AFG - The French Asset Management Association is looking for an intern (6 months from September 2022) for its EU and International Department in Brussels
Under the authority of the EU and international public affairs Director, the intern, will:
- Support AFG’s strategy, objectives, projects and daily work at EU and International levels
- Monitor EU and international affairs (both on political and regulatory sides)
- Help to prepare and attend institutional and non-institutional meetings
- Participate in the development of AFG’s outreach to insure efficient work with European and international policymakers, in particular EU institutions, as well as within other trade European associations (Efama, PensionsEurope,..) and with the other sister national trade associations
- Increase the support given to AFG’s members to grow their European and International business and give key input to foster the competitiveness and attractiveness of Paris as a key asset management center.
- The intern will be based in Brussels with regular trips to Paris and potential trips to other EU cities.
AFG in a few words
AFG represents the asset management firms in France that invest over EUR 4,5 trillion in the economy on behalf of households, employees, pension funds, charities, corporates and public institutions.
For more than 60 years, AFG defines the rules of ethics for the profession, actively contributes to the development of regulations and plays a leading role in corporate governance.
AFG is involved in long-term missions such as the taxation of savings and the competitiveness of the Paris place; the positioning of France on the European and international stages; sustainable finance and all ESG matters. It is committed to diversity, financial education and supports long-term savings to enable retail investors to be actors in the economy and recovery.
The AFG is chaired by Philippe Setbon. Fannie Wurtz is vice-president in charge of Europe and International, Mirela Agache Durand, vice-president in charge of ESG and long-term saving and Guillaume Dard, vice-president in charge of taxation and competitiveness.
- Very good understanding of the functioning of the EU institutions. Specific knowledge of EU financial policy and regulatory landscape is a plus.
- Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to exchange with people of different levels of responsibility to listen, understand and convince
- Outstanding written communication skills, with proven ability to draft clear documents for internal and external audiences
- Ability to work both in a team and independently on various missions
- Fluent written and spoken English and French, knowledge of German, Italian or Spanish appreciated
- Degree in political science, economics, finance, international relations, law or other related fields
- Experience working on public affairs for an international/EU organisation, consulting firm, think tank, financial institution, government, is a plus
- CIP regime – Convention d’immersion professionnelle – for 6 months
- Compensation package upon experience
Send a letter of application and CV to: Louis-Marie Durand [email protected] and Christophe Laurentie [email protected] before September 4, 2022.
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