Junior Digital Communications Consultant

Ecorys Brussels

Junior Digital Communications Consultant

(Full-time)

Ecorys Brussels

Brussels, Belgium

Ecorys’ Brussels office is the hub of our European work providing research, consultancy, programme management and communications services to European institutions and agencies. We have passionate teams working on meaningful policies that have an impact on people’s lives across Europe and beyond. We are a highly international, socially responsible, and employee-owned organisation. As we celebrate our 91st anniversary, we are proud, and more than ever determined to help our clients address key societal challenges.

Ecorys has a long track record of assisting the European Commission in communications. We provide a variety of digital communications services for our clients, ranging from strategic campaigns, to email marketing, social media organic and paid content, online advertising, influencer marketing, and web content. We are currently looking for a high-calibre colleague to support our digital communications team in delivering these activities. Our work covers a wide range of EU policies including energy and environment, agriculture, education and training, employment and social affairs, civil society, consumers, entrepreneurship industrial innovation and SMEs.

This post will work with Ecorys colleagues, partner organisations, subcontractors, and associates across Europe in order to:

  • Deliver Ecorys’ communication services for national, EU27 and international markets;
  • Contribute to work winning.

Responsibilities

The junior communications consultant will work as part of a wider team of communications, policy, and research staff across Ecorys offices, and be responsible for the following:

  • Provide efficient day-to-day support for the delivery of existing and new communication assignments, this will involve:
    • Taking part in the delivery of communications activities and events such as competitions, exhibitions, etc. The post-holder will contribute to developing and implementing digital communication campaigns, social media strategies, production and distribution of high quality, engaging social media content (including community management);
    • Keep on top of new and innovative ways to present digital content and maintain an awareness of platforms and tools popular with clients;
    • They will be liaising with other in-house teams as well as partners, external experts, and providers (e.g., writers, photographers, printers, designers and production staff) and contribute to all stages of the production process and project cycle;
  • Writing, proof-reading, and editing digital content including social media posts, adverts, newsletters, online content, e-mail messages and other necessary documents;
  • Setting up and administering social media and online advertising accounts and campaigns, including testing, monitoring, optimization and performance reporting;
  • Assisting in the process of winning a stream of new contracts by contributing to proposals in response to new requests from clients on existing Framework contracts or in tenders Ecorys will be bidding for;
  • Collaborating with staff from across Ecorys' Operating Companies, partners and subcontractors that provide expertise and resources.

Profile

Essential

  • Graduate level or equivalent years of relevant experience;
  • C2 level of English (written and spoken);
  • Experience in using digital tools and social media channels to reach and engage with online audiences, through both organic posting and paid advertising;
  • Excellent writing and editing skills with the capacity to summarise and communicate about complex matters in a clear, precise, and simple way;
  • Excellent organisational and coordination skills; ability to work on multiple projects at once;
  • Resilience and flexibility;
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team; demonstrating excellent co-ordination and organisational skills, including the ability to assimilate large amounts of information;
  • Dedication to delivery of a quality service in all aspects of project delivery and support;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;
  • Computer literacy - knowledge of MS Office - WORD, EXCEL, and a thorough practical knowledge of a wide range of social media networks; Understanding of the digital landscape and relevant technological advances;
  • Interest in working in field of project management and communications.

Desirable

  • Interest in working for the promotion of EU policies;
  • EU related experience;
  • Hands-on experience in digital communications and project management;
  • Experience in business development in public international markets;
  • Experience working across a variety of media including press, audio-visual, websites and publications;
  • Experience in proposal preparation;
  • Experience in working with both EU and international clients;
  • Ability in French and/other European Union languages.

Applications

We encourage interested and qualified candidates to apply online with a CV and covering letter. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for a written test and interview.

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