What is it like working for Instinctif Partners?

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Are you: Ambitious, willing to connect, able to move fast, always keeping it real, ready to blaze a trail?

Our office brings together smart, tenacious and authentic people from diverse backgrounds. Our organisational culture is characterised by growth, continuous learning, and mentorship; underpinned by talent retention, training, and development. We particularly encourage minority applicants and anyone who can contribute to making our team even more diverse.
In addition to specific vacancies, we offer regular opportunities for 3-6 month paid internships for aspirational candidates who are looking to launch a career in public affairs and/or strategic communications.

Keen to join the team?

Then you are exactly who we need to join the Instinctif Brussels team!

Practice Area: Public Policy

Location: Brussels

About Instinctif Partners

Instinctif Partners Public Affairs Brussels is a leading business communications consultancy.

Working with local and international companies, our role is to identify the trends, direction and likely outcomes of various legislative and political initiatives in Brussels and to act on these initiatives in collaboration with our clients.

Working across a range of sectors and using our extensive knowledge of decision-making procedures in Brussels, we deliver a comprehensive service that includes policy analysis, engagement, strategic information services, advice, public relations campaigns, coalition building and profile-raising activities.

Practice Area: Public Policy

Location: Brussels

About the position

Instinctif Partners is looking for an Account Director or Senior Account Manager for its fast-growing Brussels office.

Instinctif Partners Brussels is a dynamic boutique consultancy with a diverse client portfolio and a strong track record in public affairs, public relations and coalition and association management. We work across the EU’s top three priorities -- sustainability, health care, and digital technology regulation – as well as other sectors. The wider Instinctif office network includes London, Berlin, Frankfurt, Cologne, Munich, Dublin, Dubai and Johannesburg and we have partners in other countries.

We are looking for someone with strong EU experience in health care, sustainability and/or digital technology and intellectual property lobbying who is able to advise clients on both public affairs and communications strategies.


  • EU work permit
  • University degree; relevant graduate degree desired;
  • 5-10 years of relevant work experience, particularly public affairs but preferably including some communications, public relations and or social media experience;
  • C2 level of English (native or near native); additional European languages, including French, Flemish/Dutch, German and/or another language would be very helpful;
  • An individual who can work autonomously with minimal support from their line manager and has experience managing colleagues;
  • An individual who can represent the company professionally and responsibly;
  • The ideal candidate would have 2-4 years of agency experience including successful business development experience.

What we’re offering:

  • Challenging but interesting assignments on topical political issues including the European Green Deal, Russia sanctions, public health and technology regulation;
  • The opportunity to work on a variety of challenging client portfolios and develop expertise in new areas;
  • Rapid integration into a small and dynamic team that work regularly as part of a larger international group;
  • Training, mentoring and personal development support;
  • A non-hierarchical, very flexible and friendly working environment and great team culture; and
  • Competitive remuneration (Belgian contract) with additional benefits.

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: careers.brussels@instinctif.com with the subject: “First name + Last name + Senior Public Affairs Specialist.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.