Sustainability Policy Traineeship

SEC Newgate EU
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Jun 06

Position description

We are looking for a talented trainee to join our policy team, with a passion for EU sustainability policy and a good understanding of EU processes. This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate who is keen to work in a stimulating multicultural, multinational environment.

Deadline for applications: as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Start date: ASAP


  • Keeping up with the latest EU sustainability policy developments (circular economy, sustainable chemicals, sustainable products initiative, Fit for 55 package, etc).
  • Following the work of the EU Institutions on these topics.
  • Monitoring EU legislative files related to EU sustainability policy as well as related media reports.
  • Organizing meetings with stakeholders and preparing materials for these occasions.
  • Drafting memos, briefing notes, and other relevant materials.
  • Carrying out analysis and research on EU policies, politics and regulatory developments.
  • Working with SEC Newgate EU’s digital, media and marketing teams to jointly develop creative tools and programmes to support clients.


  • University education.
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English. Any other languages a plus.
  • Strong interest in European politics, and EU policy-making.
  • Self-starter, being able to work autonomously and with flexibility in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent drafting skills.
  • Intellectual curiosity.

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