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Senior Account Manager - Public Affairs, Technology Practice

  • Application Deadline: Oct. 20, 2023
  • Brussel
  • On-site
  • Application Deadline: Oct. 20, 2023
  • Brussel
  • On-site

With almost 80 team members, our growing Brussels’ office is focused on the delivery of integrated European Affairs and Communications support to its clients across a broad range of sectors.

As part of its strategic growth plans, we are seeking an experienced consultant to manage existing client accounts, and to lead the growth and development of new business, whilst participating in the development of a motivated team.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing and developing a portfolio of clients in the Technology sector.

  • Leading client programmes that integrate a full range of public affairs and communications strategies both in Brussels and across the group on pan-European projects.

  • Creating and developing innovative client service offerings, with a particular focus on how the upcoming EU Year of Change will strengthen stakeholders’ presence and influence.

  • Supporting new business proposals and pitches, and leading support teams.

  • Actively engaging with colleagues across the group to develop and implement marketing strategies within the sector

  • Contribute to the professional development and coaching of junior colleagues.

Skills & Requirements

What we are looking for:

  • In the region of 5 to 7 years’ experience of public affairs developed within an EU context.

  • Evidence of delivering effective and innovative communications campaigns to support public affairs activities.

  • Experience gained within a EU Public Affairs consultancy, a Corporate, Trade Association or EU Institution is essential.

  • Expertise in tech/digital policies (in particular mobile and wireless tech, security, semiconductors, big data).

  • A strong presence in the Technology sector in Brussels.

  • A significant network of EU and national policy makers and stakeholders in the sector.

  • Sound commercial acumen and ability to identify a business opportunity

  • A collaborative and caring approach to working with colleagues in Brussels and across the Group.

  • An inquisitive nature with a desire for learning and innovative practices.

  • A high level of motivation and drive for excellence.

This is an excellent opportunity to join the organization at a key stage in its development, with real potential for further growth.

All contact will be treated in strict confidence.

Great Place to Work

  • Work with the best political minds in the industry

  • International company with room to grow

  • A culture of excellence

  • Challenging, yet dynamic work environment

  • High responsibility, even in junior positions

  • Open dialogue among colleagues of all levels

  • Kõrge vastutusvõimalus, ka alustavatel positsiooni

  • Väljakutsuv töö ja dünaamiline töökeskkond

  • Meisterlikkusele suunatud töökultuur

  • Arenemisvõimalus tugevas rahvusvahelises ettevõtte

  • Töötamine kõrgetasemelise ja professionaalse meesk

  • Kolleegidevaheline avatud ja toetav koostöö

About the company

We are a leading European consultancy specialising in Public Affairs.

As a Public Affairs Partner, we help our clients navigate political systems. We ensure that our clients understand the impact of policy and politics on their organisations and work with them to strategically reach their goals. We provide our clients with a keen understanding of the political debate and governmental processes, as well as the decision-makers that drive it.

Rud Pedersen has sixteen offices across fifteen countries, and almost 500 consultants with their own experience from politics, consultancy, corporates, Trade Associations and/or public administration. The Rud Pedersen Group is a growing public affairs and communications company that includes Rud Pedersen Public Affairs, Welcom and King Street PR.

2002Company founded in Gothenburg, Sweden, by Morten Rud Pedersen.

2006The Stockholm office opens, bringing our brand of public affairs to the Swedish capital.

2008We opened in Copenhagen, Denmark.

2012Our clients asked and we responded - by opening our office in Oslo, Norway.

2014The creation of King Street, our PR focused brand, as well as the addition of our Helsinki office.

2017Welcom, our strategic communication and digital media-focused brand, joined the company. We also created RP People, our headhunting and recruitment-focused brand. Additionally, we opened our Brussels office.

2018Our seventh office was established in Tallinn.

2020We entered the German market by establishing an office in Berlin.

2021We welcomed the Lithuanian communications agency Fabula to the Group, thereby expanding into our 8th market in Europe

2002Morten Rud Pedersen loob ettevõte Göteborgis, Rootsis.

2006Stockholmi kontori avamisega tuuakse bränd Rootsi pealinna.

2008Avatakse Taani turg kontoriga Kopenhaagenis.

2012Klientide vajadusel ja palvel avatakse kontor Oslos, Norras.

2014Lisaks Soome turu avamisele Helsingi kontoriga, loodi eraldi avalikule kommunikatsioonile fokusseeritud brändi King Street PR.

2017Grupiga liitus Welcome, strateegilise kommunikatsiooni ja digi-meediale keskenduv bränd. Lisaks loodi personalivärbamisettevõtte RPPeople ning avati kontor Brüsselis.

2018Tallinnas avati grupi seitsmes kontor.

2020Sisenemine Saksamaa turule ning uue kontori avamine Berliinis.

2021We entered the Polish market by establishing a representation office in Warsaw.

2022We opened three new offices in Warsaw, Poland; London, UK and Sofia, Bulgaria. Additionally we welcomed VA Communications of Latvia and CNTVRS, France to our group! In total, adding five new markets to our footprint.

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