CED is Recruiting Communications Officer

Deadline: 27 June 2016
Open to: candidates with university degree in communications or related field and at least 1 and preferably 3 years of relevant work experience
Remuneration: salary offered will depend on skills and experience


The Council of European Dentists (CED) is recruiting a Communications Officer for its secretariat in Brussels. This position is intended to be a full-time (38 hours per week) temporary position for 4 months, starting on 1 September 2016.


Communication Planning and Evaluation

  • Planning and evaluation of CED communications activities through production of Annual Communications Work Plan and Annual Communications Evaluation Report;
  • Providing support to the Board Task Force Communications and the Communications Officers’ group.


  • Drafting CED newsletters, press releases, articles, presentations and speeches, in cooperation with other CED staff;
  • Participating in the production of the CED Annual Report;
  • Planning and producing other CED publications;
  • Maintaining a database of media and subscriber contacts.

Website, Social Media and Visual Communications

  • Managing and producing content for the CED website;
  • Maintaining social media outreach;
  • Coordinating production of visual communications (infographics, posters etc.).

Member Services

  • Providing information and support to CED members;
  • Tailoring information to CED members’ requirements.


  • Organising CED public events;
  • Contributing to organisation of CED internal events and meetings.


  • Applicants should have a university degree in communications or related field and at least 1 and preferably 3 years of relevant work experience, as well as knowledge of social media tools and techniques and website content management. Knowledge of graphic design and/or publishing IT tools would be an advantage;
  • Applicants should have excellent knowledge of written and spoken English, and good French and/or German would be a distinct advantage. Familiarity with EU policy in areas of health, eHealth, internal market or data protection would be useful;
  • The holder of the post will be expected to work in a fast-paced international environment. Applicants should be able to demonstrate an ability to work independently and in a small team; excellent writing and presentation skills; and good political judgment.


Full-time (38 hours per week) fixed term contract under Belgian law. Applicants should be able to work legally in Belgium.

Salary offered will depend on skills and experience. A competitive benefits package will be offered.

How to apply?

Please apply by sending your CV in Europass format and a 1-page cover letter explaining how you fit the profile to ced@cedentists.eu with “Communications Officer” as subject by 27 June 2016. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and that we will not be able to reply to individual phone or e-mail queries about your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

For more information please check the official call.

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