ACR+ is recruiting a Communications Officer


Expected starting date: 27 August 2018


The successful candidate will be part of the ACR+ Secretariat team in Brussels, reporting to the Secretary General and Project Managers.


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Key tasks and responsibilities

The position will involve a range of activities focusing on internal and external communication tasks of the association as well as communication tasks around different ACR+ projects, including the European Week for Waste Reduction. The successful candidate will also be involved in preparing ACR+ publications and reports, as well as have an opportunity to take part in different thematic events.


In particular, it includes the following:
  • Drafting of press releases and other external communication, in collaboration with the partners of the different projects
  • Web content management for project websites
  • Monitoring of news, events and projects focusing on circular economy and sustainable resource management
  • Managing social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Flickr, Youtube)
  • Drafting of news, articles and information material
  • Propose and implement dissemination activities to promote the projects’ outputs to the relevant target audiences
  • Providing general support to the activities of the ACR+ Secretariat, including supporting Project Managers working on European projects (e.g. website management and preparation of content)

Additional tasks include:
  • Technical support on ACR+ publications
  • Assisting in the organisation of events, trainings and study visits
  • Help with translations
  • Contribute to the development of the Association in terms of membership and orientations
  • Representing ACR+ in conferences and international meetings
  • Follow-up of European policy and technical developments in ACR+ thematic fields


  • Education and experience:
    University degree in communication or with relevant knowledge or experience in communication and/or environmental topics
    Minimum 3 years successful relevant professional experience in communication required
    Experience of EU funded projects or project management is an asset


  • Languages:
    Perfectly fluent in English (native speaker or equivalent), very good command of French, any other language an asset


  • Computer skills:
    Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Package (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
    Basic knowledge in graphic design and web management

  • Other skills:
    Excellent drafting and oral communication skills
    High interest in ACR+ themes and activities
    Good knowledge of social media, interest in website management
    Good communication skills (oral and written)
    Organised working style, detail-oriented, pro-active attitude
    Ability to work in a team as well as autonomously


Terms and Conditions
  •  Place of work: ACR+ Brussels secretariat, Brussels, Belgium
  • Full time job under permanent contract



A selection procedure including a screening of CVs, interviews and tests and a final evaluation by ACR+ Secretary General will be organised for the shortlisted candidates


Please send a one page CV and a cover letter to Françoise Bonnet (Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.)
before 20 June 2018


Due to the large number of applications we receive for each posting, we are unable to provide feedback on all applications. Only complete application will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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