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Communications Specialist

AmCham EU speaks for American companies committed to Europe on trade, investment and competitiveness issues. It aims to ensure a growth-orientated business and investment climate in Europe.

Job description: AmCham EU is seeking a motivated self-starter, with an interest in EU policy and transatlantic relations, to manage and produce internal/external communications to members and stakeholders. The position requires outstanding writing, editing and overall digital media skills as well as the ability to work on multiple projects and priorities, and work well with different teams. The Communications Specialist is responsible for strategy and planning to ensure relevant and timely information is driven to key audiences through a variety of channels (both online and print).

Main tasks:

• Written communications – writes and/or edits internal and external communications, including articles, correspondence and corporate materials
• Digital communications – manages, produces and/or writes the content of the daily and weekly internal and external communications tools
• Campaigns – creates, coordinates and/or implements communications plans/campaigns for advocacy purposes
• Social media – manages, produces and/or writes for social media accounts such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn; monitors and analyses traffic and conducts trainings for staff and members as needed
• Website – manages, produces and writes for website and ensures public and member sites are relevant/targeted and updated in real time
• Projects – manages projects, such as the annual report
• Audio-visual – leads on the production of video content, maintains YouTube account and coordinates photography needs

Qualifications/skills/experience required:

• Proven writing skills adaptable to a variety of audiences with an eye-for-detail
• Team player able to work both independently and collaborate well with colleagues
• Proven digital skills and creative flair
• Knowledge of and interest in EU policy
• Strong organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines
• Experience with content marketing platforms and content management systems
• Knowledge of WordPress and the Adobe Creative Suite a plus
• Ideal candidate will have from two to three years of experience

Languages: Fluent English essential; other languages preferable

Start date: September 2019 (preferably)

To apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV (maximum two pages) by e-mail to marketvacancy@amchameu.eu with COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST in the subject line.

Deadline for applications: Friday, 23 August 2019

Please note that due to the large volume of applications we receive, AmCham EU will contact only successful candidates.

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Editor/Copywriter

AmCham EU speaks for American companies committed to Europe on trade, investment and competitiveness issues. It aims to ensure a growth-orientated business and investment climate in Europe.

Job descriptionAmCham EU is seeking a motivated self-starter, with an interest in EU policy and transatlantic relations, to manage and produce internal/external communications to members and stakeholders. He/she will create policy content and undertake research. He/she will also check the quality, accuracy and relevance of policy content produced.

Main tasks:

• Works across teams and with members to ensure high-quality written content;
• Writes speeches/prepares speaking points;
• Authors articles;
• Edits and reviews position papers for content/quality/relevance;
• Coordinates research projects and deals with external consultants, research institutions and communications agencies;
• Works with our Graphic Designer for design/layout/production and, together with our Communications Specialist, reaches both internal and external target audiences (distribution).

Qualifications/skills/experience required:

• Ability to adapt writing style to a variety of audiences with an eye-for-detail;
• Proven editorial skills;
• EU policy knowledge and understanding of the EU environment;
• Ability to conduct research and analysis;
• Publishing experience (preferred);
• Strong organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines;
• Team player able to work both independently and collaborate well with colleagues;
• Ideal candidate will have a minimum of two to three years of experience.

Languages: Fluent English; another EU language is an asset.

Start date: October 2019 (preferably)

To apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV (maximum two pages) by e-mail to contentvacancy@amchameu.eu with CONTENT ADVISER in the subject line.

Deadline for applications: Friday, 30 August 2019

Please note that due to the large volume of applications we receive, AmCham EU will only contact successful candidates.

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Events and Marketing Coordinator

AmCham EU speaks for American companies committed to Europe on trade, investment and competitiveness issues. It aims to ensure a growth-orientated business and investment climate in Europe.

Job Description: AmCham EU is seeking a motivated self-starter to be responsible for planning and organising events, delegation visits, and outreach activities. Reporting to the Associate Events and Marketing Manager, the position requires a team player with exceptional organisational skills, flexibility and the ability to work under pressure.

Main Tasks:

• Assists with communications related to events and outreach activities (in particular mailings and events registrations);
• Supports all activities related to events management (including set-up);
• Conducts research and follow-up on venues, transport, audio-visual equipment, and other suppliers as needed;
• Works across teams and with members to coordinate all logistics related to events and outreach activities;
• Assists with budget – follow up and fundraising.

Qualifications/Skills/Experience required:

• Attention to detail and strong organisational skills;
• Proactive and ability to work on and prioritise multiple projects simultaneously;
• Schedule flexibility in supporting events (e.g. breakfasts, evening receptions);
• Project management, problem-solving skills and stress resilient;
• Strong communication, teamwork and negotiation skills;
• Excellent IT skills / Knowledge of CRM and Groupmail is a plus.

Languages: Fluent English and French. Dutch is a plus

Start date: September (preferably)

To apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV (maximum two pages) by e-mail to marketvacancy@amchameu.eu with EVENTS & MARKETING COORDINATOR in the subject line.

Deadline for applications: Wednesday, July 31 2019

Please note that due to the large volume of applications we receive, AmCham EU will contact only successful candidates.

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Two Policy Advisers (Competition and Healthcare - Environment and Security & Defence)

AmCham EU speaks for American companies committed to Europe on trade, investment and competitiveness issues. It aims to ensure a growth-orientated business and investment climate in Europe. AmCham EU facilitates the resolution of transatlantic issues that impact business and plays a role in creating better understanding of EU and US positions on business matters. Aggregate US investment in Europe totalled more than €2 trillion in 2018, directly supports more than 4.8 million jobs in Europe, and generates billions of euros annually in income, trade and research and development.

Job Description: Responsible for the day-to-day organisation and advocacy work of AmCham EU committees, each comprising business professionals representing companies of American committed to Europe on trade, investment and competitiveness issues. The Policy Adviser, one focused in healthcare and competition policy matters and one focused in Environment and Security & Defence, acts as a focal point for all related committee activities. He/she will report directly to the Policy Director.

Main tasks:

• Develop close relationships with key EU officials and stakeholders;
• Oversee the production and dissemination of policy papers and other advocacy materials;
• Works collaboratively with our Press and Communications team;
• Organise activities including meetings, conferences, seminars and visits;
• Research and disseminate information on key EU issues for the membership; and
• Manage all information flows;
• Provide strategic advice and guidance on policy matters.

Qualifications/Skills/Experience Required:

• Required experience / understanding of EU competition and healthcare policies/Environment and Security & Defence;
• Work experience and proven interest in European and international affairs;
• University degree in European affairs, politics, foreign affairs and/or international relations;
• Proven knowledge in the policy related areas;
• Excellent writing and interpersonal skills and diplomacy; Work well in a dynamic team;
• Strong organisational and administrative skills; Computer literacy (particularly Word and CRM);
• Ideal candidate will have less than 4 years of professional experience.

Languages: Fluent English (both written and spoken); another EU language an advantage

Start date: September 2019 (preferably)

To apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV (maximum two pages) by e-mail to policyvacancy@amchameu.eu with POLICY ADVISER HEALTHCARE AND COMPETITION OR POLICY ADVISER ENVIRONMENT AND SECURITY & DEFENCE in subject.

Deadline for applications: Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Please note that due to the large volume of applications we receive, AmCham EU will contact only successful candidates.