(Senior) Account Manager - Public Affairs Consultant in Agri-Food Sector

EPPA SA

(Senior) Account Manager - Public Affairs Consultant in Agri-Food Sector

EPPA

Brussels, Belgium

About EPPA

EPPA is a specialized public affairs & advocacy firm that creates value for its clients by helping them to manage risks and opportunities arising from the ever changing European political, regulatory and socio-economic landscape. Established in 1987, we are a multidisciplinary and multicultural consultancy based in Brussels with a pan European reach across the 27 EU Member States.

Our approach focuses on fostering a constructive dialogue between industry, policy-makers and stakeholders; a dialogue that is cognizant of Europe’s rich cultural diversity. We work across sectors, although EPPA is particularly recognized for its work in the fields of agriculture, food, chemicals and sustainability. Our clients are mostly multinational operators, but we also support European or national industry federations and public authorities.

EPPA counts with decades of experience in EU´s Agriculture & Food policies, managing successfully complex political, policy and regulatory dossiers. We offer a 360ª range of services to our clients, from capacity building to active policy co-shaping, including design of public affairs and advocacy strategies, preparation of socio-economic analysis, stakeholders ‘engagement, and implementation of regulatory advocacy campaigns, among others.

Job description

EPPA is looking for An Account Manager/Senior Account Manager to integrate its Agri-Food Practice Team, in which he/she will:

  • Be responsible for the day-to-day management and steering of client accounts, working in teams with the Account Director and/or Partner while becoming the reference point vis-à-vis clients;
  • Coordinate the work of account managers and/or executives in the Agri-Food area and in large accounts;
  • Actively advice clients in advocacy and engagement strategies in the field of food, agriculture, chemicals and sustainability;
  • Represent EPPA & its clients in meetings with third parties where needed, including with European Commission, European Parliament and Member States authorities;
  • Actively participate in conferences, forums, associations and/or trade bodies;
  • Support EPPA´s management in new business development efforts (preparation of proposals, presentations in pitches & conferences, etc.).

Profile Required

  • 2-4 years of professional experience in European public affairs, either in consultancies, in-house, legal firms, associations or public institutions;
  • Previous professional experience within the areas of food, agriculture, sustainability and chemicals;
  • Active team player with capacity to work in parallel accounts;
  • Capacity to manage & lead accounts under the supervision of Account Director or Partner;
  • Networker & team player within a multinational and multicultural environment;
  • Master´s Degree in Political Science, International Studies, European Studies, Law, etc.;
  • Fluent English, with additional mastering of third EU languages being a plus.

We offer

A competitive package of remuneration for an undetermined period. An international, intellectually stimulating, working environment in one of the oldest and most experienced consultancies and EU public & regulatory advocacy in Brussels, with solid professional development perspectives.

How to apply

To apply, please send a CV to Carine Renaer carine.renaer@eppa.com.

For further information on the company, please visit www.eppa.com.

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