EU Affairs Officer

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

Position description

Are you interested in understanding and articulating homeowners and real estate sector’s interests? Are you seeking to make your next carrier move in the field of EU public affairs within a Brussels based association? Then the following positions might just be what you are looking for!

We are looking for a highly motivated and detail-oriented young professional with a solid knowledge of EU policy willing to work on energy and climate, financial and consumers related topics.

What we are looking for:

  • Graduate in law, economics, political sciences, European studies or other relevant fields;
  • Excellent understanding of the EU decision-making process and politics;
  • Prior professional experience in an EU institution, consultancy or association of minimum 2 years;
  • Interest in either EU energy and climate policies (in particular the Fitfor55 package), housing policy, financial sector and/or consumer rights;
  • First class written and verbal communication skills with proficient English level. Additional EU languages, in particular German, is an asset;
  • Proactive, strong organisation and coordination skills, eager to engage with Member Associations;
  • Ability to cope with deadlines and work independently;
  • Creative and keen on developing ideas for communication actions, contribute to events management and writing content;
  • Interest in understanding and articulating homeowners and real estate sector’s interests
  • EU national or have a valid Belgian work permit.

Your future tasks:

  • Contribute to public affairs activities (drafting, analysis and advocacy) and monitoring EU policy developments;
  • 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.

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