Careers at the NAI
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The following positions are currently available until filled. These positions are based at the Washington, DC office.
NAI Legal Internship
Internship Program Overview
The Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) legal internship program is for qualified law students interested in privacy and digital advertising. This internship will provide law students with a unique opportunity to work on cutting-edge legal, policy, and technology issues impacting today’s online and mobile advertising world. Interns will be provided an orientation explaining the various business models in the industry and the privacy issues with emerging technologies. Interns will have close interaction with NAI's small, but sophisticated staff of lawyers and technologists. Legal interns will also interact with the world’s leading Internet and digital media companies. The internship schedule is flexible and can accommodate class and other schedules. There is a minimum time requirement of 16 hours per week during the semester. NAI generally accepts up two interns in the DC office.
Legal Intern Responsibilities May Include:
- Monitor and analyze federal and state bills and statutes related to online privacy, data security, and technology issues
- Reviewing online privacy disclosures for required representations about data collection, use and retention; reviewing responses to compliance questionnaires, and participating in conference calls and interviews with members
- Assist compliance counsel with enforcement proceedings to determine the scope of alleged violations of the NAI Code by members
- Conduct legal research on specific topics such as tort liability, lobbying, defamation, intellectual property, and other issues
- Attend conferences, seminars, presentations, and hearings regarding online privacy, advertising and marketing, and related technology issues
- Monitor international developments in the areas of privacy, advertising, marketing, and technology and the implementation of new privacy legislation and regulations across the globe
- Excellent written ability, including the ability to draft documents, emails, and materials for different audiences
- Strong interpersonal skills and verbal communication skills
- Enthusiasm and interest in privacy, technology, information security, and/or Internet law and policy
- Desire to be creative and tackle novel, cutting-edge issues that may not be "traditional" legal issues – work assignments may involve the intersection of law, technology, policy, and business interests
- Course work in privacy law, technology law, intellectual property, communications law, and/or e-commerce desirable
- Basic familiarity with Web and Internet technology desirable (cookies, client/server model, web browsers, browser privacy settings, domain names, URLs, the basic elements of a website, etc.)
- Microsoft Office skills (Word and Excel)
The internship will provide opportunities for professional development and mentoring. Possibility exists that internship could evolve into a permanent position for the right candidate.
About The Network Advertising Initiative
The Network Advertising Initiative is a coalition of roughly 100 leading technology companies committed to shaping and enforcing responsible data management practices for online behavioral advertising and related businesses. We do this through a robust self-regulatory program that involves a commitment to high standards that exceed current legal requirements and a tough compliance, enforcement, and accountability program. NAI has been the leader in shaping workable solutions for the online advertising industry in the face of daunting public policy problems for over a decade. NAI members include AOL Advertising, Microsoft, Google, LinkedIn, Yahoo!, Audience Science, BlueKai, Dotomi, Datonics, and 24/7 Real Media. The NAI’s membership incorporates not just the largest advertising networks, but also leading data management platforms, data exchanges, real time bidding platforms, mobile marketing companies, and marketing analytics service providers.
With offices in Washington, DC and Maine, the NAI is a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a lean and efficient team.
For more information about the NAI, please review our website. For more information about the internship or to submit a resume and cover letter, please contact:
Rod Ghaemmaghami, Counsel, apply AT networkadvertising org
Marketing, Social Media, and Adminstrative Coordinator
This entry-level position presents an outstanding opportunity for a driven individual to contribute meaningfully to a dynamic trade association, representing key players in the innovative and fast paced world of digital advertising. The NAI self-regulates privacy practices of companies engaged in developing cutting-edge advertising technologies, and advocates for public policy solutions that foster the responsible collection and use of consumer data and preserve innovation. The successful applicant will gain valuable experience working on the issues associated with this, while also being presented with significant opportunities for professional growth. The successful applicant will report to NAI’s Vice President, Public Policy.
Responsibilities May Include:
- Manage NAI social media feeds (Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook), draft blog posts, and develop online content
- Support NAI’s policy, legal, and technical teams
- Assist with developing external educational and marketing materials, including NAI’s annual compliance report, legislative and regulatory materials, and consumer education materials
- Coordinate NAI events, including working closely with external event planners organizing the NAI’s annual Summit
- Manage external grants received; e.g., Google AdWords and Google Surveys
- Liaise with and manage relationships with external vendors
- Coordinate NAI’s membership and vendor payments, including issuing timely invoices and managing accounts receivable and payable
- Organize and maintain NAI databases
- Produce monthly Google Analytics reports detailing visits to the NAI’s website, education pages, and opt-out tool
- Coordinate NAI educational webinars and all-member calls
- Respond to consumer and external enquiries
- Provide executive support to NAI’s leadership team, including calendar management, travel and other expenses, office administration tasks, etc.
Skills & Education Requirements:
- B.A. or B.S. degree required
- Excellent organizational skills and ability to multitask
- Strong writing ability, including the ability to draft documents, emails, and materials for different audiences
- Strong interpersonal, verbal communication, and teamwork skills
- Enthusiasm and interest in privacy and technology
- Basic familiarity with Web and Internet technology desirable
- Sound numeracy skills
- Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and social media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn) skills
For more information about the NAI, please review our website. For more information about the position please contact:
William Lee, Technology & Policy Analyst, william AT networkadvertising org
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter.