Junior Public Affairs Consultant

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23 Jan 2022
About Ohana Public Affairs

Ohana Public Affairs is a Brussels-based boutique consultancy focused on EU public affairs and sustainability policies. Ohana aims to drive change for the benefit of the planet, people and organisations. Our approach is based on three key pillars, which shape our methods and policy engagement from start to finish:

  • Change rooted in reality – Our goal is to shift the boundaries and make a real, positive impact on policy.
  • Change through awareness-raising – Citizens and companies must take action on an ongoing basis to protect people and the environment by challenging the status quo.
  • Change through collaboration – Collaboration and compassionate dialogue will allow us to drive through lasting change in our societies, and everyone has a role to play.
About the role

You will contribute to Ohana activities by:

Supporting Founder and Senior Consultants by

  • Monitoring EU developments and delivering up-to-date intelligence;
  • Undertaking research work and drafting policy briefs;
  • Delivering clear, precise and client-driven analysis and advice;
  • Liaising with European institutions and other stakeholders;
  • Attending and report on external events;
  • Focusing on the following policies: climate, biodiversity, chemicals and microplastics
  • Participating in client meetings and bring issues to Ohana founder and senior consultants;

Contributing to Ohana mission of driving change

  • through awareness-raising with blog articles;
  • through collaboration by participating in 1% For The Planet project with a pro-bono support to one organisation.
  • 1-2 years’ work experience on sustainability matters;
  • Master’s degree in European studies;
  • Deep understanding of European policy making process and EU Institutions;
  • Clear thinking/problem solving; ability to simplify strategy into specific actions with clear accountability and make decisions with speed and accuracy based on best available information;
  • Deep interest in sustainability and textile industry;
  • Willing to work with organisations driving positive change and creating positive impacts through policies;
  • Team player, proactive and willing to take on responsibilities;
  • Excellent research skills, ability to synthesise information and extract key messages
  • Entrepreneurial mindset;
  • A good team player, willing to contribute at every level;
  • Enthusiasm, a dynamic, quick-thinking approach to work;
  • Fluent English skills (speaking and writing) – additional languages are a plus;
You can expect
  • Challenging assignments on topical EU political issues and developments;
  • A focus on in-depth understanding of sustainability issues, and providing intelligent strategic advice;
  • A non-hierarchical, friendly working environment within a small and effectively managed structure.
The details
  • Location: Brussels, with the possibility of working from home
  • Travels, depending on clients’ needs and sanitary situation

How to apply

To apply for this position, please fill this formhttps://www.ohanapublicaffairs.eu/en/job/

Deadline: January 23rd 2022


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