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About Us

The Good Lobby is a Brussels-based non-profit committed to equalising access to power by enhancing the advocacy capacity of civil society, while shaping corporate lobbying to be more responsible and transparent. It does so through a mix of training, strategic advice, and unconventional coalitions to assist NGOs, progressive companies, philanthropic organisations in their advocacy goals.  

 

 

We Are Looking For a Communication Manager, Who Is:

  • A Multitasker: someone who can work on different communication projects at the same time, solve problems, step in when needed, be hands-on. 
  • A Master: someone who is a polished and effective communicator, who understands the importance of brevity and clarity, and the need to make communication both interesting and persuasive to different audiences.
  • A Magician: someone able to turn complexity into clarity, into an engaging video, a compelling text, some fascinating images, a well-crafted Instagram carousel, a cool story.
  • A Facilitator: someone who aims at being understood, a bridge-builder between different environments (e.g. public, private, civil society sectors).
  • A Story Teller: someone capable of setting up and running a catchy blog soliciting and contributing citizen-driven stories of social change coming from all over the world.

 

 

The Challenges We Will Propose To You:

  • Implementing our communications strategy
  • Updating frequently our website
  • Writing articles on the lobbying field and the EU bubble
  • Creating new content for different (social) media platforms
  • Supporting non profits’ communication efforts
  • Working on day to day communication
  • Creating visuals for our organisation and others

 

 

In Particular, Our Communication Officer Will Be Responsible For:

  • Designing and executing online and offline communication, such as: social media posts, the newsletter, our website with its blog
  • Updating the website on a regular basis
  • Communicating and following up on different projects (TGL Profs, TGL Climate Incubator)
  • Live social media coverage of events
  • Monitoring of media outlets and current affairs developments.
  • Community Management (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Linkedin & co).
  • Measuring analytics and impact.

 

 

Skills That Will Be Necessary:

Every communicator needs some tools!

  • You have proven experience in communications and social media. We are looking for someone with at least one-two years of experience. Candidates with less experience who, however, meet most of the other requirements are welcome!
  • You are fully aware of the functioning of the EU Institutions and the current state of affairs of the European Union. 
  • You have experience using graphic design tools (Adobe or Canva etc) and are able to create graphics, infographics, and engaging visual content (including on powerpoint or similar).
  • You are knowledgeable about using WordPress to run our website effectively
  • As our communication is mainly developed in English, you should be either a native English speaker or fully proficient at native level.
  • You are creative, solutions-oriented, and incredibly organised.
  • You are a people-person

You can speak and are at ease with different audiences: from NGOs to corporations, from politicians to citizens, from professionals to students.

 

 

What We Offer

A 6-months contract under Belgian law for a defined period of time with possibility of renewal depending on funding. The exact starting date is negotiable, but end of January 2022 is desireable.  are unable to sponsor visas at this time, so you should already have the right to work and live in Belgium.

The work and the well-being of The Good Lobby is strengthened by the diversity of our network and our differences in background, culture, experience, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and much more. We welcome applications from people of colour, women, LGBTQIA and persons with disabilities.

 

How To Apply

Please apply by sending: 

  • your CV
  • a cover letter where you tell us about why you are the person we are looking for, maximum 2 pages.
  • Samples of your work (please, include what you are proud of in any realm of communication – graphic, video, text, website, social media, campaigning). You can also put links in your cover letter.

 

With subject line: Communication Manager // Name Surname 

Send to: recruitment@thegoodlobby.eu 

Deadline to apply: January 10th 2022

Desirable starting date: January 20th 2022

 

 

 

 

SPONTANEOUS APPLICATIONS AND CURRICULAR INTERNSHIPS

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