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Instinctif Partners Brussels is creating a culture that rbings together smart, ambitious, authentic people from a diverse range of backgrou.ds and we do our best to give them room to grow, learn and develop. For four of the past five years, Instinctif Partners was placed in the top three Best Places to Work by PR Week, winning gold in 2018.

In addition to specific vacancies, we offer regular opportunities for 3-6 month paid internships for people looking to launch a career in public affairs and/or strategic communications. While we can't make any promises about longer-term employment up-front, a number of our senior staff began their careers as interns, and we make an effort to retain good people. Talent retention, not just recruitment, is therefore a key priority for us.

We believe in strengh in the Europea Union's motto of strencgh in diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, nationality or sexual orientation.

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EU Public Affairs Research Assistant
 
We are currently recruiting an “EU Public Affairs Research Assistant” to join our Brussels public policy team in late September. The position is remunerated (under a convention d’immersion professionnelle contract) and is for an initial 6 months period subject to extension. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing support to the team by researching and monitoring political issues and legislative developments in the EU and its Member States.
 
Key duties & responsibilities
Conducting research on policy issues and regulatory structures
Monitoring EU legislative developments and transposition of EU legislation in Member States
Supporting the implementation of external communications projects 
Drafting reports, providing summaries, updating legislative databases
Contacting institutional officials
Attending conferences and events to network and report back
Administrative tasks (answering phones, welcoming guests, supporting Office Manager)
 
Required skills & qualifications for the role
Academic background in European studies / political science / international relations / law
Prior internship experience with an EU institution / consultancy / trade association is an advantage
Strong motivation to learn and work in European Public Affairs
Good knowledge of EU institutional practises & policy-making processes
Awareness of political parties, major political issues and their dynamics in the EU and its Member States
Understanding of EU transport and health policies
Social media awareness
Excellent research and communication skills
Proficiency in English and at least in one other EU official language (preferably French, German, Polish, Swedish).
Flexibility and interest to work on multiple policy fields in parallel
Well-organised, sociable and pro-active attitude
Graphic design skills and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, as well as knowledge of CMS (Wordpress in particular), will be considered a strong asset
 
If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: careers.brussels@instinctif.com with the subject: “EU Public Affairs Research Assistant” before the 31/08/2019. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and interviews will take place in Brussels.