EU Crypto Lead – Public Affairs (Brussels / London)

Cicero/amo is looking for a dynamic EU Crypto Lead to join our EU Public Affairs team, based in either London or Brussels.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and continuing to build client accounts in the crypto/blockchain sector. The role will be in a fast-moving entrepreneurial environment, helping our clients stay on top of the busy EU legislative and policy landscape.

We are open to discussing flexible working opportunities on full-time or part-time basis. The team location and client delivery is in Brussels, however we will consider candidates based in London.

Cicero/amo is an integrated communications agency based in London, Brussels and Dublin and is part of one of Havas Group, one of the world’s largest communications groups. Cicero/amo provides EU Public Affairs capabilities to a breadth of clients across a wide range of sectors such as Financial Services, Digital and Technology, Sustainability, Energy and Environmental issues in addition to Competition and Trade.

Key responsibilities:

  • Key support to Managing Director of the EU Public Affairs team, taking the lead role for the crypto/blockchain sector.
  • Taking an active role in developing and winning new business opportunities; for example, playing a key role in pitches, request for pitch documents, identifying and converting prospective new business targets and marketing activity.
  • Providing senior strategic counsel to clients, taking full responsibility for managing your account handling and account delivery.
  • Developing and managing strategic and creative public affairs campaigns (legislative and non-legislative).
  • Developing junior members of team (Account Executive and Senior Account Executive line management).
  • Helping to develop Cicero/amo’s external presence and marketing; particularly in the Crypto, Financial Services, FinTech and Digital sectors.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 6+ years’ experience – including some consultancy experience, client and or team handling/management.
  • Expert knowledge and experience of the EU legislative and policy landscape is essential.
  • Extensive experience in assisting clients with crypto asset issues.
  • Experience in crypto, financial and commodity markets, lead strategy, policy development.
  • Commercially knowledgeable with proven new business involvement (for example pitch preparation and participation).
  • Experience of developing and executing complex strategic EU public affairs campaigns.
  • A “get up and go” and proactive attitude.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • The working language of the office is English, an additional language would be an asset.
  • Proven management skills with the desire to manage junior members of the team on best practice and mentorship.
  • Excellent relationship building skills.
  • A strategic and entrepreneurial mind-set.
  • Cultural values; courage, innovation, collaboration, expertise and openness.


Equal opportunities

At Cicero/amo, we pride ourselves on being committed to offering equal opportunities to all potential employees and have zero tolerance for discrimination. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants irrespective of age, sex, race, ethnicity, disability, and other factors that have no bearing on an individual’s ability to perform their job.

Due to high volume of applications, only eligible or matching candidates will be contacted by us.