SEC Newgate EU is a Brussels-based advocacy and communications consultancy with global reach as part of the SEC Newgate Group.  

We are looking for a talented consultant with a sound grasp of EU policy, flair for communications and a can-do mindset to join our thriving sustainability practice.  

This is an exciting opportunity for a professional with a passion for EU sustainability policy and keen to work in a stimulating multicultural, multinational environment. 

Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic advice, analysis and guidance on EU policy matters to various clients; 
  • Monitor EU legislative files; 
  • Draft advocacy and communication materials, as well as monitoring alerts, messaging etc; 
  • Organise activities including advocacy meetings and events; 
  • Propose and execute projects for clients; 
  • Manage and review the work of junior colleagues; 
  • Support marketing activities and business development. 

Qualifications & requirements

  • University education; 
  • 2-4 years of experience in EU public affairs inside or around the EU institutions, in a consultancy and/or industry association; 
  • A good understanding of EU sustainability files; 
  • Ability to grasp technical issues and translate them into campaigns and strategies; 
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English. Any other languages a plus; 
  • Aptitude and appetite for communications; 
  • Ability to write clearly, creatively and concisely; 
  • Ability to build personal networks; 
  • A team player with the curiosity and intellectual drive to learn;  
  • Self-starter, being able to work autonomously and with flexibility in a fast-paced environment.  

We offer

  • An attractive compensation package; 
  • A stimulating international work environment; 
  • An opportunity to develop and grow, at an individual, performance-based pace. 

Start date

As soon as possible. 

Apply

Send your CV and a short cover letter to careers@secnewgate.eu  by 28 February 2022, with the subject line: Public Affairs Consultant Sustainability. As applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.  

Due to the high number of applications, we will only contact shortlisted applicants.  

Applicants should have a valid EU working permit.