Communication & Events Officer

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Job Location

Expiration Date

22 Jul 2018

Applications closing date: 22.07.2018
Location: Brussels
Hours: Full-time
Start date: 27.08.2018

About Clerens Consulting

With over 20 years of experience in Brussels, Clerens Consulting (CC) is specialised in advising enterprises of all sizes on business development opportunities.
CC's primary objective is to provide key professional services to European and global enterprises, business associations, and individual membership organisations.
We are focused on providing support to European Associations but we offer as well a multitude of business and communication services.

Position summary

The Communication & Events Officer is in charge of managing communications activities for different CC clients, with a special focus on trade associations in the energy and environment sector.

Main duties:

  • Oversee internal and external communication activities and proactively identify new opportunities for Clerens Consulting
  • Organise events from a logistical and communications standpoint
  • Liaise with clients and members, being their main contact points for communication activities     
  • Draft articles, reports, presentations, and other communications material
  • Cultivate and manage media relationships to ensure coverage of clients activities
  • Organise, coordinate, and actively participate in internal meetings
  • Manage, design, edit and print processes for publications
  • Manage and update clients website, social media, databases, and mailing lists
  • Perform administrative tasks as needed

Requirements and competencies:

  • Strong passion for communications, interest in learning about energy and environment topics
  • A minimum of 2 years of previous relevant experience in an consultancy, EU association or similar
  • University or advanced degree
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. French is a plus. Office language is English
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines, work in a fast-paced environment, and effectively prioritise workload
  • MS Office proficient (Excel, Word and PowerPoint); proficiency with other software (database management, Wordpress, the Adobe package…) and social media
  • Pragmatic, ability to take initiative and independently plan to meet deadlines
  • Self-starter, positive attitude, flexible, team player, sense of humour
  • Availability to travel occasionally within Europe

We offer:

  • A stimulating and dynamic international environment
  • Opportunities to develop skills and understanding of the fast-moving energy sector
  • A remuneration package suited to your experience

Please send your CV and motivation letter to Mr Patrick Clerens at, indicating “Clerens Consulting - Communication and Events Officer” in the subject line.

Due to the expected high number of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.


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