Communications Officer EPF European Patients Forum Brussels, Belgium 12.02.2024 03.03.2024

Communications Officer (m/f/x)

  • Brussels, Belgium


  • < 2 years experience, Full-time

    Job Level

  • Arbeitsbeginn : Ab sofort


  • Bewerbungsfrist : 03.03.2024


EPF is looking for a

Communications Officer (m/f/x)

Purpose of the role

The Communications Officer is responsible for helping develop and deliver excellent communications on EPF’s and our projects’ work.

Key responsibilities

You manage EPF’s digital communications channels (LinkedIn, Facebook, X, Instagram) on a daily basis, developing and designing relevant and interesting content;

  • You handle the communications’ efforts of our European projects (this includes managing contracted service providers, attending meetings, and liaising with consortium partners);
  • You create designs for EPF’s and our projects’ social media campaigns and design templates for other communication channels;
  • You manage and draft EPF’s weekly internal and external newsletters in a consistent and timely manner;
  • You monitor and actively collect information relevant to EPF’s priorities and network, and ensure its rapid dissemination;
  • You produce and support content preparation for various EPF communications channels/purposes (reports, videos, podcasts, etc.);
  • You take part in designing and implementing campaign strategies;
  • You draft press releases or responses to media inquiries;
  • You manage and update the website content;
  • You help with developing and implementing an effective strategy to enhance EPF’s impact online, e.g. through web analytics reporting;
  • You make sure that EPF’s databases and mailing lists are maintained and up to date;
  • You understand partnerships that directly and indirectly affect the organisation;
  • You may also be expected to undertake other duties to meet the needs of the department and the organisation (including preparation of EPF’s events).

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Relevant experience in communication and information management;
  • Experience with/knowledge of EU projects;
  • Fluent spoken and written English, with another EU language;
  • Excellent writing and proof-reading skills and comfortable translating technical concepts into lay person’s terms;
  • Creative, attentive to detail, quality drive, have a sense of initiative and flourish in a very dynamic environment;
  • You have basic knowledge of the functioning of EU institutions and interest in issues surrounding healthcare and patients;
  • Planning and organisation skills, ability to work autonomously withing a small team and to operate at a fast pace;
  • Proven commitment to high professional ethical standards and diversity and learning in the workplace;
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in MS Office and Adobe Suites hold no secrets for you.

Personal Qualities and Attributes

  • Demonstrable commitment to the vision and the mission of the European Patients’ Forum and you have knowledge of EU health policy;
  • You are passionate about communication, master the latest tools and are curious about new developments that could support your work;
  • You uphold EPF’s mission and values and are proud to share them;
  • Solution-oriented with a positive, can-do attitude and a collaborative approach to the team and our constituency;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative team spirit;
  • You know how to work independently and as well as part of a team.

We offer

  • An open-ended contract for a full time position;
  • A friendly, dynamic, and multi-cultural team and international working environment;
  • A family-friendly environment;
  • Opportunities for growth working for a highly respected organisation in EU health policy and advocacy;
  • A competitive monthly salary depending on experience and knowledge, coupled with various benefits:
    • lunch vouchers;
    • transportation offered in line with our internal policy;
    • complementary health care insurance (DKV hospitalisation and ambulatory care);
    • pension insurance; travel insurance; o flexible working conditions;
    • teleworking allowance in line with our internal policy (NB working from the office will be the norm in the induction phase);
    • Year-end bonus depending on the overall performance of the organisation.

How to apply

If you are interested in this position, please submit an application via email, including a cover letter, CV in English and 2 references, to: (Subject line: “Application for the position of Communications Officer – (Your Full name)”

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

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Communications Officer (m/f/x)

Veröffentlicht am: 12.02.2024