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Working Student Governmental Affairs (all genders)


KWS Group

Job Description

Are you a master student interested in working with EU agri-food policies and extending your knowledge about EU Institutions and the decision-making process? Do you possess excellent cooperation skills and an analytical mindset? We are looking for our new Working Student Governmental Affairs (al genders) at KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA at our Headquarter in Einbeck or our office in Berlin to join us for at least 6 months.
In this role, you will be part of the team for Strategic Communication at KWS. You will support advocacy activities and continuously monitor and analyze relevant legislative and non-legislative proposals. Specific tasks may include supporting internal coordination on advocacy and policy monitoring, organization of Institutional and stakeholders' meetings, research activities for documents, events and stakeholder visits.

Your tasks:

  • Support in identifying and assessing relevant policies that might have an impact on KWS business.
  • Support in coordinating internal alignment on the relevant policies, keeping the relevant departments informed and gathering feedback.
  • Monitor relevant political trends and developments at EU level
  • Assist in the organization of Institutional and stakeholders' meetings and events
  • Maintain up-to-date internal databases and key positions
  • Administrative and logistical support in the daily management of the Governmental Affairs activities

Your profile:

  • Ongoing master studies in relevant fields of interest for this position, such as political science, law or agricultural studies,
  • Interest in agri-food policies and politics - first professional experience is beneficial
  • Ability to build and maintain a network and engage in exchange with external stakeholders as well as colleagues working remotely
  • Very good organizational skills
  • Analytical mindset and strategic thinking
  • Open mindset, proactive approach, eager to learn
  • A very good command of English (C1) both written and spoken. A command of German is an advantage

We offer:

  • interesting and challenging tasks and projects
  • broad insights to Governmental Affairs and Corporate Communications
  • individual, professional, and personal development – e.g. trainings
  • open and friendly working atmosphere within a great team, flexible hybrid work with weekly presence in the office

Would you like to develop your potential and grow at KWS? Then we look forward to receiving your application (short cover letter, resume, relevant certificates) via our online portal.

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Jul 11, 2024


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