Communications Junior Manager (m/f/x) International Association of Public Transport (UITP) Brussels, Belgium 04.04.2024 25.04.2024

Communications Junior Manager (m/f/x)

  • Brussels, Belgium

    Arbeitsort

  • > 2 years experience, Full-time

    Job Level

  • Arbeitsbeginn : Ab sofort

    Arbeitsbeginn

  • Bewerbungsfrist : 25.04.2024

    Bewerbungsschluss

UITP (International Association of Public Transport) is currently looking for a

Communications Junior Manager (m/f/x) – Europe Department

(position based in Brussels)

The person will join our dynamic department in charge of European Affairs and lobby activities towards EU institutions and represent the interests of our European members. Under the responsibilities of the Deputy Director Europe, the person will have the following responsibilities:

Responsibilities

  • Lead on all EU-related communications and PR work of the Department
  • Take ownership of a comprehensive communications strategy, lead major communications campaigns across all available channels, keep relevant websites and databases updated
  • Support direct EU advocacy activities, including regular meetings with EU officials, presence within the EU bubble, and efficient collaboration with third-parties and other sectoral associations
  • Draft, edit and disseminate all EU related publications, including newsletters, position papers and policy letters
  • Ensure the Department’s participation in annual EU thematic weeks (incl. EU Week of Regions & Cities, EU Green Week, Urban Mobility Days), and seek possibilities of engaging in other external events
  • Support the organisation and coordination of regular EU events in collaboration with other UITP staff where required
  • Contribute to developing high-quality policy research and policy documents, including reports, analysis, articles, minutes and briefing notes
  • Take lead on project management within the Department, and manage relevant project management process as foreseen by UITP internal policies
  • Coordinate all general communication activities with the UITP Communications Department, and ensure a good visibility of the Department both internally and externally

Job requirements

Skills

  • A prior communications, policy and/or advocacy experience with European Union institutions is a plus; alternatively, a prior experience in EU affairs, EU communications or with EU stakeholder organizations of at least 2 years
  • Excellent oral and written level of English, with additional oral and written proficiency in two other European languages
  • Ability to develop engaging content for UITP websites, articles, press releases, newsletters, social media on EU advocacy, as well as to manage various communication tools (wordpress, MailChimp, Sharepoint) and social media assets
  • Proven record of producing meaningful policy, communications or thematic deliverables, including publications, press materials or conference engagements
  • Knowledge of the EU political landscape, related legislative processes and institutional settings (favourably including transport and mobility policies)
  • A good understanding of advocacy work and EU-related sectoral and membership-led organisations is highly requested
  • Knowledge of project management processes and ability to manage different types of projects and activities
  • Able to function, communicate and flourish within a group of highly-motivated, fast-paced and results-driven advocacy experts
  • Able to work autonomously and on multiple assignments

UITP offers a friendly, caring and dynamic work atmosphere with a great team of 130 international colleagues, working together on the opportunities and challenges affecting the public transport sector. Our new colleague will be able to contribute to the service and business excellence of our multi-cultural organisation and membership.

UITP is an equal opportunity employer and warmly welcomes candidates with diverse backgrounds.

Deadline for application: 25/04/2024 – however, UITP might decide to close the hiring process earlier based on the quantity and quality of received applications

Starting date: ideally mid-May

Communications Junior Manager (m/f/x) – Europe Department

Veröffentlicht am: 04.04.2024