Media officer

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Expiration Date

02 Feb 2019

Your missions:

General Objectives

The overall mission of the incumbent will be the distribution and promotion of Euronews’ sponsored magazines in Europe and world-wide on-air, online and on multi-media platforms, including social media. 

The primary objective is to identify regular and occasional take-up and redistribution opportunities for Euronews’ magazines in media outlets around the globe. 

They are also responsible for identifying opportunities for press coverage around Euronews' activities and events and for disseminating information to the media representatives

The Media Officer is hierarchically attached to the Head of Media Relations, in dotted-line to the Head of Brussels bureau and to the Head of Distribution for specific assignments.

The incumbent will be required to travel occasionally to Euronews’ Headquarters in Lyon and also internationally.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Develop effective and tailor-made distribution and promotion strategies for selected magazines, targeting a wide-array of audiences and media platforms world-wide
  • Establish and partnerships and efficiently communicate with television channels, web-sites, multi-media platforms and specialized media
  • Web and social media: promote and inform about the magazines in question , manage and administrate their visibility on all social media platforms and you tube, in collaboration with the new-media department
  • Liaise with the magazine production service and the technical services (duplication service)
  • Draft regular progress reports about the distribution of the assigned magazines; establish audience reports in cooperation with the Head of Research ; prepare presentations for the annual meeting with the magazine’s sponsors
  • Represent Euronews and promote the magazines on selected and relevant media and content forums and conferences
  • Under the supervision of the Head of Brussels bureau,  look for opportunities to strengthen Euronews’ relations with the European institutions and other partners
  • Develop media contacts and generate idea to gain more media coverage for Euronews
  • Draft press releases and other press materials
  • Draft a weekly newsletter
  • Inform the public and press contacts about events and initiatives
  • Provide support to promote initiatives to increase the awareness of the company at a European level

Training required :

  • University degree or equivalent in communication, marketing, journalism

Professional experiences :

  • 1-3 years relevant professional experience in the media, private or public sector
  • Some basic experience in the audiovisual and media industry

Required profile :

  • Languages: excellent spoken and written command of English, good spoken and written command of French, additional languages are an advantage
  • IT tools: Excellent knowledge of office suite and of web-marketing tools
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Capable to be a team player in a diverse and multi-lingual and multi-cultural environment
  • Capable of working independently, pro-actively and to be a self-starter
  • Persuasion, tenacity and perseverance
  • Attention to detail and able to work with and respect deadlines
  • Be well-organized and capable to rigorously plan own work

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