The global Public Affairs and Communications Consultancy, Grayling, is looking to appoint in its Brussels office one paid intern, ideally able to start as soon as possible for a six-month period.

The intern would support consultants in the day-to-day support to our clients, including monitoring of legislative developments, research, development of stakeholder mappings & audits, media and social media support, event organisation support and new business development. They would work in one or two of our thematic practices: Health, Food, New technologies, Transport, or Energy-Environment.

Skills & Experience - The candidate must:

  • Be a young graduate (Master’s level) in relevant subjects (e.g. Political Science, EU Affairs, International Relations, Political Communications, etc.)
  • Have a good understanding of and an interest in the EU institutional system and EU policies.
  • Have a good understanding and interest in Public Affairs/Public Relations and demonstrate willingness to learn.
  • Have at least one previous experience (internship etc.) in the PA sector or an EU institution in Brussels.

Personal qualities - The candidate must:

  • Be an enthusiastic team player and quick learner
  • Be able to take initiatives and demonstrate pro-activeness
  • Be native or fluent in English; fluency in other EU languages also desirable
  • Have good organisational and inter-personal skills
  • Be at ease when working in a multi-national team; and
  • Have a “work hard to play hard!” attitude

What are we offering in return?

  • Be part of an award-winning team of 25+ consultants
  • An outstanding team spirit
  • The chance to work for an exciting range of brands and organisations
  • An exciting and challenging role – with personal development and career opportunities at the end of the 6-month internship


Should you be interested in this position, please send your CV and a cover letter in English to The deadline to apply is 2 November 2021.


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