Communications Manager

The European Railway Industries

www.unife.org
Closing date 27 September 2019
Location Brussels
Position type Permanent
Role Communications
Education
Experience
Salary
Benefits

Job description

Position:

The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced manager with the ability to handle a number of diverse projects and tasks dealing with UNIFE’s online communications and media relations.


Responsibilities
  • Drafting articles and press releases together with colleagues from the various units;
  • Answering media queries and liaising with relevant journalists;
  • Identifying media interview opportunities;
  • Copywriting, editing, proofreading of publications produced by the Association‚Ė™Developing content across all digital channels: UNIFE website, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.;
  • Developing and coordinating publications;
  • Coordinating conferences and other events, including preparation and organisation of the event, liaison with organisers and speakers, promotion of the event and event reporting.
 
Profile
  • Native English speaker with strong English writing abilities;
  • Work Experience: Minimum 1-2 years work experience in Communications, Press Relationsor Journalism;
  • Education: Master’s degree or equivalent experience in a related field (Communications, Public Relations, or Journalism);
  • Excellent writing and storytelling skills;
  • Ability to translate complex political and technical issues into clear and concise messages;
  • Digital native personality and profile. Knowledge of online content strategy and creation;
  • Skilled at planning, organizing, prioritizing and executing simultaneous, deadline-sensitive projects and activities. Proven ability to work well under pressure and adapt quickly to change.

How to apply

Application process
  • CV and motivation letter in English to be sent to Andrei Ciufu as soon as possible
  • No phone inquiries please
  • Interviews will take place at UNIFE premises from 30th September to 3rd October 2019;
  • Starting date: end of October 2019.