About Confcommercio and its EU team 

Confcommercio-Imprese per l’Italia – the Italian General Confederation of Enterprises, Professions and Self-Employment – counts more than 700,000 enterprises, making it the largest employer organisation in Italy. In a transformational effort to increase its capacity of work and its team size, the organisation is looking for several new team members in Brussels to join its EU office, including a Senior Advisor to lead on the portfolio of Economics, Finance and Payments. 


About the Role 

Main responsibilities and tasks: 

  • Monitoring and assessing the EU legislative and policy activities in respective area of expertise – Economics, Finance and Payments; 
  • Keeping the internal network of stakeholders, especially members, informed of the activities at EU level in these areas;  
  • Drafting position papers and policy briefs;  
  • Representing the interests of Confcommercio towards institutional stakeholders (e.g. Officials of the European Commission and Permanent Representations in Brussels, MEPs); 
  • Liaising with non-institutional stakeholders (companies and associations) in the relevant sectors;  
  • Participating and representing Confcommerco’s interests in EuroCommerce working groups;  
  • Supporting the organisation of events.   


About your Experience 

  • A native level (or native equivalent level) of Italian and fluency in English with any other language to be considered an asset; 
  • Master’s degree in law, international relations, political science, or economics with other relevant degrees to be considered as well; 
  • Detailed knowledge of EU Institutions and decision-making processes and experience of close work with said Institutions; 
  • Experience in Public Policy or Government Affairs roles, preferably in consulting firms, companies, trade associations or EU Institutions;  
  • Previous experience in one of the EU Institutions is an advantage;  
  • The ability to work on files both independently and as part of a team;  
  • Proactivity and strong analytical skills;  
  • The ability to communicate effectively both in writing and in person and excellent interpersonal skills. 


About the Offer 

  • Join a growing team and an office that is transforming itself into an impactful policy contributor; 
  • The opportunity to take ownership of and shape a new position with your own expertise and way of work; 
  • Competitive salary package. 


How to Apply 

Interested candidates are asked to send their application consisting of CV and cover letter to Sergey Golyshin at sergey.golyshin@mavence.com. 

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 


SectorEconomics; Finance; Payments