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We have a vacancy of Business Development Assistant in our company, CLERENS. This vacancy is based in Brussels. Please go through the job detail mentioned below.

Position Title: Business Development Assistant Job
Company: CLERENS
Work Type: Full Time
City of work: Brussels
Last Date to Apply:
URL Expiry: 2023-04-08
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Job Detail

Business Development Assistant

Closing date for applications: 15.02.
Location: Brussels
Hours: Full time
Starting date: as soon as possible


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

We are a multinational and multilingual team of consultants coming from different backgrounds, sectors, and disciplines. We are committed to offering our clients fresh strategic thinking and excellent networks.

Position summary

The assistant will support the work of the Business Development team, in the planning, organisation and follow-up of the Business Development activities, in accordance with the consultancy objectives.

This position offers a great opportunity to gain valuable work experience in the fields of EU Energy and Environment affairs.

Main Duties:

  • Support the development of 2 trade associations in the field of energy
  • Support the organisation of the Battery Innovation Days
  • Support the development of EU funding proposals
  • Monitor EU funding opportunities for CLERENS’ clients;
  • 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.

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

Please send a CV (max. 2 pages) by email in English to Beata Virsumirska at 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.

Do not forget to mention that you found this job ad on the EURACTIV Jobsite!

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