Internship - Technology and Digital Economy Practice

Brussels, Brussels, be
Company: BCW
Category: Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations
Published on 2021-07-29 14:01:49
Burson Cohn & Wolfe, a leading global public affairs and communications consultancy, is offering a 6-month paid internship to support our Technology and Digital Economy practice in our Brussels Office starting as soon as possible.

At BCW Brussels, you will find a collegiate and collaborative environment focused on opportunity and a growth mindset. Our teams are diverse and talented and deliver innovative solutions to our celebrated client roster. We offer depth and breadth of communications capabilities and industry expertise, matched by cutting-edge tools. Our counsel and campaigns are increasingly digital and social, and we make the most of BCW's global network to create global impact and move people .

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Key Responsibilities
  • Research & monitoring policy and media developments on (but not limited to) technology and digital policy issues at EU, national and international levels
  • Support client work and the implementation of public affairs and communications programmes in the tech sector, including: Mapping relevant stakeholders Attending and organising events and conferences Writing meeting/event reports and preparing briefings Drafting content for digital campaigns Analysis of policy developments Contributing to new business proposals

  • Competencies & Skills
  • Knowledge and a keen interest in EU policy and decision-making processes, with a desirable focus on technology issues or digital policy
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Proactive, resourceful and a team player
  • Critical thinking with a desire to learn in a fast-paced and international environment
  • Further education in a relevant field, such as but not limited to EU or international politics, law, digital policy, etc.
  • Previous public affairs experience in an EU institution, regulatory organisation, trade association, advocacy organisation (NGO), company or consultancy is desirable (but not essential)
  • Familiarity with digital communications and social media tools is an advantage
  • Excellent spoken and written English - other European languages would be an asset

  • Benefits

    BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), one of the world's largest full-service global communications agencies, is in the business of moving people on behalf of clients. BCW delivers digitally and data-driven creative content and integrated communications programs grounded in earned media and scaled across all channels for clients in the B2B, consumer, corporate, crisis management, healthcare, public affairs, purpose and technology sectors. BCW is a part of WPP (NYSE: WPP), a creative transformation company. For more information, visit .


    Starting date - As soon as possible.

    As a result of COVID-19, all BCW Brussels employees are currently working remotely. Interviews will therefore take place by video conference. For the same reason, the successful candidate must be able to travel to Belgium at the start of the internship to enable us to onboard.

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