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The acumen public affairs team members all have a background in managing complex international assignments in senior positions in large agencies. At Acumen we bring the benefits of this experience to working in close partnership with our clients.

We are all public affairs experts – but in the broadest sense. We are just as comfortable interacting with decision-makers, communicating to the press and developing integrated communications strategies. Similarly, while we are Brussels-based EU experts, we are equally at home in other major policy-making and business centres around the world. Our philosophy is to act as “sparring partners” to our clients and be responsive but also challenging when appropriate. We excel in providing objective, no-nonsense advice that leads to tangible and sustainable results. Most of all we love to roll up our sleeves, get to grips with issues and provide hands-on support.

VACANCIES: 

Trainee with former health (EU and/or global) related experience (Ref. TraineeHealth)

We are looking for a trainee who will support the teams that work with our health clients. The role includes daily monitoring of health issues (legislative and non-legislative), conducting background research, drafting newsletters and policy briefings and providing overall support to more senior staff members. Our trainees are a crucial part of our team and get client exposure.

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Consultant/Account Manager with 2-3/ 4-5 years of EU health related experience (Ref. ConsultHealth)

We are looking for a Consultant or Account Manager who will work with our EU healthcare team. The role includes supporting (or overseeing; depending on the level of the person hired) in the daily monitoring of health issues (legislative and non-legislative), drafting reports and policy briefings, participating in strategy meetings, identifying research needs and providing overall support to more senior staff members. We are looking for a professional that is proactive and always willing to take the extra mile.

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Account Manager/ Account Director with minimum 5 years of work experience (focus: Global Health) (Ref. SrGlobHealth)

We are looking for an Account Manager/ Account Director with demonstrated experience and strong interest in global health issues. The selected person will work almost exclusively on global health clients on issues such as IP, access, AMR, ethics, etc. The role has a very strong communications focus, therefore the selected candidate needs to showcase expertise in working with media, drafting and placing opinion pieces and working with social media.

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How to apply?

We are interested in talented people who are interested in us. In your application, please take the time to explore what added value your unique personality and competences could bring to us.

For traineeship positions, please submit your application on-line: https://www.applyjobfit.com/zzki-mrxu-f29a

For consultant, account manager or director positions, please send your tailored cover letter and resume to info@acumen-publicaffairs.com mentioning the reference of the job you are applying for.
Candidates who have a profile matching what we are looking for will then be contacted for an interview. 

We look forward to meeting you!

The Acumen Team

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