Associate Director / Director - multiple roles

Location: London

Start date: ASAP

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience, and with generous commission for new business

About Taso Advisory

Taso Advisory is a UK public policy consultancy with a particular expertise in digital technology. We work with some of the most exciting technology businesses in the world, from listed businesses to fast-growing scaleups. We pride ourselves on giving valuable commercial advice to clients who come to us for support on the issues that matter most to them.

We work with our clients to understand and manage their political, regulatory and policy challenges and opportunities. We spend our time thinking about and working on areas such as online safety, digital competition, data protection, the gig economy and more. We make sure our clients know what’s going on, what it means for them, and how they can best prepare for and engage with it. 

We are a young and growing consultancy. We are building a business for the long term, and colleagues have significant room to shape and grow the business and their careers.

About the role

These are senior roles with significant opportunity to help build a fast-growing business. It will suit someone who loves tech policy and the politics behind it, and loves applying their insight to commercial challenges. If you like thinking about the future of tech policy and digital regulation, this is the place for you.

You will work across client accounts, working on your own and with colleagues to deliver tailored and high quality advice to clients. 

Client management - Our clients are smart people working on thorny issues at brilliant companies. You’ll provide clients with both strategic and tactical advice, and inspire their trust. You will be responsible for ensuring that our clients’ needs are met, and that their businesses can continue to succeed.

Tech expertise - You will be a subject matter expert in tech policy. You will be able to advise clients and colleagues on the policy and politics behind online safety, competition, data protection, and more. You’ll enjoy debating what the latest Government consultation says, and what it means for businesses.

Business development and growth - We want to give tech policy and politics advice to more brilliant clients. You’ll play a key role in identifying new business opportunities and showing those prospects why we’re the people to help.

About you

  1. You will have 5+ years experience in one or several of the following: a consultancy, a tech company, government, a regulator, think tanks or politics.
  2. You will have experience in advising technology companies, or creating the rules that affect them.
  3. You will have a flair for keeping up to date with the latest political developments and anticipating what this means for clients.
  4. You will be comfortable working with ambiguity and be able to filter this to give clients clarity on a given topic.
  5. You will have an entrepreneurial drive to grow the business and to grow with it.

What we offer

We offer a competitive salary, discretionary bonus and benefits package. All of our team receive a generous annual learning and development budget. You can use that for anything that will be useful to you at work.

New business wins are incentivised with uncapped commission.  

You will have 25 days of annual leave plus public holidays and a day for your birthday. We enjoy regular social activities.

How to apply

To apply, please send a CV (no cover letter) and answers to the following questions to [email protected] with the subject line “Associate Director / Director - Application”.

  1. What do you think the major UK public affairs opportunity is for technology businesses in the coming year? How should Taso Advisory’s prospective clients take advantage of it? (300 words)
  2. How would you approach business development at Taso Advisory? What would you contribute to it? (300 words)

Any questions? 

If you have any questions, please feel free to email them to Ben Greenstone, Managing Director at [email protected]

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