European Affairs Officer

International Union of Property Owners
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jul 20

Position description

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor EU policy developments and draft position papers;
  • Advocate the interests of property owners towards EU Institutions and other stakeholders;
  • Assist in developing relevant contacts and good working relationships with key players;
  • Work on EU funded projects to which UIPI is a partner;
  • Contribute to internal and external communication activities (social media, press release, website, newsletters) and provide organisational support.

Qualifications

  • Graduate in i.e. law, economics, political sciences, European studies or other relevant fields;
  • First experience required, preferably in EU Public Affairs or within an EU Institution;
  • Very good understanding of the EU decision-making process and politics;
  • Strong organisation and coordination skills;
  • Ability to cope with deadlines and work independently;
  • Proficient in written and spoken English. Additional EU languages is an asset;
  • First class written and verbal communication skills;
  • Creative and keen on developing ideas for communication actions;
  • Interest in understanding and articulating homeowners and real estate sector’s interests;
  • EU national or have a valid Belgian work permit.

Application instructions

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