Digital Future Society (DFS) is a program supported by the Ministry of Economy and Business of Spain in collaboration with Mobile World Capital Barcelona that connects experts, policy makers, civic organizations and businessmen with the mission of understanding and getting involved with the challenges and opportunities legal and ethical digital transformation.

The DFS mandate is rooted in the idea of ​​reaching agreements to promote a more inclusive, equitable and sustainable future in the digital age.

To this end, Digital Future Society will direct the scope and framework for an updated social contract: a new set of human rights for the digital era in four key areas: public innovation, trust and digital security, inclusion and citizen empowerment and equitable growth.

We carry it out through our Think Tank, a global initiative focused on commissioning research that creates new knowledge about the challenges that arise from the design, use and governance of digital technologies. We have a Laboratory, an information exchange center that identifies marketable solutions to create prototypes and overcome social challenges, and finally we have Events and Spaces to share knowledge, experiences and tools that inspire citizens to face the current challenges.

Reports to:
Digital Future Society Director
Position:
Permanent
Base:
Barcelona

Job Purpose

We want to incorporate into our project a person with extensive experience in international relations, in institutional representation and spokesperson, who reinforces the collaboration with international organizations (United Nations, World Economic Forum, European Commission, Inter-American Development Bank, OECD, etc.) and promotes Two-way active collaboration in commissions and working groups with the aim of reaching global agreements on the objectives of the Digital Future Society.

Someone accustomed to communication, coordination and dissemination of activities, with experience in coordination and execution of international programs, negotiation skills. Experience in diplomatic functions in international organizations will be valued.

Primary duties and responsibilities

  • Definition and execution of the representation strategy in the short and medium term.
  • Coordination of international actions with strategic partners of the program.
  • Identification of opinion leaders and international organizations that work in the same areas as the program strategy.
  • Manage external relations with different organizations.
  • Position the DFS as an international reference program.
  • Participate actively in commissions in international entities and negotiate and secure agreements, resources and a win-win relationship framework.
  • Create the connections and the network of national and international contacts that contribute to the DFS in its scalability.
  • Create bridges between the different activities of the program and the different international organizations.

What we look for in MWCapital

The ideal profile to lead this project is someone authentic, who anticipates, makes it easy, shares and exceeds expectations with a series of knowledge and associated skills such as:

  • University Degree (in disciplines such as Law, Political Science, Economics, etc.).
  • Master or postgraduate with experience in international relations.
  • Experience in international organizations such as the United Nations or World Economic Forum or similar.
  • Experience in protocol, diplomatic functions.
  • Experience in the coordination and execution of programs.
  • Experience in creating a wide network of contacts and partners with different rank of hierarchy in international government agencies.
  • Leadership (sharing vision with the team).
  • Initiative.
  • Great communication capacity, adapted to different audiences, cultural contexts and sensibilities.
  • Networking capacity, valuing a network of contacts and circle of trust with international organizations collaborating in the program
  • Excellent public relations.
  • Meeting management.
  • Influence.
  • Knowledge of languages.
  • Negotiation techniques.

Experience and knowledge

  • Experience in complex, innovative project management, with multiple stakeholders
  • Experience in defining and executing plans, initiatives and public communication programs
  • Knowledge of the trends of digital technologies and their impact on society both locally and globally.
  • Experience in international exhibition projects
  • Experience in management and coordination of teams, internal and external (orchestrating network work)
  • Experience in developing and building networks. Experience in working with public institutions and developing and fostering relationships and collaborations.
  • Experience in developing and fostering international relations at a high level with the public and private sector

Evaluation method in MWCapital:

  • Interviews with Talent & People Department
  • Interviews with the CEO

What we can offer you in MWCapital:

Mobile World Capital Barcelona (MWCapital) is an initiative that drives the digital development of society and helps improve the lives of people globally.

Together, our programs are positively transforming the economy, education and society.

We are a dynamic foundation with great opportunities, for those people are necessary to anticipate the needs and challenges posed by their activity. That they get excited about the project and know how to share and collaborate to achieve success.

If you want to know us a little better access here:

https://www.welcometothejungle.co/es/companies/mobile-world-capital-barcelona

If you are interested and think your profile fits:

You can send your CV to hr@mobileworldcapital.com