Policy and Communications Assistant – Europe Analytica Entry level, full-time Preferred start date: early January 2019
Europe Analytica is a Brussels-based public affairs consultancy specialising in the cultural and creative industries. We are looking for a Policy and Communications Assistant to support our team of consultants.
We are looking for someone who has a very good understanding of the EU institutions and decision making processes, a very good grasp of communications. You’ll have a “can do” attitude and the potential to grow within the company. You should also have strong communication and research skills, the ability to write press releases and concise articles and be able to work independently and as part of a team.
Role will involve:
Overall responsibility for several of our client communications
Ad hoc support on all clients to develop advocacy and communications strategies
Monitoring developments within the European institutions
Summarising reports, writing succinct notes and public affairs documents
Support on social media
Ad hoc advise on Communications strategy for clients
Responsibility for Europe Analytica’s external communication and branding
Support for Europe Analytica’s internal communications and website
Occasionally general administrative work and office tasks
Opportunities for increased responsibility
University degree in media and communications would be an asset however, legal and political sciences, international relations and/or EU studies will also be considered
Academic/professional experience with audiovisual policy and/or intellectual property rights desirable
Knowledge of the EU legislative process
Excellent analytical, writing and communication skills
Highly organised and past experience in roles as a journalist/communication officer or event management desirable
Ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines
English native speaker
Knowledge of French or another European Union language is an advantage
Computer literacy, website management, knowledge of Microsoft Office and social media
Positive attitude, flexible, team player, sense of humour
The application deadline is 7 December 2018. The employer may choose to conduct interviews via phone/Skype. Interviews will take place up to 20 December 2018 for an early-January start.
Please send your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, stating ‘Policy and Communications Assistant’ in the subject line.
Due to the expected high number of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. No calls please.