Assistant Team Coordinator Intern, Public Affairs Consultancy 6-month paid internship, Brussels

ABOUT THE JOB

FleishmanHillard’s Brussels office is seeking an intern to support its Financial Services public affairs practice.

This varied role will consist of providing project management support to a team of 45 public affairs consultants mostly specialized in EU financial services and digital policy, in direct coordination with the Team Coordinator.

 

What you will do

  • Event coordination (materials, preparation, mailing and tracking of participants, support on the day, …)
  • Preparation of large meetings, including materials production, event management, catering coordination and technical support (backing up IT support staff)
  • Support consultants on material preparation (e.g. PowerPoint, Word formatting)
  • Travel planning for consultants
  • Database management

 

Who you are

  • You have excellent oral and written communication skills in English and French (other languages are an asset), together with strong interpersonal skills
  • You are fluent in Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel and other presentation and productivity software is essential
  • You are an enthusiastic team player with a flexible and can-do attitude
  • You have an entrepreneurial and creative approach to problem solving
  • You have the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and multi-national environment
  • You have excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise / reprioritise deadlines rapidly and able to handle multiple diaries
  • You are pragmatic, hands-on, results oriented and very reliable
  • You pay attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • You are committed to the highest standards of service delivery
  • You manage multiple issues and deadlines

 

WHY YOU SHOULD WORK FOR US

About us

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.

Within our Brussels office, our Financial Services team consists of over 45 full-time consultants advising over 40 clients spanning banks, investors, insurance companies, market infrastructures, data and payments providers, Fintechs, corporates and credit rating agencies. Specifically, we advise these clients on the implications of legislative and other policy developments for their organisations and develop advocacy strategies that help them meet their objectives and enhance their positioning.

 

Our culture

Our Brussels’ FleishmanHillard team epitomises the best of Brussels in every way. With more than 20 nationalities and a huge variety of backgrounds, experience and skills, it’s a melting pot of energy, accuracy and creativity. The Financial Services Team makes up a big part of that. We’re a modern, hybrid workforce, based in Brussels and further afield.

 

You will be excited by the thought of

  • An exciting consultant job in a dynamic firm that’s part of an international network
  • Having responsibilities of your own and objectives to deliver
  • Continuous learning

 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

At FleishmanHillard Brussels, we value individuals for who they are, as they are. We are passionate about nurturing an inclusive environment characterised by mutual respect and understanding.  FleishmanHillard Brussels is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age. Our selection process reflects our commitments to equality of chances. Please let us know if you need any adjustments made during the interview process.

 

Development and Engagement

  • You will get a smooth start by joining our 2 week-long Induction programme to learn about our office, global network, and teams.
  • We are keen on Career Development – So join our trainings, language courses or any other development program that will help you grow personally & professionally and steer your career into the future you are planning.

 

A flexible hybrid working model

We encourage flexible working across three core dimensions: work from office, work from home and external events and meetings.

  • Our modern and sustainable office in the heart of Brussels will always be our central meeting point and should drive collaboration, information exchange and collegiality. And yes, there are free fruit, coffee & drinks in the office.
  • Event attendance to both gather intelligence and build a network is at the core of our business, as is face to face client interaction.
  • Outside of work from office and external event and meeting attendance, you have the flexibility to work from home if you choose.

 

YOUR APPLICATION

You want to work in a dynamic environment, and work in close partnership with colleagues and clients? Then apply now by sending your CV and completing the questionnaire in the application form.

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