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Senior Consultant / Associate Director (m/f/d) Policy & Public Affairs

With over 1,200 team members across 27 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

Senior Consultant / Associate Director (m/f/d) Policy & Public Affairs

What tasks can you look forward to?

  • Assessing political and regulatory developments and advising on strategies and/or 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 on several projects.

  • Drawing on your sectoral and/or policy expertise, your everyday tasks will include managing the teams’ monitoring of 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.

  • Driving efforts of our team in client acquisition and the further development of existing mandates.

What should you bring along?

  • You graduated with excellent results.

  • You have gained at least five years’ work experience in a relevant field e.g. policy(-making), government relations, legal advisory, media relations as well as EU institutional experience.

  • Expertise in a specific policy field, in media/media relations or digital campaigning is an asset.

  • You demonstrate an entrepreneurial mindset, intellectual curiosity andstrong competence in task/project management.

  • You show a keen understanding of and interest in politics and policymaking, societal trends, and economics, as well as the interplay between them.

  • 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 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

We look forward to your complete application (incl. all relevant academic and professional certificates and/or reference letters). In case of any further questions, you can reach Ms. Eva Scharfschwerdt at +49 69 92 18 74-28.

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