Communications Manager

The European Railway Industries
Closing date 27 September 2019
Location Brussels
Position type Permanent
Role Communications

Job description


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.

  • 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.
  • 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.