Trilingual Account Executive, fluent in Dutch, English and French

Hill+Knowlton Strategies Belgium is recruiting

Hill+Knowlton Strategies aims to employ the best and brightest professionals to serve our clients' needs. We combine the best in local markets with an ability to work as a team across borders, working alongside our colleagues in the global network. Consulting is a people business and, as such, we regard our staff as our most valuable asset. To deliver on our growth strategy, Hill+Knowlton Strategies Belgium is seeking a:

Trilingual Account Executive, 

 

fluent in Dutch, English and French.

ROLE:

The candidate will support the team on a wide range of high profile national and international accounts and projects in the field of communications and public affairs.

He / She will be involved in day to day media relations, assisting with the development of new business proposals, perception audits and policy audits, maintaining extensive media databases, helping to draft client materials, and creating stakeholder mappings, etc. with the objective to evolve towards a broader account position.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
CONSULTING
  • provide monitoring and research services and distil insights to support your teams’ and your clients’ knowledge and decision-making

  • provide superior writing skills to prepare position papers and write and edit messages, reports, articles, briefings, speeches and other materials

  • actively develop contacts within the political institutions, official bodies, industry/trade associations, media, and others to raise the positive profile of clients

  • have a keen knowledge of PA techniques and an understanding of how the political institutions function

  • develop knowledge of media relations/key correspondents focused on specific sectors or dossiers and be able to sell stories on the phone

  • attend and participate in creative brainstorms for clients and apply creative thinking to all aspects of work

  • assist in research and drafting new business proposals, as well as attending presentations 

BUSINESS ACUMEN

  • develop a good knowledge of current developments and trends affecting your clients’ business 

PEOPLE

  • share information effectively with the team and maintain strong working relationships within the team

  • maintain positive relations with interlocutors such as journalists, client contacts or third parties important to client activities 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 1 to 3 years’ experience in Public Affairs and Corporate Communications, ideally within a consulting firm

  • Fluent in written and spoken English, Dutch and French

  • Ability to adapt swiftly to new tasks and deadlines

  • Team player with a positive can-do attitude

  • Client-focused – someone who will go the extra mile

  • Quality focused with a keen eye for detail 


Please send CV and covering letter to:
Carine De Winne – Jobs.Brussels@hkstrategies.com


For details of international career opportunities with Hill+Knowlton Strategies, please access our global site on www.hkstrategies.com.
 

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