Editorial Executive

DIGITALEUROPE
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Apply by
    Mar-20-2017
  • Posted
    Mar 03

Position description

The Editorial Executive position will support the association’s external and internal communications activities, mainly through editorial tasks, reporting directly to the Communications & Marketing Director.

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Content

  • Writing and editing press material, policy papers, speeches, and any other outward-facing material for online & offline communications;
  • Uploading content to our website via a CMS;
  • Contributing to the DIGITAL HEADLINES (e-newsletter);
  • Translating complex issues into plain English;
  • Adapting content for press relations and disseminate documents.

Quality Control

  • Checking/rewriting copy for prints & online (including content, spelling, punctuation, formatting and grammar mistakes);
  • Contributing to setting and monitoring institutional standards for quality. Maintain tone of voice to ensure brand integrity;
  • Ensuring consistency and compliance with editorial guidelines for all content produced.

Communications support

  • Support the organisation of events including conferences, seminars and receptions which can include: writing event documents and materials (programme, presentations, agendas & attendees list); preparing and sending invitations, reminders & confirmation emails;
  • Support to daily social media and website uploads.

Qualifications

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in a relevant field;
  • At least 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience as a writer and/or editor;
  • Excellent editorial skills in English, including copy-editing for various audiences;
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills - English native speaker level;
  • Interest and, preferably, experience in writing about EU policy;
  • Organisational and teamwork skills;
  • Hands-on person, delivery-driven and willing to go the extra mile to get things done;
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy, with a good sense of what makes engaging copy;
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently, prioritise and meet deadlines;
  • IT literate: MS-office.

DESIRED COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

  • Interest and experience in developing content for social media;
  • Experience in managing a Content Management System (CMS) and Customer relationship management (CRM);
  • Familiarity with InDesign and page layout skills;
  • Knowledge of another European language, preferably French.

Application instructions

Interested candidates should forward their CV and motivation letter to [email protected] by 20 March 2017. Please put [email protected] in copy of the email and add any evidence of your previous work (not mandatory but will be highly considered).

Due to the volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

DIGITALEUROPE offers a permanent contract with a competitive salary package. Expected starting date is as soon as possible.

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