EuroCommerceis a leading European business federation and the principal voice for retail andwholesale in Brussels. We are a dynamic team of 20+ policy and advocacyprofessionals working on a fascinating and diverse set of issues and projects for retailers andwholesalers. We strongly value teamwork in an international and motivating environment. We are currently looking for anEconomist.
TheEconomist works closely withthe Director Generalto develop andcoordinateresearch, datacollection,studies and thought leadership activities of EuroCommerce.
collect relevant market data for retail and wholesale; based on existing public data sources, suchasEurostat,OECD,IMF,etc.andothermoremarketspecificrelatedsources(Nielsen, management consulting firms, GfK, EHI, etc.)
develop and manage partnerships with data providers
develop and update fact-based publications such as the value of retail factbook or our wholesale brochure(seehere)
manage partnerships / external researchwith priority partners such as for example our State of Groceryretailresearch(seehere)
serve a network of economists from national associations (organise meetings, share knowledge, etc.)
provide fact-based supporting evidence for the organisation’s policy and advocacy work
5 to 8 yearsrelevant experience in industry, retail / wholesale,data provider, market research agencyor management consulting firm,ThinkTankor membership based organisation;
Relevant university degree(e.g.,economics,management,business school)and a genuineinterest for the retail and wholesale sector;
ability to handle figures and translate them into communication-friendly material
Proactive and autonomous
ability to develop strong working relations withthe team internally,EuroCommerce members and other stakeholders
Excellent speaking and writing skills in English, other languages are an asset;