Plastics Recyclers Europe seeks Public Affairs Advisor

Plastics Recyclers Europe 3-5y Mid Level  Brussel, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium 12 Jul 2017

Job Description

Public Affairs Advisor

PRE offers a full time permanent position. The ideal start date is 1 September 2017.


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.


  • Monitoring and managing policies on waste, plastics, environment and food contact materials at EU level.
  • Coordinating stakeholders’ actions on topics related to Circular Economy.
  • Interacting with the European Institutions, Member States and key external stakeholders. Promoting and actively representing the industry.
  • Developing and implementing advocacy and public affairs strategy.
  • Combining political communication with the communications team.

Skills and qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years working experience in EU Public Affairs. Experience in waste, circular economy and plastics is an asset; knowledge of REACH is a plus.
  • University degree. Preferably in political science, law or economy.
  • In-depth knowledge of the functioning of the European Institutions.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks under pressure and respect deadlines.
  • Strong analytical skills and strong sense of organisation.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office software package (in particular Excel),.Fluent in English; both written and spoken.
  • Open minded, fast learner and a good networker.
  • Team player and proactive.

Working Environment

You will be working in a multicultural, dynamic environment, within a small team of young and dynamic professionals.

How to apply

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and CV by the 16th July 2017 to

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