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EU Affairs Consultant

Are you passionate about Public Affairs? Do you have a strong and mature network in Brussels? And are you solution oriented and looking for a new opportunity? 

For our international office in Brussels we are looking for an:

EU affairs Consultant

Brussels | 38 hours a week | starting date: as soon as possible

Responsibilities / Job description

  • Acquisition of new business and building new network in the European and Belgian market.
  • Day-to-day handling of client accounts from leading businesses, trade associations and multi-stakeholder initiatives in life sciences & health, innovation and technology, agriculture or food & nutrition.
  • Develop lobby and communication strategies and concrete action plans. Coordinate and execute activities within project teams.
  • Monitor legislative developments, identify decision makers and procedures, lobby, meet officials and draft position papers.
  • Develop deeper knowledge in several of the agency’s key sectors.

Qualifications and experience

  • 3-5 Years experience in public affairs and communications, either within an agency, a national or international business or a relevant institution - or a mix of these.
  • Proven public affairs experience in one or more of the following sectors: life sciences & health, innovation and technology, agriculture or food & nutrition.
  • A client driven attitude in acquisition and execution of projects.
  • Proven experience in project management of European projects.
  • A strong and mature network in Brussels and proven business development skills.
  • A high level of written and spoken English (native speaker or equivalent). Knowledge of either Dutch, French or German is desirable, knowledge of other European languages is an asset.
  • Good social skills and a hands-on, flexible and solution-oriented work mentality.
  • Support of the mission and philosophy of Schuttelaar & Partners.

We offer

  • A challenging opportunity to contribute to our mission
  • A professional environment composed of experts with diverse backgrounds
  • A collegial working atmosphere in an international team
  • A dynamic, ambitious and informal work environment
  • An environment in which initiative is highly appreciated
  • A competitive remuneration package

Your application

We would like to receive your letter of motivation and CV as soon as possible by e-mail at vacature@schuttelaar.nl. The closing date is 20 January 2018.

The first round of interviews will be on 24 and 25 January 2018. The second on 30 January 2018. Will you please hold a reservation in your calendar?

For more information please do not hesitate to call us.

Edwin Hecker, Managing Partner Brussels, + 31 6 21 28 88 03
Karin van Dooren, HR Manager, + 31 6 55 73 18 76
Email, vacature@schuttelaar.nl