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Maral Bedrossian

Date: 30/07/2020


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DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
The European Policy centre (EPC) is looking for a Digital Communications Officer with strong IT and design skills, who is visually-minded, enjoys working on technical tasks and is confident in using a variety of social media platforms.
He/she will be responsible for the online public presence of the EPC and his/her role in the organisation will be to improve on- and offline name recognition, promote EPC activities and support our overall strategic objectives.
The Digital Communications Officer will be an integral member of the EPC Communications team and will work closely with the Head of Communications and EPC management.

MAIN TASKS
  • Harmonise and safeguard the EPC’s online visual identity.
  • Manage the EPC’s social media channels, with the aim of reaching an increasingly broad audience and engaging with policy experts, journalists, and policymakers in Brussels and beyond
  • Design, implement and evaluate social media campaigns to promote and showcase EPC events and publications.
    Manage and update the epc.eu website, as well as support the development of new features on the website. Support EPC analysts in building their online profiles through advice and training.
  • Liaise with the EPC events team and analysts on communicating and promoting EPC events
  • Develop and create infographics to communicate core messages of EPC publications, as well as publishing and disseminating EPC publications and EPC newsletter online.
  • Disseminate press releases and manage media requests, including maintaining the media contacts database.

SKILLS

  • University graduate (bachelor or master)
  • Fluent in English with excellent communication, written  and listening skills; native speaker would be a plus
  • Strong IT and design skills and technical aptitude
  • Familiarity with technical editing skills (video, podcast) and design tools such as InDesign are a plus
  • Knowledge of the European Union institutions, and a basic grasp of main policy debates
  • Fluent in use of social media platforms, especially Twitter and LinkedIn. Previous experience is essential
  • Ability to write for a broad and expert-level audience
  • Excellent project management skills, able to coordinate a diverse range of projects and deadlines and liaise with external developers and contractors
  • Attention to detail

Candidates who meet the above requirements should send by e-mail a short motivation letter together with a CV to Maral Bedrossian (Ms), m.bedrossian@epc.eu.

Please mention in the subject line: DCO application. 

Deadline for applications: Monday 31 August 2020

This position is suitable for a free-lancer

In view of the expected high number of applications, we will only be able to contact the candidates shortlisted for an interview. Thank you for your understanding and for your interest in this vacancy.

Policy Analyst – EU employment and social policies
The EPC is looking for a Policy Analyst (PA) to join its Social Europe & Well-Being Programme, to work especially on topics related to the EU employment and social policies, starting preferably in September-October 2020.

The successful candidate should have a solid academic background, a good understanding of EU institutions, experience in organising policy debates, as well as knowledge on and a good understanding of past and current developments in EU social policies as well as the social dimension of EU policies and its governance mechanisms.


The candidate should have the following profile:

  • University degree in a relevant subject
  • At least three years of relevant work experience (other than internships), including in policy analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to research, write and present high-quality policy analysis
  • Strong interest in European affairs and commitment to European integration, especially in the social area
  • A good understanding of the EU legislative process, funding instruments and governance aspectsA good understanding of some/all of the relevant policy areas: skills, social protection, public services, social dialogue, labour market policies, social innovation, inequalities, the future of work, and social investment.
  • Excellent communication and social skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to engage and network with experts and interested stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Dynamic, flexible, reliable and attentive to detail
  • Fluent in English

The main duties are:

  • Implementation & coordination of the EPC’s activities on at least some/all of the following policy areas: Housing Task Force, the role of public services in implementing the European Pillar of Social Rights, fair transition, energy poverty, and the distributional impact of COVID19 on the EU, in particular with respect to labour markets as well as contributing to research and organisation of the Social Europe & Well-being Programme.
  • Research and writing policy analyses
  • Overseeing/organising and moderating events (drafting event proposals, invitations and programmes, identifying and contacting speakers)
  • Liaising with external experts and interested stakeholders, as well as building and maintaining a network
  • Supporting/leading fundraising activities for the Programme in the relevant policy areas
  • Producing new ideas and taking initiative on projects and activities

Candidates who meet the above requirements should send by e-mail a short motivation letter together with a CV to Maral Bedrossian (Ms), m.bedrossian@epc.eu.

Please mention SEWBPA application in the subject line.

Deadline for applications: Monday 31 August 2020.

Policy Analyst – MENA and/or EU-Asia

The EPC is looking for a Policy Analyst to join its Europe in the World programme to cover political, economic and security issues affecting the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, and/or EU-Asia political, economic and security relations. This will include following developments in the region and their impact on the EU and its ties with the regional states, along with the role of the EU on key regional security issues including the Iran nuclear deal, Gulf security and the conflicts in Syria and Libya, and/or EU-Asia relations with a particular focus on China.

The successful candidates should have a solid academic background, knowledge of EU institutions, a thorough understanding of current policy developments in the MENA region and/or EU-Asia relations and experience in writing policy papers and organising events.

The candidate should have the following profile:

  • University degree in a relevant subject
  • At least three years of relevant work experience (other than internships), including in policy analysis
  • A broad knowledge and understanding of the MENA region and/or EU-Asia relations with a particular focus on China
  • A good knowledge of EU policies and instruments
  • Demonstrated ability to research, write and publish high-quality policy analysis
  • Strong interest in European affairs
  • Ability to engage and network with experts and interested stakeholders
  • Experience delivering presentations and speaking at conferences
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Dynamic, flexible, reliable and attentive to detail
  • Fluent in English. Knowledge of Arabic/ Farsi or Chinese would be useful

The main tasks are:

  • Development and implementation of the EPC’s activities related to the MENA region and/or EU-Asia partnerships mainly with China
  • Research and writing policy analyses
  • Overseeing/organising and moderating events (drafting event proposals, invitations and programmes, identifying and contacting speakers)
  • Liaising with external experts and interested stakeholders, as well as building and maintaining a network
  • Representing the EPC at external events
  • Supporting/leading fundraising activities for the Programme in the relevant policy areas
  • Producing new ideas and taking initiative on projects and activities
Candidates who meet the above requirements should send by e-mail a short motivation letter together with a CV to Maral Bedrossian (Ms), m.bedrossian@epc.eu.

Please mention EIWPA application in the subject line.

Deadline for applications: Monday 31 August 2020


Policy Analyst – EU trade policy & single market
The EPC is looking for a Policy Analyst (PA) to join its Europe’s Political Economy Programme, to work especially on topics related to the EU trade policy, Single Market and industrial transformations, starting preferably in September-October 2020.

The successful candidate should have a solid academic background, a good understanding of EU institutions, experience in organising policy debates, as well as knowledge on and a good understanding of current EU policy developments in one or more of the above-mentioned policy areas.

The candidate should have the following profile:

  • University degree in a relevant subject
  • At least three years of relevant work experience (other than internships), including in policy analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to research, write and present high-quality policy analysis
  • Strong interest in European affairs and commitment to European integration
  • A good understanding of some/all of the relevant policy areas: trade policy, Single Market and industrial transformations.
  • Excellent communication and social skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to engage and network with experts and interested stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Dynamic, flexible, reliable and attentive to detail
  • Fluent in English

The main duties are:

  • Development and implementation of the EPC’s activities on some/all of the following policy areas: Single Market (including the EPC's Single Market Roundtable), feeding into ongoing projects linked to industrial transformations and EU trade policy with a potential focus on the future of multilateralism and economic relations with the USA and China, as well as contributing to research and organisation of the Europe’s Political Economy Programme.
  • Research and writing policy analyses
  • Overseeing/organising and moderating events (drafting event proposals, invitations and programmes, identifying and contacting speakers)
  • Liaising with external experts and interested stakeholders, as well as building and maintaining a network
  • Supporting/leading fundraising activities for the Programme in the relevant policy areas
  • Producing new ideas and taking initiative on projects and activities
Candidates who meet the above requirements should send by e-mail a short motivation letter together with a CV to Maral Bedrossian (Ms), m.bedrossian@epc.eu.

Please mention EPEPA application in the subject line.

Deadline for applications: Monday 31 August 2020


Disclaimer: 

Spontaneous applications are welcomed and will be kept on file for six months, but we regret we cannot reply to all applicants. Only those whose applications we are interested in pursuing will be contacted in due course.

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