Junior Consultant Technology and Public Affairs

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28 Apr 2017

Position Overview and Responsibilities 

FleishmanHillard in Brussels is Europe’s leading EU public affairs and communications consultancy. We have an excellent track record of advising blue chip clients as they navigate regulatory, political and policy issues of substantial commercial and societal significance. Our approach hinges on close partnership, offering deep expertise and applying insight as well as creativity to our clients’ issues.

Our Technology practice works with a wide range of organisations from various sectors such as technology, publishing and to consumer products. Specifically, we advise these clients, both corporates and trade associations, on the implications of legislative developments, in particular the Digital Single Market (DSM), for their organisations, and develop advocacy strategies that help them enhance their positioning. As part of a wider team we collaborate with colleagues across the office on their specific areas of expertise including health, financial services and energy policy, and we work with colleagues in other FleishmanHillard offices across our EMEA and Global network. 

The position

The Brussels office of FleishmanHillard has an immediate opening for an energetic, self-starting junior public affairs professional with 1 - 2 years of relevant expertise in the Technology sector, to join our established practice. The Consultant will contribute to the definition and implementation of public affairs programs and pan-European communications strategies, and provide political intelligence services in support of public affairs programs. The Consultant will be instrumental on a number of public affairs and communications campaigns, and work in close partnership with clients as a trusted advisor.

Qualifications 

Candidates should have prior work experience relating to EU affairs. This experience should ideally be acquired working with in or closely with DG CONNECT, the European Parliament, the Council, inhouse or through a consultancy firm.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Digital Single Market (DSM) substance matter expertise (in particular, knowledge of Data Protection and IP)
  • Excellent writing and communications skills; fluency in English a must
  • Dynamic team player and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be motivated and results-driven

Our philosophy hinges on supportive team working and we look for individuals who are motived by the opportunity to be part of a market-leading, high caliber and culturally rich group. FleishmanHillard’s reputation for quality, creativity, and results is what distinguishes us in our market. 

If you are qualified and interested in this opportunity, please send your CV (NO Europass) and motivation letter through our website: http://fleishmanhillard.com/careers/.

About FleishmanHillard 

FleishmanHillard specializes in public relations, reputation management, public affairs, brand marketing, digital strategy, social engagement and content strategy. FleishmanHillard was named PRWeek’s 2014 Global Agency of the Year, “Standout Agency” on Advertising Age’s 2013 A-List; NAFE’s “Top 50 Companies for Executive Women” for 2010-2016; and among PRWeek’s 2013 “Best Places to Work.” The firm’s award-winning work is widely heralded, including at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity. FleishmanHillard is part of Omnicom Public Relations Group, a division of Omnicom Group Inc., and has more than 85 offices in 30 countries, plus affiliates in 43 countries. Visit us at www.fleishmanhillard.com.

About Omnicom Public Relations Group 

Omnicom Public Relations Group is a global collective of three of the top global public relations agencies worldwide and eight specialist agencies in public affairs, marketing to women, fashion, global health strategy and corporate social responsibility. It encompasses more than 6,000 public relations professionals in more than 330 offices worldwide who provide their expertise to companies, government agencies, NGOs and nonprofits across a wide range of industries. Omnicom Public Relations Group delivers for clients through a relentless focus on talent, continuous pursuit of innovation and a culture steeped in collaboration. Omnicom Public Relations Group is part of the DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. that includes more than 200 companies in a wide range of marketing disciplines including advertising, public relations, healthcare, customer relationship management, events, promotional marketing, branding and research.

FleishmanHillard is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. FleishmanHillard does not discriminate in any aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local employment discrimination laws where FleishmanHillard does business. Our policy is to employ, advance, and reasonably accommodate all qualified employees and applicants.

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