ACR+ is currently recruiting:

Communications Officer (maternity leave)

 

Expected starting date: as soon as possible

 

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

 

Download the job description

 

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

Requirements

  •  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

  • Starting date: as soon as possible
  • Place of work: ACR+ Brussels secretariat, Brussels, Belgium
  • Full time position
  • Maternity leave replacement (minimum 6 months with possibility to extend the duration of the contract).

Application

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

 

To apply, 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 30 November 2018.

Please note that applications will be screened as they come. Thus, the position might be closed before the closing date. We strongly invite you to send your applications as soon as possible.

 

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.


  Communications Assistant

 

Volunteership duration: 6 months
Expected starting date: as soon as possible
Application deadline: 30 November 2018

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The volunteership will involve a range of activities that focus on providing support for communication tasks for ACR+ (including services to members, dissemination of European projects and promotion of the association) and for the EPR Club.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Preparing and sending ACR+ newsletters on a weekly basis;
  • Drafting, designing and sending mass mailings;
  • Web content management;
  • Elaborating and disseminating external communication tools;
  • Support to project managers for communications tasks of European-funded projects;
  • Assisting in event organisation.

 Additional tasks include:

  • Drafting press releases;
  • Translation tasks;
  • Proofreading tasks;
  • Database management;
  • Support in the preparation and follow-up of meetings;
  • General support in various administrative/office tasks.

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

Requirements

  •  Education and experience:

Degree in Communication, Public Relations or Marketing is preferred;
Other degrees (EU law, economics or politics; environmental topics) and a basic knowledge/interest in communication;
Relevant experience in communication welcome.

  • Languages:

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

  • Computer skills:

Obligatory: Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Package (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook).
Asset: Basic knowledge in graphic design and web management

  • Other skills:

Excellent drafting skills;
High interest in ACR+ themes and activities;
Good knowledge of social media;
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

This is an unpaid volunteership under a voluntary contract and a full-time position starting as soon as possible at ACR+ Secretariat in Brussels. The duration will be six months with the opportunity of an extension in upgraded conditions.

A limited reimbursement of costs will be provided (300€ + public transport ticket within Brussels). The intern will be granted 5 days of holidays for the duration of the volunteership.

Application

A selection procedure including a written test and an interview will be organised for the shortlisted candidates.

 

Please send a one page CV and a cover letter to Ms Gaëlle Colas at Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.
before 30 November 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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