EASA is hiring – Public Affairs & Policy Officer

12 May 2021

Hiring – Public Affairs & Policy Officer 

EASA is seeking to hire a curious, highly motivated and independent Public Affairs & Policy Officer to work in our Secretariat, based in Brussels. The position may involve some travelling.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Help develop and implement EASA’s public affairs strategy and serve as the focal point for public affairs-related activities;
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with key policy makers;
  • Engage with relevant stakeholders to raise the profile of EASA and the advertising self-regulatory network, including by attending events and conferences;
  • Monitor the development of EU policy files related to self-regulation and responsible advertising;
  • Conduct policy analyses in the areas relevant to EASA’s activities, determine policy priorities, set out advocacy strategies and conduct outreach activities towards relevant stakeholders;
  • Interact with members for the development of policy positions and strategies;
  • Write and regularly update EASA position papers, issue briefs, reports and newsletters;

Your profile: 

Education & work experience:

  • University degree or equivalent (preferably a degree in public policy, law, communications or political science);
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in EU public affairs or another relevant field;

Expertise & technical skills:

  • Excellent understanding of EU institutions and the EU policy making process;
  • A good network of contacts in Brussels is an asset;
  • Fluency in English required (written/oral); other languages are a plus;
  • Good command of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and Power Point;
  • Previous experience in the policy fields related to advertising, digital technologies, consumer issues is a plus;

Personal skills:

  • Strong communication and presentation skills, and a diplomatic approach;
  • Excellent analytical capacities and the ability to translate complex issues into simple advocacy messages;
  • Good organisational skills and capacity to work in a structured manner;
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team, as well as under tight deadlines;

Our offer:

  • The opportunity to coordinate a core element of EASA’s activities;
  • The possibility to learn, develop professionally and gain responsibility;
  • The opportunity to shape a dynamic ecosystem, following the continuing transformation of the industry, technology and society;
  • The chance to liaise and network with international project partners and other high-level stakeholders;
  • A pleasant international working environment in a young and dynamic team.

Starting date: June-August 2021

Type of contract: Permanent full-time contract

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@easa-alliance.org with Public Affairs & Policy Officer in the subject line. 

The deadline for applications is Sunday, 30 May 2021. Due to a large number of applications, we will only contact selected candidates.