Mazagan is a young boutique public affairs and communication consultancy created in 2018, by Marine Elgrichi, former Spotify Director of Public Affairs for Europe.

It operates between Paris and Brussels and specializes in new technologies, media, entertainment, and the cultural industry.

Their mission is to support organizations on their regulatory and political issues related to the digital transformation of society and the economy.

Their conviction is that public authorities can be catalysts for innovation and provide a positive framework for digital transformation. Mazagan aims to facilitate dialogue between companies, start-ups, legislators, and institutions.

Their vision is resolutely European and pro-innovation in the era of the digital single market.

Mazagan brings together a small team of passionate public policy specialists working on French and European affairs for leading organizations. As part of their growth, they are looking to build and develop a Brussels office.

 

The Role

As the director of the Brussels Office, you will have an instrumental role in the development of Mazagan and you will lead the operations and client relationship in Brussels:

  • Represent, develop and lead Mazagan presence in Brussels
  • Manage client account budgets and internal teams
  • Provide strategic advice on French and European policy issues
  • Prepare and execute advocacy campaigns, strategic planning, and outreach programmes on behalf of clients
  • Maintain extensive networks of high-level stakeholders in political and/or policy circles
  • Strengthen client relationships across the board and seek organic growth opportunities
  • Contribute to the growth and business development of the company

 

Ideal candidate profile

  • Proven experience in European affairs
  • Passionate about new technology, culture, competition policy and politics in general is mandatory
  • Entrepreneurial mindset willing to participate in the development of a small young firm
  • In depth knowledge of EU institution and decision-making
  • Excellent French and English oral and written skills
  • Willing to be in a consultancy that only works with selected clients with shared values
  • Able to manage, inspire and mentor teams
  • Strong interest for French politics and policies is a plus

 

What the position offers:

  • Mazagan advises selected leading organization/corporates in the digital sector
  • Growth perspective in a young and dynamic consultancy
  • Portfolio of clients/accounts speaks for itself as to the seriousness of the company and its capacity for development.
  • Work hand in hand with renowned corporates
  • Ability to shape the role

 

Application Instructions

Candidates are requested to send their CV and cover letter to Sebastien Bechara at sebastien.bechara@mavence.com. When applying, mention “Director – Mazagan” in the subject-line of the email message.

Starting date as soon as possible.

 

*The job description is a summary of typical job functions and is not an exhaustive list of possible duties. The jobholder’s responsibilities and duties may differ from those outlined above. Other duties, as assigned, may be part of the job.

LocationBrussels

SectorConsulting, Business Development