Government Affairs Associate

Clean Air Task Force
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Aug 04

Position description

The Government Affairs Associate will work under the supervision of the government affairs senior staff and work closely with European communications staff, project leaders, and issue experts based in Europe and the United States, as well as European partner organizations to help execute advocacy strategies in support of CATF’s program goals and objectives in the region. This is a junior position that offers opportunities for growth in responsibilities in the team.

Key Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Outreach and meetings setting – organize and coordinate outreach meetings with policy makers;
  • Project Management - proactively manage tasks across organizational programs and see work streams through to completion;
  • Meetings preparation and coordination;
  • Administrative tasks;
  • Policy Monitoring – follow the relevant legislative and policy initiatives at the EU level and in key EU member countries;
  • Strategy implementation – support the EU team in the execution of advocacy strategies towards the EU Institutions;
  • Written Materials – write and/or edit comment letters, fact sheets, blog articles, and other materials for internal and external dissemination;
  • Research and analysis – ad hoc research and analysis of key EU policies.

Qualifications

  • University degree in EU studies or similar;
  • 1-3 years of experience in EU affairs;
  • Interest and experience in EU energy and climate policies is an advantage;
  • English proficiency, other European language skills a plus;
  • Ability to multitask;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Team spirit and good interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent writing skills;
  • Passion for CATF’s mission.

Application instructions

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