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Business Development Assistant (6 months internship)

  • CLERENS
Brussels, Belgium
Internship/Traineeship
Published:
Application Deadline: May 30, 2024
  • CLERENS
Brussels, Belgium
Internship/Traineeship
Published:
Application Deadline: May 30, 2024
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To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: jobs@clerens.eu


ABOUT CLERENS:

CLERENS is a leading public affairs and communications consultancy based in Brussels, specialised in advocacy, political and regulatory risk assessment, public funding, and strategic communications. CLERENS consultants have an in-depth expertise in energy, environment, climate, and mobility.

OUR PEOPLE: 

Our team comprises multinational and multilingual consultants from diverse backgrounds, sectors, and disciplines. We are dedicated to providing clients with innovative strategic insights and expansive networks.

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The Business Development Assistant will assist the Business Development team in planning, organising, and following up on Business Development activities aligned with consultancy objectives. Mainly, the assistant will help to build a new initiative related to CO2 emissions in Europe. This role offers a valuable opportunity to gain practical experience in EU Energy and Environment affairs.

MAIN DUTIES: 

  • Support the development of a platform on EU carbon emissions;

  • Monitor EU funding opportunities for CLERENS’ clients;

  • Participate to the organisation of a flagship event on Battery Innovation;

  • Prepare Business oriented communications;

  • Collecting and analysing information, documentation and data;

  • Drafting reports, presentations and other material;

  • Organising events and work meetings;

  • Active contribution to day-to-day operations.


REQUIREMENTS AND COMPETENCIES: 

  • University or advanced degree (preferably in European affairs, international relations, law, business management, or other relevant fields);

  • Strong interest in EU affairs;

  • Knowledge about the energy sector, previous professional experience is a plus;

  • Knowledge of EU funding programmes (such as Horizon Europe and the Innovation Fund…);

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. French and/or German are plus;

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;

  • Proficiency with MS Office applications and Internet is a must, acquaintance with other software is a strong advantage;

  • Knowledge of communication tools is a plus;

  • Ability to manage stress, multiple deadlines and effectively prioritise workload;

  • Proactive, positive attitude, flexible, team player.


WE OFFER:

  • 6 months paid internship;

  • 3 days in the office and 2 days working from home (in Belgium);

  • A stimulating and dynamic international environment;

  • Participation in international conferences and online events.


HOW TO APPLY:

Please note that the candidates must be eligible for a Convention D’immersion Professionnelle (CIP).

Please send a CV (max. 2 pages) and a Cover Letter (max. 1 page) by email in English to Thomas Otuszewski at jobs@clerens.eu noting “CLERENS BD Internship” in the subject line.

Be aware that applications are reviewed continuously upon arrival; therefore application as soon as possible is advisable.
Apply now

Apply for this job

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: jobs@clerens.eu

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