Social Media and Communications Specialist

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07 Dec 2021

Join our team as a Social Media and Communications Specialist !

We are looking for someone to:

  • Operate EEIP EU projects websites and social media channels
  • Grow the audiences and drive engagement to increase conversions (like, share, clicks)

Your main tasks:

Improve effectiveness

  • Establishment of content flow of relevant, easily accessible messages on a variety of subjects and through various communication channels
  • Identification of action-specific audiences and stakeholders (influencers, multipliers)
  • Identification of content (process & tools)
  • Creation of posts (incl. visuals), press releases, press kits, newsletters and related marketing materials
  • Tracking, reporting and adjusting communications activities based on outcomes

Improve efficiency

  • Cross-posting, third party engagement, automated posts
  • Use of hashtags & tagging of users’ handles (identification and application)


  • Identification and use of new tools in existing social media channels
  • Identification, development and implementation of further audience-specific social media and communication channels  


  • Innovative social media channels (e.g. the ones using blockchain)
  • Innovative social experience (e.g. VR)


  • Build and operate a “social media practitioner group” (members: social media contacts at EU project partners) / objective: learn from good practice, build relationships to motivate participation in social media activities and data gathering for reporting
  • Add key contacts to CRM (costumer relationship management)
  • Monitor and report the results (EU projects and EEIP)

Your profile:

  • At least 3-year relevant working experience in communications, dissemination and event organization
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, Adobe tools, Canva and similar
  • Experience with mass mailing tools and social media marketing
  • Fluency in written and spoken English plus knowledge of another EU language is a plus
  • Ability to work individually as well as collaboratively as part of a small, multicultural team
  • Proactive approach
  • Knowledge of EU energy policy and EU-funded projects is considered an asset

Role description:

  • Member of the Project Office, report to the PO Lead
  • Lead on projects’ social media activities, websites and communication activities
  • Lead on 1-2 EU projects
  • Support EU projects: Communication and Dissemination strategy development and deliverables
  • Support event organization cross EU projects

We offer:

  • Full-time, permanent contract as from January 2022
  • Flexible working conditions
  • A multidisciplinary and multicultural working environment within an organization dedicated to supporting and promoting energy transition

Please send your application, containing:

  • curriculum vitae (mandatory)
  • 1-page letter of motivation (mandatory)
  • work sample: social media profile/ visual branding/ writing sample etc. - be creative! (optional)

by 10 December to: with reference “Social Media and Communications Specialist”. Please note that the applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, interviews can start before the application deadline.

EEIP is keen on ensuring that its work includes people regardless of colour, gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, origin, disability or age. Candidate’s personal data are processed as required by Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data.


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