Communications & Policy Officer

  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Oct 04

Position description

The primary purpose of this role (80%) is to ensure excellent communication with members, press, and other stakeholders. A key facet of the position is the production of all kinds of communications (visual and written) to ensure a consistent flow of information to Intergraf’s network via a range of communications channels.

The successful candidate will take full responsibility for all communications relating to Intergraf’s General Assembly and accompanying Print Matters for the Future conference (due to take place in Stockholm in May 2021). They will also be responsible for producing Intergraf’s annual Activity Report – both the design and the content (in collaboration with other staff members).

The second field of responsibility (20%) is EU employment and social policy (including social dialogue), as well as EU policy areas relating to the image of print (e.g. inclusion; consumers; digital transition).

Experience and knowledge

  • (Required) Experience in communications management – preferably for a membership association
  • (Required) Experience working in an international environment
  • (Required) An interest in and understanding of the European Union and EU policymaking
  • (Desirable) Knowledge of social dialogue, EU employment and social policy, or EU legislation relating to inclusion, consumers, or the digital transition
  • (Desirable) Experience working on European campaigns

Skills and qualifications

(Required) Very strong written and verbal English skills (native level), with an ability to explain sometimes complex technical issues in simple language

  • (Required) Experience writing and designing engaging communications
  • (Required) Experience using graphical tools (e.g. Adobe CC – particularly InDesign)
  • (Required) Organised, able to meet deadlines, self-driven, and able to autonomously manage multiple tasks as well as work in a team
  • (Required) Good administrative skills (including use of Microsoft Office)
  • (Required) Enthusiastic, flexible, and creative
  • (Required) Good interpersonal skills
  • (Required) Educated to degree level (e.g. in communications, political science, or European affairs)
  • (Desirable) Experience managing websites (e.g. Joomla; WordPress)
  • (Desirable) Experience managing social media (e.g. LinkedIn; Twitter) and confidence online
  • (Desirable) Knowledge of other languages (besides English, the working language)

Full-time position for 6.5 months with travel opportunities (covid-allowing)

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