Policy and Communication Officer

European Union of the Deaf
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
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  • Posted
    May 10

Position description

The European Union of the Deaf (EUD) is a European non-profit making umbrella organisation whose membership comprises National Associations of Deaf people in each of the EU member states. Established in 1985, EUD is the only organisation representing the interests of Deaf Europeans at European level. EUD maintains EU level dialogue with European Union Institutions, in consultation and co-operation with its member National Deaf Associations.

EUD is seeking an efficient Policy and Communication Officer to our Brussels based secretariat, to assist Senior Management Team (Communication, Policy and Projects), but also all the staff.

The ideal candidate is committed to equal opportunities and human rights approach to sign language and deafness, has the technical ability to manage the daily work of a European level organisation, is able to work effectively in written English Competence in Sign Language will be an asset, but people who are aware about Deaf community, culture and willing to learn more will be welcomed too.

The successful candidate will be responsible for creating and administering content on all social media platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter, to build an audience and ensure audience engagement. Whilst creating the content, it’s vital to have the knowledge of the EU politics and laws of human rights. Will be responsible for preparing all reports for website and social media output. The successful candidate may also monitor site metrics, respond to reader comments, and collaborate with creative design.

Deaf people are encouraged to apply for this position.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 27th May 2022.

Application instructions

If you are looking for a new challenge and wish to know more, or to request a detailed job description, then please contact David Hay, Communication and Media Manager – [email protected].

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