Head of Advocacy, Partnerships & Campaigns

spiritsEUROPE is looking for an experienced, ambitious & highly motivated candidate to fill the position of Head of Advocacy, Partnerships & Campaigns (starting date: 15 February 2021).  

Reporting directly to the Director General (DG), the Head of Advocacy, Partnerships & Campaigns, is responsible for:

  • Assisting the DG and the Secretariat team in developing and implementing strategies and initiatives in the areas of responsible consumption and alcohol & health
  • Establishing and maintaining excellent contacts with EU institutions, international bodies, NGOs and partner organisations, to exchange information and to identify best practices, common interests, and concerns
  • Building and maintaining close contacts with, and communicating all relevant information to, the members of spiritsEUROPE
  • Support member associations in developing and implementing their strategies in the areas of responsible consumption and alcohol and health, and enhancing best practice exchange
  • Devise and draft positions, publications and materials – and effectively communicate these to relevant audiences
  • Preparing and driving relevant committee and working group meetings
  • Reporting on meeting outcomes & recommending and shaping course of action


  • At least 5 years work experience on communications & advocacy-related issues
  • Impeccable and proven drafting skills in English, additional language(s) will be an asset
  • Communications and project managements skills (to manage working relationships with external agencies and different stakeholders)
  • Self-starter and team worker
  • A passion for, and good working knowledge of, the political/regulatory environment affecting the spirits sector

spiritsEUROPE’s mission is to represent the interests of the European spirits sector – producers, importers and distributors. Its membership includes 31 associations and 9 leading international companies.

Applications with a letter of motivation and CV should be addressed to the Director General and submitted to by 31 January 2021. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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