1 Open Position

TIC Council is recruiting a Public Affairs intern to support the management of various TIC Council Sectorial Committees. The successful applicant will work closely with the Public Affairs team, the Technical Team, as well as the various experts within the member organizations. TIC Council is the association representing the Testing, Inspection and Certification sector worldwide with presence in Brussels, Washington DC, India, and China. As the TIC Council membership covers more than 160 countries, the association has a truly global footprint. The internship position will run for six months (with the possibility of being extended for another six months if the candidate is successful), and a monthly allowance will be provided. Starting date: As soon as possible.


  • Support the Advocacy and Public Affairs team, specifically relating to global sustainability and digitalisation topics: research, policy monitoring, drafting, support preparation of internal and external meetings, and support to develop advocacy strategies.
  • Support the work of various Committees, specifically relating to Commodities Inspection and Industrial Life Cycle Services: research, drafting of reports and liaison with other TIC Council staff members.
  • Assist in the implementation of Committee initiatives, including webinars, events, and the development of technical documents.
  • Provide support in event logistics, such as promotion, registration tracking, venue organization, and follow-up activities after the event.


  • Fluency required in English (oral and written); any additional EU language is an asset.
  • Preferred fields of study: Economics or Business, Administration, Public Policy, International Relations, Law etc.
  • Attention to detail and positive problem-solving skills.
  • Quick learner who can easily adapt to the fast-paced workplace.
  • Conscientious, responsible, ability to work independently and as a part of a team.
  • Strong written communication skills and the ability to conduct research independently.
  • Positive attitude, flexible, enthusiastic, energetic, motivated, team-player.
  • Work experience/internship in a relevant field is an asset.


  • Possibility for a recruitment if internship is satisfactory.
  • Experience of working in an international association based in Brussels but acting globally.
  • Opportunity to work closely with members’ experts in the field of conformity assessment.
  • Opportunity to learn about members’ engagement at international levels in a highly diverse business (ranging from commodity inspection to import/export inspection).
  • Work in a small and dynamic, international team with exposure to a broad range of international issues.

If you are interested in the above position, please send your CV and a short cover letter explaining your motivations and qualifications to secretariat@tic-council.org by COB Friday, 13 October. CVs without cover letters will not be considered.

Job Description: Policy & Communications Manager

Company: TIC Council India

Location: Delhi-NCR Area / Remote

Reports to: Executive Director, India

The role is responsible for supporting the Executive Director India in identifying, researching, and preparing outreach and advocacy campaigns to reach India policymakers and regulators, industry, consumer organizations, and NGOs to advance TIC Council goals to enhance awareness about the value of the TIC sector. (Testing, Inspection and Certification)

The position will include:

  • Policy research and drafting of positioning and communication materials
  • Stakeholder research and outreach
  • Design and implementation of social media campaigns
  • Management of TIC Council Committees with direct exposure to experts from multinational companies
  • Cross functional coordination with staff in Brussels (HQ), Americas, and Asia
  • Supporting in data analytics and promoting the communications strategies
  • Designing Social Media campaigns
  • Administration of committees’ work
  • Research support in the development of policy and stakeholder mapping and outreach

The selected candidate will be getting insights and provided with:

  • Exposed to developing policy strategy, policy development and outreach campaigns
  • Exposure on standardization and conformity assessment and its role within quality infrastructure
  • Experience in working with industry stakeholders’ regulators and legislators to develop consensus positions.

Further, candidates will gain valuable insight into the TIC industry that employs over one million employees (often in high-wage STEM jobs) scattered in more than 160 countries around the globe confirming the safety and reliability of products, systems, and services, and protecting the safety and security of consumer and national interests. Areas of focus include Digitalization (Cybersecurity, AI, IoT), Trade, ESG (Environmental, Sustainability, and Governance), and Consumer Product Safety and Compliance.

Essential Qualifications to Apply

Candidates should be graduate in political sciences/international affairs/marketing and Communications or equivalent and they need to master the following skills:

  • Excellent Communications Skills (oral and written) with a track record of story-telling and convincing narrative writing
  • Good understanding of regulatory framework in India with preferred experience working in public policy area
  • Mastering Digital communications channels and language
  • Event management
  • Organised, methodical and structured in thinking and writing
  • Able to identify opportunities to report and act on them.
  • Able to build relationship and own relevant network.
  • Self-starter and team player
  • Able to work in a remote multi-cultural environment.

Interested candidates may send their CV with a cover letter to tell us why they are a suitable candidate for the position.

Salary Range: INR 600,000 per annum.

The candidate is likely to work remotely.

Applications to be send by 31st August 2023 at india@tic-council.org with the subject to read as "TIC Council, India- Coordinator”.