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  • PA Account Manager/Senior Account Manager

    Brussels – PA Account Manager/Senior Account Manager

    Edelman Brussels is looking for a talented public affairs and public relations professional with minimum of 4-6 years of agency experience to work across our exciting clients and help us develop new business opportunities. We are looking for someone with experience in international market coordination and account management and an eye for detail. The clients are demanding, and our work is fast-paced – you will need to be a quick thinker, a strong multi-tasker and thrive in a dynamic environment. The ideal candidate will be a fluent English speaker and writer with excellent communication and writing skills.

    Job responsibilities

    • The precise nature of activities will depend on the priorities and client work during the time of the placement, to be agreed. However, the responsibilities and tasks are likely to include the following:
    • A focus on policy, press and/or social media for clients, including but not limited to food, health & wellness, and sustainability, energy and climate, as well as related specific issues;
    • Assistance with daily tasks of the team on various client accounts as required;
    • Project management;
    • Day-to-day support, both agency and client-side, including regular conference calls and clear, concise PR briefings for planning announcements;
    • Developing media strategies and outreach plans;
    • Liaison with global PR and PA teams and managing the roll-outs of all PR and PA plans and assets;
    • Campaign and event reporting and best practice sharing across the markets;
    • Day-to-day account management of junior team members;
    • Identifying and pitching new business opportunities;
    • Budget management inclusive of all owned projects;
    • Experience developing and executing PR and media strategies at global, pan-European and Brussels level
    • Contributing to research and analysis on various policy issues, reporting of relevant developments, drafting briefings, reports, updates and other forms of communication;
    • Support with organisation and preparation of materials for meetings, events or other client/stakeholder engagement activities.

    Qualifications and requirements:

    • Native or near-native level of English (oral and written) is required;
    • Other European languages would be beneficial (e.g. French or German);
    • University degree in political science, communications, international relations, law or other relevant field;
    • Very good knowledge of EU decision making processes, ideally gained from prior experience working in a consultancy, the institutions, private sector or other EU-related environment
    • Excellent analytical and written skills;
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – a positive approach with a self-learning attitude;
    • Ability to work under pressure and on multiple assignments;
    • Ability to work effectively in a varied environment and within small dynamic teams;
    • Knowledge of Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), additional skills are a plus;
    • Interest in digital forms of communication and a good understanding of the social media landscape;
    • Experience in working with the media (strategy, outreach, coordination) and/or a good understanding of the media landscape would be an asset.

    What we offer:

    You can expect to be part of a dynamic, motivated, and growing team. We offer:

    • a full-time position
    • mentorship and training
    • competitive salary and benefits
    • comfortable office and central location
    • access to the global Edelman network – 65 offices across the globe

    Starting date:  ASAP

    Please send your CV and motivation letter to Amanda.belcher@edelman.com

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