Office of the Virginia Secretariat of Commerce and Trade Richmond, VA, USA
Aug 27, 2018Full Time
The office of the Virginia Secretariat of Commerce and Trade is seeking a highly motivated, independent, and skilled professional to serve as a Broadband Policy Specialist. This position will support the work of Chief Broadband Advisor and Deputy Broadband Advisor. In addition to providing logistics and staff support to the coalition, the Policy Specialist will: provide broadband policy support through effective policy analysis, managing work assignments, report-writing, performance evaluation and research techniques to assure the Coalition has sufficient information to make decisions to achieve their goals; convey information and recommendations through public speaking, public outreach, written reports, analysis, and position papers; assist with the review, development, and recommendation of policies as needed; research and synthesize broadband access efforts underway in other states; assist the Chief Broadband Advisor and the Deputy Broadband Advisor with strategic initiatives and complete a broad range of assignments involving multiple internal and external stakeholders including public and private sector leaders; collaborate with community development and economic development staff and professionals to ensure the maximal use of resources in priority initiatives; have a thorough understanding of all broadband funding sources to further ensure maximum effective usage and optimization of funds; ensure alignment with other state-level economic development initiatives where appropriate.