With over 1,200 team members across 28 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 / Senior Associate (all genders) Policy & Public Affairs
What tasks can you look forward to?
Assessing political and regulatory developments and advising on strategies as well as dedicated campaigns to shape public policy and the surrounding media debate.
Taking on a project lead/management role, contributing to the development of more junior colleagues, as well as establishing yourself as a key client contact.
Drawing on your sectoral and/or policy expertise, your everyday tasks will include gathering political and societal insights and advising clients on their strategic significance, building policy and media networks, formulating communication materials, developing and presenting recommendations to the client, and supporting outreach with relevant EU stakeholders.
Supporting our team in client acquisition and the further development of existing mandates.
What should you bring along?
You have gained at least two years’ work experience in a relevant field e.g. policy(-making), government relations, legal advisory; institutional experience, expertise in a specific policy field, in media/media relations or digital campaigning is an asset.
You graduated with excellent results
You show an entrepreneurial mindset, intellectual curiosity and strong competence in task/project management.
You have gained a keen understanding of and interest in politics and policymaking, societal trends and economics, as well as the interplay between them.
You demonstrate outstanding skills in written and spoken English. Knowledge of German and other European languages is a plus.
What we can offer you
Attractive compensation package
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 senior 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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