Communications Officer

European Association for Local Democracy (ALDA)
  • Location
    Vicenza, Italy
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
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  • Posted
    Apr 03

Position description

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Writing, editing, and translating texts for several outputs (website, publications, newsletter, etc.);
  • Managing web and social media content;
  • Supporting media relations, including writing and disseminating press releases, statements, and increasing the media contact database;
  • Supporting communications with the members of the organization, and timely updating databases;
  • Representing ALDA during meetings and conferences, giving speeches when required, liaising with a wide set of stakeholders;
  • Liaising and negotiating with suppliers, partners, project managers;
  • Supporting all requested communication and day-to-day activities in the office;
  • Supporting ad hoc needs, based on the work of a fast-paced, flexible organization.


Skills and abilities needed:

  • Highly motivated, result-driven person;
  • Flexibility, eagerness to learn quickly;
  • Ability to work under pressure respecting tight deadlines;
  • Communication skills, especially in multicultural, complex environments;
  • Ability to work in team and autonomously, with a pleasant and respectful behavior;
  • Creativity, initiative, respect for hierarchy are equally needed.

Education, languages and tools:

  • University degree in communications, journalism or similar;
  • Excellent knowledge of English (both written and spoken) is required, as well as very good knowledge of French and/or Italian; any other languages are an asset;
  • Interest in local democracy, participatory and active citizenship, and European projects;
  • Proficient use of Office Suite, internet, email, social networks. Web and graphic tools knowledge are an asset;
  • Previous experience in international organisations and/or managing similar tasks highly advantageous.

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