Communication Assistant

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Expiration Date

23 Jun 2019

Caritas Europa is hiring a full-time Communication Assistant under a Belgian contract Convention d’Immersion Professionnelle. Read the full vacancy on our website.


  • Haute Ecole/University graduate in communications or related field;
  • Fluency, oral and written, in English. Fluency in French, German or other European languages is an asset. Working language is English;
  • Developed organisational skills with a sense of initiative;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • IT and computer skills in usual Windows applications;
  • Experience with Adobe graphic design applications (in particular InDesign);
  • Social media management skills;
  • Web editing skills – knowledge of Wordpress CMS is an added value;
  • Experience in producing materials for the online environment – notably social media – with photo and video editing tools;
  • Experience working within or with the Caritas network or other civil society organisations is an asset.

Key tasks

The assistant will assist the Communication Unit in:

  1. layouting publications;
  2. setting up an online communication schedule covering all social media channels and website;
  3. keeping Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr up to date;
  4. producing visual elements to support and enhance Caritas Europa’s social media profile;
  5. maintaining the Caritas Europa website;
  6. keeping analytics of Caritas Europa’s online presence;
  7. keeping track of media presence;
  8. the preparation of events;
  9. researching new online communication tools and techniques;
  10. identifying media contacts.


The preferred duration of the position is 9 months, but exceptions may be made. The minimum duration, however, is no less than 6 months. We are looking to fulfil this position as soon as possible.

How to apply

Please submit a motivation letter (max 1 page) and your CV to, mentioning in the subject “Communication Assistant”, by Monday 24 June 2019.

Due to the large volume of applications, we can only respond to those candidates who are shortlisted for an interview. We thank in advance all applicants for their interest in this offer.

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