GNSO Policy Officer

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has an
immediate job opening for a GNSO policy officer at its offices in Marina
del Rey, California USA. The primary responsibility of the position is
to support the GNSO Council in the smooth running of the GNSO policy

Job duties include:

Liaise with the chair and members of the Council to understand current
issues of importance to the GNSO Council 
Assist the GNSO Council with the development of a charter or terms of
reference for policy Task Forces 
Convene meetings of the Task Forces with the assistance of the GNSO
Prepare reports as required in the policy process, including gathering
and synthesising public feedback during the policy process 
Assist as needed with the finalisation and implementation of policy 

Bachelors degree (with postgraduate qualifications desirable); at least
five years experience in developing policy in an environment with
conflicting stakeholder views; understanding of technical issues
involving the Internet. Candidate must have excellent verbal and writing
skills and be fluent in English in a policy environment; fluency in
another language an advantage. Candidate must be able to work as a
member of a team. Demonstrated success in working with the cultural and
language issues that arise in an international business environment
would be an advantage.


Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. ICANN offers a
competitive benefits package, including retirement savings plan;
employer paid medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance;
and paid vacation initially three weeks each year. ICANN's office
environment is friendly and casual. Work hours are flexible.

For further details about the position, click here.

Please submit your resume and cover letter via e-mail to our staff at
opportunities at icann.org.

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