EU Public Affairs Assistant

Ecommerce Europe
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Jul 08

Position description

We are a young and enthusiastic team looking for a highly motivated person, eager to learn and contribute to defending the interests of a very dynamic and growing sector. The selected candidate will support the policy team of Ecommerce Europe through (at least) the following tasks:

  • Undertake detailed monitoring activities of issues relevant for the digital commerce sector;
  • Prepare background notes, briefings, reports, take minutes, and write articles for the website on relevant policy issues;
  • Assist colleagues in their advocacy work, in conducting research and analysis for Ecommerce Europe and its members;
  • Assist colleagues with stakeholder engagement on behalf of Ecommerce Europe;
  • Contribute to the development and execution of the public affairs strategy of the association;
  • Contribute to the organisation of meetings (including webinars) and events;
  • Support the communications efforts of the association in cooperation with the Marketing and Communication Manager.

Background and qualifications

  • Graduated (or about to graduate) from a master’s degree in a relevant field such as European studies, Political Science, Law, or other relevant education;
  • Previous internship experience on digital policy files and within the European Institutions and/or Public Affairs is a strong asset (but not mandatory);
  • Language skills: excellent spoken and written English. Knowledge of other languages would be an asset;
  • Strong PC skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.). Previous experience in working with Mailchimp, WordPress and various social media channels would be an asset;
  • Proactive and dynamic person with excellent communication and personal skills;
  • Sound interest in digital and circular economy policies at European level.


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