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Reference: 76989

Date Added: 11 January 2021
Closing Date: 29 January 2021

Job Title: European Affairs Associate Consultant

Working For: The Whitehouse Consultancy Ltd

Location: London

Salary: £23,000-£28,000 depending on experience

Job Details

The Whitehouse Consultancy is looking for a highly-motivated and enthusiastic associate consultant to join its fast-growing EU team.

  • Monitoring European Institutions work, consultations, calls for evidence and press releases and highlighting issues of relevance for clients, circulating information internally as appropriate and advising on next steps;
  • Responsibility for researching and drafting weekly, monthly and quarterly reports or regular update documents and emails to clients, and seeing through agreed action as required;
  • Preparing and updating stakeholder lists and acting as a central reference point for all databases and contact lists;
  • Preparing background notes, detailed briefings, reports, articles, research papers and consultation responses for clients in discussion with the consultants;
  • Drafting correspondence and scheduling meetings with MEPs, Commission officials and Member State competent authorities and chasing for responses;
  • Attending client meetings with MEPs or officials alongside consultants, account managers or director level staff, recording notes and follow up actions, participating in discussions and advising the client as appropriate;
  • Contributing to the development of client strategies and new business where appropriate.

Background and qualifications

  • Graduated in a relevant field such as European studies, Political Science or other relevant field;
  • Demonstrable experience within the European Institutions and/or in a Public Affairs role;
  • Language skills: Excellent spoken and written English (Native-speaker level or equivalent) any other languages are an asset;
  • Sound interest in food, health and digital related policies at European and UK level;
  • Experience of providing a legislative monitoring service and analysing EU legislation;
  • The ability to manage and prioritise own workload;
  • Good writing skills and willingness to contribute to Whitehouse own PR via blogs, research and social media activity.
  • Proactive and dynamic person with excellent personal skills;
  • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.). Social media skills are an asset;
  • Knowledge of UK parliamentary processes considered an asset.

For more information, please visit this website: https://www.whitehouseconsulting.co.uk/about-us/careers/ 

Closing Date: 29 January 2021

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

Applications should be sent with ‘Application EU Affairs’ as subject line. Early applications are encouraged. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 To apply please send your CV and cover letter explaining why you would be the right candidate for this position to: laura.contin@whitehouseconsulting.co.uk..

 For more information, please visit this website: https://www.whitehouseconsulting.co.uk/about-us/careers/ 

Website: https://www.whitehouseconsulting.co.uk/

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