Junior Consultant

Job Experience

Job Location

Expiration Date

19 Jul 2019

Acuitas Communications is a public affairs and corporate comms agency that specialises in EU affairs. Acuitas is going through an exciting period of growth and currently has an opening for a new joiner with exceptional skills to join our multi-lingual Brussels-based team in an exciting, fast-paced environment, as part of Acuitas’s global network of offices.

Tasks

  • Support key clients in the construction and energy sectors, as well as others in financial services, biopharmaceuticals and international relations, among others
  • Proactive intelligence gathering and monitoring on key EU developments
  • Policy building and advocacy
  • Media engagement
  • Representing clients in external fora, including EU institutional and stakeholder events
  • Preparing presentations for clients and new business prospects.

Profile

  • Would suit someone who is proactive, ambitious, commercially-minded and driven
  • Excellent analytical, political and social skills, and strong understanding of EU institutional processes
  • Strong policy and/or media handling interests
  • Keen to build a career in public affairs and corporate communications
  • A great opportunity to grow with the business for the right candidate
  • Experience in sectors including construction, infrastructure and energy would be particularly valuable

Requirements

  • Fluent English and French speaker desired, ideally able to speak one or more other major EU languages
  • Able to meet tight deadlines
  • Able to manage a variety of stakeholders and work in a multicultural environment
  • Able to synthesise EU proposals and to assess their potential business impact
  • Understands the professional dynamics of the client-consultant relationship
  • Education: university graduate level or higher
  • Experience: political or media experience and work in one of the principal EU institutions. Ideally with a minimum of one year in consultancy or in-house
  • Strong familiarity with social media channels, online publishing tools and Microsoft Office.

Acuitas offers

  • A fast-paced and exciting environment
  • Working as part of a team, in Brussels, and across Acuitas’s network of wholly-owned offices and affiliates
  • The opportunity to be involved in many different areas of policy
  • Intellectually challenging and rewarding work and problem solving
  • Media relations advice and engagement
  • A collegiate and multicultural workplace environment

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews likely to start soon, and it is possible that an appointment could be made before the closing date.

Application Details

Please submit a CV and covering letter to fraser.schurer-lewis@acuitascomms.com with the job title stated clearly in the subject of the email.

Before you apply, read the latest news about EU policies on EURACTIV.COM.

Employers want to know how you found their job advert so please state that you found this position advertised on the EURACTIV JobSite.

The JobSite can give you more...
Get a bi-weekly newsletter featuring the latest jobs published online here.
Become the JobSite's fan on Facebook.
Follow us on Twitter and receive the latest news and job of the day.

 

Disclaimer: EURACTIV is not responsible for the content of the job vacancies published. Reproduction or redistribution of the above text, in whole, part or in any form, requires the prior consent of the original source. Terms and Conditions apply.

 

Related Jobs

POSITION COMPANY EXPERIENCE DEADLINE
Intern (Public Affairs) EPPA SA Internships 30 July
Project Assistant - Events department B&S Europe Internships 25 July
Project Assistant (Intern-FWC Unit) B&S Europe Internships 25 July
Internship (Finance & Accounting) Burson Cohn & Wolfe Internships 23 July