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European Engineering Industries Association seeks Head of Communications

European Engineering Industries Association 5<y Senior Level  Brussel, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium 6 Feb 2017

Job Description

Speaking for European engineering, Orgalime, represents 40 trade federations standing for the mechanical, electrical, electronic, metalworking & metal articles industries of 23 European countries. The industry employs some 10.9 million people in the EU and in 2015 accounted for more than €1,900 billion of annual output. The industry accounts for over a quarter of manufacturing output and a third of the manufactured exports of the European Union.

We’re currently looking for an innovative, dynamic and proactive team player to join our communications team.

Required profile:

  • university degree in a relevant field: communication studies, political science or journalism;
  • native-level fluency in English, both written and spoken is a must;
  • excellent writing and verbal communication skills;
  • at least 5 years of experience in communications, ideally within a European association;
  • proven understanding of EU processes;
  • understanding of and experience with latest methods of communication;
  • previous experience in: managing people; events’ organisation and contacts with media.


  • managing the communications team;
  • developing and implementing communications strategy;
  • developing and managing partnerships with media;
  • organising events;
  • maintaining the website and keeping it effective;
  • managing the social media profiles (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn);
  • drafting and supervising the production of press releases, newsletter articles and other documents for external communication;
  • drafting and supervising the production of annual reports, info graphics, leaflets and other communications materials to make sure they follow the visual identity guidelines;
  • other activities falling under the umbrella of communications.



  • send your CV, motivation letter and one-page sample of your writing (press release, article, blog post etc.) by e-mail;
  • by 12 February 2017;
  • to Inge Dewit Vanhaelen, e-mail:;
  • please mention: “Communications” in the subject line.

Orgalime is located in Brussels –

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