Public Affairs and Communications Professional, Energy

  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 03

Position description

Position Overview and Responsibilities

The Brussels office of FleishmanHillard has an immediate opening for an energetic public affairs and communications professional with a deep background in energy, and public affairs experience to join our team. This advisor will act as a primary advisor for key clients and drive business development efforts.

Experience & skills required:

Candidates will have deep working experience (6 – 8 years) relating to EU level energy policy or a linked area (transport/climate). This experience should ideally be acquired working with the EU institutions, in-house or through a consultancy firm.


  • An excellent understanding of the EU institutions and political dynamics;
  • Strong business acumen and appreciation of the commercial impact of policy decisions;
  • A strong understanding of/network within the energy industry;
  • Excellent capability as an advisor, including first class communication and writing skills, and team leader;
  • An entrepreneurial approach to client servicing and business development;
  • Consultancy experience preferred;
  • Ability to solve problems and exercise excellent judgment with the ability to think 'outside of the box.';
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines without sacrificing quality, maintain good client relationships and deliver outstanding results;
  • Understanding of agency financials and experience budgeting projects;
  • Professional, proactive and committed to high standards in the quality of the communications product;
  • Existing relationships with applicable trade associations, think tanks and thought leaders in the energy space.

Application instructions

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