Communications Manager

Brussels, Belgium
Competitive Salary Dependent on Experience
20 Dec 2017
20 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Full Time


  • Copywriting, editing, proofreading of publications produced by the Association, including: Annual Report, biannual briefing for the EU Presidency, monthly e-newsletter, and all UNIFE-coordinated EU project publications
  • Working with policy colleagues to draft speeches for the Director General 
  • Drafting press releases opinion pieces for newspapers, blogs and trade press. 
  • Developing content across all digital channels: UNIFE website, Twitter, LinkedIn.
  • Media and social media monitoring. Monitor and flag relevant online and twitter news 
  • Maintaining a journalist database and conducting various media relations activities
  • Supporting the needs of the Technical Affairs unit in the dissemination activities of UNIFE-involved European research projects.
  • Supporting the Communications Unit with events and other tasks

About You

  • Work experience or Master’s degree in Journalism, Communications, or Press Relations. 
  • Excellent writing, editing, proofreading skills
  • Ability to translate complex technical issues into clear and concise messages. 
  • Digital native personality and profile.
  • Knowledge of online content strategy and creation
  • Language abilities: Native English speaker with strong English writing abilities. 

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