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Policy Adviser (Healthcare & Competition)

AmCham EU speaks for American companies committed to Europe on trade, investment and competitiveness issues. It aims to ensure a growth-orientated business and investment climate in Europe. AmCham EU facilitates the resolution of transatlantic issues that impact business and plays a role in creating better understanding of EU and US positions on business matters. Aggregate US investment in Europe totalled more than €3 trillion in 2020, directly supports more than 4.8 million jobs in Europe, and generates billions of euros annually in income, trade and research and development.

Job Description:

The Policy Adviser is responsible for the day-to-day management of AmCham EU committees, which bring together business professionals from our member companies. She/he is focused on healthcare & competition policy matters, acts as a focal point for all related strategy and advocacy activities. Reports directly to the Senior Policy Manager and works in close coordination with the team. 

Main tasks: 

  • Develop close relationships with key EU and US officials and stakeholders; 
  • Oversee the production and dissemination of policy papers and other advocacy materials; 
  • Work collaboratively with Content, Communications and Operations teams; 
  • Organise activities including meetings, conferences, seminars and visits; 
  • Research and disseminate information on focus areas for the membership; and 
  • Provide strategic advice and guidance on policy matters. 

Qualifications/Skills/Experience Required: 

  • Excellent understanding of transatlantic matters, broad policy matters and interested in expanding her/his knowledge in the healthcare and competition domain;
  • Work experience and proven interest in European and international affairs; 
  • Strategic foresight and highly developed networking skills; 
  • University degree in European affairs, trade, politics, foreign affairs and/or international relations; 
  • Excellent writing and interpersonal skills and diplomacy; 
  • Work well in a dynamic team; 
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills; 
  • Computer literacy (particularly Word and CRM); 
  • Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of professional experience. 

Languages: Fluent English (both written and spoken); another EU language an advantage

Start date: September 2021 preferably.

Contract: permanent position (CDI)

To apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV (maximum two pages) by e-mail to policyvacancy@amchameu.eu with POLICY ADVISER  (Healthcare & competition) in the subject line.

Deadline for applications: Friday, 25 June 2021.

While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Please note that due to the large volume of applications we receive, AmCham EU will contact only successful candidates.  AmCham EU is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at AmCham EU are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications and merits, without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, religion or beliefs.

 

 

Policy & Project Assistant (6m contract)

Job Description:

The Policy & Project Assistant is responsible for supporting the Policy team in the day-to-day management of AmCham EU committees, which bring together business professionals from our member companies. She/he monitors relevant EU policies and transatlantic affairs to identify relevant issues and challenges to the membership. She/he also supports the building of advocacy and outreach campaigns, contributing to the production of internal/external communications to members and stakeholders. Reports directly to the Associate Policy Manager and works in close coordination with the team, particularly on green and digital issues. 

Main tasks: 

  • Develop close relationships with key EU officials and stakeholders; 
  • Oversee the production and dissemination of policy papers and other advocacy materials; 
  • Organise activities including meetings, conferences, seminars and visits; 
  • Research and disseminate information on focus areas for the membership;
  • Provide strategic advice and guidance on policy matters;
  • Works across teams and with members to coordinate plans related to events and ensures high quality written content;
  • Edits & reviews position papers for content/quality/relevance;
  • Work collaboratively with Content, Communications and Operations teams.

Qualifications/Skills/Experience Required: 

  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1 year of professional experience in the field of European and international affairs;
  • A relevant university degree and demonstrable interest in European affairs, politics, foreign affairs, international relations; 
  • Excellent oral and writing skills in English;
  • Strong interpersonal and diplomatic skills coupled with an flexible and adaptable mindset; 
  • IT literacy (particularly Word and CRM) with strong organisational and administrative skills;
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to identify policy challenges to our membership; 
  • Team player able to work both independently and collaborate with colleagues within a dynamic team.

Languages: Fluent English (both written and spoken); another EU language an advantage

Start date: September 2021 preferably.

Contract: six months (possible extension)

To apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV (maximum two pages) by e-mail to policyvacancy@amchameu.eu with Policy & Project Assistant in the subject line.

Deadline for applications: Friday, 25 June 2021 COB.

While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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

AmCham EU is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at AmCham EU are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications and merits, without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, religion or beliefs.

 

Editor / Copywriter (6m contract)

Job description:

AmCham EU is seeking a motivated self-starter, with an interest in EU policy and transatlantic relations, to manage and produce internal/external communications to members and stakeholders. He/she will create policy content and undertake research. He/she will also check the quality, accuracy and relevance of policy content produced.

Main tasks:

  • Works across teams and with members to ensure high-quality written content;
  • Writes speeches/prepares speaking points;
  • Authors articles;
  • Edits and reviews position papers for content/quality/relevance;
  • Coordinates research projects and deals with external consultants, research institutions and communications agencies;
  • Works with our Graphic Designer for design/layout/production and, together with our Communications Specialist, reaches both internal and external target audiences (distribution).

Qualifications/skills/experience required:

  • Ability to adapt writing style to a variety of audiences with an eye-for-detail;
  • Proven editorial skills;
  • EU policy knowledge and understanding of the EU environment;
  • Ability to conduct research and analysis;
  • Publishing experience (preferred);
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines;
  • Team player able to work both independently and collaborate well with colleagues;
  • Ideal candidate will have a minimum of two to three years of experience.

Languages: Fluent English; another EU language is an asset.

Start date: September 2021 (preferably)

Duration of contract: six months (possible extension)

To apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV (maximum two pages) by e-mail to contentvacancy@amchameu.eu with EDITOR/COPYWRITER in the subject line.

Deadline for applications: Friday, 25 June 2021.

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

AmCham EU is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at AmCham EU are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications and merits, without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, religion or beliefs.