Junior Consultant - EU Agri-food policy

Hume Brophy
  • Location
    Brussels or Remote, Belgium
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career
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  • Posted
    May 11

Position description

Start date: As soon as possible

Hume Brophy is recruiting a junior consultant in its Brussels team to support its growing portfolio of agri-food clients. This will be an excellent opportunity for a motivated young professional to grow a career in public affairs and communications and gain exposure to topics such as sustainability, deforestation, animal welfare and market access for non-EU agri products.

Hume Brophy is a sector-led, political, regulatory and campaigning firm that delivers results for our clients to enhance their commercial outcomes and improve their operating environments. We take an integrated approach to managing our clients' communications with their key stakeholders and the public. We are a borderless consultancy with operations in Brussels, London, Dublin, Singapore and Hong Kong and an established network of agency partnerships across North America, Asia and Europe.

Core responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development and execution of advocacy campaigns including development of content and organisation of meetings with decision-makers;
  • Monitor, analyse, summarise and report on relevant EU policies;
  • Prepare internal documents, including briefing notes, position papers, articles and PowerPoint presentations;
  • Support the development of internal and external communications, including articles, newsletters, publications for the website and social media accounts of the organisation;
  • Support new business development activities, including contributing to proposal-writing and events;
  • Develop a network of contacts.

Requirements for this role

  • 1-3 years of work experience at EU level, ideally in an EU Institution, trade association, agency or in-house role;
  • Strong interest in agriculture, food, environment or trade in particular;
  • Flexibility, with strong organisational and coordination skills, including time management, multi-tasking and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Team player with a positive attitude who communicates well;
  • Experience with social media in a professional context an advantage;
  • Excellent written and spoken English; other languages a definite bonus.

Hume Brophy is among the fastest-growing independent public affairs and communications firms. We have about 100 consultants operating across the world, focusing on delivering our clients’ objectives. In addition to agri-food and trade, we have deep expertise in a number of other industry sectors including financial services, transport and energy.


  • Hybrid work model and WFH allowances;
  • Discretionary annual bonus;
  • One of the industry’s highest new business referral commissions;
  • Training budget and internal training opportunities;
  • Early Friday finish (15:00) all year.

Application instructions

If you are interested in applying, we would love to hear from you!

Please send your CV and cover letter explaining how you meet the requirements for the role to [email protected] with " Agri-food 2022” in the subject line.

The deadline for applications is 09.30 CEST on 23 May 2022. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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