Director for Communication

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29 Jun 2017

Copa-Cogeca is recruiting a Director for Communication

His/her main functions will be:

  • Develop Copa-Cogeca professional communication strategies and manage our communication tools to increase the visibility of the EU agriculture sector and help to ensure a viable sector in the future.
  • In collaboration with his/her team and Copa-Cogeca's Policy Advisors, prepare press releases, orginise press conferences, communication events and create policy campaignes.
  • Manage and develop internal communication with member Organisations
  • Ensure full use of communication resources (Copa-Cogeca's website, Agri Info, photo gallery, infographics, prezi, other audio-visual products, etc) as well as developing new tools.
  • Liase with agricultural journalists and top press agencies.
  • Develop, in collaboration with Member Organisations, Copa-Cogeca's communication lobbying activities to influence the EU institutions and external partnes.


  • University degree (B.Sc or M.Sc) in communications, public relations, journalism or related field.
  • A strong understanding of CAP and other European policies are essential.
  • Minimun 3 years of professional experience in the agricultural sector at European level.
  • Proficency English, both written and spoken and fluency in French are required. Other European Union language(s) are an advantage.
  • Very good sense of team spirit and team coordinator.
  • Strong written skills and efficient communicator.

Please send your CV and motivation letter (EN or FR) by e-mail by 23rd June to:

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