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Media Relations Manager

  • ACEA
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
Published:
Application Deadline: July 28, 2024
  • ACEA
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
Published:
Application Deadline: July 28, 2024
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To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: bk@acea.auto


The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is looking to reinforce its dynamic communications team with an experienced Media Relations Manager.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Shape and deliver our media strategy, ensuring that our priority messages and stories are reflected in media across the EU, from print to broadcast, from top-tier to specialised press;

  • Maintain a network of journalists on the EU and national levels; build long-term relationships with media influencers;

  • Proactive media outreach: pitch stories to media, tailoring the news angle to different interests; identify media opportunities;

  • Develop and draft engaging content for journalists, eg headline-grabbing press releases, op-eds, backgrounders, Q&As, etc;

  • Organise high-level press conferences, media roundtables and interviews;

  • Serve as ACEA’s media liaison, handling media inquiries;

  • Media monitoring and compiling daily summaries for the ACEA team;

  • Media analysis and reporting on KPIs;

  • Keep abreast of the media landscape and ensure ACEA’s media database is up-to-date.


PROFILE:

  • A good storyteller;

  • Outgoing personality with excellent people skills;

  • Good understanding of political/policy communications and the EU decision-making process;

  • Good organisational skills and ability to prioritise and multitask;

  • Enthusiastic and positive team player;

  • Native-level English, with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Other languages are a plus;

  • Around five years of relevant work experience (eg journalist, communications agency, trade association).


WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Join a leading European industry association as part of a driven team of multicultural professionals in a time of change and transformation;

  • Impact the work of an entire European industry, which – directly or indirectly employs millions of workers across the continent and whose products are used even more widely;

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.


HOW TO APPLY:

Please send your CV and letter of application to the attention of Ben Kennard at bk@acea.auto (subject line: ACEA Media Relations Manager) before 28 July 2024. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
Apply now

Apply for this job

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: bk@acea.auto

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