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

American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union 2-3y Junior Level  Brussel, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium 15 Sep 2016

Job Description

The American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU) speaks for American companies committed to Europe on trade, investment and competitiveness issues. It aims to ensure a growth-orientated business and investment climate in Europe.

AmCham EU seeks a:

Policy Adviser (m/f)

Job Description:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day organisation of two/three AmCham EU committees, each comprising business professionals representing companies of American parentage committed to Europe.
  • The Policy Officer acts as a focal point for all committee activities and will report to the acting Policy Director.

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.

Qualifications/Skills/Experience Required:

  • Work experience and proven interest in European affairs;
  • University degree in European affairs, finance, politics, international relations or law;
  • Advanced degree in these areas or equivalent work experience;
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and diplomacy;
  • Computer literacy (particularly Word, internet and intranet systems);
  • Experience in financial services policies and or in tax issues would be a plus; and
  • Ideal candidate will have between 1 and 3 years of professional experience.

Languages:

  • Fluent English (both written and spoken); another EU language an advantage.

Other:

Candidate must be very well organised, have an eye for detail, be able to keep to deadlines, be computer literate and work well in a small, dynamic team. Candidate must be able to work well with many internal and external customers, including business executives and EU officials.

Start date: as soon as possible.

To apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV (maximum two pages) by e-mail to policyvacancy@amchameu.eu with POLICY ADVISER in subject.

Deadline for applications: Wednesday, 21 September 2016.

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