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TRAINEESHIP OFFICE ADMINISTRATION and EVENTS
Liberty Global is the world’s largest international TV and broadband company with operations in more than 30 countries across Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. We invest in the infrastructure that empowers our customers to make the most of the digital revolution. Our scale and commitment to innovation enables us to develop market-leading products delivered through next-generation networks that connect our 29 million customers who subscribe to over 59 million television, broadband internet and telephony services. We also serve 11 million mobile subscribers and offer WiFi service across seven million access points.
In Europe, Liberty Global operates in 11 countries under the consumer brands Virgin Media, Unitymedia, Telenet and UPC, and has a Joint Venture with Vodafone in the Netherlands under the brand name VodafoneZiggo.
Since 1999, Liberty Global has a permanent representative office located in the heart of the Brussels European quarter. We use this office and presence as a base for ongoing dialogue to the European Commission, Members of the European Parliament, and the EU competition authority on major regulatory and public policy issues we face, and in order to manage our relationships with key EU trade associations. For more information about the company please visit www.libertyglobal.com
We wish to appoint an Trainee for Office Administration and Events, working with the Brussels Office staff. This is a full-time position (35 hours a week).
Description: Assist the Brussels Public Policy Team
Duration: 6 months with possibility of extending the contract 1 time
Starting Date: 1 February 2018
Responsible for office logistics, including: ordering of stationery and other equipment, invoice payments, contracts with suppliers, relationship with building owners and with suppliers
Support the Head of Office and staff with diary management (internal and external meetings)
Prepare expense payment forms and make travel arrangements for Brussels’ office staff
Archiving, updating and maintaining files and electronic project databases for the office
Manage the office space, including support the organisation of internal meetings, including setting up the office, prepare material/equipment needed, etc. including video-calls.
Organisation and logistics of all external events in Brussels
Updating the Brussels contact database on a regular basis
Taking minutes at internal meetings of the Brussels public policy team
Proof-reading and formatting documents and powerpoint slides for internal and external distribution
The ideal candidate would
Hold a relevant degree
Be fluent in English (verbally with excellent writing skills), and French or Dutch.
Be digitally savvy and have excellent command of Microsoft Office programs, in particular Powerpoint
Be a team player who can work proactively and independently.
Strong motivational skills/ability to work in a small team, independence and strong attention to detail
Be open to the challenge of working in an international telecoms and media company
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