Public Affairs Consultant

Europtimum Conseil
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 18

Position description

Europtimum Conseil is a public affairs consultancy founded in 2009. We specialise in European Affairs and working with the EU Institutions and main stakeholders. We are looking to hire an Account Executive with experience in the EU policies in the field of Agriculture, Energy and Environment, possibly starting as of January 2023.

The future Account Executive will work under the supervision of an Account Manager and report directly to him/her. He/She is expected to carry out the following tasks:

  • policy and media monitoring and analysis,
  • attending to meetings and events organized by EU institutions,
  • drafting policy notes and analyses,
  • organizing meetings for the clients,
  • participating in the development of strategic client advice.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline (Economics, Law, Political Science, International Relations, European Studies);
  • At least 2-3 years of professional work experience, either within the European institutions or in a Public Affairs function (consultancy, industry, association);
  • Professional experience and sound grasp of the operation of EU institutions, EU policymaking and EU environmental law;
  • Knowledge of the EU Environmental and Energy policies is a must (Fit for 55 package, agricultural related files…)
  • Sound understanding in Company Law and Corporate Management will be considered a plus.
  • Capacity to work both in English and French at a near-native speaker level is another non-negotiable pre-requisite;
  • Knowledge of other EU languages will be considered as an asset;
  • Excellent understanding of the EU decision making process;
  • Pro-active attitude, being team oriented.

Skills:

  • Ability to think and act strategically; keen interest in business, public policy and EU politics;
  • Ability to work both in a team and independently;
  • Strong writing and analytical skills; attention to detail and highly organised; practical approach to problem solving; ability to work well under pressure;
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Package (most notably: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Application instructions

Applications consisting of 1) a letter of motivation, 2) a comprehensive CV (no more than one page) should be sent to [email protected]  and [email protected] Please clearly indicate in the subject: Application Account Executive + your name.

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