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The acumen public affairs team members all have a background in managing complex international assignments in senior positions in large agencies. At Acumen we bring the benefits of this experience to working in close partnership with our clients.

We are all public affairs experts – but in the broadest sense. We are just as comfortable interacting with decision-makers, communicating to the press and developing integrated communications strategies. Similarly, while we are Brussels-based EU experts, we are equally at home in other major policy-making and business centres around the world. Our philosophy is to act as “sparring partners” to our clients and be responsive but also challenging when appropriate. We excel in providing objective, no-nonsense advice that leads to tangible and sustainable results. Most of all we love to roll up our sleeves, get to grips with issues and provide hands-on support.


Acumen is growing, so we are regularly looking for the very best of young professionals to join our team as EU Public Affairs and Communication Trainee Consultant.

We invite candidates with the following skills and experience to apply for this position: 
  • Perfect command of English; additional language skills an asset
  • Previous experience/traineeship in one of the European Institutions 
  • Experience in the environment, health and/or technology sectors a strong asset
  • Availability of 6-months minimum (our Trainees often get hired for a long-term contract afterwards)
You can access the full job description here

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