Apply for Communications and Partnerships Officer at Cafébabel

Deadline: 18 September 2015
Open to: experienced in European project management or associative events with a good editorial skills in French and English
Remuneration: EUR 21,000 gross per year, meal vouchers, 50% off your travel card (passe navigo)


Babel International is the non-profit association that publishes pan-European online magazine “Cafébabel”. Created by Erasmus students in 2001, Cafébabel is an online participatory magazine written by young people for young people in Europe.

Available in six languages – English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Polish – the site is supplied daily by a network of 1,500 authors, translators, photographers and videographers.

This time cafebabel has open job position as Communications and Partnerships Officer. Within the team Cafébabel in Paris, you will work closely with the Executive Director and the Development Officer, and in collaboration with journalists and the graphic designer. You will be in constant contact with network members.

Your responsibilities:

  • Partnership management: managing existing partnerships and developing new partnerships with associations and media partners in Europe to promote the Cafébabel brand and attract a new audience;
  • European Project Management: writing calls for tenders and calls for European projects in collaboration with the Development Officer, operational implementation of projects, preparation of narrative reports;
  • Online Communication: coordination and monitoring of journalists’ publications on Cafébabel’s social networks (for all 6 language versions), visibility exchanges with partners, adverts. Implementation of mobilisation campaigns for a European audience and developing communication tools in collaboration with the graphic designer;
  • Events: organisation of seminars and training courses for members of the network and European journalists, organisation of events (photos exhibitions, parties).

The communications and partnerships officer will put forward proposals for new, innovative and original activities. He or she will participate directly in the development of services offered by the association and its ability to guide our volunteers. He/she will find ways to promote further the youth volunteerism of our network and propose new activities to them. Starting period is mid-October 2015 in Paris, France.


Candidates that are experienced in European project management or associative events with a good editorial skills in French and English that adhere to the values of non-for-profit organisations, have excellent interpersonal skills and know build support around a collective project.  A good knowledge of media associations and/or European associations is an asset.


Successful candidate will receive EUR 21,000 gross per year + meal vouchers + 50% off your travel card (passe navigo).

How to apply?

Send your application by email only (CV and your cover letter in English) before 18 September 2015 quoting: COM in the email subject line, to the Alexandre Heully, Executive Director ( and a copy to Emeline Mauduit, Communications and Partnerships Officer (

For more information please visit the official website.

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