15 February 2021

ECOS is hiring! – Communications & Events Assistant

Application deadline: 8 March 2021

Working closely with the ECOS Communications Team, his/her main tasks will include:
• Supporting the Communications Team in ensuring quality control, copy-editing/proof reading and design of internal and external communications and publications;
• Help in the planning and managing of the logistics of closed and public events;
• Contributing to boosting our presence on social media, in liaison with the Communications Officer;
• Supporting ECOS’ communication work in the framework of various projects including several H2020 projects;
• Supporting the Communications Team in the implementation of innovative Europe-wide communications campaigns;
• Undertake research linked to ECOS databases and ensure their regular maintenance and updates.

Skills and experience required:
• University-level degree in communications or a similar field;
• Fluent written and spoken English (native-speaker or equivalent), with excellent editing and proof-reading skills;
• Ability to make complex policy and technical issues easy to understand to a variety of audiences;
• Good writing, communication and social media skills;
• Good understanding of the EU institutions;
• Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
• Commitment to the values, vision and mission of environmental NGOs

Additional
• Event management and project management experience as well as graphic design skills would be an asset

What we offer:
• 6 months internship Convention d’Immersion Professionnelle
• A dynamic international working environment
• Being part of a dedicated team whose common goal it is to protect the environment

How to apply:
Applicants should send a CV and cover letter (maximum 1 page) by no later than midnight 8 March 2021 to: info@ecostandard.org, with the subject line “Communications & Events assistant: your name”. The first round of interviews will take place shortly after the application deadline. We would like to inform you that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

ECOS is co-funded by the European Commission and EFTA

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