Communications Manager (maternity cover)

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25 Nov 2018

About Eurodad: The European Network on Debt and Development (Eurodad) works for social justice and an end to global poverty by advocating for transformative yet specific changes to the global financial system, and to democratise global economic governance. We work in close cooperation with our 47 member organisations and allies from the Global South to build powerful coalitions for change. Our current work includes stopping the multinational tax dodging that costs developing countries hundreds of billions of dollars every year; introducing global rules that will put an end to damaging debt crises; and making sure overseas aid and private investment contribute to real development in the poorest countries in the world.

Candidates are encouraged to visit our website: and subscribe to our Development Finance Watch newsletter for further information. A summary of our 2015-19 Strategy is here.

Role Purpose

The purpose of this role is to lead Eurodad’s communications work. This means implementing our Communications Strategy, and updating it if necessary. You will manage relationships with our key media contacts and will be responsible for making all of our external products – including our website, newsletter, social media, briefings and reports – as influential as possible. This will include devising and implementing outreach plans and advising authors on style and structure so that our outputs are read, understood and used by our target audiences.

You also will play a central role in the development and expansion of the Eurodad network, and will devise and deliver a communications and advocacy toolkit for a range of organisations.

Responsible for overall quality control of all communications products, you will undertake significant editing in English as well as helping build the capacity of all Eurodad staff. You will manage a small team, which is currently composed of this position, a Senior Communications Officer and Communications Assistant, but will also work closely with a range of Eurodad policy, advocacy and fundraising staff and with advocacy and communications professionals across the network.

In addition you will support the implementation of Eurodad’s fundraising strategy by using your strong writing skills to edit and redraft proposals and reports.

The successful candidate will be an excellent written communicator, with first-class English drafting and editing skills, including structuring written material clearly. He/she will be experienced in writing to a variety of audiences and communicating technical material easily and effectively. They will be used to building relations and working effectively with a wide variety of media contacts.

They will have very strong project management skills – with experience of driving forward the implementation of strategies and workplans. They will also be passionate and highly motivated to work on development finance issues as part of Eurodad’s multinational team.

You can find more information about the role by accessing the job description here

This is a Brussels-based, maternity cover 1-year contract (from January  2019 to December 2019). Competitive salary depending on skills and experience. Attractive benefits package including a private hospitalisation, dental and ambulatory insurance (DKV), travel insurance, meal-, eco- and giftvouchers and contribution to a private pension plan.

Deadline for applications is Sunday 25 November at 23h59 CET.

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