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Consultant / Associate (all genders) Policy & Public Affairs

With over 1,300 team members across 30 offices on three continents, FGS Global is the world’s no. 1 strategic communications consultancy. In Europe, we are a team of more than 300 employees working in eight offices in Germany, Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris and Zurich. When the stakes are high for our clients, especially in critical and complex situations, we safeguard their reputation and advance dialogue with key stakeholders on their behalf. Our approach is integrated, our teams are diverse with experience from journalism, corporate communications, digital communications, politics and investor relations.

Our experts in our Government Relations, Policy & Advocacy practice with Offices in Berlin, Paris and Brussels advice companies regarding the impact of political, societal and economic developments on their business model as well as on the strategic positioning in that context. That includes support for the advocacy of legitimate interests, media engagement as well as the analysis and recommendations for the optimal organization of the areas of Governmental Relations and Policy. Our Brussels office serves as the EU hub of FGS Global.

Join our Brussels team as

Consultant / Associate (all genders) Policy & Public Affairs

What tasks can you look forward to?

  • You will make an important contribution to assessing political and regulatory developments, drafting strategies and/or campaigns to shape public policy and the surrounding media debate.

  • You will typically work in teams of three to five consultants with different levels of seniority and across policy fields.

  • Your everyday tasks will include gathering insights and analysing information, building policy and media networks, formulating communication materials, and developing recommendations for presentation to the client.

  • From there, you will help clients and team members implement these recommendations and support outreach with relevant stakeholders at EU and/or national level.

What should you bring along?

  • You graduated with excellent results -  the subject of your studies is less important than your enthusiasm for politics and communication.

  • You have already gained relevant work experience through internships in EU institutions or in the EU public policy environment; insights in a specific policy field or media/media relations is an asset.

  • You show an entrepreneurial mindset and high motivation to master challenging assignments under tight deadlines and with attention to detail.

  • You demonstrate strong analytical capabilities and organizational strength, and you are a proven team player.

  • You are able to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing, in English. Knowledge of German and/or other EU languages is a plus.

What we can offer you

  • Highly attractive starting salary

  • An inspiring working environment as well as the opportunity to work at one of our international offices for a limited period of time

  • Exciting tasks and attractive development prospects

  • Induction and individual support from an experienced consultant

  • Deepening of your expertise with regard to different sectors and areas of competence through close cooperation of our integrated project teams

  • Continuous training opportunities (FGS Global Academy)

  • A dedicated, supportive and growing team

  • A corporate culture that combines excellence with team spirit

  • The opportunity to work flexibly both in our offices and from home

Don’t meet every single requirement? Please don’t worry! Studies have shown that some groups like women or people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single requirement. At FGS Global, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. So, if you’re excited about this role and our company but your previous professional experience doesn’t match perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we would like to encourage you to apply anyway. You may just be the right candidate for this or another role.

We look forward to your complete application (incl. all relevant academic and professional certificates and/or reference letters). Feel free to contact our HR team at +49 69 92 18 74-28 or by email at careers-eu@fgsglobal.com.

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