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Communications & Media Officer (6 months Maternity Cover)

[Brussels, 7 November 2018] Do you want to work for a feminist Europe? We are looking for a Communications and Media Officer, who will cover for our colleague who will be taking maternity leave for 6 months, from March 2019 onwards.

We are looking for someone to support us in realising the overarching strategic objectives of the European Women’s Lobby, raising the profile of work of the EWL and ensuring interactive communications with internal and external stakeholders. The person will assist EWL policy and outreach work through effective and relevant communication strategies. The ideal candidate has a natural talent for multitasking, a creative spirit and is a good planner. The ideal candidate must be have the right to work in Belgium and should be able to start preferably early February to do a hand over with the current Communications & Media Officer.

Role title: Communications & Media Officer
Role purpose: to oversee internal and external communication and media work of the EWL. In particular work around EWL’s campaign for the European elections of 2019 (May) and the European Women’s Forum and governance meetings (June). The specific responsibilities of the position are grouped in the Call for Applications.
Reporting to: Secretary General
Location: EWL Secretariat, Brussels
Starting date: February 2019 until September 2019 (6 months)

As an intersectional feminist organisation, we are seeking to build an organisation that represents Europe in all of its diversity. As such, people/women of colour and from ethnic minority groups, people with disabilities, people from the LGBTQI community and people coming from marginalised groups are especially encouraged to apply.


Please read the Call for Applications with instructions and the role description, necessary skills & attributes and conditions carefully before you apply. When completing the application form, please address the questions point by point and in detail, to help us identify the skills, knowledge and experience you have to be able to do the job effectively. As we often receive a large number of applications, we will give priority to those who can demonstrate that they meet the criteria listed. We know you are busy, and we appreciate you taking the time to apply!

Interested candidates are requested to submit to the European Women’s Lobby via this link

  • Your CV in Word or PDF (name your file as follow ’Last name-CV’)
  • Filled-in application form in Word or PDF (name your file as follow ’Last name-application form’)

Please keep in mind that only applications transmitted via the correct procedure will be considered.

Closing date for applications is 5 December 2018 23:59 CET.

Interviews of shortlisted candidates will be held on 10 and 12 December 2018. Interviews through Skype are possible for candidates who are not able to come to Brussels in person.

Data protection
The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) is committed to fully comply with the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into effect on 25 May 2018. We can confirm that the information you provide us in the application form is only intended to be used for the process of selecting candidates for the position advertised. We will keep your information safe and we will only share with the EWL staff and hired consultant who deals with the recruitment for this post. We will store your information electronically for a period of 12 weeks in a safe space, only accessible to the EWL staff involved in the recruitment. After 6 months time, all the information you provided us will be entirely discarded and no record will be kept. If you would like this information to be discarded before that date, you can simply email us at and we will proceed with your request. If you are hired for the position, EWL will then store your CV and application form in your Human Resources files.

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