Communication Officer

The European Students’ Union (ESU) is looking for a creative and dynamic team player to fill the position of Communications Officer at its headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.

General Conditions: 1 year contract under Belgian Law, possibility of extension. Full-time position (37.5h per week). The selected candidate must have the legal requirements to work in Belgium.

Deadline for applications: 11/01/2021 at noon.

Interviews: 3rd week of January 2021.

Starting date: Mid February 2021.

Profile of the candidate: A team player that is able to work within a multicultural environment. Must be flexible and able to stick to tight deadlines. Can expect occasional travel to attend the major events of the organisation and project meetings.

Areas of work:

  • Updating and implementing ESU’s Communications strategy; Promoting ESU events, projects, publications, campaigns, statements and policies to other stakeholders (NGOs, relevant EU institutions, policy makers, etc) and the wider public 

  • Collaborating with partner organisations in different Work Packages; dissemination of European projects (Erasmus+, Horizon2020, CoE)

  • Writing articles and compiling information for ESU’s website and external newsletter

  • Liaising with relevant media and related institutions; writing and sending Press Releases when relevant in coordination with the Presidency and EC teams

  • Moderating internal and external email lists and intranet

  • Organising events with other ESU staff or elected representatives 

  • Social Media Management

  • Producing graphic materials (mainly for the website and social media): photos, videos, infographics

  • Proofreading of documents produced by members of the Board/EC/other staff members

  • Regularly updating ESU’s website

Role posted - 2020-12-08T08:50:34Z 9:50am, 8th Dec 2020 CET