Junior Consultant

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Job Location

Expiration Date

26 May 2017

Do you long to work in an exciting and creative environment?

Are you interested in European/global political and business affairs?

Then you are the person we are looking for!

We are offering a paid traineeship contract with various opportunities to progress and take on responsibilities, within our developing firm. This is a dynamic role, involving hands-on experience in strategic public affairs dossiers and regular client interaction. It requires a team member who can think quickly, ensure high-quality delivery, and who enjoys a strategic challenge while recognizing the importance of lunchtime dog-walking.

Specifically, the responsibilities will involve:

  • Support the development and implementation of client projects and campaigns
  • Draft communications material and policy briefs
  • Media and policy analysis
  • Participation in the development of client advice through capture and understanding of strategic brainstorms and workshops
  • Preparation, research and support on new business development
  • Administrative support

The candidate: If you have a Master’s degree and a strong interest in political and business issues, we are looking for a quick learner and enthusiastic self-starter. 1-year previous experience highly advantageous.

Required skills and qualities:

  • English language skills at native-speaker level; good knowledge of French or other languages an asset
  • Strong writing skills, including experience in writing PowerPoint reports
  • Strong research abilities, especially media analysis and political processes
  • Excellent attention to detail and highly organised
  • Proven organisational skills, and ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently
  • Ability to operate in a highly collaborative environment with multiple priorities
  • A positive “can do” attitude, excellent interpersonal & persuasive skills, and a willingness to take personal initiative and responsibility
  • Advanced IT skills in MS Office, particularly Word and PowerPoint; knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and WordPress an asset
  • Right to legally work in Belgium

Type of contract: 6 or 12-month ‘Convention d’Immersion Professionnelle’ under Belgian law

Starting date: As soon as possible.

Applications should consist of a short motivation letter and a CV. In their letter, candidates are requested to explain what makes them different, why they would be a good fit within our team, and why they have chosen HLC.  CVs should be in Word or PDF format; no Europass CVs please.

Please send your application to jobs@harwoodlevitt.com with the title “Junior Consultant Position” in the subject line. Due to the high number of applications we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

DEADLINE to send your application: 26 May 2017. Applications received after the closing of the deadline will not be considered

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