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WANTED: PR Expert in Brussels (GER/ENG)

  • Coordinating PR and media communication of the European Pirates delegation in the European Parliament and fostering collaboration on PR in the delegation;
  • Managing presentation of the delegation;
  • Establishing cooperation with the Media Department of the German Pirate Party as well as with our political group in the European Parliament;
  • Establishing cooperation with the European Pirate Party and Pirate Parties across Europe;
  • Providing media support for the delegation – preparation of press releases, organization and moderation of press conferences and other media activities, media monitoring, preparation of documents and other topics in cooperation with their teams and PR assistants;
  • Taking pictures and camera or audio recordings in the European Parliament and at events in Brussels and managing cooperation with external staff when they are taken externally;
  • Maintaining and improving delegation’s long-term campaigns;
  • Facilitating short-term and long-term communication strategies;
  • Establishing and maintaining contacts with German and foreign journalists;
  • Monitoring of PR outcomes.
  • Obtained education in the fields such as journalism, political marketing, political science, European studies, or other related fields, or other evidence of relevant expertise;
  • At least 2 years of work experience with media, media communication, PR, or political marketing;
  • Excellent knowledge of German and English language. Knowledge of Czech or other languages is an asset;
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to work under pressure in the fast-paced work environment;
  • Knowledge of German and foreign, especially European, media environment;
  • Alignment with the Pirate program priorities;
  • Good relations and contacts with journalists and editors are an advantage;
  • Knowledge of functioning and mechanisms of the European Parliament and other European institutions as well as knowledge of EU policies is an advantage;
  • Personal integrity and professional approach to the work;
  • Willingness to use Open Source Software and other open technologies;
  • Enthusiasm for working in an international team;
  • Willingness to occasionally travel to Strasbourg, Germany, or on other missions;
  • Willingness to learn new things.
  • Full time work contract/40 hours per week;
  • A competitive salary based on previous experience, in-line with the rules of the Parliament and of our political group;
  • Prestigious work in a cosmopolitan city, where every day is a new challenge;
  • Interesting cooperation with political and media personalities.

Place of work: Brussels

The condition for being included in the selection procedure is to send a structured CV and a cover letter in English containing your vision of working on this position and examples of your previous work relevant for this position.

Start date: as soon as possible or upon agreement

The applicant will send the necessary documentation by 22 September 2020 to (PGPkey). Please use the subject line “PR Expert: YOUR NAME”. The nomination team has the right to extend the deadline. The first round is done by evaluating the submitted documents. The second round is done by a written assessment. The third round is done by a personal interview. The evaluation is carried out by an evaluation committee composed of representatives of the media department, HR, and the MEPs.

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