Communication Officer

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24 Jun 2018

Communication Officer - Junior position

Start: mid-July 2018

Slow Food is a global movement that promotes good, clean & fair food for all. The post-holder will be responsible for the communication work of the Brussels office & contribute to the development & implementation of the communication strategy in Europe. For more information on our work in Europe, please visit our website. 

Responsibilities

  • create dynamic content
  • contribute to the website, social media work & newsletter
  • build on existing press work & reinforce media presence in Brussels
  • coordinate communication activities with colleagues in Europe & with Brussels-based NGOs
  • provide support in the organisation of events

Skills

  • relevant field of study
  • at least 1 year of work experience in the field
  • excellent English language written skills (native speaker or equivalent); additional language skills are a plus
  • keen interest in writing & ability to translate complex issues into compelling material
  • proficiency working with social media
  • experience with communication work on advocacy
  • experience working with WordPress & other cloud applications
  • experience with designing & creating communication strategies
  • self-driven with a positive outlook, a clear focus on high quality, creativity & flexibility
  • able to juggle different tasks simultaneously & to meet deadlines
  • able to respond to urgent issues, willing to travel on occasional basis

We offer

  • a worthy cause to advocate for
  • work in a dynamic environment on a wide range of topics
  • being part of a worldwide movement with the possibility to give your ideas
  • space for personal development

Terms of employment

One-year contract with possibility of extension. Preferred start date: July 15th. The gross salary is in line with that of an NGO, on the basis of the full-time job.

APPLICATION

Please send (in English):

  1. your CV 
  2. your cover letter
  3. two samples of written work
  4. imagine we are sending a letter to Commissioner Hogan outlining our position on the new CAP. Please suggest a communication plan considering the target audiences, tools & channels you would use to communicate on it (max. 1 page).

by e-mail at europa@slowfood.it with the subject “Application: Communication Officer”, by Sunday June 24th 2018 at 23.50 (CET).

Job interviews will be scheduled at the end of June/beginning of July. Due to limited resources, only candidates selected for interview will receive a reply.

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