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Government Relations intern and Communications intern, EU Public & Government Affairs

Location: 

Brussels / Machelen, BRU, BE

Company:  ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil is the world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, best known in the Benelux for its Esso and Mobil brands. With activities in nearly all countries around the world, ExxonMobil prides itself on its commitment to meeting the world’s growing demand for energy in an economically, environmentally and socially responsible manner. The company strives towards operational excellence with talented people, strong financial resources and cutting edge technology.

ExxonMobil Petroleum & Chemical b.v.b.a. is looking for two interns to join its EU Public & Government Affairs team: a Government Relations intern and a Communications intern.

 

Attention! Deadline for submission of your application is July 22, 2018. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so apply now!

 

Government relations intern

Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing policy analysis and research support on EU Government Relations topics
  • Monitoring regulatory activities and reporting on developments
  • Maintaining policy calendar
  • Assistance in organizing meetings, presentations and outreach activities
  • Attending and reporting on external events

 

We are particularly looking for a candidate with:

  • Background in EU affairs, international relations, or political administration
  • Experience in drafting research and briefing notes
  • Strong analytical capabilities
  • Interest in and experience with EU policy developments (ideally in the EU institutions)
  • Good understanding of EU decision-making procedure
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Master’s degree
  • Development potential and shows leadership skills

 

 

Communications intern

Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing communications support to EU Public Affairs outreach activities, including:
    • updates to the EU website, enhancing the EU Twitter account
    • stakeholder engagement and event organization
    • development of content and communication material
    • helping with the development of advocacy and communications strategies
    • interacting with external partners
  • Providing internal communications support in the Brussels office.

 

We are particularly looking for a candidate with:

  • Background in communication, public affairs, media relations or advocacy
  • Experience in digital and social media strategy development and implementation, social media savvy
  • Ability to easily acquire new IT and technology skills
  • Good interpersonal communications skills, including in an international environment
  • Strong analytical capabilities and project management skills
  • Interest in and experience with EU policy developments (ideally in the EU institutions)
  • Good understanding of EU decision-making procedure
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Development potential and shows leadership skills

 

The selected candidates will work in an engaging environment to contribute to ExxonMobil’s public affairs and outreach activities at the EU and regional levels. Both remunerated six-month internship positions are based in Brussels and should start on September 1. 2018.

Recruitment Process:

Please, when applying, specify which of the described role you are interested in. Based on the review of your education and gained experiences we may see better fit in the other internship position that you have originaly chosen.

If you are preselected, you will receive a confirmation of the upcoming test on the chosen time slot. Ensure you have convenient conditions for going through the test and for delivering your input in requested time deadline.

Succesful candidates will be invited to the face to face interview in Brussels Campus. 

 


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