Communication Consultant

Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
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  • Posted
    Aug 30

Position description

Deadline: 4 Sep 2018
Duration: 40 working days divided between September and November 2018 (included)
Starting: 10 September 2018
Location: Brussels or homebased
Reports to: Communication consultant
Application deadline: 4 September 2018, midnight CET

EuroMed Rights is looking to recruit an experienced, dynamic professional as Communication consultant to work for a European Union-funded project aimed at enhancing and structuring dialogue between the EU and South Neighbourhood civil society (hereafter named as “MAJALAT”). The position would be a limited consultant contract of 40 working days to be spend from September to November 2018 with heavier workload in November. The work will be home based/teleworking with compulsory presence in Brussels during the event (20-21 November) as well as 5 days prior to the event.

Position summary

The Communication expert plays an integral role in the development of the project’s communication strategy plan and more specifically of the communication/press relations/social media work around Majalat’s Brussels Civil Forum (to be held on 20-21 November 2018 in Brussels). S/he leads and participates in the execution of the communication plan, working in close collaboration with the project coordinator and the communication group (made of communication experts from the 6 partner organisations). S/he follows and feeds the Digital Platform/web side with relevant information linked to the activities of the project. S/he oversees the coherence of the visual identity of the project and will support the partners with drafting reports and/or press releases around the activities of the project.

Essential position functions

  • Support to the setting-up of a unique Digital Platform in close collaboration with technical team;
  • Follow the development of a Digital Platform both content and technical wise including related activities on social media;
  • Actively cultivate and manage media relationships to ensure good coverage of EuroMed Rights’ activities and Consortium members’ activities in the framework of the EU funded project;
  • Cover through Press relations/social media the Majalat’s Bussels Civil Forum organised by EuroMed rights.


  • A university degree in journalism, communications, political sciences or similar experience;
  • Proven expertise with digital platform(s) and with social media (twitter, Facebook, etc.);
  • Previous work experience in the euro-mediterranean region and civil society organisations;
  • Good understanding of media landscape in the EuroMed region;
  • Fluent knowledge (written and oral) in French and English (compulsory). Arabic is a strong asset;
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment;
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Keen attention to details;
  • Good knowledge of e-platforms;
  • Positive attitude, flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.

Application instructions

f you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and motivation letter (in English or French) by Tuesday 4st September 2018, at midnight CET to Leslie Pierrard: [email protected].

Interviews will take place on 12th and 13th september. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Fees will be based on experience.

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