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Policy Adviser (Trade, EU-US, Security & Defence)

Policy Adviser (Trade, EU-US, Security & Defence)

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AmCham EU - American Chamber of Commerce to the EU

Policy Adviser (Trade, EU-US, Security & Defence)

AmCham EU – American Chamber of Commerce to the EU

Brussels, Belgium

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 €3.4 trillion in 2021, directly supports more than 4.9 million jobs in Europe, and generates billions of euros annually in income, trade and research and development.

Job Description:

Responsible for the day-to-day organisation of AmCham EU committees, each comprising business professionals representing companies of American committed to Europe on trade, investment and competitiveness issues. The Policy Adviser acts as a focal point for all Trade and Transatlantic related committee activities. He/she will report directly to the Policy Director and will also require close coordination with our CEO.

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;
  • Works collaboratively with our Press and Communications team;
  • Organise activities including meetings, conferences, seminars and visits;
  • Research and disseminate information on key EU-US issues for the membership; and
  • Provide strategic advice and guidance on policy matters.

Qualifications/Skills/Experience Required:

  • Excellent understanding of sustainable issues;
  • Work experience and proven interest in European and international affairs;
  • 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).

Languages: Fluent English (both written and spoken); another EU language an advantage.
Start date: Preferably November 2022.
To apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV (maximum two pages) by e-mail to [email protected] with POLICY ADVISER Trade in subject.
Deadline for applications: Monday 10 October 2022.

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. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity or national origin. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects society and a workplace based on principles of equality.

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