Communications Executive at Eurosif

Deadline: 02 Aug, 2012
Open to:candidates with University degree in communications, languages, international relations business or finance, 1-3 years experience
Remuneration: 20.000-30.000 EUR (gross)


Exciting opportunity to manage the communications efforts of Eurosif, the leading pan-European sustainable investment membership association, whose mission is to develop sustainability through European financial markets. The role is ideal for candidate seeking a communication experience within a small, fast-paced, multinational team connected to a wide multi-stakeholder community.

 Major Tasks and Responsibilities:

Network (on-line) communications:
  • Conception, production and despatch of newsletters and other member communications;
  • Execution of campaigns and e-mailings to network (eg. events);
  • Website management and updates;
  • Regular posting on Eurosif’s social media channels;
  • Production of member Directory (once a year).
  • Sourcing public events partnership opportunities and speaker assignments;
  • Supporting Eurosif’s annual event promotion and implementation;
  • Organisation of smaller network events, eg. breakfasts, teleconference (2-4 a year);
  • Liaison with sponsors and other partners (when applicable).
Special projects
  • Oversee the production and design of printed publications (from studies to Xmas cards);
  • Integrate and execute promotional plans for Eurosif’s thought leadership;
  • Draft press releases and arrange interviews with media;
  • Support sponsor search and liaison.
  • Participation in ad-hoc communications projects (eg. new tools, web)
  • Management of contact database, incl. members and media contacts;
  • Producing statistics for Management and sponsors (Google analytics, media tracking);
  • Coordinate the use of Eurosif’s logo and branding guidelines and their correct use;
  • Support sourcing, induction and management of a shared intern.


The applicants should have the following skills and requirements:
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience, preferably in communications and in a small structure;
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English (native preferred). Fluency in French is a strong plus.
  • Good understanding of communications principles, channels and tools, including web and social media;
  • Tech-savvy in general, familiar with Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint). Knowledge of other communication/design tools is a plus;
  • Project management skills are appreciated;
  • University degree in communications, languages, international relations, business or finance;
  • Work papers that allow you to be employed in the EU.

Personal attributes:

  • Very strong organisational skills, able to manage multiple tasks and handle multiple deadlines;
  • Proven process-orientation;
  • Pays attention to detail;
  • Team player (small team)
  • Self-motivated, able to work autonomously; pro-active
  • Strong interpersonal skills and sense of diplomacy; a smooth operator;
  • Demonstrated interest or knowledge of sustainability-related issues is a plus;
  • A positive and ‘can do’ attitude.

The contract is fixed, 12 months (September 2012- September 2013). It is a full time position with 3 month probation.  The salary is 20.000-30.000 EUR (gross).


The application for the position should be sent on the following address: with the following “Subject” line: Application for Communications Executive.

The deadline is August 02, 2012.

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