Communications and Public Relations Officer (m/f/d)

ECL – Association of European Cancer Leagues 2-3y Junior Level  Brussel, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium 6 Jan 2020

Job Description

This is an exciting new position at ECL. The Communications and PR Officer is expected to provide communication for all areas of work at the ECL Secretariat.

Communications and Public Relations Officer (m/f/d)


  • Develop and implement communications strategy of ECL (including a special dedicated strategy for the European Week Against Cancer [EWAC]);
  • Responsible for social media channels and website;
  • Disseminate ECL’s monthly newsletters;
  • Support policy outreach (dissemination and promotion of publications to EU institutions including Meps Against Cancer [MAC], WHO, stakeholders, national authorities, NGOs, patient organisations, industry etc.);
  • Design internal (annual meeting meetings, annual reports etc.), external publications and communications materials e.g., leaflets, posters, social media posts;
  • Promote ECL externally (stakeholders) and internally (members);
  • Responsible for relationship development with ECL members;
  • Provide support for administrative duties as needed, including event planning, Board administration support, and liaising with external funders.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Relevant university degree;
  • At least two years’ experience in advocacy and/or communications;
  • Familiar with EU landscape;
  • Can work independently;
  • Fully fluent in English, other EU languages a plus;
  • Experience with website editing (i.e., WordPress) designing software (e.g. Photoshop);
  • Excellent social media skills;
  • Organised and attention to detail;
  • Authorised to work in Belgium.

Terms of Employment:

  • Salary offered will commensurate with experience. Colleague will split time between office in 1030 Brussels and on Rue Belliard.
  • Starting date: March/April
  • Forward your application by 14 February 2020 with the following (applications with missing information will not be considered):
  1. Cover letter (no more than one A4 page) on your a) motivations, b) qualifications, and c) salary requirement;
  2. Full curriculum vitae with 3 professional references.
  • Short-listed candidates will be invited for interviews week of 23 February, subject to Board availability. ECL is a smoke-free workplace, compliant with Belgian regulations.

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