Policy Adviser (Trade and Transatlantic)

AmCham EU - American Chamber of Commerce to the EU

Policy Adviser (Trade and Transatlantic)

AmCham EU - American Chamber of Commerce to the EU

Brussels, Belgium

AmCham EU speaks for American companies committed to Europe on trade, investment and competitiveness issues. It aims to ensure a growth-orientated business and investment climate in Europe. AmCham EU facilitates the resolution of transatlantic issues that impact business and plays a role in creating better understanding of EU and US positions on business matters. Aggregate US investment in Europe totalled more than €3 trillion in 2019, directly supports more than 4.8 million jobs in Europe, and generates billions of euros annually in income, trade and research and development.

Job Description:

The Policy Adviser is responsible for the day-to-day management of AmCham EU committees, which bring together business professionals from our member companies. He/she is focused on trade and transatlantic matters and broader international policies, acts as a focal point for all related strategy and advocacy activities. Reports directly to the Policy Director and works in close coordination with the CEO.

Main tasks:

  • Develop close relationships with key EU and US officials and stakeholders;
  • Oversee the production and dissemination of policy papers and other advocacy materials;
  • Work collaboratively with Content, Communications and Operations teams;
  • Organise activities including meetings, conferences, seminars and visits;
  • Research and disseminate information on focus areas for the membership; and
  • Provide strategic advice and guidance on policy matters.

Qualifications/Skills/Experience Required:

  • Excellent understanding of trade and transatlantic relations;
  • Work experience and proven interest in European and international affairs;
  • Strategic foresight and highly developed networking skills;
  • University degree in European affairs, trade, politics, foreign affairs and/or international relations;
  • Excellent writing and interpersonal skills and diplomacy;
  • Work well in a dynamic team;
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills;
  • Computer literacy (particularly Word and CRM);
  • Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of professional experience.

Languages:

  • Fluent English (both written and spoken); another EU language an advantage.

Start date: April 2021 (exact timing tbc).

To apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV (maximum two pages) by e-mail to policyvacancy@amchameu.eu with POLICY ADVISER in subject.

Deadline for applications: Monday 8 March 2021 COB

Please note that due to the large volume of applications we receive, AmCham EU will contact only successful candidates.

AmCham EU is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity or national origin. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects society and a workplace based on principles of equality.

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