Press Officer Eastern Europe

Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists & Democrats in the European Parliament
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Apply by
    Sep-15-2017
  • Posted
    Aug 28

Position description

The Press Officer is at the disposal of the Members of the S&D Group in the European Parliament and will be responsible for diverse tasks related to the activities of the Group, such as:

  • Identification of press-relevant topics and proposing media initiatives and communication initiatives;
  • Drafting of press releases for S&D Members and their activities in line with the Group priorities;
  • Briefing of journalists and organisation of interviews and various press events;
  • Regular contact with the Brussels press corps as well as Eastern European and International press;
  • Close cooperation with the various media teams of the unit and the S&D Press and Communications Department;
  • Good writing and drafting skills and editing of articles and op-eds for publication in the press;
  • Regular provision of material for the S&D Group´s website;
  • Follow press-relevant national political developments in Eastern Europe for the S&D Group.

Qualifications

  • be a national of an EU member state;
  • must have a diploma certifying successful completion of at least three year’s university studies and subsequent professional experience of at least two years;
  • good writing and drafting skills and editing of articles and op-eds for publication in the press;
  • very good knowledge of Community mechanisms and European institutions, in particular a good knowledge of European political systems and Eastern European political systems in particular.

Knowledge of languages:

  • For working purposes, a thorough knowledge of English and/or French is required;
  • Knowledge of other official languages of the European Union will be taken into account in particular Eastern European languages.

Application instructions

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