Monday, March 27, 2017

Communications Officer

European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients’ Associations Is looking for a part-time (50%) Communications Officer (m/x/f) to start as soon as possible
EFA is a vibrant alliance of European patients’ organisations representing people with allergy, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) at European level. EFA is dedicated to  making Europe a place where people with these diseases have the right to best quality of care and safe environment, live uncompromised lives and are 
actively involved in all decisions influencing their health.
As EFA Part-time Communications Officer, you will  work closely with EFA Communications Manager, working halftime,  in  implementing  and  planning  our  operational  and project  programmes  as  far as  communications  are concerned.  You  implement  EFA’s  communication  policy  and dissemination  strategy  and  systems  and  be coresponsible for raising awareness of and commitment to EFA’s work and influence amongst our members and 
external stakeholders. Your main tasks are:
  • To develop and implement EFA’s communication, dissemination and social media strategies 
  • To create, edit and manage EFA’s communication tools in cooperation with secretariat colleagues, including but not limited to EFA monthly newsletter, social media and marketing tools, EFA publications, website & its content, power-point for colleagues and board members
  • To support EFA’s campaign work with effective communications plans, tools and actions
  • To ensure consistent implementation of EFA branding
  • To organise and manage EFA’s information resources 
  • To support in pro-active press & media outreach at both European level and in member countries with tools to EFA members to cascade EFA message 
As part of a small team, you will work closely on  a wide range of topics  including  environment, healthcare and research, from patient perspective.
You should have the following experience and qualities:
  • interest in health policy and representing patients 
  • ability to communicate well in writing and orally & work effectively in English (additional languages are a plus)
  • solid experience in drafting of publications, articles, brochures, liaison with designer, printer, webhost, copy reading, editing
  • comprehensive knowledge of communications tools (Joomla obligatory) and techniques (CRMs), and computer literacy (word, excel, power-point, desk top publishing)
  • knowledge of press and publicity work 
  • strong proof reading and editing skills as well as strong public speaking skills
  • ability to manage a complex workload and to plan and prioritise
  • analytical skills and an ability to analyse and process information on a range of issues including healthcare, environment and research to diverse audiences 
  • willingness to work in a small international team
  • availability for occasional evening work and travel.
  • journalistic experience
  • experience in the NGO field
  • experience and/or knowledge in EU policy
  • knowledge of health issues & patient rights
  • fluency in several EFA languages
The  contract will be Belgium standard contract, including benefits, for  a  duration of  6 months. Please apply by sending your CV, together with a cover letter and reference ‘Part-time Communications Officer’ by 3rd April 2017, to:, EFA, 35, rue du Congrès, B-1000 Brussels. Successful pre-screening candidates will be invited for an interview early-April.  

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