Public Affairs Consultant

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20 Jul 2018

Public Affairs Consultant 
(1-3 Years)

 

Introduction

Ridens is an EU public affairs and business consultancy practice which takes pride in providing personalised, high-level counsel. Our consultants have extensive experience in a wide range of sectors, such as natural resources and environment, international trade, information technology, retail and consumer goods. Our offices are located in Brussels, the home of the European institutions, and just a stone’s throw away from the European Parliament and other EU buildings.

We are currently seeking to recruit a full-time motivated Public Affairs Consultant to join our dynamic EU public affairs and business consultancy practice, with a focus on internal market and digital single market issues. The successful candidate will report directly to the Managing Director.

Profile

  • Working knowledge of EU affairs (EU Institutions, Consultancy, Trade Association, NGO), especially on digital single market, consumer law and VAT issues
  • Graduate Degree: European Studies, Public Affairs, Law, Political Science or equivalent
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word)
  • Ability to work as part of an International team, as well as individually on set tasks
  • Full working proficiency in written and spoken English required, with other languages considered an asset
  • Organised, with an attention to detail
  • Experience of Account Management (Desirable)

Responsibilities

  • Political & regulatory monitoring
  • Attending & reporting on external events
  • Drafting & Disseminating newsletters
  • Drafting position papers, letters, press releases for clients
  • Advocating on behalf of clients
  • Arranging high-level meetings on behalf of clients

How to Apply

Please Send a one-page CV, with a short cover letter to Oliver Hateley (oh@ridenspa.com) with the subject line “Public Affairs Consultant”, by the 20th July 2018.

Due to a large number of applications that we receive, we are unable to respond to each individual candidate. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted and we reserve the right to recruit before the deadline.

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