Job Vacancy

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: 15 September 2022

Start date: ASAP 


  • 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) to, with the subject line: Media Relations Trainee – Your Name