07 February 2020


Reporting to and closely working with the Head of Communications, the Communication Officer will be responsible for the following activities:

Your main tasks will be to:

  • Work with the Communications Team to develop and implement innovative Europe-wide communications campaigns and strategies;
  • Re-think, produce and disseminate ECOS Newsletters;
  • Create communications content of ECOS including press releases, annual reports, articles, opinion pieces, and publications;
  • Ensure quality control, editing, proof reading and design of internal and external publications;
  • Update and develop the ECOS website and intranet as needed;
  • Plan and manage closed and public events;
  • Develop and implement ECOS social media strategy;
  • Lead on ECOS communication work in the framework of various campaigns and projects including H2020 projects.

Skills and experience required:

  • At least two years of professional experience in a related field, preferably in an NGO environment;
  • Fluent written and spoken English, with excellent editing and proof-reading skills (a must);
  • Ability to make complex policy and technical issues easy to understand to a variety of audiences;
  • Experience managing events;
  • Good social media and marketing skills;
  • Graphic design skills an asset;
  • Good project and budget management and multi-tasking skills;
  • Knowledge of the European Union, European environmental policy and standardisation;

What we offer:

  • A one-year Belgian contract with a competitive salary package including additional benefits (meal vouchers, pension scheme, 13th month, insurances, public transport, eco-cheques) depending on skills and experience, according to our salary scale;
  • A dynamic international working environment;
  • Being part of a dedicated team whose common goal it is to protect the environment;
  • European travel opportunities.

How to apply:

Send your CV and a cover letter (max. 1 page) to info@ecostandard.org by 29 February 2020 EOB, indicating “COMMS OFFICER: your name” in the subject line.

The first round of interviews will take place shortly after the application deadline. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

ECOS is co-funded by the European Commission and EFTA

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