Head of Communications

Brussels Institute for Geopolitics Head of Communications
Location Brussels, Belgium
Application deadline 21 June 2024
Contract type Permanent
Hours Full-time
Salary Commensurate with experience
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About Brussels Institute for Geopolitics

The Brussels Institute for Geopolitics, established in 2022, aims to foster a more robust strategic culture in the European Union. Its mission is to act as a catalyst and hub for the exchange of ideas connecting the spheres of politics, business, academia, culture and media.

About the role

For the new role of Head of Communications, the Brussels Institute for Geopolitics (BIG) is interested in hearing from professionals with a knack for communication, outstanding news and editorial judgement, strong media networks and excellent writing skills.

Specific responsibilities

Your tasks will include:

  • Designing and implementing effective communication strategies for the institute’s research activities
  • Building and maintaining relations with the media
  • Developing tools such as podcasts, social media and events
  • Procuring newsworthy and quality content for the website and managing the publishing process for the website
  • Preparing comms materials such as press releases and pitching stories to journalists.

Skills and experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • An intimate understanding of the news cycle and of how the media thinks
  • At least 7 years of professional experience working either in the media or in (political) communications roles
  • A proven ability to write and publish in English
  • A deep interest in geopolitics, current affairs and European politics
  • Strong editorial and communication skills
  • A Master’s degree
  • A command of French, German and/or other EU languages will be an asset.

Additional information

The position is full-time and based in our offices in the European Quarter but with flexibility to work from home or elsewhere on occasion. The remuneration package on offer will be in line with your experience.

If you wish to be considered, please submit your CV and cover letter by Friday 21 June 2024 to [email protected].

If selected, you will work in a highly dynamic, entrepreneurial and intellectually stimulating environment.