Account Executive

EU Focus
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Apply by
    Sep-10-2020
  • Posted
    Sep 08

Position description

EU Focus, a modern consultancy firm specialised in EU affairs, is looking for a public affairs consultant with a strong entrepreneurial mindset to join our growing team in Brussels.

EU Focus offers integrated client approach, aspiring to providing a unique value proposition which includes political strategy, regulatory expertise as well as legal and compliance advice.

We help companies advance their businesses in EU environment by building bridges with decision-makers in Europe. A modern and dynamic consultancy, we thrive to developing advocacy strategies and keen on finding customised solutions to our clients' needs.

Key responsibilities:

  • Steering legislative dossiers in the European Parliament
  • Providing political and regulatory advice to a pool of clients on a range of EU policies
  • Developing and executing public affairs strategies
  • Drafting position papers, preparing impactful power point presentations, staying in regular contact with EU influencers, gathering intelligence, participating in conference calls with clients, monitoring EU legislation
  • Growing and nurturing contacts within EU institutions and other stakeholders
  • Seeking new business opportunities and helping them grow into new clients
  • Occasional travel

Qualifications

  • Advanced degree (MA) in political science, international relations, economy, or law
  • 2+ years of experience working in/with EU institutions – with particular focus on European Parliament
  • Perfect understanding of the European Parliament procedures, negotiations tactics, amendments rules etc.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven skills in analysing large volumes of information and translating it in concise and impactful position papers
  • A good understanding of EU policy and decision-making process is a must
  • Strong network of contacts among policymakers, influencers, broader public including media
  • Robust project management skills
  • Excellent English and at least another EU language, knowledge of German and French is a plus
  • You are a proactive individual, a quick learner and a team player willing to work in a fast-paced business environment and grow in a dynamic company

Our benefits:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Supportive team with entrepreneurial spirit
  • Flexible working policy
  • Opportunities for quick professional growth, continuous learning and mentorship from public affairs professionals with 20+ years of experience

Application instructions

To apply, please send your, short 1-page CV and a short motivation letter with ‘Application – Account Executive’ as the subject line to [email protected] by 10 September 2020 the latest. Early applications are encouraged.

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