Senior Associate Consultant (TMT) French Speaking

Belgium

Global Counsel is seeking a Senior Associate to join our Brussels office to support their growing Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT) practice.

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Global Counsel

Navigating politics, business and policymaking

50 - 75
Role Location Belgium
Client Facing Regularly

Responsibilities

This role is suited to candidates with experience in EU public policy to help advise GC's TMT clients.

The ideal candidate will need to know the mechanisms of EU public policy when it comes to issues such as content regulation, child safety online, privacy and security, intellectual property rights and AI.

The key responsibilities of this role are:

  • Research political and regulatory developments affecting technology companies, including political priority issues on content regulation, child safety online, privacy and security, intellectual property rights and artificial intelligence
  • Identify, map and prioritise key stakeholders across the EU institutional landscape and national capitals for clients, and provide tactical and strategic advice on engagement to clients.
  • Plan and script engagement for businesses to draw on with key stakeholders, including where creative responses to new policy proposals are needed.
  • Support design and delivery of workshops and events for Global Counsel colleagues and for clients.
  • Produce original written content, including policy papers, published blogs, progress reports and marketing material, to build your own profile and that of Global Counsel in Brussels.
  • Support business development by researching potential target clients.

Requirements

  • Experience working in government and/or EU institutions, business (particularly within the financial services sector), think-tank, trade union or trade association, with an emphasis on financial services related public policy.
  • Fluent spoken and written English and French.
  • A proactive approach to anticipating the future agenda, and a desire to develop additional expertise as needed.
  • The ability to identify problems but, more important, deliver solutions for clients.
  • The appetite to work across a portfolio of client accounts, coordinating team members to ensure the efficient running of accounts and projects.
  • Enthusiasm for working collaboratively across functions and locations within Global Counsel.
  • The ability to provide written analysis and advice for clients seeking to respond to, and engage in, the policy and decision-making process in the UK, EU and key member states.
  • The presentational skills to explain information confidently and provide strong counsel to clients on future political and policy developments to expert and often senior audiences.
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