American Chamber of Commerce seeks Policy Adviser (m/f)
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)
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Fluent English (both written and spoken); another EU language an advantage.
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 email@example.com with POLICY ADVISER in subject.
Deadline for applications: Wednesday, 21 September 2016.