Promoting Ideas to Those Who Can Make Them a Reality
Lobbyists are usually hired by an association, corporation, or non-profit organization to convince government members to make a decision that would benefit the organization or company they are representing. Lobbyists are found in all countries but in the US they are concentrated in Washington DC, in Europe, the center of European policy-making, Brussels, is a major hub for lobbyists seeking to influence the rules affecting the 500 million citizens of the EU.
As a lobbyist you will perform tasks like:
Monitor, research and analyze legislation;
Attend legislative hearings;
Reach out to government policymakers;
Use communication tools to promote ideas to the public and policy-makers.