SEC Newgate EU is a Brussels-based advocacy and communications consultancy with global reach through the SEC Newgate group. 

We are looking for a talented trainee to join our award-winning media team of former journalists. This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate with a passion for media, who is keen to work in a stimulating multicultural, multinational environment. 

Deadline for applications: 25 February 2022 

Start date: ASAP  

Responsibilities . 

  • Compiling and updating media lists. 
  • Keeping track of journalist comings and goings. 
  • Following the latest news developments in Europe and conducting analysis and research. 
  • Drafting media background documents for client media outreach. 
  • Monitoring media coverage and compiling clippings reports. 
  • Supporting marketing and business development activities. 

Qualifications and experience.   

  • University education. 
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English. Any other languages a plus.  
  • Strong interest in the EU media landscape and news developments. 
  • Self-starter, being able to work autonomously and with flexibility in a fast-paced environment.  
  • Excellent drafting skills.  
  • Intellectual curiosity.  

We offer. 

  • A stimulating international work environment;  
  • An opportunity to develop and grow.  
  • Due to the high number of applications, we will only contact shortlisted applicants. Applicants should have a valid EU working permit.  

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter (two pages maximum), with the subject line: Media Relations Trainee – Your Name.