Career Opportunities

Communication Junior Specialist

We are looking for a motivated, proactive and independent young professional, with some experience in digital communication. This is an entry-level position best suitable for someone who has already completed an internship in communications, public relations or marketing.

We are looking for a motivated, proactive and independent young professional, with some experience in digital communication. This is an entry-level position best suitable for someone who has already completed an internship in communications, public relations or marketing.

Main responsibilities:

  • Support in developing the association’s brand communication strategy; 
  • Support in transforming often technical and complex content into (audio)visual and well-written digital content for Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin and YouTube; 
  • Support in communication planning and helping to set innovative campaigns with a great impact; 
  • Helping with the content creation for APPLiA’s public and member websites; 
  • Working on annual reports; 
  • Managing projects and media requests together with external consultants and agencies.

Professional experience:

  • Good knowledge of social media and some experience in communication digital campaigns;
  • A good eye for visual communication and have worked on developing visual communication deliverables (leaflets, videos, infographics);
  • Good knowledge of the EU Institutions and the way they function.

Education:

  • Relevant Bachelor or Master’s Degree: Communications, Marketing or Media preferred

Technical skills:

  • Computer literacy: Google Docs, MS Office and presentations; 
  • Knowledge of social media and analytics tool;
  • Knowledge of online editor tools (e.g. Canva, Photoshop, InDesign etc.);
  • Presentation skills;
  • Experience with Joomla and Mailchimp will be considered an asset;
  • Additional training or experience in audiovisual storytelling (creating images/ infographics/videos) would be considered an asset.

Personal qualities:

  • Out-of-the-box creative thinking and willingness to learn; 
  • Independent, well organised and able to work autonomously as well as within a team; 
  • Flexible, organised with ability to work on a number or projects simultaneously and to manage competing demands; 
  • Ability to manage relationships with colleagues and members constructively, diplomatically and with discretion; 
  • Willingness to create meaningful and impactful communication.

Languages:

  • Fluent English (both spoken and written);
  • Other European languages will be considered an asset.

Job conditions:

  • The opportunity to start a career in communications within an innovative industrial sector and a multinational, dynamic association; 
  • On-the-job mentoring, coaching and training;
  • A motivating, multilingual and multicultural working environment; 
  • Salary package according to the Belgian law;
  • 1-year contract (possibility to renew).

 

In order to be considered, each candidate is requested to produce a short article on how home appliances can enhance more sustainable lifestyles. 

To apply, please send your CV, cover letter and short article to federica.lavoro@applia-europe.eu by 28 June 2021. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis, therefore you are encouraged to send yours as soon as ready. 

Please include “Application - Communication Junior Specialist '' in the subject of your email.