Junior Communications & Advocacy Officer

Allied for Startups
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 08

Position description

Allied for Startups is looking for a Junior Communications and Advocacy Officer - We’re looking for a startupper: a self-starter, independent, motivated and tech-savvy individual, who wants to kick-start their career in the digital policy space & advocacy. As our communications and advocacy officer, your main tasks will be to build bridges between policy makers, startups, and industry, thereby setting the scene and building the backbone of impactful policy campaigns through research and writing, and building connections. Ideally, the candidate has first-hand experience in the Brussels policy space, specifically in tech and digital policy and a curiosity for startups and innovation. We are looking for someone who is curious, has a positive and can-do attitude while demonstrating a sense of political acumen, humour, and team spirit!

About the position:

The position consists of a 12-month Fellowship (Convention d’immersion professionnelle) with the possibility of extension. Your main responsibilities will be to coordinate the communications activities, develop a social media strategy and manage AFS’ social media accounts, content creation and visuals. In addition, you will support the policy team in monitoring policy that affects tech startups.


  • Be a self-starting policy communications enthusiast;
  • An independent & creative thinker;
  • Excellent language skills in English;
  • Emotional intelligence and strong interpersonal skills are a must;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the European policy decision-making process;
  • Previous experience in communications and advocacy is a plus;
  • Demonstrates skills to lead organisational and administrative tasks;
  • Hold a bachelors’ degree;
  • Must be an EU national.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and run the communications and advocacy activities, create content and develop a social media strategy;
  • Contribute to further positioning and advocacy efforts, such as campaigns;
  • Play a proactive role in everyday operations and logistics.

Application instructions

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