Communications and Events Assistant

European Platform for Rehabilitation
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Mar 23

Position description

Expected profile

  • University degree in Communications, Media, Political Science, International Relations or other relevant discipline or equivalent work experience;
  • In-depth understanding of social media and how to run impactful social media campaigns;
  • Experience of website management, particularly WordPress;
  • Experience in developing graphic content for message communication, including infographics;
  • Excellent organisational skills, with ability to work on a variety of tasks simultaneously to a high standard; prioritising and meeting deadlines in an independent manner;
  • Fluent spoken and written English;
  • Fully computer-literate with advanced knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel;
  • Proactive, efficient and motivated, flexible, team-player;
  • Interest in social and disability-related policies, social services;
  • Committed to non-discrimination and equal opportunities for people with disabilities.


  • Creative with visual arts; a good eye for design;
  • Ability to use design software;
  • Ability to edit audiovisual material;
  • Knowledge of the role of communications in EU-funded projects;
  • Experience in event organisation;
  • Knowledge/experience in the social/NGO sector;
  • Understanding of EU social and disability-related issues and the social services/rehabilitation sectors;
  • Working knowledge of other European languages, particularly French.

Role & responsibilities

(under the supervision of the Senior Public Affairs and Community Officer)

  • Create, develop content for and update the EPR and EPR project websites;
  • Write articles for the EPR Newsletter (news from the network), E-bulletins (EU policy and event news);
  • Developing social media content, supporting the annual campaign with visual content; monitoring and posting on social media;
  • Developing and editing audio-visual content for the organisation or for EU projects;
  • Support the gathering and writing up of good practices from the network;
  • Support to organizing and reporting from online events.

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