Communication and Marketing Assistant

Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Sep 09

Position description

Under the supervision of the CPMR Executive Director, you will contribute to the internal and external communications and marketing activities of the CPMR, namely:

  • Drafting news articles and press releases, in close liaison with the CPMR policy team and CPMR Geographical Commissions Executive Secretaries;
  • Coordination and drafting of the newsletter of the CPMR;
  • Providing communications support to CPMR events and meetings;
  • Delivering communications-related tasks within several EU projects the CPMR is involved in.


Essential work experience and educational background:

  • Higher education qualifications in a relevant field;
  • A very high level of proficiency or native level of fluency in English is an essential prerequisite;
  • Strong written communication skills;
  • At least one year’s experience of communications related to EU affairs;
  • Knowledge of the functioning of the EU institutions.

Advantageous and desirable experience:

  • Experience of social media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn);
  • Knowledge and/or experience of local and regional government;
  • Knowledge and/or interest in EU policies of particular relevance to local and regional governments (e.g: Cohesion Policy);
  • Experience of EU projects;
  • Proficiency in at least another European language (particularly French) is a strong asset.

DESIRABLE PERSONAL SKILLS | As a person, we expect that you:

  • Have distinctive teamwork and interpersonal skills as well diplomacy, resilience and analytical skills;
  • Are capable of working in a relatively autonomous and structured way but can quickly adapt to and manage unexpected and complex or politically sensitive situations;
  • Have an understanding of intercultural contexts and are able to handle different working cultures;
  • Have a proactive and dynamic attitude to work.

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