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External Relations Adviser

Job Description:

AmCham EU is seeking a motivated self-starter to be responsible for planning and organising delegation visits and outreach activities. Reporting to the Director of Communications and Outreach, the position requires a team player with exceptional organisational skills, flexibility and the ability to work under pressure. He/she will be responsible for high-level outreach strategy with focus on European institutions. He/she will be responsible for channel-driven committees focused on specific targets (for example, Executive Council), and delivery of all policy messages via these channels.

Main Tasks:

  • Builds and maintains a solid relationship with our group of European CEOs – coordination of advocacy efforts and policy knowledge sharing;
  • Builds and maintains a strong network of contacts with a focus on European institutions (European Parliament, ….) – coordination of high-level strategy;
  • Organises delegation visits with our member companies in Brussels and to EU countries;
  • Works across teams and with members to coordinate plans related to outreach activities;
  • Oversees database accuracy.

Qualifications/Skills/Experience required:

  • Knowledge/experience in dealing with European institutions (in particular the European Parliament)
  • Project management, problem-solving skills and stress resilient;
  • Great organisational skills and attention to detail;
  • Strong communication, teamwork and negotiation skills;
  • Strategic thinker;
  • Experience in engaging with senior executives is an asset;
  • Diplomatic and outgoing personality.

Languages: Fluent English / Start date: November 2018 (preferably)

To apply:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV (maximum two pages) by e-mail to marketvacancy@amchameu.eu with EXTERNAL RELATIONS ADVISER in the subject line.

Deadline for applications: Friday, 2 November 2018

Please note that due to the large volume of applications we receive, AmCham EU will contact only successful candidates.