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Communication Specialist

  • EVENFLOW SRL
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
Published:
  • EVENFLOW SRL
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
Published:

Evenflow seeks a Communication Specialist with geospatial and Earth Observation literacy.

DO YOU HAVE:

  • 3-6 years of experience in communications (strategy, content production, digital marketing)?

  • Experience of, or (at minimum) intermediate understanding of geospatial data, Earth Observation or the Copernicus programme?

  • Experience in working with European institutional clients?

  • Excellent command of English (spoken and written)?

  • Impeccable writing skills?

  • Legal authorisation to live and work in the European Union?


WOULD YOU LIKE TO:

  • Work from Brussels (hybrid as well)?

  • Be part of a close-knit and agile team of space and EO enthusiasts?

  • Travel across Europe and (why not?) beyond?


Then keep scrolling…

CONTEXT:

Our portfolio of communication, marketing and promotional work linked to our contracts with EU institutions and agencies and to our R&D projects is growing and developing. In this context, we are seeking to recruit a full-time Communication Specialist with geospatial and Earth Observation literacy as soon as possible, to complement our feisty and fearsome Communications Team, and help us to scale up our outreach and promotional activities.

THE JOB:

The responsibilities of the new team member may include the following tasks, most of which will fall into the context of support to our communications contracts with European institutional clients, as well as EU-funded research and development projects:

Communication strategy and planning

  • Creating and refining communication strategies across channels and diverse audiences.


Content Creation

  • Developing narratives and conceptual frameworks for storytelling based on environmental phenomena related to Earth Observation products and services;

  • Drafting engaging content in English in diverse formats for a variety of channels, including web, print and social media;

  • Developing scripts and storyboards for animated films or videos.


Digital marketing and social media

  • Designing and implementing social media campaigns (paid or organic);

  • Preparing, delivering and monitoring newsletters (through platforms such as Mailchimp or Odoo Social Marketing);

  • Reporting and KPI monitoring using tools such as Google Analytics.


Event management

  • Organisation of events (online, hybrid and onsite);

  • Developing concept notes and event formats;

  • Building agendas: identifying, liaising with and managing speakers;

  • Supporting the promotion and outreach activities of events.


Project Leadership and Administration

  • Dependent on needs and skill, the new team member may be required to carry out management and reporting duties linked to our new or ongoing projects and contracts.


WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

The ideal candidate should be well-versed in communications, having 3-6 years of experience in some combination of strategy, content production and digital marketing. Event management experience will also be considered – but only in combination with the above fields.

We are seeking someone with a baseline level of understanding of some combination of the following topics: geospatial sciences/data, Earth Observation data products and services, the Copernicus programme and specifically the Copernicus Land Monitoring Service and the Copernicus In Situ component.

As with all our team members, we are on the look-out for versatility, willingness to learn, creativity and ambition, and a strong motivation to work for a small, strong and fast-growing SME.

The key ingredients are: strong interpersonal skills, critical thinking, good organisational and problem-solving capabilities, the ability to understand and communicate complex ideas effectively for a broad range of audiences such as general public, policymakers, industry actors, a strong sense of initiative, flexibility and – above all – an excellent grasp of modern digital communication practices.

HERE ARE THE SPECIFIC TRAITS WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Essential

  • 3-6 years of experience in a communications role with an emphasis on strategy, content production, digital marketing;

  • Baseline understanding of (some) of the following topics: geospatial sciences/data, Earth Observation data products and services, the Copernicus programme and specifically the Copernicus Land Monitoring Service and the Copernicus In Situ component;

  • Experience of European institutional service contracts;

  • Proven ability to produce, high quality, succinct and engaging content;

  • Native (or near-native level) written and spoken English (C2);

  • Ability to work well both independently and within larger teams;

  • Excellent project management skills, including a strong ability to perform well in tight timeframes and to prioritise;

  • Intimate understanding of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint;

  • Experience deploying a range of digital marketing and performance assessment tools, e.g., Google Analytics 4, Tag Manager, Google Ads, Mailchimp, Twitter Analytics, YouTube Analytic etc;

  • Candidates must have legal authorisation to live and work in the European Union.


Desirable

  • Deep understanding of the European Union Space Programme and its downstream applications, particularly as regards the Copernicus programme;

  • Ability to quickly grasp complex topics and transform them into meaningful information;

  • Experience with and knowledge of the organisation, structure and working procedures of the European Commission and/or EU Agencies.


WHAT WE OFFER:

Evenflow offers the opportunity to:

  • Play a strong role in a young, dynamic and steadily growing company;

  • Enjoy an upbeat, inclusive and comfortable working environment (even when working from home!), in which your ideas are valued and your work-life balance is respected;

  • Work on various aspects of exciting, high-tech projects in a wide range of application domains (agriculture, environment, raw materials, energy, transport, etc.);

  • Develop professionally and enhance your transferable skill-set as well as your thematic expertise;

  • Travel, meet clients and build your professional network across Europe;

  • Earn a competitive salary, take on well-defined responsibilities from the outset and shape your future role within the team as the company grows.


HOW TO APPLY:

Please apply here using our jobs platform.

This vacancy will remain open until further notice, and/or until the relevant position is filled.

We expect to commence the first round of interviews within the first week of May. Interviews can be held in person for local candidates or online, depending on individual circumstances.

Note: Depending on the candidate, we may require a 6-month probationary period prior to offering a long-term contract.

ABOUT EVENFLOW:

Based in Brussels, Evenflow is a strategy and communications consultancy specialised in the promotion, exploitation and market uptake of innovative technologies (primarily Earth Observation and Satellite Navigation). Our work is driven by the aspiration to build sustainable solutions enabled by such technologies and facilitate the realisation of a wide range of economic, social and environmental benefits to providers and users alike. To achieve that, we work with and for actors across the entire value chain:

  • We engage end-users (e.g. farmers, civil protection agencies or the general public at large) to understand their needs and to raise their awareness on cutting-edge solutions that can help them;

  • We provide strategic advice, market development and user uptake support to EU institutions and governmental organisations, contributing to their efforts to align policies with societal needs and the latest market or technology trends;

  • We help universities, start-ups, SMEs and large companies to commercialise their research, scale up their activities and bring the benefits of their solutions to a wider audience;

  • We partner with all the above actors to design, implement and exploit high-quality, high-impact projects utilising innovative technologies;

  • We craft and implement outreach strategies, extracting the important messages for different target audiences and conveying them through the appropriate channels and media, as well as constructing powerful marketing campaigns.

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