EU Policy Officer

ETAF - Eurpean Tax Adviser Federation

EU Policy Officer

ETAF - European Tax Adviser Federation

Brussels, Belgium

ETAF is a European umbrella organisation for 280,000 tax professionals from Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy and Romania. The main role and mission of ETAF is to represent the profession of tax advisers at European level by liaising closely with European Institutions and contributing to shape EU legislation in tax and professional matters.

We are looking for an EU policy officer to contribute to the achievement of ETAF’s policy objectives.

The main tasks and responsibilities will be:

  • Monitoring of EU legislative and policy developments in the fields of taxation and professional law;
  • Report about all ongoing initiatives to ETAF’s members and keep them updated;
  • Identify strategic advocacy opportunities in due time and proactively take initiative;
  • Draft briefings, strategies, legal advices and position papers;
  • Participate in the relevant consultations and roadmaps of the Commission;
  • Organize 2/3 conferences per year with relevant decision-makers and stakeholders to support the advocacy work of ETAF;
  • Prepare Board Meetings and annual General Assembly;
  • Build-up and strengthen the alliance of member organizations;
  • Draft the annual report, newsletters and weekly tax news; manage ETAF’s social media;
  • Provide administrative support as needed.

Qualifications and experiences:

  • Level of education that corresponds to an MA degree or equivalent, preferably in international tax law, political sciences or EU law;
  • Experience in public affairs/advocacy work and thorough knowledge of EU tax policies;
  • Qualification as a lawyer or as “expert-comptable”/“Steuerberater”/“dottore commercialista” would be an asset;
  • Excellent written and spoken English (fluent/bilingual), other languages (especially French or German) would be an asset;
  • Excellent drafting, research, communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong cooperative attitude, able to take ownership and great sense of responsibility.

What we offer:

  • A full-time job in an international, dynamic and challenging working environment;
  • A high level of autonomy within the organization and a very varied job;
  • The possibility to work closely with European Institutions on all hierarchy levels;
  • An attractive remuneration package including 13th month salary, meal vouchers and public transport allowance.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter by email to the attention of Michael Schick to info@etaf.tax with the subject line “ETAF vacancy – EU Policy Officer".

Deadline for applications: 30 June 2021. Interviews will take place in our Brussel’s office (safeguarding all relevant health requirements) or via videoconference. Ideally, the successful candidate would start in August 2021.

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