political affairs officer


Political affairs officers analyse developments in foreign politics and other policy matters, monitor conflicts and consult on mediation measures, as well as other developmental strategies. They write reports to ensure communication with governmental bodies, and develop policies and implementation methods.

Alternative label

  • political aide

  • campaigner

  • political consultant

  • political advisor

  • prime minister adviser

  • political campaign officer

  • president adviser

  • advocacy and political affairs officer

  • political-military affairs officer

  • senior political affairs officer

  • lobbyist

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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