JOB AD: Communication assistant


  • PUBLISHED: January 26, 2021

EGEC is currently looking for a full-time communication assistant (38h/ week), who is able to work starting from 1st March 2021, for a period of six months with a traineeship contract under Belgian law (“convention immersion professionnelle”).

EGEC is the voice of the geothermal sector in Europe. It is an international industry association with more than 120 members, representing 500 stakeholders from 20+ different European countries in the field of renewable energy.

The successful candidate will work with our Communication team on our main communication channels, activities, events and projects to highlight the role of geothermal energy in the energy transition. We are looking for extra support from a reliable and inspiring trainee with a demonstrated interest in communications and a highly proficient level of English. We guarantee a dynamic and positive working environment in a small team where you can grow and make the difference.

Job description

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing, designing and editing publications, with a strong focus on the graphic and layout
  • Video editing
  • Support in organisation of events (mainly online at the moment)
  • Managing and updating websites, especially on WordPress
  • Monitoring and feeding EGEC social media accounts
  • Support in project management task related to communications
  • Building and managing the mailing lists and contact database
  • Some general administrative tasks

Desired profile:

  • Good knowledge of current EU affairs and special interest in renewable energies
  • Excellent written and spoken English. Other languages are an asset.
  • Background in communication, with relevant university degree or equivalent experience
  • Professional attitude, strong team player and ability to work collaboratively
  • Highly Computer-proficient (MS Office suite), experience with websites (especially WordPress), social media, database management, and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, etc.)
  • Some experience in preparing publications, videos, and other communication materials
  • Flexible and proactive
  • Ability to multitask and careful attention to details 
  • Reliable, well organised and eager to learn


Application Procedure

Closing date for applications:  9th February 2021

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV (in English) to:

Please include your first and last name and the job title (EGEC communication assistant) in the subject line.

Please note that only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. If you are selected, you will be requested to provide a list of writing samples.

Interview dates: 15th – 20th February 2021

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