Public Affairs Officer

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27 Oct 2021

Growing Media Europe is an international non-profit organisation representing the producers of growing media and soil improvers at European level. Our main objective is to promote optimum legislation for the manufacturing as well as the free trade of growing media within Europe. For more information, please follow

We are currently looking for a Public Affairs Officer, who will also take over the daily office administration. In this role, you will support the Secretary General in implementing the association´s public affairs strategy as well as take over the office management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring proper administrative management and coordinate the day to day operations
  • Managing schedules, preparing and attending meetings, drafting reports
  • Monitoring, analyzing and reporting on EU policy and relevant legislative procedures
  • Help creating the association´s public affairs profile and implementing public affairs objectives
  • Carrying out external communication activities (press releases, website)
  • Internal reporting and coordination with the members
  • Participating in relevant events on behalf of Growing Media Europe

Required Skills and Experience:

  • University-level education, preferably in a related field
  • Professional experience related to the profile will be an asset
  • Good knowledge of the EU Institutions and policy making process
  • Ability to understand and summarize EU policy information and to identify key issues
  • Ability to work autonomously, pro-active “self-starter”
  • Ability to multitask and work under deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English; other EU languages are an asset
  • Strong analytical and drafting skills
  • Good computer literacy skills (MS Office, website management)


  • Entry-level position with responsibility in a European political environment
  • 6 months full time contract under Belgian law with the possibility for an unlimited contract
  • Salary dependant on experience and qualifications
  • Workplace Brussels with limited traveling inside Europe
  • Starting as soon as possible

Contact: for more information and to apply for this position, please send your CV and accompanying motivation letter before 18 October to Cecilia Luetgebrune at


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