Consultant Technology Public Affairs

Technology Public Affairs, Brussels
Public Affairs Consultant, Technology (permanent offer) 
FleishmanHillard in Brussels is Europe’s leading EU public affairs and communications consultancy. We have an excellent track record of advising blue chip clients as they navigate regulatory, political and policy issues of substantial commercial and societal significance. Our approach hinges on close partnership, offering deep expertise and applying insight as well as creativity to our clients’ issues.
Our Technology practice works with a wide range of organisations  from various sectors such astechnology, publishing and to consumer products. Specifically, we advise these clients, both corporates and trade associations, on the implications of legislative developments, in particular the Digital Single Market (DSM), for their organisations, and develop advocacy strategies that help them enhance their positioning. As part of a wider team we collaborate with colleagues across the office on their specific areas of expertise including health, financial services and energy policy, and we work with colleagues in other FleishmanHillard offices across our EMEA and Global network. 
The position
The Brussels office of FleishmanHillard has an immediate opening  for an energetic public affairs professional with 3 - 5 years of relevant expertise in the Technology sector, to join our established practice. The Consultant will contribute to the definition and implementation of public affairs programs and pan-European communications strategies, and provide political intelligence services in support of public affairs programs. The Consultant will direct a number of public affairs and communications campaigns, and work in close partnership with clients as a trusted advisor. 
Experience & skills required: 
Candidates will have working experience relating to EU level Technology areas. This experience should ideally be acquired working with in or closely with DG CONNECT, the European Parliament, the Council, inhouse or through a consultancy firm. 
The successful candidate will have: 
  • Digital Single Market (DSM) substance matter expertise (in particular, knowledge of Data Protection and IP)
  • Excellent writing and communications skills; fluency in English a must
  • Consultancy experience preferred
  • Dynamic team player and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • ust be motivated and results-driven
Our philosophy hinges on supportive team working and we look for individuals who are motived by the opportunity to be part of a market-leading, high caliber and culturally rich group. FleishmanHillard’s reputation for quality, creativity, and results is what distinguishes us in our market.  
If you are qualified and interested in this opportunity please send your CV (NO Europass) and motivation letter via our website: http://fleishmanhillard.com/careers/.
About FleishmanHillard:
FleishmanHillard is the world’s most complete global communications firm, specializing in public relations, public affairs, marketing, paid media, and transmedia and social content. FleishmanHillard delivers on The power of true, reflecting the firm’s high values and unique ability to guide clients through a world demanding unprecedented authenticity and transparency. FleishmanHillard was named “Standout Agency” on Advertising Age’s 2013 A-List; NAFE’s “Top 50 Companies for Executive Women” for 2010-2013; Advertising Age’s 2012 “Best Places to Work”; and The Holmes Report’s 2012 Global “Public Affairs Agency of the Year.” The firm’s award-winning work is widely heralded, including at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity. FleishmanHillard is part of Diversified Agency Services, a division of Omnicom Group Inc., and has more than 80 offices in 29 countries, plus affiliates in 42 countries. Visit us at www.fleishmanhillard.com.
Diversified Agency Services (DAS), a division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com), manages Omnicom’s holdings in a variety of marketing communications disciplines. DAS includes over 200 companies, which operate through a combination of networks and regional organizations, serving international and local clients through more than 700 offices in 71 countries.
Omnicom Group Inc. (www.omnicomgroup.com) is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom’s branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000  clients in more than 100 countries.
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