Communication Assistant

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25 Apr 2018

Communication Assistant

IPEC Europe is looking for a Communication Assistant to support communication strategy and internal/external events activities, 1 year contract with possibility for a long term contract after the one year term.

IPEC Europe, the International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council Europe, is a not-for-profit association gathering suppliers and users of excipients in Europe. We are a unique forum for members to exchange good practices and to develop harmonised standards for pharmaceutical excipients.

For additional information, please refer to our website:

Job Description:

  • Support the Executive Manager and/or Senior Advisor with communication activities;
  • Contribute in developing and implementing new communication activities and projects;
  • Support web redesign and maintenance including analytics;
  • Set up/Design and maintain event registration website for annual event and webinars;
  • Coordinate the organisation of the annual event and support participation to external events;
  • Define strategy to promote IPEC Europe events and projects;
  • Update and produce content for IPEC Europe social media pages and newsletter;
  • Prepare press releases and/or news alerts as instructed by Executive Manager and/or Senior Advisor;
  • Report to Executive Manager;
  • Varied administrative duties as required.


  • Master degree in Communication or equivalent experience;
  • At least one first professional experience in a similar position;
  • Fluent in English (native speaker level) and proficient in French, other languages an asset;
  • Outstanding writing skills in English;
  • Highly computer literate: MS Office suite; web content management system (CMS), social media;
  • Operational knowledge of design, video editing tools and basic knowledge of publishing software are an asset;
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Detail-oriented;
  • Ability to synthesise and translate complex issues into clear and concise messages;
  • Willing to work in a small but dynamic structure.

IPEC offers:

  • One-year full-time contract (38h per week); with high possibility of long term contract after one year term;
  • Lunch vouchers;
  • Pension scheme;
  • Hospitalisation insurance;
  • Contribution to transport costs;
  • Opportunity to initiate projects and be pro-active;
  • Develop experience in digital communications, social media;
  • Practical knowledge on running a member-based association in the pharma excipient sector.

How to apply:

  • Send a CV and a one-page cover letter in English to at the latest by 30 April 2018;
  • Email subject should read “Application: Communication Assistant”;
  • Starting date: as soon as possible;
  • Legal eligibility to work in the EU is a must;
  • Only applications providing the information as requested will be taken into consideration;
  • Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview;

IPEC Europe is an equal opportunity employer, which supports diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, ethnicity, nationality, gender, age, disability or sexual orientation.

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