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2018 has slowly but intensively started, and it promises to become a busy year: it is the last year before the end of the current Commission’s period in 2019 where legislative initiatives can be successfully launched. The Commission’s Directorate Generals are consequently working their heads off, and we can expect a good number of impact assessments – a precondition to most proposals – coming our way very shortly.

Member States are contributing their share to the schedule. Austria’s newly formed right/far-right government coalition to cut social benefits for children living abroad and is taking a tough stand on migration in Europe; in Germany, a governing coalition still needs to be formed, with highly diverging views between the negotiation partners – also especially on migration.

Meanwhile another big member state, Italy, is busy with domestic politics and is calling citizens to vote again: after the Parliament’s dissolution at the end of 2017 due to divisions between and within the governing coalition parties – business as usual in Italy. Spain, and Catalonia, on the other hand, are keeping astonishingly quiet at the beginning of the year. In any case, steering successfully through the next six months is no easy task for the new Bulgarian Presidency – and Bulgaria is also troubled by internal problems, of a serious nature: a number of murders of high-ranking individuals is shaking the country, putting corruption and serious crime into the spotlight.

Yet one more member state is to be mentioned: the UK. Brexit is still stuck. The year began with another proof of a rather instable British government: Theresa May announced to reshuffle and „refresh“ her cabinet – which she did eventually, but the process started out as an interesting exercise – some senior members simply refused to move from their chairs, and one of them, Justine Greening, even quit rather than becoming work and pensions secretary. Strong and stable? We will see. In any case, 2018 will need to bring results, for many reasons. The Brexit clock is ticking, and so is the clock on this EU Commission – 2018 is pushed to become fast-moving and interesting. That may be just the right time to become a part of the game. In this sense, a happy new year, and find attached some jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu!

Irina Michalowitz – im@politapps.eu

KfW sucht Referent für EU-Förderpolitik

Gemeinsam mit einer weiteren Kollegin, ist der/die Referent/in Förderpolitik auf Mitarbeiterebene für die Betreuung aller KfW-relevanten Belange im Bereich Entwicklungsfinanzierung in Brüssel verantwortlich sowie – im geringeren Umfang – auch für übergeordnete Fragen der EU Förderpolitik. Die Aufgaben umfassen im Wesentlichen: Betreuung Key Accounts in Brüssel (EU-Kommission, EU Parlament, Verbände, Ständige Vertretung); Betreuung und Unterstützung der operativen Abteilungen bei der Zusammenarbeit mit der EU-Kommission; Identifizierung und Erstbewertung von relevanten EU-Dossiers im Bereich finanzielle Zusammenarbeit/Entwicklungsfinanzierung sowie EU Förderpolitik (…)

Young European Federalists seek Secretary General

As appointed officer and legal representative, the Secretary General works full-time for the organisation at the European Secretariat in Brussels and is responsible, under the guidance of the Executive Board, for: the daily leadership and management of the JEF Europe Secretariat; the organisation of seminars, European projects, training events and other campaign activities; Fundraising and grantwriting; external representation (European Institutions, NGOs, etc.); external communication and support to the member sections; the organisation of statutory meetings (…)

UCB offers Health Policy Officer Traineeship

As a UCB ‚drivethusiastic‘ person and Health Policy Officer External Engagement you will contribute by: Building a comprehensive understanding of the policy environment in the field of Bone Health at global and country level through monitoring, research and briefings; Leading flagship policy projects at global level, involving coordination with internal and external stakeholders; Supporting outreach to external stakeholders; Ensuring an effective communication flow with internal partners (e.g. business unit and public affairs network), including supporting UCB affiliates with operationalisation of local public affairs strategies; Engaging in awareness-raising activities (e.g. World Osteoporosis Day) (…)

Light for the World seeks EU Advocacy Coordinator

You are responsible for the overall development and implementation of the advocacy work towards the European Institutions to promote inclusive development and the rights of persons with disabilities in European Development Cooperation. Based on the overall strategy and focus of Light for the World, in this position, you will further develop the strategy for the LIGHT FOR THE WORLD EU office, in cooperation with the EU policy officer and in line with the overall LIGHT FOR THE WORLD framework. The implementation of the advocacy strategy is also one of your key responsibilities (…)

Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung offers Internship Opportunities

Internships at the Heinrich-Böll Stiftung are designed for people who are committed, politically interested, and endowed with a creative intellect, openness, and flexibility. We offer our interns the opportunity to test their academic knowledge within the context of political education. We are looking for new interns for our different policy programmes & look forward to receiving your application (…)

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Dreaming of a white Christmas… not a very popular song in Brussels. The year is nearing its usual end with an absolutely unexpected natural desaster: snow.  3 cm suffice for chaos on the roads, at the airport, public transport basically completely paralysed – time to leave the city.

Someone apparently not informed about what snow does to the city, was Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. After US President Trump announced to move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, he showed up in Brussels  without being invited, in the middle of the snow chaos and right on time for the Foreign Affairs Ministers’ Council to push for a similar move of the EU member states. Brussels bureaucrats and even Heads of State are no fans of surprise guests, but as Christmas is a time of open doors, Netanyahu got his speaking slot – and a sharp response by the EU’s Foreign Affairs High Representative Federica Mogherini.

At least other issues give hope for a peaceful Christmas break: the EU and the UK have finally come to a divorce deal that allows to move forward with the next phase of negotiations – the UK basically agreeing to do as requested by the EU. Which is not welcomed back home: the British government is having a bad week, culminating in a vote by the British House of Commons, giving the UK Parliament a veto power on any exit agreement with the EU.

With all this excitement, we can be glad that the Bulgarian Presidency is aiming at keeping things as usual: Digital will be the priority, driving the EU’s electronic communications code and other items home. Politjobs will take a short Christmas break now, but before that, have a look and find attached some jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu!

Irina Michalowitz – im@politapps.eu

 

Goethe-Institut Brüssel sucht Beauftragte/en im EU-Büro für die Beratung von Dienstleistungsaufträgen

Das Aufgabengebiet umfasst schwerpunktmäßig folgende Tätigkeiten: Akquise, Identifizierung und Aufbereitung von Informationen zu Dienstleistungsaufträgen für das Goethe-Institut weltweit; Eigenständige Beratung der Goethe-Institute bei der Angebotserstellung für Dienstleistungsaufträge; Mitarbeit bei der Ausarbeitung der Angebote sowie bei der Beschaffung aller relevanten Unterlagen; Überprüfung der Finanzpläne und der formalen Richtigkeit der Angebote; Begleitung bewilligter Aufträge von der Vorbereitung bis zur Rechnungsprüfung; Administrative Aufgaben (…)

Copa-Cogeca seeks Policy Advisor on Livestock Production

His/her main functions will be to: Monitor European policy initiatives and market developments, and identify emerging trends and issues, mainly in the areas of livestock production (pigmeat, poultry, eggs and horses) and possibly in other agricultural production sectors; Provide thorough analysis of developments, their consequences for Copa-Cogeca members and develop Copa-Cogeca positions; Organise and coordinate the respective Copa-Cogeca Working Parties; Develop, in collaboration with members, Copa-Cogeca’s lobbying activities to influence the EU institutions and external partners; Develop networking opportunities with the member organisations of Copa-Cogeca, other European stakeholders and NGOs; Report to the respective Director (…)

Association of European Component Manufacturers seeks Secretary General

Overall duties of ASERCOM’s Secretary General: Aligns the strategy with Board members and secures appropriate implementation; Represents ASERCOM members companies’ interests vs. political and commercial bodies, organizations and companies; Secures competition laws’ compliance and fair competition within the industry actors through various certification programs; Supports exchange of information and implementation of cooperative measures in Europe, USA and Asia with other organizations/associations; Runs appropriate communication activities to promote ASERCOM and develops memberships; Industry knowledge as well as good command of several foreign languages is a must for the position (…)

The European Retail Round Table seeks Sustainability Manager

Key responsibilities: Coordinate and promote ERRT’s activities in the field of sustainability; Monitor relevant EU policy developments and prepare consolidated information on them; Organise meetings and events and secure proper follow-up; Prepare position papers, briefings, presentations and other documentation; Engage with EU policy-makers and stakeholders to represent ERRT’s interests; Manage sustainability-related content on the ERRT website (…)

Cercle de l’Industrie recherche Chargé de Mission Affaires publiques européennes

Les fonctions à exercer sous la supervision de la représentante à Bruxelles, en interaction avec l’équipe du siège à Paris, comprennent notamment: le suivi et l’analyse de la législation européenne; le suivi des principaux jalons de la politique européenne et les interactions avec les instances compétentes à proposer; la rédaction d’un dossier d’information mensuel sur l’actualité européenne, de notes de synthèse et de «position papers»; la participation à des conférences, auditions, etc.; la préparation et participation à des rencontres avec des décideurs politiques et des représentants d’organisations partenaires.

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Christmas is coming to Brussels with less waffles than one would expect: last week’s not-so-grey skies saw a huge fire evolving over the south of the city, as Milcamp’s waffle factory went up in flames. It has otherwise also been a bumpy period, with some ups and downs. German is surprisingly unstable at these moments, with failed coalition talks between four parties – currently, a renewed grand coalition between Social Democrats and Conservatives looks most likely, but no government can be expected until 2018 – not the least due to a controversial EU decision: the renewal of the Glyphosate license for another 5 years. Germany would have needed to abstain due to the lack of a mandated government, but the minister didn’t – causing a first row between the courting coalition parties. Whilst Germany is occupied with itself, this leaves Emmanuel Macron as the most important leader in the EU (who vowed to ban the weed killer, by the way).

Other matters finally move forward: the UK and the EU reached agreement on the money – more or less, in a typically European way. Whilst numbers are cited of something around 50 billion Euro, what has actually been agreed is the methodology of calculation; leaving a lot of scope for future disconsent. Meanwhile, another country has not asked to leave voluntarily, but is facing the EU’s “nuclear option”: due to continued issues regarding fundamental rights, the separation of powers and the independence of the judiciary, the European Parliament has asked the Council of Ministers to prepare formal steps for triggering Art. 7: a procedure that could lead to the suspension of Poland’s voting rights. Serious, but a long road to go and a lot of communication needed between Poland and EU institutions. If you are a good communicator or want to become one, find attached some jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu!

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IBM seeks Government and Regulatory Affairs Assistant

IBM has a long-standing positive global reputation and operates in over 170 countries – the GRA (Governmental Regulatory Affairs) function is instrumental in collaborating with the corporate and business functions to advance important public policy and legislative initiatives that support IBM’s business model and corporate and social programs. As a Govenment and Regulatory Affairs Executive you will join a dynamic team (…)

European Association of Guarantee Institutions

The activities envisioned for this role are: Monitoring, analyzing and informing members regarding European and international policy dossiers of relevance for the guarantee sector; Responsible for the AECM working groups: preparation of meetings, drafting of agenda and background documents, contributing to the meeting by reporting on latest developments for each topic at EU and international level, drafting a summary of the meeting and ensuring that agreed upon action points are executed; Liaising extensively with colleagues and members working on relevant policy files; determining the developments in these areas that are relevant to AECM’s members; Translating members’ positions into concrete action at all levels: public position papers, consultation responses, best practices, seminars, action plans, etc (…)

European LPG Association seeks Communications and Public Affairs Assistant

Main Duties: Support in organization (including onsite) of the AEGPL Annual Congress, which will take place in Monaco in June 2018; Implementation of communications and stakeholder management activities; Assistance with various communications activities, including the organization of Brussels-based events sponsored by the association; Content editing for the AEGPL website; Support in coordination of projects/services to be delivered by external providers; Research on energy/alternative transport fuels/environment policy initiatives (…)

Apple seeks Senior Representative, EU Government & Regulatory Affairs

Senior government affairs executive with a successful track record in international corporate public policy roles, with lengthy experience in issues facing the European Union, European Commission and the European Parliament including experience working with Directorates-General (DG) at a senior level. The successful candidate will possess: deep background and established relationship across the EU and especially in Brussels; experience working on the policy challenges facing the technology industry; a strong sense of political and institutional dynamics and proven experience in crafting workable solutions (…)

Celgene seeks Corporate Affairs Lead – BeLux

The Corporate Affairs Lead, BeLux, leads the corporate affairs function and activities in Belgium & Luxembourg for Celgene BeLux across all franchises and products. He/she is in charge of developing a corporate affairs strategy (public policy, government relations, patient relations and communication) that support both short and long-term objectives of Celgene. These objectives include (i) corporate objectives, (ii) functional objectives (iii) franchise objectives. He/she reports to the general manager and works in close collaboration with management team members and disease teams. He/she is responsible for Celgene external engagement and representation (…)

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Members of the European Parliament are warming up to action, or at least strong speeches, concerning the latest discoveries of documents on offshore tax avoidance practices, called “Paradise Papers”. The issue this time: legal tax avoidance practices rather than illegal tax evasion – which is a homemade problem of greedy member states.

The discoveries are timely, as the EU is preparing for its first Social summit since 20 years. The idea is to discuss not only the creation of jobs and growth, but also how they can be created in a fair way. Results remain to be seen – more expectations should be set into the next steps towards a European Defence Union. 20 member states signed up to a defence pact on 13 November, to collaborate more strongly, including in very practical matters such as weapons or troops. As a side effect, a new EU body acronym is born: PESCO does not have anything to do with EU fishery policy, but is the Permanent Structured Cooperation.

Meanwhile, the Glyphosate monster is haunting the EU again (or continues to). No agreement was reached amongst member states on the European Commission’s proposal to renew the licence for 5 years. As a consequence, the very rare event will occur that an EU appeals committee has the last opportunity to come to a decision before the proposal is dead. They will have to hurry, as the licence runs out on 15 December – much to the joy of many environmentalists, and to the horror of farmers, agriculture companies and Monsanto.

There is currently no escape from Glyphosate counter-lobbying in Brussels. The German public television channel ZDF is now taking a new perspective on the profession: a series called “The Lobbyist” is being aired as of this week, featuring a young Member of Parliament who is forced to lay down her mandate over a scandal, finds herself in a new role as lobbying consultant, and ends up in dramatic intrigues and criminal activities none of the professional lobbyists have ever come to know. Maybe worth to watch and learn…

If you feel you belong into this world, find attached some jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu!

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European Venture Philanthropy Association seeks Public Affairs Manager

Develop EVPA’s Role as a European Thought Leader: Deepen EVPA’s current knowledge on European and national policies; Be the contact point and represent EVPA towards EU authorities (COM, EP, EIB-EIF, EESC, etc.), as well as other multilateral bodies relevant to the VP/SI sector (OECD, G8 GSG, etc.); Inform and advice EVPA members with regards to relevant European policies and initiatives; Contribute to EU-wide consultations and position papers in concertation with EVPA’s Knowledge Centre Director and EVPA’s Policy Committee; Develop and write articles to be featured in EVPA communications and external media outlets; Organise webinars dedicated to learning about EU policies (re. follow-up of the Social Business Initiative [SBI], GECES Expert Group, EaSI Programme, etc.) and / or national policies (…)

International Organisation for Migration seeks EU Policy & Programme Assistant

Core Functions / Responsibilities: Assist in providing technical assistance to relevant IOM offices for the implementation, reporting, and visibility and communication of EU-funded projects, in compliance with donor requirements and priorities; Assist in providing technical assistance to relevant IOM offices in project development in response to EU calls for proposal and tenders and direct funding opportunities, in compliance with donor requirements and priorities; Support negotiations and liaison with the European Commission and other relevant EU institutions and agencies for projects signed centrally with the EU in Brussels; Monitor, analyze and inform on relevant EU external policy and funding opportunities to be used for the development of appropriate strategies, action plans and projects/ programmes (…)

European Healthcare Distribution Association offers Internship

Responsibilities: Assist with the organisation of the GIRP conferences and workshops; Researching, editing, and writing input for GIRP’s numerous publications; Compilation of PowerPoint presentations for internal meetings and external conferences; Perform research to support ongoing projects; Participation in conferences, seminars, and workshops with relevance to health policy; Maintenance of GIRP’s internet presence; Administrative support and office management. (…)

Euralarm seeks General Manager

Dimensions of the function: Assume responsibility for the advocacy impact of Euralarm; Maintain relationships with the Board, the sections and the committees; Maintain relationships with members; Maintain and develop relationships with external stakeholders e.g. the EU Commission MEP’s, regulator’s and ESO’s; Attract new members, but also ensuring that any potential new members meet the membership requirements, which include having an effective system of corporate governance; Develop co-operation with organisations with similar objectives to those of Euralarm and seek to work together to promote them; Ensure Euralarm’s financial viability (…)

Eurogroup for Animals seeks Political Assistant

The Role: Our political assistant will support the Political Advisors’ team in the execution of Eurogroup for Animals’ advocacy strategy towards the EU Institutions by conducting policy research and political analysis, monitoring relevant committees and processes in the EU institutions, taking minutes in meetings and sharing the outcomes, building a network and maintaining our database of relevant contacts (…)

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The previous weeks belonged to Catalan leader Carles Puidgemont. Europe is watching with amazement: Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoi and Carles Puidgemont have been heading for a High-Noon moment of regional politics. By now, Rajoi has dismissed the Catalan government and triggered Article 155 of the Spanish constitution – effectively taking away Catalan autonomy. Meanwhile, Carlos Puidgemont was offered political asylum by Flemish Nationalists – and actually flew to Belgium, where he held a rather absurd press conference, requesting support by the international community.

Whilst Puidgemont is declaring himself a victim by courtesy of Prime Minister Rajoi, Catalonia is about to lose everything: its economic stability is already shaken and endangers its prosperity, and autonomy may well be lost for good. Whilst Rajoi currently looks like an unhappy winner, the underlying tensions are far from being solved. The Spanish government has many cracks to mend now.

Amazement is also the word that best describes current European feelings about Brexit negotiations. Whilst the last summit sent May back to London with a face-saving statement but no solution allowing to move on to trade issues, the most recent proposal is to change around the schedule of meetings from a fixed structure to a single open-ended debate. Focus on structure is definitely easier than focus on content – knows everyone who has frantically cleaned a room before taking on an important task. Meanwhile, a No-Deal scenario is more and more loudly being talked about, and it  remains to be seen if that noise is scary enough to get everyone into a constructive mode at the negotiation table.

Provided that she has enough ministers to handle any deal: May’s government stumbles over sexual harassment allegations triggered by the #metoo movement. Defence minister Michael Fallon is already out, accusations against 36 Tory MPs are being internally investigated. The European Parliament, due to pressure by the Politico Magazine, has been quick in coming up with a joint motion for a resolution to condemn sexual harassment – including in its own house. As important as it is to address such behaviour as inappropriate, intimidating, discriminatory and disgusting – none of this is new and none of the politicians now involved in political activism can claim not to have known about what is now being discussed in public and which costs some political heads. This subject cannot be dealt with by sending a few scapegoats into the wilderness – this needs a fundamental discussion and a shift towards much more respectful behaviour between the sexes.

If you are up to discussing anything from harassment to Catalan independence, find attached some jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu!

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Europatat seeks Policy and Communication Advisor

Duties and responsibilities: Monitoring and analysing EU policy and legislation relating to potatoes. Being able to understand and summarise EU policy information; Monitoring and collecting data, analysing industry trends, and performing statistical analysis of market developments; Interacting with policy makers, members and other associations to formulate, present and defend the association’s positions on various policy dossiers; Providing support to the Secretary General for the development of the association’s positions and the implementation of lobbying activities; Ensuring effective cooperation and coordination with different stakeholders; Regularly reporting internally and to members on your areas of responsibility (…)

European Association of Hospital Pharmacists seeks Policy Team Assistant

Duties include but are not limited to: Providing assistance to the Policy Officer and Policy Assistant, including monitoring, horizon scanning, legislative analysis and production of briefing materials; Contribute to major policy projects, for example, the common training framework project and EAHP’s work to facilitate the implementation of the 44 European Statements of Hospital Pharmacy; Produce and write material for the EAHP website; Produce consultation responses; Ensure appropriate recording of meetings; Maintenance and development of policy and advocacy related databases and information management systems; To help to respond promptly and accurately to policy and advocacy related enquiries from EAHP members and stakeholders (…)

Hutchison seeks Senior EU Affairs Manager

Key objectives: Monitoring legislative and regulatory developments, assessing their impact and advising the Director of European Regulatory Affairs and Senior Management; Developing and influencing internal positions and managing portfolios; Developing internal and external position papers, understanding and including the views of and input from CKHH operating companies; Running advocacy campaigns to achieve business objectives; Maintain and develop contacts with decision makers in the EU institutions (…)

DIHK sucht Referenten/-in „Europäisches Wirtschaftsrecht, deutsches und internationales Handelsrecht“

Ihre Herausforderung: Als ausgewiesene/r Experte/-in verfolgen Sie die Entwicklung des Europäischen Wirtschaftsrechts und des Deutschen und Internationalen Handelsrechts auf europäischer Ebene; Als kompetente/r Ansprechpartner/-in sind Sie für den intensiven rechtspolitischen Austausch mit den EU-Institutionen sowie anderen Organisationen in Brüssel verantwortlich; Sie gestalten innovative Formen der europapolitischen Interessenvertretung; In Ihrem Kompetenzfeld liegt ebenfalls die Zusammenarbeit mit den Auslandshandelskammern (AHKs) und den Industrie- und Handelskammern (IHKs) in europarechtlichen Fragen; Darüber hinaus betreuen Sie die Themenstellungen des Referats Handelsrecht (…)

Bundesarbeitgeberverband Chemie (BAVC) sucht Referent/in Europapolitik (m/w)

Ihr Aufgabenspektrum: Analyse von politischen und regulativen Prozessen auf EU-Ebene sowie selbstständige Betreuung und Verfolgung von Themen; Erarbeitung von Positionen in enger Abstimmung mit der Zentrale in Wiesbaden; Pflege und Ausbau der Kontakte zu europäischen Institutionen, Verbänden und weiteren Stakeholdern in Brüssel; Organisation, Koordination und Vorbereitung von Gesprächsterminen zur Interessenvertretung; Planung, inhaltliche Konzeption und Koordination von Veranstaltungen; Erstellung von Artikeln und Rundschreiben für die Mitgliedsverbände (…)

 

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Another national uproar is shaking Europe these days: Catalonians insisted on a referendum on their independence from Spain, and took it to the streets – against massive and violent Spanish police force. Not a good picture of a tolerant Europe that scolds Turkey and other countries for their skills of dealing with dissenting opinions – on the other hand perhaps an explosion of emotions that seems long overdue and that we know in different variations. Regional minorities everywhere in Europe are increasingly using every opportunity to make their voices heard – whether Belgian Wallonia almost stops the Canada-Europe Trade Agreement or British elderly and rural citizens decide for Britain to leave the EU. How will Spain deal with it – the big question over the next days. A hard stance on Catalonia will not lead to reconciliation, so talks and negotiations will be necessary – and a willingness on both sides to understand.

How will Europe deal with it – a fundamental and burning question to which we still do not have an answer. Europe’s minorities have a geographic, cultural, demographic or gender dimension, and many more. Talks and negotiations are necessary as well – not in a business-as-usual manner but with the sincere goal to understand each other and to build a Europe in which everyone has a place. If you want to help find the right answers, find attached some jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu!

Irina Michalowitz – im@politapps.eu

UECBV seeks Advisor on Policy with an economic background

Main responsibilities and tasks: Preparing research/position papers on policy areas including global trade, market forecasts, the Common Agricultural Policy and the Union Customs Code; Attendance of policy conferences and institutional meetings, e.g. European Parliament committees and preparing reports on discussions; Attending and reporting back on complex discussions on technical subjects e.g. customs and taxation; Monitoring the meat market and delivering a weekly market intelligence note; Monitoring and analysis of the international trade and trade agreements negotiations (…)

EFAA seeks Head of Secretariat/Public Affairs

Main Tasks and Responsibilities: Ensure smooth internal operations by serving as a focal point, maintaining and updating EFAA’s IT infrastructure and contributing to EFAA’s internal financial reporting and planning; Organise and conduct all official proceedings of the Federation, including the EFAA Annual International Conference, the EFAA Annual General Meeting and the EFAA Council Meeting; Maintain, expand and initiate EFAA’s contact with stakeholders, such as standard setters (EC, EP, IASB, IFAC, etc.) and professional and sectoral organisations based in Brussels and beyond (…)

World Federation of Advertisers seeks Public Affairs Executive

The Public Affairs Executive’s main responsibility will be to support WFA’s Digital Governance work, which includes: Developing guidance and briefing for marketers on digital issues e.g. GDPR; WFA’s Digital Governance Exchange (DGX), a member forum to explore cross-functional digital issues which takes place in London and New York; Lobbying and advocacy on upcoming issues related to digital marketing e.g. ePrivacy (…)

Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board seeks EU Policy Advisor

The Brussels office exists to optimize flow of information and communication to and from EU institutions on behalf of AHDB and the wider industry. Its role consists in ensuring that the relevant sectors are well informed on issues and developments which have an impact on the operating environment, efficiency, profitability and in developing and maintaining a network through which these sectors can direct developments in their favour (…)

Bundesverband deutscher Banken bietet Praktikum im Verbindungsbüro Brüssel

Der Schwerpunkt des Praktikums liegt im Bereich der europäischen Rechtsetzung für Finanzdienstleistungen. Sie lernen in Ihrer Praktikumszeit das Verfahren der europäischen Gesetzgebung, die Zusammenarbeit der Europäischen Institutionen und die Interessenvertretung der Wirtschaftsverbände und der in Brüssel aktiven Unternehmen näher kennen. Sie unterstützen die Experten des Bankenverbandes in Brüssel und Berlin bei der Analyse von Legislativvorschlägen und durch Informationsrecherche und -bewertung (…)

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Policymakers and everybody else in the EU bubble received a much-needed breath of fresh air on Sunday, at the traditional Car-free day organized by the City of Brussels. The time to catch fresh air is certainly available, as the BREXIT negotiations are again stalling. Boris Johnson’s BREXIT vision published just before Theresa May’s planned big speech in Florence, hinting at a showdown between the two, is not helping. As Commission officials put it, “the fog is rising from the meadows again”.

The EU is not out of work however. According to last week’s Commission President Juncker’s State of the Union speech, the “wind is back in the sail of Europe”, especially with regard to economic recovery, and member states together with EU legislators need to stay on course. On course this week means first ideas of the European Commission on digital taxation – hitting big online retailers. It also means trade again: the Canada-EU trade agreement CETA (which put Belgium’s Wallonia on the map) has now entered provisionally into force and may well haunt Brussels once again.

Finally, eyes are on Germany, where national elections are held on Sunday. No surprises are expected concerning Angela Merkel’s CDU coming out on top, but the race is tight between the liberal FDP, the Greens and the right-wing AFD. In any case, a signal showing where Juncker’s wind in the sails is coming from. If you want to help steer rather than just sail along, find jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu!

Irina Michalowitz – im@politapps.eu

Pfizer seeks Regulatory Affairs Manager GCMC

The Manager Regulatory Affairs (RA) GCMC is responsible for the development and execution of European Regulatory CMC strategies, submissions and compliance activities for biopharmaceutical projects/products from development to market and post-marketing, including the preparation and submission of correspondence and applications (IMPD’s, MAA’s,…) to regulatory agencies. Potential project responsibilities may include monoclonal antibodies, other recombinant proteins, vaccines, peptides and nucleotides. Acts as CMC liaison with regulatory authorities to discuss and define submission contents and strategies (…)

Europacable seeks Public Affairs Manager

The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities: Proactively follow developments in EU energy (electricity transmission and distribution networks), telecoms (Broadband roll out, Gigabit Society), industry (Industry 4.0, EU Competitiveness), environment (REACH, RoHS, WEEE) and health & safety policies; Draft, design and implement lobbying strategies to represent the wire and cable industry at European level; Develop and maintain relations with the organization’s current and new stakeholders including EU Institutions, TSOs, NGOs, industry, academia, media, etc.; Conceive and organize Europacable internal and external events (…)

Deutsche Post DHL seeks Senior Expert Brussels Representation

Your challenge: You will analyze the business impact of EU legislation on Deutsche Post DHL Operations and of political trends in relevant EU policy areas; Formulation of Deutsche Post DHL policy positions with regards to European political developments; You will establish and maintain an active network of contacts within the European Parliament, European Commission, Council and with policy makers; You represent the Deutsche Post DHL views to policy-makers and trade organizations and advocate the company’s position, including writing position papers or presentations (…)

Insurance Europe offers Public Affairs Internship

Function: Monitoring key developments and next steps in a range of European insurance related issues; Assisting in the reporting on EU political and legal developments and policy activities relating to Insurance Europe’s key priority areas, including: Helping maintain the public affairs reporting systems updated; Supporting the organisation of internal meetings; Assisting in the research on various issues; Other day-to-day tasks as assigned under supervision (…)

BASF offers Trainee EU Government Relations

What you can expect: Based in Brussels, in the heart of the European quarter, you will be part of a team that stretches to Ludwigshafen, our headquarter, as well as to Berlin. Integrated in the unit Communications & Government Relations Europe, you bring your expertise to our multi-dimensional dialogue and engagement with predominantly political stakeholders regarding the strategic positioning of BASF combined portfolio (…)

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Work hard – play hard: that is how Brussels is transitioning into the autumn buzz of EU politics. Legislative proposals pile up in the Parliament, from e-privacy to parcel delivery and the ETS reform. The same happens with receptions: party-hopping is the name of the game during this first „Back to School“ week: from Burda’s big summer conference and cocktail to the wine fest of the representation of Hesse to the Pharma lobby and many more – attractiveness is measured by attendance. National elections – especially the upcoming German election – are throwing their shadows, with MEPs campaigning and assistants left to juggle the Parliamentary work. Whilst no major insights are expected from Commission President Juncker’s upcoming State of the Union speech, the nitty-gritty public policymaking is as cumbersome and time-consuming as ever. Brussels is quickly getting back to the usual after-summer routine: time flies to the end of the year from now on. Now is a good time to become part of the game, so find attached some jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu!

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Verband der Automobilindustrie bietet Praktikum in der Abteilung Europapolitik

Aufgaben: Aktive Unterstützung im Tagesgeschäft in der politischen Interessenvertretung in Brüssel; Mitarbeit bei aktuellen Projekten der europäischen Wirtschafts-, Industrie, Umwelt- und Verkehrspolitik des VDA; Monitoring von Gesetzgebungsprozessen in der EU; Recherchen und Zuarbeit zu Positionspapieren und Gesprächsvorbereitungen; Vorbereitung von Redetexten und Präsentationen; Teilnahme und Auswertung von Veranstaltungen; Büroorganisation (…)

EuroCham Myanmar seeks Advocacy Group Intern

EuroCham Myanmar serves as the voice of European business in Myanmar, contributes to a better business climate in the country and promotes trade and investment relations with the EU.
EuroCham Myanmar is looking for young professionals that want to start a career in international business and want to leave our organisation with top experience portfolio with a vast international network of CEO’s, diplomats and other government officials. (…)

Goethe-Institut Italien sucht eine/n Leiter/in für das Projekt Netzwerk Bildung und Beruf

Das Aufgabengebiet umfasst schwerpunktmäßig folgende Tätigkeiten: Verantwortliche Planung, Steuerung, Durchführung und Evaluation des Projektes; Leitung eines Projektteams mit weiteren drei Mitarbeitern in Italien; Zusammenarbeit mit Netzwerken, Institutionen und Partnern in Italien und Europa; Konzeption einer Agenda in Abstimmung mit dem Netzwerk Apulien/Basilikata; Konzeption und Umsetzung von Projekten am Übergang Schule-Beruf; Inhaltliche Vorbereitung, Durchführung und Nachbereitung der Netzwerk- und Beiratstreffen (…)

BAYER seeks Director of Agricultural Affairs

Within this role you will be accountable for setting EU policy priorities for the CropScience division and other corporate policy areas such as financial policy in the EU. The successful candidate acts as the lead for the team in charge of developing and implementing strategies aimed at enabling business target achievement in the area of agricultural policy making and regulatory advocacy in the EU. You will also work closely together with Bayer platform Public Governmental Affairs counterparts and regional divisional policy heads in strong cooperation with the Head of the Liaison Office to ensure strategic cohesion across the enterprise (…)

AFEP seeks EU Policy Advisor

AFEP is looking for a policy advisor to support its Brussels team. She/he will be employed for one year on a full-time basis. She/he will report to the Head of our Brussels office and work in close coordination with the Brussels team and policy experts based in Paris. Responsibilities: Monitor and analyse EU policy; Draft briefing papers on specific topics, including a monthly report on Brexit negotiations; In collaboration with colleagues, prepare and attend internal working groups with members to set up the positions of the Association; In collaboration with colleagues in Brussels and Paris, prepare meetings with EU policy-makers (…)

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The political summer has passed quickly in Brussels –  and the typical Belgian rain refreshes the brains of all those officials already back in town. Pre-summer issues remain for the rest of the year: election mode in Germany and other countries has its impact especially on the European Parliament, with MEPs campaigning and some taking up new roles in their home countries. Brussels continues to face the misery of Brexit negotiations – with three position papers of the British side now published, and industry hopes going up that an acceptable solution will be found in time. The Digital Single Market faces its next controversial milestone in Parliament with the upcoming votes on the e-privacy directive. In other words: back to usual, which is a good thing. On the other hand, migration and security remain the two big items on the plate of the Estonian presidency as well as in all upcoming national elections. The latest terror attack in Barcelona reminds everyone of the importance of these topics, and the EU needs to develop sensible answers that stop terror without yielding way to right-wing extremism.

If this is the game you are up to, find the latest jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu!

Irina Michalowitz – im@politapps.eu

Verband der Automobilindustrie bietet Praktikum in der Abteilung Europapolitik

Aufgaben: Aktive Unterstützung im Tagesgeschäft in der politischen Interessenvertretung in Brüssel; Mitarbeit bei aktuellen Projekten der europäischen Wirtschafts-, Industrie, Umwelt- und Verkehrspolitik des VDA; Monitoring von Gesetzgebungsprozessen in der EU; Recherchen und Zuarbeit zu Positionspapieren und Gesprächsvorbereitungen; Vorbereitung von Redetexten und Präsentationen; Teilnahme und Auswertung von Veranstaltungen; Büroorganisation (…)

Facebook seeks Deputy Head of EU Affairs

Responsibilities: Stand-in for the Managing Director when not available; Develop and execute a strategic approach to achieve company goals in public policy as they relate to the EU; Monitor legislation and regulatory matters affecting Facebook and advise company with respect to policy challenges; Represent Facebook at a senior level in meetings with government officials and elected members; Develop public policy positions with other team members at Facebook; Build coalitions with other organizations to advance policy goals of Facebook (…)

Apple seeks Senior Representative, EU Government & Regulatory Affairs

The successful candidate will possess: deep background and established relationship across the EU and especially in Brussels; experience working on the policy challenges facing the technology industry; a strong sense of political and institutional dynamics and proven experience in crafting workable solutions; extensive background briefing senior executives and other corporate leaders; experience driving results on regulatory and other market issues relevant to Apple’s industry segment; an ability to execute tactically from both defensive and offensive postures, with demonstrated thought leadership and ability to forge consensus among diverse stakeholders (…)

ERSTE LESUNG bietet Praktikum Public Affairs in Brüssel

Wir bieten: Ein bezahltes Vollzeitpraktikum für sechs Monate in Brüssel; Einblicke in die Arbeit einer Public Affairs Agentur; Einblicke in konkrete politische Inhalte und Prozesse in Berlin und Brüssel; Arbeiten in einem jungen und dynamischen Team; Eine sehr gute Arbeitsatmosphäre und enge Einbindung in die tägliche Arbeit (…)

Amnesty International seeks Executive Officer, Legal Affairs and Human Rights in the EU

We are looking for a specialist in human rights law and EU law and policy relating to justice and home affairs who will be capable of translating EU contexts into advocacy for Amnesty International’s global movement, and who can interact with key decision-makers on behalf of the organisation. The successful candidate will be a strong analytical and strategic thinker, with a keen sense of team spirit (…)

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The Commissioners’ college held its last weekly meeting before the summer break on Wednesday – just to see their vacation starting with three major bangs: Poland will face major consequences up to the suspension of its voting rights if proceeding with its plans to gain control over the judiciary and even firing supreme court judges, Trump’s sanctions against companies dealing with Russia are likely to impact significantly on European firms – and it turns out that VW was not the only carmaker cheating – in fact, they all did.

Which means some Commission officials will have to work over the next weeks – with the relief that we are back to business as usual and can forget about the Brexit mess for a few weeks.  Juncker spoke strong words of retaliation within days against the US, DG Competition with Margrethe  Vestager will continue to build its reputation as the EU’s true hero whilst going after carmakers’ collusions. Back to business – that really is a relief, and although we should not forget that especially the carmakers’ and the Polish case are no news at all, it is a positive sign that the Commission is finally doing its job again – which is to protect the European single market with all agreements that have been made by its members.

If you would like to be a part of it, find attached some jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu!

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Goethe-Institut Italien sucht eine/n Leiter/in für das Projekt Netzwerk Bildung und Beruf

Das Aufgabengebiet umfasst schwerpunktmäßig folgende Tätigkeiten: Verantwortliche Planung, Steuerung, Durchführung und Evaluation des Projektes; Leitung eines Projektteams mit weiteren drei Mitarbeitern in Italien; Zusammenarbeit mit Netzwerken, Institutionen und Partnern in Italien und Europa; Konzeption einer Agenda in Abstimmung mit dem Netzwerk Apulien/Basilikata; Konzeption und Umsetzung von Projekten am Übergang Schule-Beruf (…)

Nestlé seeks European Affairs Manager

Main Responsibilities: Assess relevant EU policy developments, develop policy recommendations and advocacy strategies, based on solid knowledge and insight in Nestlé’s business priorities and our Purpose & Values framework; Deliver high quality narratives and communications tools to implement engagement strategies to support Nestlé’s external engagement and drive advocacy by Nestlé employees; Demonstrate leadership at EU associations and provide high quality input to EU policymakers and stakeholders at both strategic and technical level (…)

ERSTE LESUNG bietet Praktikum Public Affairs in Brüssel

Wir wollen unsere Praktikanten perfekt auf die Arbeitswelt vorbereiten und bieten daher zusätzlich: Eine durchgehende persönliche Beratung zur eigenen Positionierung auf dem Arbeitsmarkt; Hilfe beim Aufbau eines Netzwerks im gewünschten Karriereumfeld; Ein Heranführen an das politische Protokoll z.B. in Formulierungen und Veranstaltungen; Eine Schulung für die politiknahe Arbeit z.B. Schreiben von inhaltlichen Vermerken und kurzen Reden; Eine Einführung in die die notwendigen IT- und Softwarekenntnisse für die Büroarbeit (…)

Centrica seeks Public Affairs Intern

We’re looking to recruit an intern for 12 months, from September 2017, based in our Brussels office, where you will report to the Head of the Brussels Office and will support our European engagement activities. This will be a remunerated position paying circa €1000 net, per month. Tasks will include but are not limited to: Monitoring EU energy technology and digital policy developments; Providing policy analysis and research support; Maintain contact database and issues grid; Supporting on the organisation of events (…)

Bundesverband Öffentliche Dienstleistungen sucht Referenten (m/w)

Ihre Aufgaben: Sie übernehmen die Berichterstattung über aktuelle und perspektivenorientierte EU-Maßnahmen mit Bedeutung für die Vereinsmitglieder in enger Abstimmung mit dem/der Berliner Koordinator/in der deutschen Sektion des CEEP; Sie nehmen an den Gremiensitzungen des CEEP teil und übernehmen die anschließende Information der Mitglieder der deutschen Sektion in Absprache mit dem/der Koordinator/in der deutschen Sektion in Berlin (…)

Elia zoekt European Regulatory & Public Affairs Advisor

Hij zal instaan voor de volgende taken: de ontwikkelingslijnen van de Europese wetgeving die een impact zullen hebben op de activiteiten van Elia identificeren; de risico’s en opportuniteiten als gevolg van deze ontwikkelingslijnen analyseren; de departementen van Elia informeren over de inhoud van de ontwikkelingen en over de gekozen aanpak voor het verdedigen van de dossiers van Elia tegenover de externe stakeholders (Europese Commissie, Europese parlementsleden, Belgische vertegenwoordiging bij de Europese Raad, ACER, buitenlandse netbeheerders, ENTSO-E…); een actieplan opstellen dat in het bedrijf zal worden uitgevoerd (…)

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Single Seat debate of the European Parliament, empty seats for Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker’s speech in the Strasbourg plenary, and no seats at all at the negotiation table for G20 protesters in Hamburg – this has been the week leading us into the summer break.

Whilst Juncker went wild because Members of the European Parliament had more important negotiations to do than to listen to his speech, France has unsurprisingly made sure that these negotiations will continue to take place in Strasbourg – no sufficient incentives yet to substitute for the money inflow into the quaint city of Alsace; the travelling will continue.

At least, these issues are dealt with in a debating mode. Hamburg has just seen an outbreak of war-like chaos with no obvious other goal than to aggress and destroy whatever is left on the streets. G20 protesters seem to have absolutely no interest to gain a seat at the table and to discuss their worries. Instead, Hamburg citizens‘ cars, including those of a veterinarian practice and a mobile caring service went up in flames. Violence is no solution, and that’s exactly what politics and especially the EU style of policymaking stand for. If you want to be part of the constructive side of politics, find the latest jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu!

Irina Michalowitz – im@politapps.eu

Tesla seeks Government Affairs & Relations, Energy Products, EU

In this role you will ensure that EU rules and regulations for electricity market design, and specifically regarding solar PV and battery storage, enable, facilitate and promote Tesla Energy’s products and solutions in all EU member states.The role will be a part of our European cross-functional policy and business development team. This team is, in part, responsible for developing, promoting, and implementing regulatory policy to allow Tesla and the EV, solar  (…)

Bundesverband Öffentliche Dienstleistungen sucht Referenten (m/w)

Ihre Aufgaben: Sie übernehmen die Berichterstattung über aktuelle und perspektivenorientierte EU-Maßnahmen mit Bedeutung für die Vereinsmitglieder in enger Abstimmung mit dem/der Berliner Koordinator/in der deutschen Sektion des CEEP; Sie nehmen an den Gremiensitzungen des CEEP teil und übernehmen die anschließende Information der Mitglieder der deutschen Sektion in Absprache mit dem/der Koordinator/in der deutschen Sektion in Berlin (…)

International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory seeks Senior Proposal Writer Horizon 2020

INL is seeking a qualified Senior Proposal Writer with solid experience in the development of proposals in Horizon 2020 Programmes related to the wider area of Nanotechnology and Nanosciences. The Senior Proposal Writer with solid experience for preparing bid. Candidates should have sound knowledge of European funding sources and will engage with partner organisations and funding bodies to maximise external funding opportunities (…)

Euronext seeks V.I.E Public Affairs – EU Financial Services Policy

We are looking for a Junior Policy Officer to join our EU Government Affairs team. Within the team, you will help articulate and convey Euronext’s messages to EU and national stakeholders and assist the team on key areas of EU and French financial services policy. The role is based in Brussels with occasional travel to Paris. Responsibilities: Take part in designing and implementing Euronext’s advocacy strategy in respect of financial services legislation and (…)

Microsoft seeks Government Affairs Manager

Overall Scope And Purpose: Microsoft’s Corporate Affairs mission is to shape relevant public policies, engage in outreach, and develop and drive programs that help Microsoft advance social and economic well-being, enabling people around the world to realize their full potential. In doing so, we work with government, industry and other community stakeholders worldwide, collaborating closely with teams across Microsoft, and demonstrating throughout our commitment to good corporate citizenship (…)

Plastics Recyclers Europe seeks Public Affairs Advisor

The Manager will be responsible for legislative dossiers relevant to the plastics recycling industry and report to the management. Additionally, he/she will be providing support in advocacy on a variety of topics and coordinating cross industry initiatives on circular economy. Responsibilities: Monitoring and managing policies on waste, plastics, environment and food contact materials at EU level; Coordinating stakeholders’ actions on topics related to Circular Economy (…)

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Finally some non-Brexit news from Brussels: Whilst Theresa May’s negotiations with the Irish DUP party following her loss of the absolute majority, are watched with a good amount of „Schadenfreude“, the European Commission is showing its teeth again – this time it’s Google taking a hit, with a record-breaking 2.42 Billion Euro fine for what DG Comp identifies as dominant position of Google Shopping. Competition commissioner Vestager means business: corporate tax avoidance is another issue high on her agenda – Apple, Starbucks, McDonalds and Fiat have been or still are prominent targets. No easy times for big business: the European Parliament’s inquiry committee on the Panama Papers is in full swing with almost monthly public hearings on money laundering, tax avoidance and evasion. Difficult times in politics often means good times for lobbyists – no matter which side you take: find the latest jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu!

Irina Michalowitz – im@politapps.eu

International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory seeks Senior Proposal Writer Horizon 2020

INL is seeking a qualified Senior Proposal Writer with solid experience in the development of proposals in Horizon 2020 Programmes related to the wider area of Nanotechnology and Nanosciences. The Senior Proposal Writer with solid experience for preparing bid Candidates should have sound knowledge of European funding sources and will engage with partner organisations and funding bodies to maximise external funding opportunities. Candidates must be graduates of technical disciplines of well-established European Universities. Other exceptional candidates from a recognized institution are also welcome (…)

Sanofi seeks Public Affairs Manager

Core activities: Identify policy/health issues that impact the business; understand the external environment and identify the expectations and interests of key external stakeholders; develop broad view on general developments in Belgian and Luxembourg healthcare sector (e.g. through participation in conferences, symposia, etc…); follow-up of policy framework and changes in environment for orphan drugs; monitor and analyse new governments initiatives, potential change in law and broader developments (including parliamentary activities regarding healthcare); identify key trends (…)

Facebook seeks Deputy Head of EU Affairs

We are looking for an experienced Public Policy individual to serve as Deputy head of EU Affairs in our Brussels team closely supporting and working with the Managing Director of EU Affairs at an executive level. You will be a superb policy communicator who can combine a passion for Internet services like Facebook with a deep knowledge of the political and regulatory dynamics in the EU Institutions and the EU broadly (…)

Apple seeks Senior Representative, EU Government & Regulatory Affairs

The position requires a strategic thinker with the ability to enhance Apple’s government engagement across the institutions of the European Union. This is a key business leader and member of Apple’s senior management team in Europe, who will drive impactful policy advocacy strategies and deliver optimal outcomes for Apple (…)

PwC seeks Public Affairs Senior Manager Belgium

Responsibilities: Strong emphasis on building PwC’s reputation, brand and industry position in Belgium; Collaboration with market leaders and global relationship partners to develop proactive positions and messages on key public business and policy issues; Anticipate and proactively identify potential business issues, develop and implement action plans to address them; Conduct in-depth analysis of trends, opportunities and threats that impact PwC market ambitions to create and implement suitable strategies (…)

Bitkom sucht Referent europäische Digitalpolitik (w/m)

Deine Aufgaben: Du vertrittst die Interessen unserer Mitgliedsunternehmen in Brüssel und fungierst als Schnittstelle zu unserer Berliner Hauptgeschäftsstelle; Du verantwortest unsere europapolitischen Aktivitäten im Bereich europäische Digitalpolitik, insbesondere Urheberrecht, Medienpolitik, Telekommunikationspolitik, Datenschutz und Verbraucherrecht; Du knüpfst und pflegst Kontakte zu Entscheidungsträgern auf EU-Ebene; Du vertrittst unsere Positionen gegenüber den europäischen Institutionen und unserem europäischen Spitzenverband Digital Europe; Du informierst unsere Mitglieder über die aktuellen europapolitischen Entwicklungen und unterstützt unsere Pressearbeit (…)

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In the midst of national elections, Brussels celebrations of  the dinosaur of political successes promised to citizens go by with little notice: roaming is abolished as of 15 June (well, almost…).

Indeed, more importantly, politics in Europe stays exciting: two big elections with very different outcomes will have a big impact not only on domestic politics, but on the future of the EU. Whilst Theresa May utterly miscalculated her chance to gain a strong mandate for her BREXIT negotiations, Emmanuel Macron can now count on a strong majority in the legislative elections and is hyped enormously – and all French hopes are on him. He faces the challenge of aligning his movement of young and diverse followers to succeed in the challenges of day-to-day politics. Theresa May, on the other hand, has ended up in the worst possible position: losing the absolute majority of her party means that Brexit negotiations will become even harder – no clear line on the side of the UK. What these two elections demonstrate overall: even though the voter turnout in France was rather catastrophic, democracy still works, and we should positively react to the fact that politicians now have to deliver on the challenges put to them by the citizens. If you want to be on the EU’s side during these exciting and certainly difficult times to come, find the latest jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu!

Irina Michalowitz – im@politapps.eu

 

Bitkom sucht Referent europäische Digitalpolitik (w/m)

Deine Aufgaben: Du vertrittst die Interessen unserer Mitgliedsunternehmen in Brüssel und fungierst als Schnittstelle zu unserer Berliner Hauptgeschäftsstelle; Du verantwortest unsere europapolitischen Aktivitäten im Bereich europäische Digitalpolitik, insbesondere Urheberrecht, Medienpolitik, Telekommunikationspolitik, Datenschutz und Verbraucherrecht; Du knüpfst und pflegst Kontakte zu Entscheidungsträgern auf EU-Ebene; Du vertrittst unsere Positionen gegenüber den europäischen Institutionen und unserem europäischen Spitzenverband Digital Europe; Du informierst unsere Mitglieder über die aktuellen europapolitischen Entwicklungen und unterstützt unsere Pressearbeit (…)

Int. Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory seeks Innovation Project Manager

INL is seeking a qualified Innovation Project Manager with solid experience for preparing bid applications for European Commission (EC) funding programmes for RTD projects. The successful candidate should have sound knowledge of European funding sources and will engage with partner organisations and funding bodies to maximise external funding opportunities. The Innovation Project Manager’s key activities include building networks, fostering communication and initiating collaborations between INL and international level R&D communities. Also, the promotion and support the participation of INL in privately and publicly funded projects (national and European RDI programmes) (…)

Int. Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL) seeks Project Assistant for EU Funded Projects

INL is seeking a Project Assistant for EU Funded Projects with solid experience in European Commission (EC) funding programmes for RTD projects. The successful candidate should have sound knowledge of European funding sources and will engage with partner organisations and funding bodies to maximise external funding opportunities. As a Project Assistant focused on EC funded initiatives, the candidate will work with INL’s researchers to provide support on the preparation, submission and management of grant applications (…)

Johnson & Johnson seeks Policy Assistant, Government Affairs & Policy EMEA

Job description: Monitor and report on EU and national developments on Healthcare and Public Health policies as well as on relevant institutional activities and industry trends; Research and become familiar with new stakeholders and potential alliances for J&J and develop strategic recommendations on engagement programs with them; Manage GA&P EMEA’s stakeholder and alliance database (CRM system); Provide team and senior business partners with background research on key topics and for use in speaking engagements; Support outreach activities, organization of advocacy strategies and projects with relevant external stakeholders, demonstrating strong project management skills (…)

Ryanair offers Public Affairs internship

Reporting directly to the Director of Public Affairs, the appointed person’s main duties will include, as required: Preparation of briefing material / updates; Preparation of position papers, including supporting research, and material for presentations; Stakeholder analysis and reporting, including database management; Attending policy events on behalf of Ryanair; Provision of administrative and organisational support for Ryanair Brussels office and Dublin HQ; Engagement with work programme of aviation industry group A4E; Organisation of policy events, e.g., in European Parliament (…)

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Traffic chaos is the normal state of Brussels, but things can get worse: Donald Trump’s visit to Brussels turned even the most notorious car drivers into cyclists, with roads blocked from NATO to the EU institutions. And the outcome? European leaders and Trump are on no better speaking terms, on the contrary: as far as ever on climate change and continuous reproaches on NATO contributions. Trump seems determined to pick friends and foes, and has now crowned Germany as especially „evil“. Nobody may dare to say it, but hopes are certainly high for an impeachment before Trump ruins the diplomatic work of decades.

Some good news from inside the EU: the important digital portfolio, if everything goes well, will finally have a Commissioner again. Bulgaria has nominated Mariya Gabriel who currently serves as a Member of the European Parliament in the EPP group. She will be grilled by her colleagues in June and in case of survival, will have to hit the ground running, with a huge amount of pending proposals at the same time, geared towards completing the Digital Single Market. Lobbyists are ready to help – and if this is the career you envisage, find the latest jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu!

Irina Michalowitz – im@politapps.eu

pantarhei advisors sucht (Senior) Consultant (w/m)

Als (Senior) Consultant betreuen Sie selbständig Klienten und sind für die Entwicklung und Durchführung von Projekten verantwortlich. Wir erwarten eine kommunikative Persönlichkeit mit hoher Einsatzbereitschaft, sehr guter Vernetzung in den und im Umfeld der Europäischen Institutionen sowie herausragenden Berater-Kompetenzen. Sie verfügen über mehrjährige Berufserfahrung auf EU-Ebene und trauen sich die Beratung unserer Klienten auf hohem Niveau zu. (…)

Goethe Institute seeks a manager (m/f) for the European learning platform project for regional training networks

The remit of the position will include the following main activities: Management of a project team with 2 employees in Brussels; Development of a European network of regional training networks from European regions; Coordination and organisation of multi-sector expert dialogues between the players involved on the subject of youth unemployment;  Cooperation with European institutions and partners in Italy, Germany and other European countries; Advocacy activities for the political positioning of the project in Brussels and at European level (…)

Goethe Institut seeks an assistant (m/f) for the project European Learning Platform for Regional Education Networks

The remit of the position will include the following main activities: Preparation and processing of documents for project planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation; Participation in the monitoring of project development and project results; Participation in the preparation, implementation and post-processing of network and committee meetings; Participation in financial planning and controlling; Participation in public relations activities including web presence and social media; Communication and cooperation with institutions and partners in Europe (…)

UPS seeks Public Affairs Director, Customs and Trade Facilitation

The Director, Customs and Trade Facilitation is responsible for developing strategy in the area of customs and trade facilitation policy and acting as the interface for UPS with relevant European government bodies to advance UPS’s objectives. The Manager holds a role within the UPS Europe Region Public Affairs team and will be based in UPS Europe’s head office in Brussels, Belgium.

Edeka bietet Praktikum im Bereich Public Affairs

Ihre Aufgaben: Mitwirkung bei der Überwachung und Berichterstattung über die Lebensmittel-, Wettbewerbs- und Landwirtschaftspolitik in der EU; Verfassen von internen Berichten sowie Stellungnahmen zu den oben genannten Themenbereichen; Mitwirkung bei der Koordination von Lobbyaktivitäten; Berichterstattung und Teilnahme an Fachgesprächen und externen Veranstaltungen in den EU-Institutionen und dem Handelsverband; Unterstützung bei der Organisation von Veranstaltungen

Club of Rome seeks Associate Project & Communications Manager

Key responsibilities: Assist on-going projects and participate in their development; Manage the Club of Rome website and social media; Respond to enquiries from external individuals and organizations; Support the organization of meetings, conferences and events in Switzerland and abroad, such as the Club of Rome Annual Global Meeting; Contribute to production and distribution of publications including news releases, conference materials, presentations, and annual reports; Assist financial reporting and administrative tasks (…)

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Whilst Emmanuel Macron’s election as French president is of great relief to Brussels, interest returns to Brexit and how it can be handled. With Article 50 finally triggered, and task forces in place on both sides, the devil in the detail starts to reveal itself. With a recent court ruling that all trade agreements with the UK will need approval by national and regional parliaments, fond memories of Wallonia’s war against CETA emerge.

A more positive aspect from an EU perspective: if the European Medicines Agency moves from London to Strasbourg, the European Parliament could finally stop its monthly travels – saving huge amounts of time and money. Britain, on the other hand, is now unhappily realising that it might still have to pay into the pension funds for EU officials – current EU view: a treaty is a treaty, with all entitlements and duties that have been signed.

What is becoming very clear: making this a friendly divorce will be very difficult and demanding to all sides. But things could be worse: in the meantime, we are watching Trump’s revelations to Russia with worry and amusement – and hope that we will soon be able to use our laptops on flights to the US again.

If none of this puts you off seeking a job in the world of European politics, find the latest jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu!

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Club of Rome seeks Associate Project & Communications Manager

Key responsibilities: Assist on-going projects and participate in their development; Manage the Club of Rome website and social media; Respond to enquiries from external individuals and organizations; Support the organization of meetings, conferences and events in Switzerland and abroad, such as the Club of Rome Annual Global Meeting; Contribute to production and distribution of publications including news releases, conference materials, presentations, and annual reports; Assist financial reporting and administrative tasks (…)

Huawei Technologies offers internship

Main Responsibilities: The EU Public Affairs intern will support the EU Public Affairs and Communication team (team of 8) on various tasks, covering but not limited to: Preparation of meetings, events, presentations, etc.; Research and analysis on a range of policy topics; Monitoring international, EU and National ICT policy development; Web communication and social media campaigns and implementation of web content strategy; Media monitoring, organization and maintenance of a database; Administrative support to Huawei team and internal communications (…)

GIZ seeks Advisor (m/f) Economic Analysis and Policy

GIZ has been supporting economic and social development and reconstruction in Tajikistan since 1995. On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), GIZ is implementing the programme ‚Towards Rural Inclusive Growth and Economic Resilience (TRIGGER)‘. The programme’s goal is to improve the competitiveness and increase the income and economic performance of enterprises and small producers in order to contribute to sustainable economic development in the country (…)

IASS seeks Two Senior Research Associates (m/f) for the project “Co-Creation and Contemporary Policy Advice”

The project focuses on co-creative processes linking actors across the policymaking, civil society, scientific and private sectors. The aim of the project is to learn more about already existing co-creation practices and to discuss whether and how this approach could be integrated in the field of policy-advice and policymaking (…)

SOS Children’s Villages International offers internship

Main Responsibilities: Provide direct support to the EU representative and the EU team; Monitor EU policy developments on child rights, social policy, development cooperation and humanitarian aid, and provide timely updates to the team; Collect, screen and summarise advocacy-relevant information in the area of public policy and children’s rights; Draft reports, briefings, articles and other papers on EU issues for an internal audience; Provide support for the organisation of meetings, seminars and other events; Other tasks as may be assigned by the supervisor (…)

CECIMO seeks EU Public Affairs Manager

The EU Public Affairs Manager of our leading European Association will take on a challenging and exciting position that combines strategic thinking and practical actions to shape the future of an innovative sector. He/she will contribute to the grand societal challenges of our times. Our sector, its eco-system and therefore CECIMO are evolving drastically and he/she will get the opportunity to be part in shaping the strategy of CECIMO to be a front-line player. We need an experienced advisor who thinks out of the box and responds quickly to the new trends for our industry (…)

European Green Party seeks Campaign Manager

Tasks: Developing, coordinating and managing the EGP public campaign activities, especially the ongoing Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign with pan-European activities of the EGP member parties on this topic; Developing, setting up and being in charge of a transnational network of individual EGP supporters and Green-minded activists; Conceptual development and assistance in working on long-term campaign strategies; Providing support to the EGP member parties in both generic and specific campaign issues; Developing common campaign features for the European Green member parties, including social media features, formats and materials for effective European-wide campaigning (…)

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World – and member state – politics remains in the Brussels focus. First of all “Vive la France”: the victory of independent candidate Emmanuel Macron in the first round of the Presidential elections has brought some relief for the Brussels bubble – and expectations are extremely high that he will be elected as President in the second round on Sunday. The important question is what happens then: how will he manage to deliver, given his independent status and the need to very quickly build support and a team for the legislative elections in June?

Another experiment has reached the next stage: Brexit. After an apparently disastrous dinner between Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker and British Prime Minister Theresa May, the European Commission has now published its draft negotiating guidelines for the formal opening of the Brexit negotiations. The clock is expected to officially start ticking after the British elections on 8 June, and emotions remain high.

As a result, day-to-day policymaking seems to pass by the world outside Brussels: from geoblocking to the overhaul of the EU’s energy markets or legislative consequences from the Panama Papers scandal – Brussels continues business as usual, with the usual interference of lobbyists, but even less in the limelight as in geopolitically calmer times. If you want to contribute to ensuring the input of affected stakeholders into any kind of policy decision, find the latest jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu!

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GIZ seeks Advisor (m/f) Economic Analysis and Policy

GIZ has been supporting economic and social development and reconstruction in Tajikistan since 1995. On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), GIZ is implementing the programme ‚Towards Rural Inclusive Growth and Economic Resilience (TRIGGER)‘. The programme’s goal is to improve the competitiveness and increase the income and economic performance of enterprises and small producers in order to contribute to sustainable economic development in the country (…)

IASS seeks Two Senior Research Associates (m/f) for the project “Co-Creation and Contemporary Policy Advice”

The project focuses on co-creative processes linking actors across the policymaking, civil society, scientific and private sectors. The aim of the project is to learn more about already existing co-creation practices and to discuss whether and how this approach could be integrated in the field of policy-advice and policymaking. We are currently looking for two more members (one scientific project leader and one team member) to complete our team (…)

Google seeks Public Policy and Government Relations Analyst (Northern Europe)

As a Public Policy and Government Relations Analyst for Northern Europe, you will work with a regional team to develop and execute public policy strategies and campaigns. You will also work with a cross-functional team in Europe, as well as with a closely-coordinated global Public Policy team to advance policy positions that benefit our users and, more generally, an open Internet.Technology moves quickly, so it’s important that we work closely with politicians, regulators, academics and third parties around the issues that affect the Internet and our users (…)

Lufthansa bietet Praktikum im Bereich Konzernpolitik

Unsere Abteilung vertritt die Interessen der Lufthansa und der Konzerngesellschaften gegenüber den EU-Institutionen und fördert das Verständnis für die Belange der Luftfahrt und der Lufthansa Group bei den zuständigen Stellen in Brüssel. Wir erarbeiten und koordinieren in Abstimmung mit den Konzerngesellschaften und deren Fachabteilungen die Positionen der Lufthansa zu EU-Luftverkehrsthemen. Darüber hinaus beraten wir den Konzernvorstand sowie die Geschäftsführungen der Konzerngesellschaften bei regulatorischen und politischen Verfahren und vertreten ihre Interessen bei der Gesetzgebung (…)

FACE seeks Senior Legal & Public Affairs Manager

He or she should be passionate about hunting and willing to work hard to increase our reach and promote sustainable hunting and conservation in Europe. The successful candidate will also be responsible for the oversight and management of policy and legal staff (…)

Copa-Cogeca seeks Policy Advisor Expert on Wine & Aquaculture

His/her main functions will be to: Monitor the European policy initiatives, market developments and identify emerging trends and issue, particularly in the areas of Wine&Spirits and Aquaculture; Provide thorough analysis of developments, their impacts for Copa-Cogeca members and develop Copa-Cogeca positions; Orginise and coordinate the respective Copa-Cogeca Working Parties; Develop, in collaboration with the members, Copa-Cogeca’s lobbying activities to influence the EU institutions and external partners (…)

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May, Macron, Erdogan – Europe is in election mode, for better or for worse. Whilst Turkey has, by a slight but distinct majority, strengthened Erdogan, Theresa May has surprisingly called for elections in Great Britain on 8 June – thereby temporarily stealing the show from France, where the first round of the Presidential election is held on Sunday. Nowhere much to look forward to or be happy about: Erdogan’s take on democracy is leading Turkey further away than ever from the EU and democratic values that member states subscribe to. Very worrying: Turkish citizens in many EU member states overwhelmingly supported Erdogan – whilst they do not even have to live through the consequences of their vote. In Great Britain, Theresa May enjoys strong support in the polls – her strategic move makes a lot of sense and might give her a strong public mandate for the Brexit negotiations, manifesting the path out of the EU. France, on the other hand, stays exiting – with everyone expecting a second round of Marine Le Pen against one of the other candidates, and little chances of her succeeding in it. However, we have seen Donald Trump getting elected in the US, and Brexit is on its way of becoming reality. Every people gets the government it deserves, said philosopher Jean-Marie Le Maistre. And Brussels will have to deal with each one of them. If this challenge tempts you, find the latest jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu!

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Motion Picture Association seeks Vice President, EMEA Government Affairs

The Vice President, EMEA Government Affairs will represent the Motion Picture Association in diverse policy matters in the region comprising Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The broad objectives of this work will be to support MPA members by promoting actions and policies that respect and sustain creativity and contribute to the success of the audiovisual sector. (…)

European Network on Debt and Development seeks Networking and Advocacy Officer

The purpose of this role is to take forward the Eurodad network’s crucial work on preventing and resolving debt crises, and pushing for radical changes in the way private finance is used. The Networking and Advocacy Officer will help to ensure that Eurodad builds strong and effective coalitions for change, and help to empower civil society organizations in Europe and beyond. The role involves network strengthening and outreach, coordination and information sharing, monitoring and analysing policy developments, supporting advocacy and capacity development. (…)

CSU-Europaabgeordnete im Europäischen Parlament sucht parlamentarische/n Assistenten/in

Die oberfränkische CSU-Europaabgeordnete Monika Hohlmeier sucht für ihr Büro im Europäischen Parlament in Brüssel eine/n parlamentarische/n Assistenten/in. Aufgabenschwerpunkte: politische Beratung bei Dossiers des Innenausschusses im Europäischen Parlament;  inhaltliche Assistenz der Abgeordneten im Rahmen der Arbeitsgruppe Luft- und Raumfahrt; inhaltliche Assistenz der Abgeordneten bei Fraktions- und Delegationsangelegenheiten (…)

AbbVie seeks Government Affairs Manager

Job objectives: Build strategic relations and align mutual priorities with key external stakeholders to co-create health policies that positively impact standard of care for patients; Oversee AbbVie policymaker interactions (Federal & Regional) in Belgium & Luxemburg: to develop and execute AbbVie’s health policy strategy and tactical plans. Develop strategy and concise multi-stakeholder engagement plans to optimise health policy making, funding & access for AbbVie products (…)

ONE offers Internship Campaigns

In this role, you will: Support the Project Director and Project Manager in all their functions related to the organization of the Summit; Help with the logistics of the Summit (including accommodations, meals, venues, travel) ahead and on the days of the Summit; Help shape the agenda and the content of the Summit; Prepare material for Youth Ambassadors (including briefings, factsheets, notes) (…)

European Environmental Bureau seeks Project Coordinator

The Project Coordinator will be based in the EEB office in Brussels and report to the Director for Global Policies and Sustainability. He/she will coordinate a 3-year project promoting the ambitious implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by and in the EU. The EEB is realising this project together with 24 project partners across 15 European Member States and in close coordination with the cross-sectorial civil society coalition SDG Watch Europe. (…)

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She has done it – Theresa May has triggered Art. 50, and Brussels has acknowledged solemnly. Whilst the mourning is still strong, Brussels and London now get back into action mode – and Brussels is definitely strong at following processes and pursuing them to their very end. And coming to terms with each other promises to be very difficult: Commission President Tusk has outlined the EU’s negotiation guidelines – and hands Spain a veto power over any decision involving Gibraltar. Meanwhile, Members of the European Parliament had an easy time agreeing a resolution on what they want to see respected in the negotiations – unsurprisingly, their biggest issue is that being outside the EU must be punished by less favourable conditions than being a member of the club.

Such emotions are all emerging a bit late in the game: they were needed earlier on to bring citizens on board of the EU – which is where Brussels utterly failed. Both sides now need to sell the future negotiation results in the best way to citizens, and politics certainly is about emotions. However, we need a good agreement for both sides – experience shows that historical win-lose situations have never worked out well in the long run; as in every relationship, forgiving each other needs to prevail over being right. Let us hope that a win-win solution is where we are heading once the first quarrels have been fought out! In the meantime, find the latest jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu!

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SRIW seeks Public Policy / Project Manager (m/f)

Your Tasks: Represent SCOPE Europe/SRIW positions and member interests at meetings, conferences, working groups and events with key stakeholders on EU level; Identify, monitor and analyze EU initiatives relevant for SCOPE Europe/SRIW on a wide range of legal and consumer-related issues; Realization of self- and co-regulatory projects of SCOPE Europe/SRIW on EU level together with representatives of leading international companies; Develop positions on internet and media related issues offering potential for self- and coregulation (…)

MedTech Europe seeks Market Access and Economic Policies Manager

Project Management: Organise the governance, lead & interact with the workgroups as defined in the yearly work plan; Lead workgroups & be the key interface to obtain MedTech Europe’s position; Organise meetings with government representatives & EU policy makers; Engage inn initiatives to position MedTech Europe as a trusted & known partner to external stakeholders; Be a visible & credible advocate for industry when presenting industry’s view in non-expert meetings; Be the interface & provide input to the communication & public affairs teams; (…)

PwC seeks Public Affairs Senior Manager Belgium

Responsibilities: Strong emphasis on building PwC’s reputation, brand and industry position in Belgium; Collaboration with market leaders and global relationship partners to develop proactive positions and messages on key public business and policy issues; Anticipate and proactively identify potential business issues, develop and implement action plans to address them; Conduct in-depth analysis of trends, opportunities and threats that impact PwC market ambitions to create and implement suitable strategies (…)

European Youth Forum seeks 3 Policy Officers

The European Youth Forum AISBL (YFJ) is now looking for up to three Policy Officers to join our team. The Policy Officers will work in the Policy and Advocacy Department and report to one of the Department’s Team Leaders. They will work on the implementation of the policies defined by the European Youth Forum Strategic Priorities and the Implementation Plan. Each Policy Officer will have a portfolio or portfolios assigned to them, which is reviewed annually according to our internal planning. We put greatest value on your ability to learn and organise advocacy activities. (…)

 

VDMA sucht Referent (m/w) Klimaschutz

Vielfältigen Herausforderungen: Information und strategische Beratung von Mitgliedsunternehmen und VDMA-Gliederungen; Konzipierung, Abstimmung und offensive Vertretung von VDMA Positionen zur Klimaschutzpolitik auf EU- und nationaler Ebene; Aufbau unseres internen Kompetenznetzwerks zum Thema Klimaschutz; Teamarbeit mit Kollegen aus anderen VDMA-Standorten; Begleitung von Studien (…)

European Public Health Alliance offers internship Policy Assistant

The question of access to affordable and genuinely innovative treatments is on top of the political agenda at the European and national levels. EPHA is one of the key stakeholders in the access to medicines debate in Brussels. The campaign on Universal Access and Affordable Medicines is looking for a passionate and committed intern to work on pharmaceuticals and contribute to the success of the campaign. The intern will support the EPHA team on topics such as market authorization, Health Technology Assessment (HTA), adaptive pathways, medicines prices, etc. (…)

CEPE seeks Public Affairs Manager

Tasks: Build effective networks in the institutions and organizations; Stay abreast of the political agendas in these institutions; Familiarize with the assigned issues and the CEPE positions; Work in co-operation with the issue dossier-holder and /or relevant CEPE working group to: Develop political messages on the issue; Develop plans to advocate such messages; Ensure the proper execution of these plans; Orchestrate the advocacy efforts through the NAs; Keep report on how messages were received and identify opportunities for next steps; Inform the CEPE community via channels like the CEPE Signal and webpage (…)

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This week is marked by events of a very contradictory nature: the anniversary of the Brussels attacks one year ago, where 32 people died at the Brussels airport and the metro station Maelbeek – overshadowed by another atrocious terror attack in London, leaving four people and the attacker dead. On the other hand, festivities are starting to celebrate the 60 year anniversary of the European Union – and we are awaiting the triggering of Art. 50 by British Prime Minister Theresa May, paving the way for Britain to leave the European Union. Brussels seems in an awkward state: business as usual ensures that the show goes on, whilst reflections on the past are supposed to help define a new future – but a secret formula has not yet been found. On a more positive side, this week has also seen a truly needed and innovative crowd funding initiative: The “Brussels Binder” was launched last Monday, seeking to ensure a balanced representation of women on EU panels. If you want to contribute to balanced gender representation or otherwise to a successful EU anniversary by taking up a position in the Brussels bubble, find the latest jobs and as usual more at politjobs.eu!

Irina Michalowitz – im@politapps.eu

 

SRIW seeks Head of Brussels Office (m/f)

Your Tasks: Independent realization of self- and co-regulatory projects of SCOPE Europe/SRIW on EU level (including all aspects of the implementation of a monitoring and administration body of Codes of Conduct); Represent SCOPE Europe/SRIW positions and member interests at meetings, conferences, working groups and events on EU level; Identify, monitor and analyze EU initiatives relevant for SCOPE Europe/SRIW on a wide range of legal and consumer-related issues; Contributing to SCOPE Europe/SRIW’s strategy and positions

NATO offers Internship

The NATO Internship Programme has four main objectives: To provide the Organization with access to the latest theoretical and technical knowledge that the intern can apply through practical work assignments, as well as with additional staff resources; to provide interns with an opportunity to learn from the NATO community and get a better understanding and a more balanced view of the Organization; to contribute to creating a more diverse workforce, to expand understanding of NATO in Alliance countries.

European Parliament offers Traineeships

Robert Schuman Traineeship: Submit your application by 15 May for the traineeship period 1 October 2017 to 28 February 2018. All traineeships are remunerated and based in Brussels. Three options are available for the Robert Schuman Traineeship: General option; Journalism option, for candidates with existing experience in the field; Sakharov Prize option, for candidates with an interest in human rights.

Eurogroup for Animals seeks Project Leader

Key Responsibilities: The Project Leader is responsible for both substance and management of the T&AW Project. S/he builds on existing policy work and develops it further to engage with EU trade decision- and policy makers and EU trade negotiators to effectively argue for the cause of animal welfare. S/he is accountable to the steering group and reports to the Director of Eurogroup for Animals. The Project Leader also streamlines international trade issues within Eurogroup’s overall advocacy portfolio.

CDU/CSU bietet Praktikum im Brüsseler Büro von Elmar Brok

Elmar Brok ist Mitglied in den Ausschüssen Auswärtiges und Institutionelles des Europäischen Parlaments. Einsatzfreudige Interessenten finden im Büro von Elmar Brok MdEP eine sehr praxisnahe Herausforderung. Das Aufgabenfeld unserer Praktikanten beinhaltet u.a.: Assistenz der Büroleitung; Verfassen von Korrespondenz; Organisation und Betreuung von Besuchergruppen; Verwaltung von Telefonanfragen; Büro- und Terminorganisation allgemein

EIP seeks „Programme Manager – Syria & Iraq“

Reporting to the Programmes Director, the Programme Manager – Syria & Iraq will: Lead and co-implement EIP’s efforts in support of sustainable and inclusive conflict resolution and reconciliation in Syria and Iraq respectively; Develop new programme interventions; Manage relations with national political, religious and civic leaders ; Serve as EIP liaison for UN-OSE, UN-Women, ISSG Governments, the EU, Governments and diplomatic missions with an interest in Syria and/or Iraq; Track 2 and Track 3 agencies;

FES bietet Praktika im Büro in Brüssel

Im Herbst/Winter 2017 vergibt das FES Europabüro drei Praktikumsplätze in Brüssel. Das Praktikum richtet sich an Studierende, die sich für Europapolitik und die Arbeit der europäischen Institutionen interessieren und die Arbeit der Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung im internationalen Kontext kennenlernen wollen. Das Praktikum umfasst einen Zeitraum von 6 Monaten. Die wesentliche Aufgabe besteht in der Organisation und Durchführung von Konferenzen und Seminaren zu den Themen Europäische Integration, EU und ihre Nachbarn, EU in der Welt sowie EU und globale Fragen.

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60 years of Europe, and not just one future for Europe, but five potential scenarios – this is what Commission President Juncker proposes to the Heads of State ahead of this month’s celebrations of the EU’s anniversary. Last month, it looked like there is no vision at all – now there are many, and the titles stick to your head: “carrying on”, “nothing but the single market”, “those who want more do more”, “doing less more efficiently” and “doing much more together”. None of these visions is new, they have all been debated for years – but without any appetite to really change. Yet another frustrated attempt at finding the right focus – or a clever way of forcing the member states’ Heads of Government to unite and finally give Europe a direction that leads out of the current chaos? The “Big 4” (Germany/France/Spain/Italy) have had their own meeting and express a clear preference for a Europe of different speeds – also nothing particularly new. Despite all the questionmarks the whole debate leaves – at least there is debate again, and with the debate, some hope for Europe to re-invent itself. Probably the proper way to celebrate a 60th birthday: with review, new focus and a somewhat positive outlook into the future, based on all the experience gained. If you want to be part of the journey, as usual, find the latest jobs and more on politjobs.eu!

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BASF seeks Senior Manager Economic and Trade Policy

As Senior Manager Economic & Trade Policy your tasks will be the following: You will monitor and analyze economic and trade topics on a European and global basis with focus on Brexit, free trade agreement negotiations, market & raw materials access issues, and the further development of trade instruments; You will contribute to develop a consistent corporate positioning on these topics and ensure a one voice policy…

Facebook seeks Public Policy Manager, Connectivity

Facebook’s Public Policy team is seeking a Public Policy Manager for its connectivity team to help us develop our positions on global tech and telecommunications policy issues. Candidates should have strong knowledge of Internet policy issues, including telecommunications, connectivity, and infrastructure. They should also have excellent writing and analytical skills and share our vision of making the world more open and connected. This role is full-time and will be based in Brussels.

European Institute of Peace seeks „Programme Manager: Horn of Africa Project“

The EIP is looking for an experienced full-time Programme Manager to lead our HoA project and related staff and consultants. The Manager will work closely with one consortium partner, as well as high-level political leaders, technical departments at central and decentralized levels involved in P/CVE delivery, and opinion leaders relevant to the same.

Insurance Europe seeks „Policy Advisor – International Affairs“

As a member of the international affairs and reinsurance team, your main responsibilities will be supporting the work of the Global Federation of Insurance Associations. You will be responsible for preparing meetings and high-level events. You will also coordinate the discussions of a range of working groups, and will contribute to developing advocacy papers. You will assure coordination of and work closely with dedicated industry bodies, such as the IAIS. Furthermore, you will participate in seminars and conferences (…)

Lyondellbasell seeks „Government Relations Advisor“

The primary purpose of the position is to assist the Senior Manager & Head of EU office, Government Relations, Europe, to whom this position is reporting, by helping to implement a comprehensive political strategy as well as by supplementing and developing outreach towards: EU institutions and stakeholders, for selected policy areas, to complement and expand current coverage; German federal, and as appropriate regional (Länder), authorities, agencies, trade associations etc., including German-speaking members of the European Parliament. (…)

Japan Tobacco Inc. seeks „EU Communications Manager“

Responsibilities: To manage and deliver an annual EUAO communications action plan based on company key issues, including: a media contacts outreach program; key issue communications milestones; public platform events, seminars and conferences; and, an internal communications review; To build and manage a media relations contacts database at Brussels and EU Correspondent level; to deliver an A-Z of key issue media messages; to represent the EUAO at broadcast, radio, print-press and social media level, with support of HQ Media Relations and Market Corporate Affairs & Communications (CA&C) experts. (…)

KAS seeks „Projektassistent(in) im Multinationalen Entwicklungsdialog“

Mit dem Programm des Multinationalen Entwicklungsdialoges besitzt die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung ein Instrument, um die europäische Entwicklungspolitik stärker mit zu gestalten und die Erfahrungen aus der internationalen  Arbeit  der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in die entwicklungspolitischen Strategien und Konzepte der Europäischen Union konzeptionell einzubinden. Ein Mittel zur Umsetzung dieses Zieles ist die Durchführung diverser Dialogmaßnahmen, die, unter Einbeziehung internationaler, europäischer  und lokaler Experten/Partner in verschiedenen Formaten (Workshops, Konferenzen, Dialogprogrammen, Studienreisen) in Brüssel stattfinden. (…)

AmCham Belgium offers „Internship Events & Marketing Intern“

What you will really be doing: Planning interesting events for our members and the wider US-Belgium business community; Defining target audiences, creating and sending invitations and promoting our events via other marketing channels; Attending our events, where you will help with setup, breakdown and other logistical aspects, and always greet our members with a friendly smile (…)

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Europe without a vision and soon without a leader – that’s the essence of the past weeks. Commission president Juncker announced that he is not running for office in 2019 – and has thereby invited rumours about him leaving office even earlier. Additionally, the European Commission is postponing the vision for Europe that it had announced for March, and for the 60th birthday of the EU’s founding Treaty of Rome. Vision comes from other sides – Martin Schulz is developing his vision for Germany and gains strong support, Macron in France is doing the same, as well as Marine Le Pen and Geert Wilders. If they still believe in the achievements of the EU, our leaders should wake up quickly. We experience a re-nationalisation of politics that threatens the EU’s single market and the freedoms we agreed on – time to set a European agenda again that takes national worries on board but points to the positive aspects of a common market. A positive aspect for you could be a new job: as usual, find the latest jobs and more on politjobs.eu!

Irina Michalowitz – im@politapps.eu

 

CEPIS seeks „Policy and Communication Officer“

Responsibilities: Monitor EU policy developments in ICT-related fields in particular e-Skills; Participate in and support working groups and networks in areas related to information technology, professional and end-user skills, computing in schools, ethics in IT, legal and security issues in IT, Green ICT and gender equity in ICT; Represent the organisation externally and give presentations at technical meetings, workshops, briefings and conferences; Engage with and support the member organisations; (…)

Verband Kommunaler Unternehmen seeks Europapolitische/r Koordinator/in Energiewirtschaft

Aufgabengebiete: Aufbau und Pflege politischer Kontakte zu den Vertretern Europäischer Institutionen; Politikanalyse und Berichterstattung über aktuelle und zukünftige Maßnahmen und Initiativen auf europäischer Ebene mit Relevanz für kommunale Energieversorger; Erarbeitung verbandspolitischer Positionen in Zusammenarbeit mit der Fachabteilung; Vertreten von Verbandspositionen in wirtschaftspolitischen sowie ordnungspolitischen Themenstellungen gegenüber EU-Kommission und EU-Parlament; Europapolitische Koordination des Bereiches Grundsatz und Europa; (…)

European Parliament offers „Internship in MEP’s office“

Expected tasks: Support the management of the Brussels office; Provides secretarial and office support to Assistants, including: managing and responding to e-mail; managing MEP’s diary; responding to information requests, booking meetings, organising travel arrengements and providing general office support; Ability to draft speeches; Desk research for reports, speeches, Parliamentary questions/letters and constituent queries; Assist in the organisation of group visits, seminars and receptions (…)

Insurance Europe seeks „Policy Advisor – International Affairs“

As a member of the international affairs and reinsurance team, your main responsibilities will be supporting the work of the Global Federation of Insurance Associations. You will be responsible for preparing meetings and high-level events. You will also coordinate the discussions of a range of working groups, and will contribute to developing advocacy papers. You will assure coordination of and work closely with dedicated industry bodies, such as the IAIS. Furthermore, you will participate in seminars and conferences where you will actively promote the policy messages of the organisation. (…)

Lego Group seeks Student Worker in Government & Public Affairs

In Government & Public Affairs, we facilitate the growth and globalisation of the LEGO Group through engagement with governments and key stakeholders across global markets. Building goodwill and political capital with regulators, politicians, interest groups and local communities within which we operate, we work towards a favourable regulatory environment for the LEGO Group. (…)

WindEurope seeks Project Manager – Political Affairs Department

Advocacy: Support and be active in the extensive advocacy network across the EU institutions, national authorities, international organisations and other stakeholders; Participate in external events and perform presentations to promote and disseminate the activities and results of EU-funded projects to external audiences; Coordinate, participate and actively contribute to WindEurope events. (…)

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2017 starts just about where the last year left us; at least with a bit more entertainment in the Brussels party-political landscape as well as in the Brexit decision’s aftermath: the liberal coalition ALDE rejected an attempt of their leader and candidate for the European Parliament presidency, Guy Verhofstadt, to accept an alliance with Beppe Grillo’s Italian 5-Star movement, and the British ambassador to the EU resigned over Theresa May’s Brexit management.

The most entertaining part for the “EU Bubble” are the clear words accompanying these two events – in the otherwise overly diplomatic Brussels. Maybe the recent findings of a Brussels outsider are correct: Dutch crime reporter Gabrielle Ader has interviewed MEPs and other EU stakeholders. She concludes her amusing findings with the impression that, despite the current climate of shock and inaction, reform and change are in the focus. 2017 will certainly not become easier than 2016 – the terror attacks in Istanbul have been the first clear signs – but it should indeed bring us change and reform; a year where we go from shock, fear, sorrow and inaction to reform, change and adequate action. Even if we only manage first steps of reform, 2017 will be a better year than the last. With these words, we wish you a happy new year!

And if you want to be someone to make such change happen, you will find the latest jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu.

Irina Michalowitz – im@politapps.eu

 

Clean Energy Wire seeks Journalism Network Manager m/f (full-time)

Key qualifications: Three to five years of experience in journalism or public relations/affairs; Professional experience working in international networks and with a global perspective; a proven ability to work actively with social media and other community-building tools; a proven ability to connect easily and actively with people on a professional level; a good understanding of energy and climate policy and its players is a plus (…)

European Geosciences Union (EGU) seeks Science Policy Officer

We are looking to hire a Science Policy Officer to continue developing the EGU’s policy programme, which is aimed at building bridges between geoscientists and European policymakers, engaging the EGU membership with public policy, and informing decision makers about the Earth, planetary and space sciences. (…)

Federation of German Consumer Organisations seeks officer for EU consumer law

Aufgaben und Verantwortlichkeitengehören: Beobachtung und Analyse verbraucherrelevanter EU-Aktivitäten, zunächst in den oben genannten Schwerpunktbereichen sowie Unterstützung bei der Positionsentwicklung, der Erarbeitung von Dossiers und Stellungnahmen und der Interessenvertretung in Brüssel; weiteres Themen-Monitoring; Informationsmanagement und Wissensaufbereitung für die Geschäftsstelle in Berlin, für Mitgliedsorganisationen sowie Multiplikatoren, (…)

European Association of Public Banks seeks Adviser on Banking Regulation

Key responsibilities: Preparation of high-level meetings of EAPB Secretary-General and President; Developing and executing advocacy with key EU policy makers, with a particular focus on banking regulation; Drafting policy briefs, news and information briefs, social media and other advocacy documents on EU Affairs; Ensure information flow on policy developments, relevant events and funding opportunities in the EU to EAPB Members;

EPRA seeks Environmental, social and corporate governance Officer

EPRA represents the publicly traded real estate sector in Europe, based in Brussels. EPRA’s members are Europe’s leading property companies, investors and consultants that together own and manage more than EUR 365 billion of real estate assets. With more than 220 members, EPRA is the voice of the European listed real estate sector. (…)

Amazon seeks Senior Manager Supply Chain

Basic Qualifications: A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience with — and a keen working understanding of — the European Union’s policymaking process in relevant sectors and related outreach activities; Policy experience in equivalent position within industry (manufacturer or distributor), within an Administration, in corporate government relations, and/or in a trade association and/or NGO; Experience managing policy issues related to the dangerous goods, trade and/or product safety, food and health and safety. (…)

Telenor Group seeks Director, EU Affairs

Job description: Influence EU policies with impact on Telenor’s business. Monitor and report on relevant EU policy developments; Contribute to the development of key public policy issues, working closely with Telenor Group units and local business units; Plan and execute stakeholder outreach activities with EU-institutions and the wider stakeholder community in Brussels, including representing Telenor in Brussels-based trade associations.

 

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2016 has been a bumpy year for many of us – Brussels and many other cities in and outside Europe faced horrible terror attacks this year – and the latest one just devastated us in Berlin, where 12 people died in the attack of a Christmas market. A founding EU member state voted to leave the Union, and we lost a number of legendary musicians – from Lemmy Kilmister to Leonhard Cohen.

The dimension of each of these incidents hides our view on the good things that happened. The Brussels Schuman station is finally finished, and trains run to and from the airport. A huge achievement in the middle of the usual traffic chaos. The EU has swallowed the shock of Brexit to the extent that rational negotiations, hopefully to the benefit of all, can take place – and we are all still alive, albeit a bit shaky.

2017 will not be an easy year – the challenges ahead: Brexit negotiations, dealing with an erratic US president Donald Trump, the continuous fight against terror and most importantly, finding ways to connect to ordinary citizens and establishing the added value of a European Union in times where its support is crumbling on all ends.

Failing is not the issue – not getting back up is. The politjobs team wishes you a peaceful holiday season and a lot of strength to ensure that 2017 will become a successful year. We will take a break ourselves and will be back in the second week of January. As usual, find the latest jobs and more at politjobs.eu.

A merry Christmas and a happy new year!

Irina Michalowitz – im@politapps.eu

 

European Geosciences Union (EGU) seeks Science Policy Officer

We are looking to hire a Science Policy Officer to continue developing the EGU’s policy programme, which is aimed at building bridges between geoscientists and European policymakers, engaging the EGU membership with public policy, and informing decision makers about the Earth, planetary and space sciences. (…)

Pantarhei europe seeks EU consultant (healthcare, legal markets)

He/she will manage work for key client accounts; participate in designing public affairs strategies and engagement campaigns; monitor key policy debates in the main European institutions; develop political analysis and advise clients accordingly (…)

European Investment Bank seeks (Senior) Institutional Policy Officer

Role: to develop high-level relations and to facilitate policy dialogue with international financial and other institutions; to follow-up the political decision-making process within an assigned portfolio of institutions and bodies; to represent the Bank in the preparation, negotiation and follow-up of institutional affairs and policies concerning the EIB in order to promote its position and defend its interests in liaison with the concerned Bank’s services and/or the Bank’s governance structure; (…)

American Chamber of Commerce in Belgium seeks Policy Intern

What you will really be doing: Listening to the concerns of our member companies in all interactions with them; drafting policy recommendations for the Belgian Government(s), in collaboration with our Committees; positioning the Chamber as a leading voice in policy discussions on issues that matter to our members. (…)

European Public Health Alliance seeks Agriculture, Food & Trade Campaigner

The campaigner will support EPHA’s Trade for Health and Food, Drink & Agriculture campaigns alongside its members. The campaigner will work closely with the campaign coordinators in decision-making and ensure implementation of decisions and coordination of actions between members, as well as capacity building of EPHA members. (…)

European Chemical Industry Council seeks Public Affairs Manager

He/she will: Contribute to the setting of the advocacy’ objectives and implement the associated strategy plans for a variety of issues. He/she will align with Company members and the Sector Group Managers when needed; Monitor developments, ensure alignment of positions, prepare advocacy materials, contribute to the issue management process and to the advocacy database; (…)

Edeka seeks Head of Brussels Public Affairs Office

Responsibilities: Responsible for the representation and profiling of EDEKA at European level (primarily Brussels) through networking and implementing advocacy plans; Responsible for promoting and enforcing EDEKA-specific positions in the EU law making process by providing well-founded positions, opinions and studies; Steering interest representation, contact management and knowledge exchange within the Brussels-based retail associations (HDE, BVLH, IRE, EuroCommerce);

World Federation of Advertisers seeks Public Affairs Executive

Their main responsibility will be to support WFA’s advocacy work in the field of marketing to children, food and alcohol marketing both with the EU institutions and global organisations, such as the World Health Organisation. This will mean working with some of the world’s biggest brands and help them to address regulatory challenges and sensitive public debates (…)

 

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Europe is relieved – Austria rejected a far-right president and voted Alexander van der Bellen into office. And Europe is scared – Italy’s prime minister Matteo Renzi lost his referendum and resigned – causing a power vacuum in unstable times and adding momentum to Beppe Grillo’s Five Star movement – which also does not have solutions. At the same time, Angela Merkel is confirmed in her position as chair of the German conservative party – with a result that is far from great. Just before, European Parliament president Martin Schulz announced that he will move into national politics – causing chaos because the parties were not prepared for having to seek a replacement.

Looking at all these developments, it is not only the citizens, but also policymakers who demonstrate discontent, uncertainty and fear of what the future will bring. We are ill-served if we remain in this state of mind. The European Union has been an incredibly successful instrument to bring peace and prosperity to Europe – and it still is; something to remember as we go into the holiday season.

Find the latest jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu!

Irina Michalowitz – im@politapps.eu

 

PlasticsEurope seeks Public Affairs Manager (m/f)

More specifically the candidate will monitor policy developments at EU level, help define policy positions and undertake advocacy activities in line with agreed strategy. He/she will interact with European upstream and downstream associations and identify areas of possible joint collaboration. (…)

GIZ seeks Policy Advisor (m/f)

Tasks: Public affairs and political analyses relevant to GIZ; in general, identifying, analyzing and delivering key EU political information and intelligence into the organization with a focus but not  exclusively on EU Development and External Affairs policies and regulations (…)

Siegfried Mureșan MEP offers Traineeship

Objectives: Gain knowledge on the European Parliament’s working methods and enlarge knowledge on European Affairs: legislative process, inter-institutional setup; develop a pro-active attitude on areas of interest of the MEP (mainly economic and EU budgetary matters): ideas on how to react to specific issues, proposals for initiatives (…)

European Sunlight Association seeks Communication Officer

Tasks: Dealing with national and European media enquiries, liaising with EU officials and other stakeholders, organising media events, participating at high-level meetings, preparation of news items and press releases for both social media and regular media, screening of relevant daily news, putting together a weekly newsletter for ESA members and updating of our website are the core activities for this position.

ChildFund Alliance seeks Director – Brussels Office

Responsibilities: Provide strategic leadership and hands on support for members’ EU grant acquisition efforts, and strengthen member coordination in this area; through an active presence in European networks/fora, provide Members with intelligence and information on policies, programming & funding opportunities (…)

Mototrola Solutions seeks Director of Government Affairs – Europe and Africa

Responsibilities: Serve as the primary government affairs contact for the business in the Europe and Africa region and the recognized expert on regional government affairs issues, trends and opportunities; closely collaborate with the sales team in the region to support business development by arranging discussions with senior level government officials and gleaning business intelligence (…)

Bundesverband der Energie- und Wasserwirtschaft sucht Praktikant (m/w)

Aufgaben: das Verfolgen der Arbeiten der EU-Institutionen, insbesondere des Europäischen Parlaments, im energie- und umweltpolitischen Bereich sowie in den Feldern Wettbewerbsrecht, öffentliche Auftragsvergabe und Forschung; die Teilnahme an Sitzungen der Parlamentsausschüsse sowie an energiepolitischen Konferenzen und Veranstaltungen (…)

Uni Europa seeks Policy Officer (m/f)

The Policy Officer manages the operational and policy activities in his/her field of work with a high degree of independent judgement and decision-making within the framework set by the Regional Secretary. He/she also works as part of the UNI Commerce global team led by the UNI Head of Department. Key areas of activities include: EU institutions and EU policymaking, employers and multinational companies, social dialogue and collective bargaining, relations with affiliates, organising, project management, campaigning, communication and research.

 

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Now that the Trump-shock has settled, we cannot help but wonder what else needs to happen for our political elites to wake up. Trump as President seemed so impossible that the EU and many state governments did not bother to make contact ahead of time – and now we wonder how our relations with the United States are going to look like. It is yet another symptom of the EU institution representatives behaving like deer in the headlights of the ordinary citizen. Instead of facing reality and getting ready for the December election of an Austrian president and the 2017 elections in France and Germany, Brussels pretends nothing has happened and continues as usual – producing paper, discussing European integration or the color of eco labels in endless meetings.

It is high time for us to change our way of communicating, and who we communicate with. Brussels is a city of professionals with the goal to convince their counterparts of their arguments – whether lobbyists or policymakers. What we now need is a way to cooperate, to search for solutions together, and the openness to accept that perhaps a third idea, developed together, is much better than anything developed in a Commission unit or in a Public Affairs consultancy. And together does not mean political and business elites, but policymakers, lobbyists, unemployed youngsters, refugees, journalists, pro-Brexit voters.

If you believe you can bring fresh thoughts into this EU bubble, check out the latest jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu!

Irina Michalowitz – im@politapps.eu

 

Facebook seeks Public Policy Manager, Connectivity

Responsibilities: Develop policy positions on global Internet and telecommunications policy issues; identify, monitor, and analyze telecommunications policy issues affecting Facebook at the international and country level; articulate our policy positions in briefing papers, consultation responses and internal policy meetings (…)

FuelsEurope seeks Policy Advisor (m/f)

Responsibilities: Monitor and analyse EU policy and legislative proposals potentially relevant to the EU petroleum refining and marketing industry in one or more policy areas; develop and maintain a contact network in the EU institutions; develop and maintain knowledge of the policy and legislative procedures in the EU Institutions.

Bundesärztekammer sucht Sachbearbeiter (m/w)

Aufgaben: Monitoring, Begleitung und Berichterstattung von gesundheitspolitischen Entwicklungen auf EU-Ebene; verfassen von Berichten und Briefings; vorbereitung von und Teilnahme an Treffen und Veranstaltungen mit Vertretern von EU-Institutionen und anderen Organisationen; Büroorganisation und Assistenz, einschließlich Terminkoordination (…)

European Casino Association seeks Executive Director (m/f)

Tasks: Give direction and leadership toward the achievement of the organization’s mission, strategic goals, and objectives; execute the decisions of the Board of Directors; advise on the ECA’s strategy, priorities and action plan and identify the best ways to advance the ECA’s operations; take initiatives to plan, propose, co-ordinate and implement the association’s projects and events both internally and externally (…)

European Cocoa Association seeks EU Affairs Officer (m/f)

Responsibilities: Coordination of the ECA Working Group on Trade; monitoring and reporting on regulatory developments at EU and third country levels; development of joint positions, statements & updates; liaison with key stakeholders (within and outside the association); coordinating with the research community; Information and Communication

Deutsche Post seeks Senior Expert (m/f)

Very strong experience in public policy affairs in Brussels; working experience in the EU institutions, preferably in the European Parliament, and good knowledge of political processes inside the EU; you have excellent networking skills and a good network in the European Parliament; you have strong analytical skills; a good grasp of business strategy and objectives (…)

Government of Gibraltar offers Policy Assistant Traineeships

The ideal candidates will be EU citizens able to demonstrate a good knowledge of the functioning of the European Union and fluency in at least three EU languages including English. Previous experience as a trainee in Brussels will be a major advantage. The traineeships will be remunerated. They will be of three months‘ duration with an opportunity for extension.

 

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Every Asterix fan may wonder these days if the little Gaul does not have some descendants who migrated to Belgian Wallonia some time ago – a small region in Europe is holding up the free trade agreement CETA. The media polarize opinions: the Wallonian government is either bashed as a dwarf holding Europe hostage, or celebrated as a hero amongst cowards.

Irrespective of the – by now pretty interesting and mostly positive – content of CETA: the conflict demonstrates that Europe needs to find a better way of dealing with its citizens. Part of the Wallonian uproar may be an opportunistic decision to get back at the Flemish region of Belgium (that is supporting CETA), but partially, this is about fears that have not been sufficiently addressed – just like during the BREXIT debate. It seems I come to the same conclusions in every politjobs alert at the moment. The EU apparently has to learn the hard way: communication with ordinary citizens needs to be transparent, to address the fears and the anger, and it needs to start early on, before negotiations get to the decision-making stage.

If you are reading this, you may want to become one of these professional communicators – so find the latest jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu!

Irina Michalowitz – im@politapps.eu

 

EURATEX seeks Communication Officer (m/f)

Key responsibilities: Support effective advocacy actions towards the European institutions, in coordination with the Euratex Policy managers; ensure a smooth communication with Euratex members; maintain an active high-quality online and social media presence and enhance communication with European and national media; writing news releases, the monthly newsletter and other written communications (…)

DIGITALEUROPE seeks Intern – Digital Sustainability Policy Group

Main functions: Early warning, intelligence and EU policy analysis; produce high quality deliverables for members, including meeting minutes, plans of action, briefings newsletters and content for the web, social media and wider communication; support organisation of internal and external meetings and events; develop a good understanding and over time expertise in technical domains including but not limited to legislation for responsible sourcing (…)

Transparency International seeks Intern (m/f)

Key tasks include: Assist the EU advocacy work in favour of increased lobby transparency, conflicts of interest reform and for more legislative transparency in Commission, Parliament and Council by drafting letters and policy briefings, and attending advocacy meetings with policy-makers and EU institutions; contribute to the maintenance and further development of EU Integrity Watch (…)

CLEPA seeks a Governmental Affairs Manager (m/f)

Responsibilities: Monitoring of sector-relevant policymaking processes, coordinating participation and input into stakeholder processes; preparing press releases and statements, coordinating internal drafting processes for policy documents; implementing and further developing CLEPA’s lobbying strategy and communication plan; organising events (from 50 person policy debates to 250 person CLEPA Annual Reception) (…)

EuSalt seeks a Manager Public Affairs (m/f)

In order to help to raise the public affairs profile of the association and the industry, the Manager Public affairs manages the following: Developing, introducing and active engagement in Public Affairs-strategy and lobby strategies for the association in line with the strategy and priorities; developing, analyzing and enlarge the network of relevant stakeholders in the European institutions, industry associations and the non-governmental organization (…)

CPMR seeks a Policy Analyst (m/f)

Responsibilities: To contribute to the activities of the BSC and its working groups; to contribute to the development of policy positions and technical papers on maritime affairs, transport and energy in synergy with the relevant maritime working groups of the BSC, to participate in the management of relevant EU projects in which the BSC is involved.  To monitor funding opportunities in the areas mentioned above and inform the members (…)

CLIA seeks Manager European Government Affairs (m/f)

Duties: Regarding CLIA program matters and other technical & regulatory issues, leads industry delegations in dealing with senior officials at regional and national regulatory agencies on appropriate matters, at the international level (such as the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and International Labour Organization (ILO)), as well as in other venues (…)

Microsoft EU offers „Privacy Policy Coordinator Internship“

Job Description: Contribute to and share Microsoft policy positions and stories by drafting and editing position papers, policy briefings, white papers, articles, and presentations; cCoordinate the event management process designed to strengthen the activities and positioning of Microsoft in Europe including handling the logistical details, pre-event and post-event briefings, and communications with different stakeholders (…)

Alfa Fellowship Program seeks Young German, British, and American Leaders

The Alfa Fellowship Program affords exceptional young German, British, and American leaders the opportunity to receive meaningful professional experience in Russia: Build Russian language skills; Learn about current affairs through meetings, seminars, lectures, and regional trips, Work at prominent organizations in Moscow. Program benefits are a generous monthly stipend, program-related travel costs, language training costs, housing, insurance (…)

 

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The future relationship to the UK remains the topic of the moment in Brussels. To the utter shock of the London financial district and Brussels bureaucrats, all signs now point to a “hard Brexit” – starting in March at the latest.

Brussels stakeholders constantly debate what Brexit means for their work now. Yet even more shocking than the practical consequences in terms of the economic and political development remains the decision as such: an EU Member State being so fed up with Brussels politics that its citizens vote to leave the Union.

This could have been the important lesson learned for the EU. The turning point to radically change how and what is decided. But apparently, we have created an institutional system that is so focused on achieving compromise between institutions, member state governments, and lobbyists that radical change has become impossible. EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker’s State of the Union speech left the feeling of helplessness.

No good news for the EU’s future. But it’s not only up to policymakers, also to every one of us. So do take a look at the latest jobs and more at politjobs.eu!

Irina Michalowitz – im@politapps.eu

 

Alfa Fellowship Program seeks Young German, British, and American Leaders

The Alfa Fellowship Program affords exceptional young German, British, and American leaders the opportunity to receive meaningful professional experience in Russia: Build Russian language skills; Learn about current affairs through meetings, seminars, lectures, and regional trips, Work at prominent organizations in Moscow. Program benefits are a generous monthly stipend, program-related travel costs, language training costs, housing, insurance […]

Politico seeks Lobbying Reporter (m/f)

Qualifications: Experience covering the EU or lobbying preferred but not required; proven ability to write clearly and accurately in English on deadline; to break news, handle a demanding, often fast-moving reporting job and work collaboratively; and a passion for giving readers inside information they need to know and can’t get elsewhere; proficiency in a second European language a plus.

EGEC seeks Trainee (m/f)

Responsibilities: Monitoring EU energy policy; Liaising with the EU Institutions and other industry organisations; Overseeing the production and dissemination/marketing of policy papers; Assisting the team in the regular monitoring and analysis of relevant political, economic and financial developments; including monitoring daily newspapers for articles of interest (…)

Facebook seeks Public Policy Manager (m/f)

Responsibilities: Develop and execute strategic approach to achieve company goals in public policy; monitor legislation and regulatory matters affecting Facebook and advise company with respect to policy challenges; represent Facebook in meetings with government officials and elected members; develop public policy positions with other team members at Facebook (…)

Google seeks Public Policy and Government Relations Manager (m/f)

Responsibilities: Develop and lead public campaigns on Internet policy supporting policy goals that benefit Google’s users, our business and the wider web, with a specific focus on security and consumer protection; engage directly with politicians and policy-makers; build a network of trade associations, industry partners, non-profit groups (…)

Imperial Tobacco seeks EU Affairs Intern

Aspects: Undertaking research into regulatory issues across Europe; updating and checking European stakeholder mapping; building Corporate Affairs strategies for upcoming regulatory issues; assisting in the delivery of webinars, newsletters and other communications activities; providing ad hoc support in the development of visual communications materials and in the running of our Twitter handle (…)

DEKRA offers Internship (m/f)

We offer creative students the chance to get to know the world of EU lobbying “on the job”. The work of the DEKRA Representation to the European Union in Brussels takes place in an exciting European environment. The main focus is to promote the interests of DEKRA towards the European Institutions.

European Friends of Amernia seeks Communications and Media Engagement Officer (m/f)

Responsibilities: Develop and implement a comprehensive Communications Strategy; review, update and further develop the website, and manage social media accounts; manage blogs and newsletters; draft press releases and other materials useful for journalists; produce and publish info-graphics and short videos (…)

International Crisis Group seeks Analyst (m/f)

Responsibilities: Maintain contact with Crisis Group advocacy/field staff to disseminate information and ensure consistent advocacy messaging; help coordinate the advocacy itineraries for Crisis Group program and project directors and analysts during their visits to Brussels; provide EU policy advice and thematic research support (…)

 

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And the Worst EU Lobby Award goes to … the European Commission! After former Commission President Barroso joined the very company he once regulated – Goldman Sachs –, Bahamas Leaks has now former Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes, who failed to declare her directorship of an offshore company in the Bahamas.

In already difficult times, such revelations and moves do not help improve the EU’s reputation – politics is about people, and those with top jobs bear a particular responsibility to serve as examples of good citizenship.

Public Affairs professionals – commonly called lobbyists – battle an even worse reputation. There is only one way to counter negative perceptions: convincing with outstanding skills, ethics and manners. By the way, such attitude is also part of the transferable skills set that can help you land a job outside public affairs, if that is what you are aiming for. Another IMConsult workshop is coming up – hurry to register, there are still a few available places – Brussels, 10 October 2016, 12.00-14.00. If you apply via politjobs.eu, you will receive a special discount! Check out the web link: www.leadershipworkouts.eu

As usual, find the latest jobs and more on politjobs.eu!

Irina Michalowitz – im@politapps.eu

 

Alfa Fellowship Program seeks Young German, British, and American Leaders

The Alfa Fellowship Program affords exceptional young German, British, and American leaders the opportunity to receive meaningful professional experience in Russia: Build Russian language skills; Learn about current affairs through meetings, seminars, lectures, and regional trips, Work at prominent organizations in Moscow. Program benefits are a generous monthly stipend, program-related travel costs, language training costs, housing, insurance […]

American Chamber of Commerce seeks Policy Adviser (m/f)

Main tasks: Establish contact with EU institution officials; Oversee the production and dissemination/marketing of policy papers; Organise activities including meetings, conferences, seminars and visits; Research and disseminate information on key EU issues for the membership; and Manage all information flows […]

EDA seeks Head of Media and Communications (m/f)

Duties: Under the supervision of the Chief Executive and Deputy Chief Executive, the jobholder will be responsible for the following activities:
develop, direct and deliver the communications strategy for the EDA through media, online and communication campaign activities; play a central role in shaping the EDA’s external image, and communicating key messages to its Member States/Ministries of Defence, stakeholders (e.g. European Commission, industry, academia), and to a broader audience as necessary; develop and deliver communication products related to the achievements of EDA projects and activities […]

SACAR seeks Trade Adviser (m/f)

Tasks: Reporting to the SACAR Managing Director and in consultation with the Board of Directors, the successful candidate will manage one of the trade associations hosted by SACAR representing sixty member companies engaged in the European sugar trade at international level; Under the collective structure and management of SACAR, the successful candidate will also initiate and provide support to the other trade association members of SACAR active in the trade of floricultural products and processed foodstuffs. The trade adviser will work in close cooperation with other SACAR team members and report to the SACAR Managing Director and Secretaries-General of the other trade associations […]

The Guild seeks a Senior Research and Policy Officer (m/f)

Tasks: Liaising with key stakeholders, including members of the European Institutions (European Commission, European Parliament, and Council) and networking activities at European level; Creating strong platforms and networks within Brussels from which to advocate the Guild’s position on relevant EU policy development; Liaising with members’ research offices to improve the provision of key data around funding calls; Liaising with and supporting the Guild’s network of EU policy officers: chairing regular meetings and advising/leading on EU policy development (including travel to member institutions) […]

JUSTICIA seeks Programme Director (m/f)

Duties: Developing the JUSTICIA network to become a strong and effective stakeholder in EU law and policy development; Coordinating collective outputs of thenetwork members, including in relation to the provision of support for members’ strategic objectives at a national level; Sustaining effective working relationships with JUSTICIA colleagues to assist them to contribute, in an effective manner, to legal and policy developments at an EU level; Engaging in advocacy and representational work in order effectively to promote JUSTICIA’s objectives […]

EHC seeks Communications officer (m/f)

Main duties: Producing written materials such as newsletters, policy reports, monographs, annual reports and other material as necessary; Planning and collecting the content, overseeing the work of volunteers, editing and finalising all content, and drafting new content as requested; Producing and maintaining web materials including for social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) as well as content and production of webinars, webcasts and video clips, as needed; Planning and collecting all content, proposing and drafting new content, supervising production/filming, etc., editing all final content, and maintaining social media platforms as necessary […]

CEFIC seeks Public Affairs Manager

Responsibilities: Contribute to the setting of the advocacy objectives and implement the associated strategy plans for a variety of issues. He/she will align with Company members and the Sector Group Managers when needed; Monitor developments, ensure alignment of positions, prepare advocacy materials, contribute to the issue management process and to the advocacy database; Create an effective interface with relevant members and stakeholders and with decision-making bodies at national, European and international level in order to enhance […]

Liberty Global seeks Trainee Public Policy (m/f)

Responsibilities: Support the preparation of relevant briefing notes, presentations and speeches; Support the organisation and logistics of internal and external events; Preparing relevant background materials for meetings and conferences; Taking minutes at internal/external meetings, or EU/EP hearings as requested; Proof-reading, editing and writing documents for internal and external distribution […]

Imperial Tobacco seeks EU Affairs Intern

Tasks: Undertaking research into regulatory issues across Europe; Updating and checking European stakeholder mapping; Building Corporate Affairs strategies for upcoming regulatory issues; Assisting in the delivery of webinars, newsletters and other communications activities; Providing ad hoc support in the development of visual communications materials and in the running of our Twitter handle […]

 

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Brexit, refugee crisis, nationalist populism – Commission President’s State of the Union speech this week was a tour de force, addressing the many challenges the EU is currently facing. In his words: “Our European Union is, at least in part, in an existential crisis”. In the words of the German news magazine ZEIT online: power is more than ever with the member states than with the EU.

Although times seem particularly tough at the moment – power swings between nation states and the EU are part of the history of the Union and built into the system. Certainly nevertheless cause to worry, but it should make us more willing to tackle the challenges, face the conflicts and find smart ways out of it – and be flexible enough to accept that these ways may not necessarily be the same ways we have used for the past years.

Instead, Brussels seems in shock. Bureaucrats and policymakers seem afraid to get in touch with those citizens who may never have heard of a Commission Directorate General, who are angry and frightened about political decisions.

Public Affairs is about communicating. It’s not only a politician’s job to communicate, it’s also our job as Public Affairs professionals. Explaining the pros and cons of the Union, supporting unpolitical neighbours, friends and sports mates in getting involved in a constructive way.

In this sense, find the latest jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu!

Irina Michalowitz – im@politapps.eu

 

ZIA sucht Referent/in Europa

Zu Ihren Aufgaben gehören die ständige Beobachtung und fachliche Bearbeitung immobilienrelevanter Vorhaben der europäischen Institutionen, vor allem auf Ebene der EU-Kommission und des Europäischen Parlaments. Sie berichten hierüber regelmäßig und erstellen fachlich fundierte, lösungsorientierte Analysen und Positionen in relevanten Fragen des europäischen Rechts aus Sicht der Immobilienbranche. Sie bauen Kontakte zu Entscheidungsträgern in Politik und Verwaltung und zu europäischen Partnerverbänden auf und pflegen diese Kontakte mit dem Ziel, die Interessen unserer Mitglieder durchzusetzen […]

ECTA seeks a Senior Regulatory Affairs Manager

This is an exciting time in the telecoms sector and the individual can expect to be engaging with influential policy-makers from European and national institutions and to contribute to debates on key issues such as the Digital Single Market Strategy and the revision of the European Telecoms Framework […]

EED seeks Programme Officer (East) (m/f)

Main functions of the post: coordinating, administering and monitoring of the EED democracy programmes within the region of EU Eastern Neighbourhood and beyond; providing input to the development of the EED grant-making and other priorities and strategies in order to implement EED’s mandate and ensure consistency and coherence in programming and policy implementation; in compliance with the EED strategic planning mechanisms, in conjunction with the Director of Programmes and other staff/consultants […]

IAAPA seeks Manager Public Affairs (m/f)

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: External Relations; Provide analysis, strategic recommendations on national and regional policy trends which could impact the industry; Coordinate written materials such as government relations bulletins, policy papers, press releases related to GR, presentations for the members on government relations, etc; Design concepts and develop strategic plans to protect and promote the industry’s image with external stakeholders; Link external regulatory developments to the amusement park industry helping members to understand the impact on their business and operations […]

Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung sucht Koordinator EU-Beratung (m/w)

Die Aufgaben umfassen: Eigenverantwortliche Konzeption und strategische Weiterentwicklung des EU Förderbereichs der hbs; Konzeption, Organisation und Durchführung von Trainingsmodulen und Weiterbildungskursen; Beratung der Stiftung (und ihrer Partner/innen) insbesondere im Süden und in Transformationsländern in Fragen der EU-Förderpolitik insbesondere in den Arbeitsschwerpunkten der Stiftung und von Kooperationspartner/innen; Repräsentation der Stiftung gegenüber der EU-Kommission […]

FES sucht Praktikant (m/w)

Das Praktikum richtet sich an Studierende, die sich für Europapolitik und die Arbeit der europäischen Institutionen interessieren und die Arbeit der Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung im internationalen Kontext kennenlernen wollen. Das Praktikum umfasst einen Zeitraum von 6 Monaten. Die wesentliche Aufgabe besteht in der Organisation und Durchführung von Konferenzen und Seminaren zu den Themen Europäische Integration/EU im Inneren, EU und ihre Nachbarn sowie EU Außenbeziehungen. […]

Global Witness seeks Head of EU Advocacy (m/f)

Our priorities in the EU over the next 3 years will include: Campaigning for timely and robust implementation of Mineral Supply Chain due diligence; Ensuring the effective implementation of EU Transparency and Accounting Directives; Shareholders Rights and Pension Directives: influencing EU companies to do due diligence and risk analysis on land grabbing, human rights abuses and environmental destruction; Advocating for changes in EU aid and trade policies to protect tropical forests, for example, the implementation of the European Union Timber Regulation […]

Greenpeace seeks Policy Advisor (m/f)

Your main responsibilities will be to: develop and implement advocacy strategies on EU policies related to energy and climate change as part of a team; interact with the Greenpeace energy campaign to provide EU strategic advice and policy expertise in the process of developing and implementing Greenpeace climate and energy campaigns; maintain active relations with European institutions; organise and contribute to a small team […]

ECDHR seeks a Trainee Advocacy Assistant (m/f)

Main Duties: Managing ECDHR’s Twitter profile; Drafting and editing different advocacy and communication materials; Performing research on a number of different topics relevant for ECDHR’s work and drafting briefings and other background materials, under supervision of the Advocacy Associate; Following and reporting on European Parliament’s committee and delegation meetings and other relevant events in Brussels […]

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Brussels is filling up again, and your politjobs team is back in town as well. The summer break ends with a bang: DG COMP’s decision to re-claim 13 billion Euro of taxes from Apple signals the Commission’s determination with regard to corporate tax and a tough position in competition matters overall. Will it do the trick and build voters’ trust in EU institutions? We will soon find out. A first indication: Austria’s presidential elections will be repeated on 2nd October, French and German elections are coming up next year. In any case, for the non-British amongst our readers, job chances may be increasing: especially French and German public affairs professionals are likely to be increasingly sought after, as British influence is deteriorating. This holds true for jobs in the Public Affairs market and also within the EU institutions, so make sure you grab your chance – check out our latest jobs and as usual more on politjobs.eu

Irina Michalowitz – im@politapps.eu

TenneT seeks Advisor European Public Affairs

Tasks and Responsibilities: Conception, planning and realisation of a broad spectrum of Public Affairs and Corporate Affairs Activities; Representation of the interests of the company towards the European institutions in Brussels; Independent analysis and evaluation of the development of energy policy on the European level; Organisation of TenneT-events in Brussels and active participation in association bodies especially on the European level […]

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Brussels seeks Online Editor (m/f)

Main Tasks and Responsibilities: Launch of the English version of the online magazine www.ipg-journal.de and continuous conceptual development; Editorial planning of the English content in close consultation/cooperation with the German editors of the magazine in Berlin; Identify material, commission, and edit articles to ensure consistent style and length; Networking and liaising with political representatives, relevant organisations, journalistic partners and within FES. Planning, researching, conducting interviews and video statements with German and foreign partners […]

SPÖ-EU-Delegation im EP sucht Mitarbeiter „Kommunikation, Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit“ (m/w)

Aufgabenbereich: Inhaltliche und organisatorische Betreuung der Delegations-Mitglieder bei der Wahrnehmung von öffentlichen Terminen und Presseterminen; Pro-aktive Kontaktpflege zu österreichischen und internationalen Medien, Aufrechterhaltung und Ausbau der Medienkontakte der Delegation; Kontinuierliche strategische Beratung und Umsetzung der Abgeordneten in der Öffentlichkeitsarbeit; Regelmäßiges Follow-up der Themen der von den Abgeordneten betreuten Ausschüsse; Wahrnehmung der Funktion des/der Pressesprechers/-in […]

Nickel Institute seeks Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Job Responsibilities: Monitor the REACH Regulation and its implementation, ensure adequate update of the Registration dossiers (in coordination with NiPERA team), represent nickel dossiers and substances in case of Evaluation, support NI and Ni Consortia members in REACH implementation, support the NI Consortia members and DUs in the exposure program and draft and implement the Nickel REACH Consortia workplan including budget and HR; Participate in relevant stakeholders’ groups, such as Eurométaux REACH forum and ENES network […]

FuelsEurope offers internship in communications department

Purpose of the Role: contributing to the elaboration of internal & external communication material (such as Reports, Internal Newsletter, …); supporting website management; supporting social media accounts management- supervising the maintenance of Advocacy & Communication Tools; preparing internal and external meetings; following up the daily press review and summarising articles relevant to our activity; monitoring & identify interesting conferences for speaking opportunities; supporting the organisation of events […]

Avaaz seeks EU Campaign Director

Responsibilities: Monitoring world events and identifying opportunities for strong campaigns; Consulting with experts and rapidly developing a strong strategy, policy, and message; Drafting compelling campaign emails and other communications; Project managing campaign teams, and line managing campaigners; Conducting high-level advocacy and relationship building with government, business and third sector officials […]

Eurogroup for Animals seeks Campaign Manager

Primary responsibilities: The Campaign Manager is primarily responsible for the general preparation, development and management of the flagship campaign and is expected to mobilize and cultivate Eurogroup for Animals’ member engagement in these campaigns; This encompasses (i) managing the ongoing flagship campaign, (ii) preparing the subsequent flagship campaign, (iii) identifying ad hoc strategic campaign opportunities provided in the EU context and (iv) providing consistency, system and increase visibility for all Eurogroup for Animals campaigns […]

DGUV sucht Referenten „Gesetzliche Unfallversicherung“ (m/w)

Für folgende Aufgaben: Analyse der Entwicklungen europäischer Gesundheits-, Sozial- und Wirtschaftspolitik; Aufbereitung und Klärung europabezogener Sach- und Rechnungsfragen; selbständiges Verfassen von Vorträgen, Berichten und Analysen (auch fremdsprachig); Aufbau und Pflege persönlicher Kontakte zu Akteuren der europäischen Politik; Wahrnehmung der Interessen der deutschen gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung in europäischen Gremien (z. B. bei der transnationalen Arbeitsgemeinschaft European Social Insurance Platform (ESIP) sowie bei der Europäischen Kommission und anderen Institutionen) […]

Cosmetics Europe seeks Senior Manager Communications

Main responsibilities: Support the management of all the association’s communication activities; Take a key role in the development and implementation of internal and external communications strategy and action plans; Be a first line contact point for media/communication enquiries; Provide communications counsel to, and support the association’s internal committees, management structures and secretariat […]

Save the children seeks Knowledge Management and Learning Officer

As Knowledge Management and Learning Officer you will provide members with high quality support including providing updates, sharing best practices and analysis on proposal writing and awards management and compliance issues. As well as supporting the Partnership Managers on EU funding coordination, information gathering and analysis you will assist with other tasks as required […]

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