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Associate Director/Director across Industrial, Environment and Energy

  • Application Deadline: Oct. 6, 2023
  • Brussel
  • On-site
  • Application Deadline: Oct. 6, 2023
  • Brussel
  • On-site

With increasing growth and evolving business demands at our Brussels office, we have identified the need for senior level experience to help us lead and direct business, and to develop a highly motivated and skilled team. With a particular emphasis on Energy, Environment and Industrial sectors, you will manage key client accounts, and identify and develop new business opportunities.

In general, your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and directing key client accounts, including ensuring the delivery of the highest levels of service.
  • Lead marketing and business development initiatives.
  • Leading or contributing to new business proposals and pitches.
  • Actively engaging with colleagues across the Group to develop and implement public affairs strategies across the sector.
  • Actively contributing to the coaching, mentoring, and development of team members.
  • Engaging in external events, including speaking opportunities and producing written material relevant to the sector.

Skills & Requirements

As an indication, we are looking for candidates that bring the following:

  • A Brussels’ insider with at least 15 years’ experience of public affairs, developed in an EU context.
  • Experience gained within a public affairs consultancy is preferable, but a background in trade association or in-house can also be considered.
  • Recognised as a key contributor to the conversation around industrial, energy and environment policies and their application to a range of sectors.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Strong commercial awareness together with experience of budgetary management and capacity planning.
  • 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.
  • An inquisitive nature with a desire for learning and innovative practices.
  • A high level of motivation and drive for excellence.

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 fifteen offices across fourteen countries, and over 480 consultants with their own experience from consultancy, the corporate environment, politics and public sector. 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.

Ian Burns | Contact Person

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