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Head of Thinktank

Head of Thinktank

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Marketing & Communications

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40k - 45k per year + Bonus

  • Contact :

    Harry Marven

  • Contact email:

    harry.marven@harrishill.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7324

  • Job ref:

    HQ00039003

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Closing date:

    2019-03-15

  • Posted:

    2019-02-15

  • Consultant:

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Harris Hill is excited to be partnering with Future Advocacy in their search for a Head of Thinktank to lead their programme on the social, economic and political impacts of artificial intelligence and other emerging tech.

This is a newly created position in a growing and ambitious organisation, where the postholder will have broad responsibilities across research, external affairs and programme and project management. Moreover, you will build a strong global network of business leaders, computer scientists, academics and NGOs to increase the reach and influence of Future Advocacy. On an organisational level, you will develop and lead a strategy for the thinktank and be a thought leader on AI and emerging tech within the team

As such, you will have a strong understanding of the social, economic and political impact of AI and other emerging tech, and a technical understanding of computer science, AI and/or coding is desirable. You will also have a track record of advocacy and policy influencing at a senior level, with an at least 5 years' demonstrable track record of quantitative and qualitative research.

This is a genuinely exciting opportunity for a policy, advocacy and research professional to take ownership of an increasingly influential position in an increasingly influential organisation.

This is a full-time, permanent position paying 40,000 - 45,000 p.a. plus annual bonus. I will be submitting a shortlist of candidates on Monday 4th March; application process includes a CV and covering letter to me.

If you are interested in this position, then please send your CV to harry.marven@harrishill.co.uk . Please note that only suitable candidates will be contacted.