Intelligence Analyst

  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 18

Position description

POLITICO is growing its legislative intelligence services and is hiring an EU policy analyst.

We are looking for an experienced policy and politics analyst who has a deep understanding of EU policy making, has a passion for politics and policy and loves to write about it. This advanced Intelligence Analyst role will report to the Director of Analysis and will coordinate a growing team of analysts in the future.

The role will work on new projects for our POLITICO Pro offering with a focus on written analysis, sharp summaries of policy debates and analysis of legislative files.

The position is envisaged to begin in January 2023 in Brussels.

Role & Responsibilities

The Intelligence Analyst will take ownership of the political and policy intelligence analysis done by our expanding team.

The responsibilities include...

  • Monitoring the most relevant EU policy debates and legislative developments;
  • Writing smart summaries and analyses of what EU policies and legislative proposals mean, as well as how the political power plays at work in Brussels and in the EU capitals are shaping their outcome;
  • Researching political, policy and regulatory issues;
  • Writing coherently and persuasively for both internal and external audiences;
  • Editing and overseeing written analysis by junior analysts;
  • Presenting analysis results internally and externally to clients and stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will...

  • Apply critical thinking and judgement to come to a view on complicated issues;
  • Understand how to communicate EU politics and policies and how to translate legislative language into digestible, actionable information;
  • Manage the delivery of projects on time;
  • Enjoy coordinating and working with a team of motivated policy and data analysts.


  • Master’s degree in a relevant field;
  • Five years or more of relevant experience in EU policy research, consulting or journalism;
  • Excellent knowledge of EU politics and policies, the EU institutions and the policy making process;
  • Fluent in English; other European languages a plus.


POLITICO is a global news and information company at the intersection of politics and policy. It is the essential online, mobile and print destination for the most influential people in the world. With publications based in Washington, D.C., New York, London, and Brussels, POLITICO boasts an enormous roster of the most talented reporters and editors in the world.

Equal Opportunity

It is POLITICO's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, colour, religion, national origin, gender, age or any other characteristic protected by local laws and regulations.

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