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CEJA, the European Council of Young Farmers, is looking for a communications officer

Job purpose

The “Communications Officer” position will be in charge of the communications activities reporting directly to the Secretary General.

Responsibilities and tasks

  • Coordinate media relations (including writing press releases and organizing media relations);
  • Coordinating the internal communications of the association;
  • Manage the CEJA online presence:
    • Maintenance of CEJA website
    • Maintenance of social media presence
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of targeted communications and public awareness campaigns;
  • Monitor news on agriculture and relevant issues;
  • Evaluate media outreach;
  • Write official speeches and position papers and support key publications (Annual Report, Declarations, etc.);
  • Proofreading in English language;
  • Coordinating with the rest of the team on communication projects;
  • Support the organisation of events including conferences, seminars and working groups.
  • Supporting the team in any other projects.

Essential selection criteria include:

  • A university degree in communications, journalism or political sciences;
  • 2 years of relevant experience in similar positions in communications, press/public relations or corporate/NGOs communications;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills – English native speaker level, other languages are an asset, preferably French;
  • Creative and strategic thinking and writing abilities;
  • Computer literacy, familiar with HTML and website maintenance;
  • Familiarity with digital tools and social media;
  • Strong ability to work autonomously and on own initiative;
  • Ability to work within a team in a multi-cultural, international and multidisciplinary environment;
  • Attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise and meet deadlines;
  • Knowledge of the EU institutions, agriculture matters and previous experience in communications agencies will be an asset.

Please send your CV and motivation letter to a.musumarra@ceja.eu by 13 October 2016.

Note that due to large number of CVs only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

This job opportunity was obtained from the CEJA website

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