Eurocities, the network of major European cities, is recruiting a communications director.
The candidate would ideally start in June 2023.
Eurocities is a dynamic and international team where we trust in people, value diversity, constructive exchanges and collaborative work. We help people thrive in a sense-making, friendly, open and healthy environment while promoting a work/life balance.
As communications director, you will design, update and implement our external communications strategy, including media/press and digital alongside traditional communications, to further strengthen our impact on external stakeholders. For this, you will become a member of Eurocities’ Strategy Team and lead a team of 8 dedicated communications specialists.
You will identify new trends and seize opportunities to further advance Eurocities’ brand and ensure it reflects our strong commitment to sustainability. You will define key performance indicators to monitor our communications strategy.
You will build strategic partnerships with the media, European institutions, NGOs and other external actors to play a central role in Eurocities’ advocacy for sustainable and inclusive cities, and to make sure that cities have a seat around the table in European decision-making processes.
You will be a team player and ensure cohesive and effective messaging and communication flows, both externally and internally.
You are an experienced senior professional who is full of initiative, self-driven, curious, creative, flexible and impact-oriented.
Meal vouchers, pension plan, hospitalisation insurance, public transport costs, 13th month, éco-chèques, 90€ net per month of teleworking allowance, training opportunities.
Applicants are requested to send a letter of motivation, explicitly describing point by point their relevant experience, linking it to the requirements for the position and providing examples of successful communications strategies that they have implemented, in one page maximum, together with a CV with at least two referees by 12:00 on 13 February 2023 to: Patricia de Wouters, Head of HR, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please send the documents in pdf format and mention ‘communications director’ in the subject line.
Interviews will be held in person on 22 & 23 (morning) February 2023.