Internship Public Affairs (m/f/d) in Brussels

  • Contract
  • Belgium
  • Posted 2 months ago


Would you like to boost your career, work on your own projects, take responsibility from an early stage and work in a dynamic environment? In a family-owned company operating throughout Europe, which offers you the chance to get to know political work, interesting tasks and challenges? Do you share our corporate values of respect, commitment and sustainability?

Then we are the right company for you.

We are currently offering an internship for our growing Public Affairs team located in Arnsberg-Müschede and Brussels (in central location in the European quarter) together with flexible working arrangements for the following (somewhat flexible) period: 

  • September 2023 – February 2024

We are looking forward to your application!

Your Tasks & Responsibilities:                

  • Coordinating the day-to-day operations of WEPA’s Public Affairs
  • Attending meetings and drafting reports
  • Monitoring, analysing and reporting on public policy
  • Supporting the creation of WEPA´s Public Affairs profile as well as the implementation of Public Affairs objectives
  • Carrying out external Public Relation activities
  • Participating in relevant events on behalf of WEPA
  • Supporting with management tools the work on a number of projects that resulted from Public Affairs

Your Profile:

Personality:  Good intercultural and interpersonal skills, motivation, organizational skills, strong communication, pro-active self-starter mentality.

Working: Ability to work autonomously as well as in a team, highly self-responsible, driven and structured approach to fulfilling tasks and own projects, solution-oriented mindset, ability to multi-task and work under deadlines.

Experience & Know-how: First professional experience in the field of Public Affairs will be an asset, good knowledge of political institutions and the policy-making process, ability to understand and summarize public policy information and to identify key issues, drafting and writing.

Qualifications: University-level education, preferably in a related field (e.g. in politics, law, economics or management).

Languages: Good skills in written and spoken German and English.

Other: Good MS Office skills.

What else we offer:

Flexible and mobile working: We offer you flexible work (time) models.

Workplace health promotion: We offer a wide range of health activities and cooperation with various fitness studios.

Freedom for creativity: We offer you freedom for creative work.

Attractive remuneration: We pay an attractive basic salary.

Employee support programme: OTHEB will help you with advice and assistance in a wide range of matters.

The benefits shown may vary slightly depending on the position and location.


The WEPA Group is a family business operating throughout Europe and offers sustainable and innovative hygiene solutions that contribute to the well-being of millions of consumers all over Europe every day. With 4,000 employees, we produce hygiene paper products such as toilet paper, towel paper, handkerchiefs and napkins at 13 production sites in Europe.

A sustainable personnel policy has played a central role in this for more than 70 years. 

We consistently invest in the qualification of our employees, point out individual career and development opportunities and promote them. We do this because we are convinced of one thing:

Our employees are and will remain our most important success factor.

Internship Public Affairs (m/f/d) in Brussels – WEPA Karriere


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