Government Affairs – Manager, MENA
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
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|Binance is the global blockchain company behind the world’s largest digital asset exchange by trading volume and users, serving a greater mission to accelerate cryptocurrency adoption and increase the freedom of money.|
Are you looking to be a part of the most influential company in the blockchain industry and contribute to the crypto-currency revolution that is changing the world?
Our Government Affairs team is responsible for high-level, strategic engagement with external stakeholders globally, including but not limited to, political office holders, governmental bodies, trade and industry associations, ministries, and non-governmental organizations.
Leading Government Affairs efforts across the MENA region to establish Binance as an expert in the Crypto and Web3 industry on policy matters.
Driving and aligning on business positions on imminent legislation or leading the effort to engage on regulations being drafted for an emerging industry.
Track and analyze developments in policy making and national and regional sentiment and their impact on the industry and provide tangible insights to the business leaders.
Collaborate, inform and align with senior management on policy positions that have an impact on the company.
Manage projects across a wide range of topics including outreach, engagement, and planning and coordinating events and meetings.
Develop and lead advocacy campaigns with communications, legal and business teams to articulate clear positions on core issue areas.
Actively work towards establishing or joining industry associations that can serve as third party advocates for the industry.
Identify and engage opinion formers, third party advocates and opinion elites (academics, think tanks) in region to push forward industry positions.
Engage with external stakeholders and help them understand major product developments, launches, policy changes, or technology updates.
Work cross-functionally with teams across business, legal, communications compliance and product to understand priorities and develop custom projects where necessary.
Serve as a spokesperson for Binance.
At least 8 years of experience with civic engagement, government or political bodies, think tanks, public interest groups, or relevant industry associations in the country.
In depth knowledge and understanding of the country’s social and political dynamics.
Familiarity with the crypto industry and technologies, the policy, and political environments that surround them.
Ability to get up to speed quickly on complex technical and regulatory issues.
Ability to lead campaigns and to work independently.
Ability to communicate effectively with external policy and company leaders on a professional level to bring across messages and drive high-impact conversations.
You will be part of a diverse global Government Affairs team, working with different cross-functional teams to identify and analyze key policy issues, developments, and market sentiment. This person will be expected to partner closely with local government officials and industry specific organizations.
Working at Binance
• Do something meaningful; Be a part of the future of finance technology and the no.1 company in the industry
• Fast moving, challenging and unique business problems
• International work environment and flat organisation
• Great career development opportunities in a growing company
• Possibility for relocation and international transfers mid-career
• Competitive salary
• Flexible working hours, Casual work attire