Communication Officer for EU Projects

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Expiration Date

28 Jan 2019

Applications closing date: 28.01.2019
Location: Brussels
Hours: Full-time
Start date: February 2019

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 Officer for EU Projects is in charge of managing communications activities under EU-funded projects.

Main duties:

  • Act as the contact point on behalf of the organisation within the project consortium and the internal project team members
  • Draft articles, reports, presentations, and other communications material
  • Manage, design, edit and print processes for publications
  • Development and organisation of project related events
  • Coordinate and actively participate in meetings and events
  • Reporting on project meetings and relevant workshops
  • Manage and update websites, social media, databases, and mailing lists
  • Perform administrative tasks as needed

Requirements and competencies:

  • A minimum of 2 years of previous experience in an consultancy or EU association working with EU-funded projects preferably in energy / environment areas
  • Knowledge of EU funding programmes (such as Horizon 2020 and Connecting Europe Facility…), Grants and Procurement notices (service contracts) and some experience within project management and implementation
  • Proficiency with MS Office and Social Media. Familiarity with InDesign, Photoshop and Canva
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. German or French is a plus.
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines, work in a fast-paced environment, and effectively prioritise workload
  • University or advanced degree
  • Availability to travel within Europe in the framework of project activities

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 a motivation letter and CV (max. 1 page each) by email in English at noting “Communication Officer” in the subject line.
Preselected candidate will be asked to perform a 2 hours online test on Wednesday 30 January 2019 at 10.00 am (Brussels time). Interviews will take place online or in person on Thursday 31 January 2019 and Friday 1 February 2019.

Please note that due to the expected high number of applications longer or incomplete applications will not be taken into account.

Be aware that applications are reviewed continuously upon arrival; therefore application as soon as possible is advisable.

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