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German & English-speaking Digital Communications Officer

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Positive Money Europe
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Bruxelles, Belgium
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Published 13 days ago

We are looking for someone to complete our campaigning team, which consists of three people today. This person will also complement our German-speaking team which currently consists of one person in charge of research and advocacy.

You will work with colleagues to develop content, increase mobilisation and ensure our message is heard. You will lead on developing a digital strategy and managing our social media channels to maximise engagement among existing and future supporters, influencers and donors. In close cooperation with the director and campaigns manager, you will develop our media strategy and write press releases, op-eds and identify media opportunities.

About You

You are a tech-savvy and energetic communicator who is passionate about building a community around our work with a view to getting as many people as possible engaged in the cause. You will have experience with creating messaging for different audiences, running several social media channels, running ads, writing press releases and identifying media opportunities.

You are keen to learn, improve and push the boundaries on social media and expand your skills to new communication channels and tools. You’ll enjoy figuring out how to engage new audiences in economic issues by simplifying messages and finding out what message works best with our existing and new audiences. Positive Money Europe is a small team that works closely together, so you will enjoy getting involved in different aspects of the organisation, chipping in where needed, juggling multiple projects and taking the initiative, while always keeping your focus on how to maximise our impact.

You will be fluent in both writing and speech in both German and English.

You will be accountable for the following on both the EU and German level:

1. Growing PMEU’s legitimacy and impact by growing our social media following and supporter base on an EU and German level;

2. Keeping our online community informed about PMEU’s activities and successes;

3. Activating our supporters by pushing targeted digital campaigns and inspiring volunteering and offline action;

4. Increasing the visibility of PMEU in the general public and in the media.


Key Responsibilities and Main Tasks

● Develop online communication tactics aligned with the overall strategy of PMEU.

● Support on online campaigns (eg. requests to sign petitions, write to MEPs, feed into consultations, come to events) to push these to our supporters and new audiences.

● Manage our social media channels (Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter) and develop new ones (Instagram) to ensure we provide frequent and consistent information about our work and activities to our followers. Please note that management of social media channels can be shared within the team, but you will be expected to lead this.

● Engage and respond to our followers on our social media channels.

● Optimise our use of Facebook advertising, Google Ads and Analytics, and SEO to increase the number of followers and signed-up supporters.

● Writing newsletters and sending it through our CRM, Action Network.

● Support in writing and sending out press releases.

● Seek out opportunities for the Positive Money team to produce blogs/articles for websites, magazines and spaces with our target audiences.


Essential Experience and Skills

● Fluency in English and German (both written and spoken)

● 1-2 years experience in the campaigning or communications sector

● Excellent written communication skills and ability to write short, punchy copy messages that capture and engage audiences

● Social media management (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram) including managing paid advertising campaigns

● Adept at using data to inform your communication planning and use of ads

● Experience pushing digital campaigns targeting the public

● The ability to take initiative, identify challenges and propose workable, engaging solutions

● The ability to work in time-pressured situations and to meet deadlines

● General knowledge and interest in EU politics and Eurozone issues related to universal basic income, helicopter money, inequality and poverty reduction, economics and finance.

● A commitment to Positive Money’s mission, values and behaviours.


DESIRABLE Skills and Experience:

● Experience writing press releases and doing media work

● Experience working with Action Network or equivalent CRMs

● Experience working on economic-related issues

We are looking for someone to complete our campaigning team, which consists of three people today. This person will also complement our German-speaking team which currently consists of one person in charge of research and advocacy.

You…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    September 6, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 10, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

€22-25k gross annual salary depending on experience

Level of Language Proficiency

English - fluent in both writing and speech

German - fluent in both writing and speech

English - fluent in both writing and speech

German - fluent in both writing and speech

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
67 Rue Ducale, Bruxelles, None 1000, Belgium

How to Apply

Read the full job description here.

Application process

Please fill in the application form available here (or here as PDF) and send it by email to info@positivemoney.eu

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 10 August 2021 at 8 am CET

Interviews: will take place on zoom between the 17 and 20 August for the first round, and the 25 and 26 August for the second round. 

Positive Money is committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background. We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, disability and ethnicity but as Black, and minority ethnic people are currently under-represented within the Positive Money network, we would encourage applications from members of these groups.

Read the full job description here.

Application process

Please fill in the application form available here (or here as PDF) and send it by email to info@positivemoney.eu

Closing date…

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