Lighthouse Europe, LHE, is a boutique consultancy that specialises in European strategy and public affairs. LHE helps clients to understand and react to the impact of European and national legislation on their businesses, and allows them to participate in decision-making processes.
Research Assistant and Account Executive
6-month traineeship in Brussels, Belgium
Lighthouse Europe, a Brussels and Paris based public affairs consultancy, is offering a 6 month-long traineeship programme. The selected candidate will mainly provide support to our Brussels office, starting as soon as possible.
This program is intended to provide a young professional with the opportunity to gain:
(i) Experience in a dynamic public affairs environment,
(ii) Exposure to a broad range of EU and national actors, policies, and processes,
(iii) In-depth knowledge of European policy debates.
Master degree in political science and/or economics and/or law
Prior work or academic experience in these fields
Excellent command of English and German, Spanish and/or Italian (other languages would be a plus)
Good knowledge of policy-making at European level
Work experience in EU and regulatory affairs would be a plus
Strong motivation and willingness to learn
Good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise
Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work in an international team
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
Ability to work under pressure
What we offer:
Monitoring of EU and national policy developments
Drafting papers and policy briefs
Drafting presentations and other internal and external documents
Organising and attending meetings and events
An exciting entry-level role in a dynamic firm
First-hand experience in EU public affairs
A pleasant and challenging work environment
An active part in the development of a young firm
A paid traineeship programme with on-going professional development opportunities
How to apply:
For more information and to apply for this traineeship, please send your CV and cover letter by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please mention “Trainee – Research Assistant and Account Executive” in the subject line.
Closing date: Wednesday 14 March 2018.
A first review of candidates will take place on Wednesday 28 February.