Communication Manager

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29 Mar 2018
EERA is looking for a Communication Manager to support the related activities of EERA office located in Brussels EU district.
She/he will be integrated in the secretariat, composed of 5 permanent staff and 6 staff delegated from member organisations.
Key Activities
  • Carry out the development and implementation of EERA’s communication, dissemination and social media strategies, supported by effective communications plans, tools and actions both for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Support the consistent implementation of EERA branding;
  • Implement event communication campaigns and standardize communication processes around EERA events;
  • Support the creation, edition and management of EERA’s communication tools, including but not limited to EERA website content, newsletter, social media, publications;
  • Contribute to written and multimedia content creation in digital channels;
  • Act as reference person for communications activities within the EERA community, informing and involving other EERA member organizations as needed;
  • Provide communication assistance and guidance to the EERA Joint Programmes;
  • Support the communication work packages of EU funded projects;
  • Maintain the organization’s database of media contacts and identifying gaps in the organization’s stakeholders contacts;
  • Identify opportunities for press coverage around events and specific publications.
  • Support the Secretary General in the management of the organisation. 
General Requirements
  • Master’s degree or equivalent and a minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience;
  • Understand audiovisual aspects of event and media production: operational knowledge of web content management systems and related Internet tools, and/or elements of design, video editing tools and basic knowledge of publishing software are all assets;
  • Proficient computer skills: excellent practice of MS-Office, social media, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English; knowledge of French highly appreciated; knowledge of other European languages is an asset;
  • Knowledge of European media landscape and established network amongst Brussels-based media is an asset;
  • Ability to synthesize and translate complex issues into clear and concise messages on a range of renewable energy issues;
  • Strong proof reading and editing skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Attention to detail and ability for multi-tasking;
  • Flexible and able to work under strict deadlines with the ability to set priorities;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and willingness to work in a highly interactive team;
  • Tactful, diplomatic and non-judgmental, able to relate to people in all situations;
  • Appetite for international/multi-cultural environments;
  • Sense of humor is an asset;
  • Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the EU.
Terms of the contract
  • Starting date is as soon as possible
  • Unlimited contract duration (Contrat à durée indéterminée) under Belgian law
  • Work Location is 72, rue de Namur, 1000 Brussels
  • Please send your CV and motivation letter (in pdf format) to Ms. Roberta Giaimo, mentioning “Application EERA Communication Manager” by 8 April 2018, 22h00.
  • The motivation letter (1-page maximum) should highlight your reasons for applying and your credentials for the position.
  • The selection of the candidate will be based upon the merit principle.

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