Digital Communications Manager

CEFIC - European Chemical Industry Council

Digital Communications Manager

CEFIC - European Chemical Industry Council

Brussels, Belgium

Today, the European chemical industry is indispensable to modern life, producing the building blocks and high-tech materials on which modern societies are built. Our molecules and materials are used in every industry, from agriculture to construction, food and beverages, energy, health care and medicines, machinery, textiles, hospitals and transportation. We deliver a range of solutions needed to deliver the EU Green Deal, from better batteries, solar panels, wind turbines and smarter, more energy efficient materials. Cefic’s Mid-Century Vision illustrates our view on pathways to a more sustainable future.

The European Union’s chemical sector employs 1.2 million highly qualified people directly in 28,000 companies. The chemical sector supports around 19 million jobs across all supply chains. It generates more than €540 billion a year in sales and €170 billion in European value added. Our industry has embraced corporate social responsibility, ethical behaviour and the principles of Responsible Care.

Cefic’s 670 members and affiliates form one of the most active networks of the business community, complemented by partnerships with industry associations representing various sectors in the value chain

For its Public Affairs department, Cefic is looking for a (m/f/d): Digital Communications Manager.

Mission of the role:

As a data driven creative digital storyteller and digital campaigns manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for planning, implementing, and monitoring Cefic’s digital and social media performance and ensuring the way Cefic produces and delivers content on digital channels helps meet its advocacy objectives.

Working closely with colleagues in the Public Affairs, you will be responsible for improving the visibility of our position on key EU policy issues.

The content focus of this role will be the key topics within the EU Green Deal including energy and climate, environmental, health and safety, chemicals, digital and wider industrial policies as well as the regulatory environment concerning implementation of the EU chemicals legislation.

Are you inspired by these responsibilities?

You will:

  • Co-create content for Cefic’s digital channels (website, social media, newsletters etc.);
  • Advise on the best way to “repackage” content to ensure its optimal delivery through digital channels to the right audiences at the right time;
  • Manage Cefic’s social listening procedure, providing best practice guidance to the wider Public Affairs team;
  • Use social media listening tools to enhance Cefic’s stakeholder engagement programmes;
  • Support the implementation of Cefic’s SEO strategy;
  • Management of paid social media campaigns;
  • Help monitor and manage analytics to inform and guide Cefic’s communications campaigns;
  • Ensure coordination of social media relations with other public affairs initiatives;
  • Continue to achieve positive social media coverage;
  • Stay ahead of the best practice and emerging trends in digital and social media marketing and storytelling and advise the team accordingly.

Can you make the difference?

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following experience, competencies and personal qualities:

  • We put more emphasis to your outstanding track record of successful management and development of digital campaigns rather than your degree;
  • Have at least 1-year experience in a role that is similar to this and a background in professional communications;
  • Demonstratable experience in digital analytics in campaign optimization;
  • Knowledge of social listening and reporting tools;
  • Passionate about digital and social media with a strong instinct, especially in the context of EU policy;
  • Good understanding of digital landscape and new trends and how they can be applied in EU affairs;
  • Fluent in English and at least one other European language; additional languages are a definite asset;
  • Data driven storytelling skills, accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Highly collaborative with strong teamworking spirit;
  • Strong project management and organizational skills;
  • Experience with production or editing of audiovisual content is a plus.

What we offer:

  • Location: multicultural workplace in the heart of the Brussels’ EU affairs;
  • Highly competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and benefits package;
  • Interviewing via video conferencing during COVID-19 pandemic.

Are you interested?

Please send your application with full curriculum vitae, quoting the reference DCM-01, by 22 October 2021 to: Cefic, Jessica Bart-Williams, HR Officer, Rue Belliard 40, b15, 1040 Brussels.

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