Online Communication Officer

  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Oct 08

Position description

Bruegel is the leading European think tank specialising in economics. Established in 2005, Bruegel is independent and non-doctrinal. Its mission is to improve the quality of economic policy with open and fact-based research, analysis and debate. We are committed to impartiality, openness and excellence. Bruegel’s membership includes EU Member State governments, international corporations and institutions.

Bruegel is looking for a highly motivated Online Communication Officer to join its team. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the Head of Communications and Events, ideally starting to work by the beginning of November 2019.

The duration of the contract is initially of two years with the possibility to extend it by mutual agreement. The contract is full time and the gross monthly salary is going to be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Bruegel offers also a series of benefits such as lunch vouchers, hospitalisation insurance and other benefits.


  • Update website content
  • Support website and online tool development
  • Support online outreach through various channels, including social media
  • Sub-edit and lay out Bruegel publications
  • Monitor and analyse Bruegel’s online outreach
  • Support online tools for content such as graphs and charts


  • Higher education degrees in IT/Graphic design/Communication or similar is strongly desirable but can be compensated by extensive relevant professional experience;
  • Highly motivated and self-organised;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; friendly and open to numerous interactions with staff and online provider outlets;
  • Willingness to work on different tasks depending on the needs of the communication team;
  • Proficiency in English both oral and written. Knowledge of other European languages would be an asset;
  • Knowledge of the European institutional environment would be a plus;
  • Able to research, collate, analyse and summarise information;
  • Highly skilled in Content Management Systems (CMS), specifically WordPress;
  • Highly skilled in Adobe InDesign and Illustrator;
  • Experience in managing databases and customer relationship management (CRM) such as Salesforce is strongly desirable;
  • Knowledge of HTML coding is an asset;
  • Knowledge of data visualisation is an asset.

Bruegel aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the ground of race, colour, nationality, religion, ethnic or national origins, gender, marital status, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, disability or chronic illness.

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