People

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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 currently looking for the following profiles:

Consultant with strong European Parliament experience

  • Has worked on legislative files including drafting amendments, meeting with stakeholders, networking with other MEPs’ offices, political groups
  • Has good analytical and oral and drafting skills in English
  • In addition to English has good oral and written skills in at least one other European language
  • Is results and service oriented -  willing to go the extra mile
  • Understands the role of communications in the political process (including social media)
  • Good organisational and team-working skills

Trainee consultant with a focus on global health and social media

  • Concrete social media skills, such as drafting and scheduling tweets; drafting blogs and content for websites;
  • Keen interest in the global health sector
  • Perfect command of English and at least one other language
  • Strong planning skills and ability to work in a team whilst carrying out own tasks independently and to agreed deadlines
  • Knowledge of the EU or UN institutions AND/OR a thorough knowledge of the media and communications/PR 
  • Availability of 6-months at least.
  • See the full job description here.

Please send your application to info@acumen-publicaffairs.com

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