Associate Director (Financial Services)

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07 Dec 2018

Associate Director (financial services) – EU Public Affairs Consultancy

Rtesian Resources is supporting its client, Sovereign Strategy, a Brussels and London based public affairs consultancy currently seeking to appoint an Associate Director Financial Services to join its EU public affairs team. The role will be based in Brussels with the possibility to split time between London and Brussels. Candidates should have at least three years’ experience in a consultancy or an interest group working in financial services. The Associate Director will work closely with senior management of the Brussels office and will manage client relationships on key accounts.

Key responsibilities

  • Monitoring, tracking and analysing EU policy on financial services.
  • Developing a detailed knowledge of policy and legislative issues affecting clients and supporting on public affairs campaigns.
  • Act as main point of contact for a portfolio of clients reporting to the head of Brussels office.
  • Drafting briefings for clients and generating content for company website.
  • Work as part of a team in pitches and identifying new business opportunities.

Competencies & Skills

  • Extensive experience in EU affairs and an excellent understanding of the functioning of EU institutions and legislative procedure is essential.
  • Strong knowledge of financial markets (min. three years’ relevant experience) and of policy issues impacting the financial services sector.
  • Ability to manage multiple issues and deadlines.
  • Excellent spoken and written English. Proficiency in French, German or Dutch will be a distinct advantage.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Master’s degree in economics, law or a related field.

The consultancy offers competitive remuneration for this position. 

Applicants should send a CV (max. two pages) to

Please use the subject line Associate Director (Financial Services)’.

Please note that applications will be referred to Sovereign Strategy for consideration, and only successful candidates will be contacted.

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