We are recruiting a Communications Assistant

7 January 2019

Part time/flexible working hours

The European Disability Forum (EDF) is seeking an enthusiastic and committed team member to be responsible for our Communications and Awareness raising work in the project Justice for All, based in our secretariat in Brussels. The European Disability Forum is an independent NGO that defends the interests of over 80 million Europeans with disabilities. We are a unique platform which brings together representative organisation of persons with disabilities from across Europe. We are run by persons with disabilitiesand their families. We are a strong, united voice of persons with disabilities in Europe.

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Our ideal candidate has:

  • strong communication (written and oral) skills in English;
  • experience in managing websites and social media, and awareness raising campaigns
  • experience in developing accessible formats of communication tools such as brochures and web articles;
  • ability to work in a team and independently in his/her area of responsibility;
  • ability to work effectively in a multinational environment with both internal and external stakeholders;
  • ability to accept and integrate feedback from a range of partners;
  • ability to produce high quality communication tools within a set timeframe:
  • commitment to EDF’s values and goals.

Experience in working in the field of disability or the area of justice and human rights is an advantage. Other European languages including sign languages an advantage.

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Gross starting salary: 1.800 euros per month plus benefits

Duration of contract: One year

Closing date for receipt of applications: 31 January 2019

Date and location of the interview: 14 February 2019, Brussels

EDF is an equal opportunities employer. Please send your CV, and a motivation letter by email to andre.felix@edf-feph.org

In your motivation letter, please explain your motivation to apply for this specific job with EDF.

Your motivation letter should be in English and not more than 1 page and in the case that you are not a citizen of an EU member state, you should demonstrate you have the right to live and work in the EU.

Further information about EDF can be found on the EDF website: http://www.edf-feph.org/work-us

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