logos is looking for a Public Affairs intern for the Digital, SPace & Aviation team


Public Affairs Manager

logos is looking to recruit a Public Affairs Manager to join its fast-developing Defence, Space & Aviation (DSA) practice. The PA manager will join a growing team of policy experts working with high-profile clients from the industry on topics related to space and defence.

logos is an advocacy and communication agency, serving corporate, associate clients and European institutions. We have European interests at heart and work with our clients to make a positive difference on global issues. We offer a compelling combination of technical expertise, political savviness, outreach and communication services and coalition-building know-how. While our heart is boutique, our reach is global. Since 2012, we have integrated into the MCI Group (60 offices in 31 countries).

job description

Reporting to the company’s top management, this senior position will concentrate on supervising and leading teams in relation to client-related advocacy and engagement activities, as well as the management of relationships with actual and potential international clients. The manager will be part of a team responsible for the quality delivery, growth and expansion of products and services within the corporate & association client portfolio assigned. The manager will be an integral member of the account management team.

The manager will work closely with the team, and the main duties will be the following:

  •  Public Affairs tasks with a special focus on defence and space:
    • Gathering intelligence on policy and industry developments
    • Building and managing a network of contacts with relevance to the space and defence domain
    • Attending key policy events and gathering insights
    • Drafting policy briefings and public affairs strategy document
  • Contribute to client meetings and project management;
  • Conduct research on various topics and analyse the impact on clients’ business;
  • Support business development and marketing strategy;
  • Support the design and delivery of communication campaigns (communication tools, outreach strategy & implementation/organisation of policy events).

the successful candidate

  • Is eligible to work in the EU;
  • Fluent written and excellent spoken English (native speaker or equivalent); command of another European language is a plus;
  • Project Management skills: time management, process-oriented, attention to detail; ability to meet deadlines, understanding client requests and supplier needs.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and understanding of the factors involved in client decision-making processes for consultancy services;
  • Ability to present complex technical matters in a simple way and to communicate effectively with colleagues and stakeholders;
  • Ability to work individually, as well as part of a team in a fast-paced and dynamic environment;
  • Relevant university degree (in policy, political science, international relations, EU affairs or law, political sciences);
  • Good networking skills and an established network in Brussels
  • 3 to 5 years of experience working with/for a public affairs consultancy, industry association or European institutions
  • Previous experience in space and or defence is a plus
  • Is intellectually curious, with a demonstrated ability and willingness to dive into technical topics to support the team’s knowledge and the client’s needs;
  • Has a good understanding of EU decision-making process;
  • Available to join the team rapidly.

what we offer

  • Career opportunities and hands-on experience with top-tier corporate and association clients;
  • A dynamic and enjoyable working environment within a growing international team; home working possibilities and opportunities for travel abroad;
  • A competitive compensation based on experience and performance-related bonus;
  • An entrepreneurial culture where individual action is rewarded.

application process

To apply, please send both your CV and cover letter to Sarah Hocepied at jobs@logos-pa.com “DSA Manager + your full name” in the subject line. Deadline for application: 24th October 2023 at 18.00 CET.

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