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Local Policy and Community Affairs Manager

Our client, an international and highly successful company, is reshaping the future of delivery. They are building an on-demand drone delivery service that can deliver food, medicine or other items within minutes. They’ve also developed an unmanned traffic management platform - a kind of air traffic control for unmanned aircraft - to safely route drones through the sky. 


Now we are seeking them a 

LOCAL POLICY AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS MANAGER

As a member of our client’s Policy team reporting to the Head of Global Policy, you will support their engagement with local policymakers and community members in Finland. In this role you will develop and execute a community outreach strategy in close coordination with the policy, communications, marketing and operations teams. You will regularly engage with members of the community and policymakers and make recommendations on how  our client can provide a world class service for both their customers, and the larger communities in which they operate. Please note this is a fixed term contract. 


What you will do:
- Engage with Finnish government officials and keep them updated on our client’s operations in the areas they represent
- Assist with development and implementation of a cross-functional strategy to engage with the local communities where they operate
- Work closely with marketing and communications team to help shape our client’s narrative both locally and nationally, and help coordinate/execute marketing and communications activities on the ground
- Work to connect with the community by organizing visits with schools, STEM and Robotics clubs, aviation clubs and other community stakeholders and leaders.

Requirements:
- Team player with a sense of humor and the ability to exercise good judgment in a rapidly changing environment
- 3-5 years work experience in policy, public affairs, communications or community engagement
- Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal.

Desired: 
- Team player with a sense of humor and the ability to exercise good judgment in a rapidly changing environment
- 1-3 years working in a communications role
- 1-3 years working in a Government position
- Experience with community engagement around infrastructure projects
- Experience with smart cities development
- Experience in the technology or aviation sector
- Experience working in a geographically dispersed team
- Excellent personal, political, analytical and organizational skills.

Apply for the position through the Apply Here -button below. The position will be filled as soon as the right candidate is found. For more information about the position, please contact

Lasse Pehto
Senior Partner
Pro-Source Oy
lasse.pehto@prosource.fi

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