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Copywriter / editor, Brussels



Brussels, Belgium 

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Consulting, Government/Non-Profit


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Job Description:

EUROCITIES, the network of major European cities, is recruiting a communications specialist, editor and copywriter. He/she should start as soon as possible, ideally in September 2020.
You will be responsible for the communication of two European projects: FOOD TRAILS and USER-CHI. FOOD TRAILS is about integrated urban food policies, USER-CHI about charging infrastructure in cities for electric vehicles.
You will work as part of the communications team at the EUROCITIES Brussels office, under supervision of the communications director.
In this role, you will:
  • develop, in cooperation with the project coordinators, a communication plan for the projects and ensure its execution
  • create and edit engaging content for different audiences and multiple channels, including the projects’ websites and social media
  • engage with communities on different social media platforms
  • advise and contribute to the production of the projects’ publications and newsletters
  • write articles, conduct interviews, produce videos and podcasts or oversee their production
  • provide proofreading and editorial services for print and online
  • contribute to an integrated communication of EUROCITIES to maximise the impact of activities
  • present ideas to colleagues and project partners
You have:
  • at least three years of relevant experience in journalism, storytelling, communication
  • a Master’s degree in communications or politics, or another relevant professional education completed
  • full proficiency in English
  • a proven track record as a skilled writer and editor – you work magic with words
  • an eye for design and layout
  • experience with Adobe CS, in particular InDesign
  • experience in professional social media communication
  • creativity
  • problem-solving approach
  • very strong organisation and planning skills
  • experience working autonomously and as part of a team
  • organised & accurate, able to meet deadlines
  • excellent interpersonal and networking skills
  • experience working on several projects at once, sometimes under pressure and often to tight deadlines
  • ability to motivate, to influence, to convince others in different types of situations
  • other languages
  • experience in working with EU funded projects
  • experience in events planning
  • understanding of EU decision making processes and the work of local governments
  • understanding of food and mobility policies
We offer
  • a full-time position in Brussels under Belgian contract
  • an open-ended contract, linked to the duration of the projects (3/4 years)
  • salary according to profile and experience
  • additional benefits (meal vouchers, pension plan, hospitalisation insurance, public transport costs, 13th month, éco-chèques)
  • training opportunities
  • a dynamic international team
  • a fantastic working environment
Applicants are requested to send a letter of motivation, explicitly describing their relevant experience and linking it to the requirements for this position, together with a CV with at least two referees by COB of 19 July 2020 to: Patricia de Wouters, HR coordinator, at jobs@eurocities.eu.
Please send the documents in pdf format and mention ‘Copywriter / editor’ in the subject line.
Interviews will be held in Brussels or online on 22 and 24 July 2020.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. CV and personal data of non-selected candidates are not shared with anyone outside EUROCITIES and will be deleted immediately after the recruitment process. For more information, read our privacy policy.

Employment Type:

Full time
Company Info
Square de Meeus 1 - 1000 Bruxelles
Brussels, Belgium
Phone: 025520863
Web Site: www.eurocities.eu
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