European Affairs Assistant

European Association of Communications Agencies
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Feb 17

Position description

The successful candidate will work with the European Affairs Manager and will be required to:

  • Follow and monitor developments within the European Institutions and carry out research into new developments in European policy-making;
  • Assist lobbying/advocacy outreach towards the EU institutions on proposed regulatory and non-regulatory measures that may affect the communications industry;
  • Help develop advocacy strategies and instruments on key issues;
  • Research and elaborate EACA advocacy reports;
  • Assist EACA’s external representation in meetings, events and industry coalitions;
  • Help maintain and expand EACA’s network of contacts amongst policy-makers and interest representatives;
  • Assist EACA’s membership engagement;
  • Assist research activities for EACA’s industry reports and initiatives;
  • Help organise EACA’s annual membership conference in October;
  • Facilitate the use of social media for policy purposes.


  • Be fluent in English, both oral and written, as this is the working language of the organisation;
  • Be a graduate preferably in European Affairs, Law, Politics;
  • Be hard-working, honest and have a good eye for detail;
  • Have the ability to work with different nationalities, and a friendly personality;
  • Have at least 1 year of experience in a similar position and/or a traineeship completed;
  • Have an interest in the communications sector;
  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills;
  • Be available preferably from March 2017;
  • Be legally allowed to work in Belgium.

We offer:

  • Work in a creative and constructive environment
  • Opportunity to work at the heart of the communications industry
  • Opportunity to learn about, work on and implement advocacy strategies on different files (eprivacy, audiovisual, consumer protection, data protection)
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Occasional travel

Application instructions

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