Junior Policy Communications Specialist

Serco Europe
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Apply by
    Jul-20-2024
  • Posted
    Jun 24

Position description

At Serco Europe Europe, we work closely with our customers to deliver custom-made and specialized services across International Organizations, Space, Immigration, and Defence. We provide tailored services for various public sector bodies including European Institutions, the Belgian and German Defence, the European Space Agency, and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). Our expertise spans IT services, Facility Management, Space Research, and Operations.

We bring together the right people, the right technology and the right partners to create innovative solutions that make positive impact and address some of the most urgent and complex challenges facing the modern world.

We are currently in search of a Junior Policy Communications Specialist to join our team in Brussels.

We look forward to meeting you!

Main Responsibilities

The successful candidate will possess a comprehensive understanding of EU policy, particularly in the areas of immigration, defence, and public services. Reporting directly to the Head of Communications and Public Affairs Europe, the Policy Communications Specialist will be accountable for translating intricate policy information into clear and concise messaging for a variety of audiences.

Responsibilities;

  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of EU policy, particularly in the areas of immigration, defence, and public services
  • Align research and briefing work with corporate and business objectives
  • Translate intricate policy information into clear, succinct, and easily understandable messaging.
  • Develop stakeholder maps, stakeholder engagement plans, and event attendance calendars.
  • Work closely with the Head of Communications and External Affairs to develop and implement communication strategies.
  • Write and edit policy briefs, reports, and other policy communication materials.
  • Monitor and analyse policy developments and trends, and provide regular briefings to senior management.
  • Represent the organisation at meetings, conferences, and other events.
  • Ensure all communications are accurate, timely, and aligned with the organisation's values and objectives.
  • Ad hoc administrative and comm

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Communications, Political Science, International Relations, EU affairs or a related field.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in policy communication, preferably in a EU institution or in the field of immigration, defence, or public services.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Proficiency in French, German, or Dutch is an advantage
  • Strong understanding of EU institutions and decision-making processes.
  • Knowledge of Member State policy landscape is a plus (Germany, Italy, France, Belgium)
  • Knowledge of immigration policies across Europe and/or defence is beneficial.
  • Excellent research, analytical, and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to interact with senior leadership.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with more general communications.
  • Applications from individuals of all backgrounds, cultures, and experiences are welcomed.

 

 

 

About The Company

Serco is a global team of 60,000 professionals dedicated to delivering essential public services worldwide. As innovators, we strive to redesign and enhance public services for the betterment of all. Our offerings include a chance to contribute to innovation in the public services sector, a company deeply passionate about diversity and inclusion, and a friendly, supportive, and professional environment that respects your work-life balance.

Our culture is based on a set of four values - Trust, Care, Innovation, Pride - that shape our individual behaviours and hence the way the company behaves. They ensure we are all working from a commonly understood base that can be consistently applied across our organisation.

Why Should You Join Serco ?

  • Contribute to innovative projects in the public services sector, and making a difference.
  • Your contributions are valued and recognized, with opportunities for professional/personal growth.
  • Be part of a company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Enjoy a friendly and professional environment that respects your work-life balance.

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