Communication Assistant GB From March until September (h/f)
An international non-profit association based in Brussels
The Interim Communications Officer reports directly to the Head of Communications.
This position will involve:
Develop corporate publications such as corporate brochures, country fact sheets, posters and other print material in collaboration with external suppliers.
Support the Communication Officer with the generation of content (e.g. success stories, interviews, articles, etc) for press releases, newsletters and online channels.
Coordinate audio-visual projects such as corporate videos in collaboration with external suppliers.
Upload scientific publications on the website, management of the final action publication library.
Promote events to defined target groups (establishment of partnerships, communication and logistics of events, administrative follow up).
Supervise proactively marketing gift stock. Upon request, supply external stakeholders with material.
Support the Communication Officer in updating the website and managing social media channels.
Realisation of corporate and multimedia presentations for management.
Coordinate agencies, freelancers and other suppliers and handle the administration related to the above-mentioned responsibilities (purchase orders, invoices, etc.).
Candidates should demonstrate the following competencies:
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE Master’s Degree preferably in Journalism, Marketing, Communications and/or Public Relations.
Recognised minimum 3 years’ experience in communication, preferably in a science or European Affairs based environment.
A strong added value is the knowledge of the European Research and Innovation policy, landscape and agenda.
Familiarity with national research structures, institutions and stakeholders.
High standard of spoken and written English, knowledge of other European languages appreciated.
Proven and demonstrable experience of drafting, editing and producing texts, articles and publications, ideally corporate publications.
Proven and demonstrable competencies with social media platforms (such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube), etc.
Good working knowledge of MS Office systems and web 2.0 tools; and preferably desktop publishing software (Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop).
Excellent organisational skills, continuous commitment to efficiency and accountability.
Good inter-personal skills and communication skills within a multi-national context, including diplomacy, discretion and confidentiality.
Demonstrated ability to balance multiple tasks and work well independently and collaboratively.
Flexibility and adaptability to the changing environment.
Positive, initiative taking and get it done attitude.
Salary and Benefits
A temporary assigment from March untill mid-September 2019 .to support the implementation of the company's communication strategy with a focus on the development of corporate publications, video productions and generation of digital content.