Communications and Membership Officer (m/f/d)

AMICE – Association of Mutual Insurers and Insurance Cooperatives in Europe <1y Entry Level  Brussel, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium 28 Jan 2020

Job Description

AMICE – Association of Mutual Insurers and Insurance Cooperatives in Europe searches

Communications and Membership Officer (m/f/d)

Brussels, Belgium

About the Association

AMICE, the Association of Mutual Insurers and Insurance Cooperatives in Europe, was created in January 2008 and its prime purpose is to ensure that the voice of the mutual and cooperative insurance sector in Europe is heard and that the interests of its members are taken into account in ensuring fair and equal treatment of insurers in Europe regardless of their legal form.

AMICE provides a platform for mutual and cooperative insurers of all sizes to combine resources and expertise, exchange experiences across national borders and discuss key issues and concerns relating to planned legislative and regulatory changes and developments. It is a member-focussed association, primarily advocating to European institutions on behalf of its sector.

Across the EU, the mutual and cooperative insurance sector has a market share of more than 30% representing close to EUR 400 billion in insurance premiums.

With close to 90 direct members and representing about 700 more insurers indirectly through 5 national associations, AMICE speaks for a significant part of the insurance sector.

About the role

In order to best represent and provide services to its members, AMICE is further strengthening the relationship between the Secretariat and the membership with a new dedicated membership and communications function. The new role will allow AMICE to enhance engagement with existing and new members. The successful candidate will ensure that members are engaged and that their needs and expectations from AMICE are understood and met, through a variety of activities and an associated communications programme. The role will offer interesting opportunities to an individual who has true team spirit and feels comfortable with daily changing challenges and a high degree of personal responsibility.

The Communications and Membership Officer will:

  • Ensure a strong and engaged membership through a variety of activities and channels;
  • Manage and develop membership programme;
  • Coordinate and maintain membership systems, including the provision of regular reporting on membership trends;
  • Keep a close contact across the membership to develop membership services, both through personal relationships and analytics;
  • Propose and implement membership engagement activities;
  • Expand membership through;
  • Develop and implement membership recruitment strategies, and manage membership applications;
  • Organise membership assistance activities through working groups/forums/taskforces/webinars: programme, agenda, meeting notes, minutes, follow-up actions;
  • Respond to member enquiries and provide general assistance;
  • Develop and progress AMICE’s communications programme;
  • Coordinate AMICE’s publications, online activities (including upgrading website and social media strategy), events including biennial Congress and press relations;
  • Coordinate AMICE’s external communications relations, including interpreters and communications agency.

The candidate

  • Proven experience in an international, multicultural and multilingual environment; preferably in the EU office of an association;
  • University level education;
  • Experience of the financial services and/or social economy sector is a strong asset;
  • Native French or German speaker with excellent English (or vice versa), other European languages are an asset; the working language of the association is English;
  • Extremely well-organised, reliable and with an eye for detail;
  • Creative, innovative and flexible; able to respond to and embrace changing trends and new solutions;
  • Good communications skills;
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills; other IT skills are an asset;
  • Highly motivated and open-minded, ready to contribute in a flexible way to a small but dynamic team;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a high sense of diplomacy, cultural awareness and flexibility.

How to apply

Interested candidates are asked to send their application including a CV and a cover letter to Sergey Golyshin, Recruitment Consultant at sergey.golyshin@theears.eu and Sebastien Bechara, Recruitment Officer at info@theears.eu before 25thFebruary 2020. Please note that only relevant applications will be considered.

All applications will be handled by EARS – European Affairs Recruitment Specialists.


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