MANAGER OR DIRECTOR, GLOBAL POLICY (CHINA FOCUSED): The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) is the voice of the U.S. semiconductor industry, one of America's top export industries and a key driver of America’s economic strength, national security, and global competitiveness. SIA seeks to strengthen U.S. leadership of semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research by working with Congress, the Administration and other key industry stakeholders to encourage policies and regulations that fuel innovation, propel business and drive international competition.
SIA seeks to hire a Manager or Director level individual to join SIA’s Global Policy Team who can help drive the association’s international work across a variety of geographic and substantive policy and trade issues, with a major focus on policy issues related to China’s semiconductor industry. The ideal candidate will have an education and prior work experience relevant to Chinese technology or international trade issues. The position reports directly to the Vice President of Global Policy.
- Serve as SIA’s lead for the research and monitoring of China’s semiconductor market and policy developments. This includes managing a variety of SIA member publications related to China, and responding to requests and inquiries from SIA member companies regarding China issues;
- Support and represent the SIA Global Policy Team on key international trade and global policy issues facing the semiconductor industry, with a focus on China, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and Europe, and Washington D.C.; and
- Support the Global Policy Team in representing the U.S. semiconductor industry at the World Semiconductor Council.
- Bachelors degree (B.A.), Masters degree preferred but not required;
- 2-7 years of professional experience in international trade or global technology issues;
- Good understanding of China’s political-economy and tech policy;
- Working-level fluency in Chinese, with strong Chinese source material reading and research skills;
- Ability to work in international, diverse, and cross-cultural environments;
- Strong written and verbal communication skills; and
- Interest in the technology industry.
- Frequent international travel required.