Current vacancy

Account Executive

Location: Brussels
Type: Permanent

The global Public Affairs and Communications Consultancy, Grayling, is looking to appoint in its Brussels office one paid account executive, ideally able to start as of January 2021 for a six-month period.
The Account Executive would become a key member of a client team. His/Her role would involve supporting on the day-to-day client work and support on new business development. He/she would mainly work in our New Technologies practice but all support our Transport and Energy-Environment practices.
He/She should be “hands-on” and be comfortable in liaising with external stakeholders on behalf of Grayling and clients and in representing Grayling in outside fora.
Skills & Experience – The candidate must:

  • Be a young graduate or finalising a University degree (Master’s level) in relevant subjects (e.g. Political Science, EU Affairs, Media Relations, International Relations, Communications, etc.)
  • Have a good understanding of the EU institutional system and EU policies.
  • Have a good understanding and interest in PA/PR and demonstrate willingness to learn.

Any previous experience (internship etc.) in the PA sector or an EU institution is an asset.
Personal qualities – The candidate must:

  • Be an enthusiastic team player and quick learner
  • Be able to take initiatives and demonstrate pro-activeness
  • Be native or fluent in English; fluency in other EU languages also desirable
  • Have good organisational and inter-personal skills
  • Be at ease when working in a multi-national team; and
  • Have a “work hard to play hard!” attitude

What are we offering in return?

  • Be part of an award-winning team of 25+ consultants who collectively speak 12 languages
  • An outstanding team spirit
  • The chance to work for an exciting range of brands and organisations
  • An exciting and challenging role – with personal development and career opportunities

 
Should you be interested in this position, please send your CV and a cover paragraph (in the body of the email) in English to delphine.close@grayling.com. The deadline to apply is 18 November 2020.
ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.

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