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Editor / Content strategist

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 €3.7 trillion in 2022, directly supports more than 4.9 million jobs in Europe, and generates billions of euros annually in income, trade and research and development.

Job description:

AmCham EU is seeking a motivated self-starter to manage and produce a wide range of communications and advocacy materials. They will create policy content, undertake research and advise on content strategy, including on the most efficient communications tools to achieve advocacy goals. They will also check the quality, accuracy and relevance of the policy content produced.

Main tasks:

  • Authors a wide range of written materials, including articles, blogs, web content, etc.
  • Writes speeches and prepares speaking points
  • Advises on advocacy strategy to ensure that key messages reach target audiences
  • Edits and reviews position papers and other materials to ensure high-quality written content
  • Coordinates the production of in-house publications as well oversees larger research projects, including liaising with member companies, external consultants, research institutions and communications agencies
  • Works across teams at different stages of the production process including with Policy Advisers for content, our Graphic Designer for design/layout/production and our Communications Specialist for strategy/distribution
  • Maintains editorial calendar of upcoming milestones and communications

Qualifications/skills/experience required:

  • Exceptional writing skills and ability to adapt writing style to a variety of audiences with an eye for detail
  • Proven editorial skills
  • EU policy knowledge, understanding of the EU environment and interest in transatlantic relations
  • Ability to conduct research and analysis
  • Publishing experience (preferred)
  • Experience with content management systems (preferred)
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Team player able to work both independently and collaborate 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: As soon as possible

Contractual conditions: full time job / CDI / hybrid (working from home/office)

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

Deadline for applications: Friday, 14 June 2024.

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

 

AmCham EU is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at AmCham EU are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications and merits, without regard to race, ethnicity, colour, gender, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, religion or beliefs.

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HR Manager (part-time) 

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 €3.7 trillion in 2022, directly supports more than 4.9 million jobs in Europe, and generates billions of euros annually in income, trade and research and development.   

Job Description:  

AmCham EU is seeking a seasoned human resources specialist to support our multi-cultural, multi-generational team and our members needs as we fully embed the hybrid way of working post-Covid. The successful candidate will be passionate about recruiting, supporting, and evolving employees through our company’s guidelines and managing processes. Her/his main responsibilities will include maintaining employee records, recruiting new employees, onboarding programmes, visa applications, HR policies and other. She/He will report to the Senior Operations Director. 

Main tasks: 

  • Working with the management team to implement, improve, and assess all HR policies, procedures, tools and assessment process; 
  • Designing and implementing effective training and development plans; 
  • Play an active role during the annual performance reviews process, with a view to identifying pain points and areas to focus on as a company; 
  • Identifying the company’s hiring needs and managing the recruitment process to ensure it runs smoothly (drafting job descriptions, placing ads, screening candidates, attending interviews, advising on remuneration) as well as onboarding and offboarding processes; 
  • Handling employees’ queries regarding HR issues, rules and regulations (including insurances, pension scheme and other benefits) in a timely and professional manner; 
  • Supporting management of health and life insurance programs; 
  • Managing visa applications. 

Qualifications/Skills/Experience Required: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or a relevant field; 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and diplomacy; 
  • A minimum of 5 years of proven experience in a similar role; 
  • Track record in people management and talent retention; 
  • Excellent understanding of job evaluation and job analysis systems; 
  • Strong knowledge of Belgian labour legislation and payroll processes; 
  • Good understanding of the full recruitment process; 
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills; 
  • Solid problem-solving and team management abilities. 

Languages: Fluent English (both written and spoken); French or Dutch are preferable  

Start date: September 2024 | Type of contract: CDI – part time (3x days a week) 

To apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV (maximum two pages) by e-mail to opsvacancy@amchameu.eu with HR Manager (part-time) in subject. 

Deadline for applications: Friday 14 June COB 

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

 

AmCham EU is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at AmCham EU are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications and merits, without regard to race, ethnicity, colour, gender, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, religion or beliefs.