Crowell & Moring International LLC (C&M International or CMI) is a global government relations, public policy, and public affairs consulting firm that helps clients shape the international regulatory landscape to support innovation, sustainable growth, and commercial competitiveness. CMI is based in Washington, DC with regional offices in Singapore and Hong Kong.
Our clients span from major multinational companies to next wave startups, and include global industry associations, governments, and international organizations. The CMI team is acknowledged as experts in crafting unique public policy initiatives in partnership with industry associations, academics, NGOs, and other stakeholders. The firm leverages its network of key government officials and senior business executives to help shape innovative policies and manage the emerging issues that will define sustainable economic growth.
When issues demand it, we also bring to bear the resources and expertise of our attorney colleagues within our parent organization, Crowell & Moring LLP (C&M), an international law firm with offices in the United States, Europe, MENA, and Asia that represents clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory and policy, and transactional and corporate matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation and government-facing matters, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity, equity, and inclusion.
CMI is seeking an Associate Consultant based in Washington, DC to join our team. Associate consultants are skilled professionals with knowledge of international public policy and regulatory affairs equivalent to a Master's degree in the field or at least two years of relevant work experience. Associate consultants are expected to exercise discretion and judgement in their direct support for client accounts in collaboration with colleagues.
Associate consultant work includes but is not limited to: • Advising client teams and developing strategies on international trade and regulatory issues arising in foreign markets, in bilateral or regional negotiations, through deliberations of international organizations, or through public-private partnerships and coalitions • Advising client teams domestically and abroad to achieve brand recognition and recognition as a thought leader • Establishing and managing effective protocols with clients to manage international public-private partnerships • Facilitating client engagements with domestic and trade, economic, and health stakeholders • Monitoring, researching and analyzing trade, economic, and health policies that inform client decision-making • Monitoring, researching, and analyzing a range of political, regulatory, economic, and health-related developments in international markets that inform client decision-making • Advising client teams in the drafting of reports, memos, presentations, talking points, briefing books, leave-behinds and other materials to support internal client strategy as well as external initiatives or advocacy • Oversee logistical needs for specific client-related meetings or activities • Contribute to firm management activities and special projects, as requested
• Knowledge of international public policy and regulatory affairs equivalent to a Master’s degree in the field or at least two years of relevant work experience • Record of outstanding academic achievement. Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a relevant field (required), Master’s Degree, preferable in a relevant field (a plus). • Languages: English (required), Spanish (a plus) • Proven ability to exercise discretion and judgement in vital tasks for clients and/or principals • Attentive to detail, interpretive, creative, resourceful, tenacious, and entrepreneurial • Excellent written and oral communication skills • Excellent research and analytical skills • Ability to oversee multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, demanding environment • Commitment to delivering the very highest levels of client service in a fast-paced, demanding environment • Proficiency in productivity software (required), ability to use software in project management settings (strong plus). • Willingness to undertake international travel
The position requires a minimum of two (2) years of increasingly responsible, directly related experience during which knowledge, skills and abilities applicable to the position were demonstrated.
Crowell & Moring International offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package which includes progressive options such as back up child care, wellness programs, cultural events and social activities. We take great pride in our positive, friendly culture that rewards hard work and success, at the same time recognizing the importance of family and community service.
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Crowell & Moring International LLC (C&M International or CMI) is a global government relations, public policy, and public affairs consulting firm that helps clients shape the international regulatory landscape to support innovation, sustainable growth, and commercial competitiveness. For more than thirty years, C&M International’s team of public policy experts, former trade negotiators, economists, and bio-medical scientists has worked with clients to resolve commercial and trade challenges, clear political hurdles, and shape policies and regulations in key international markets.