Job purpose: The “Press Officer” position will be in charge of the communications activities reporting directly to the Secretary-General.

Responsibilities and tasks

  • Coordinate media relations (including writing press releases and organising media relations);
  • Coordinating the internal communications of the association;
  • Manage the CEJA online presence:
    • Maintenance of CEJA website
    • Maintenance of social media presence
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of targeted communications and public awareness campaigns;
  • Monitor news on agriculture and relevant issues;
  • Write official speeches and position papers and support key publications (Annual Report, Declarations, etc.);
  • Proofreading in English language;
  • Coordinating with the rest of the team on communication projects;
  • Support the organisation of events including conferences, seminars and working groups;
  • Taking minutes during the internal meeting with Member Organisations;
  • Supporting the team in any other projects.

Essential selection criteria include:

  • A university degree in communications, journalism or political sciences;
  • 2 years of relevant experience in similar positions in communications, press/public relations or corporate/NGOs communications;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills – English native speaker level, other languages are an asset, preferably French;
  • Creative and strategic thinking and writing abilities;
  • Computer literacy, familiar with HTML and website maintenance;
  • Familiarity with digital tools and social media;
  • Ability to work within a team in a multi-cultural, international and multidisciplinary environment;
  • Attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise and meet deadlines;
  • Knowledge of the EU institutions and agriculture matters are an advantage.

To apply

Please send your CV and motivation letter to a.musumarra@ceja.eu by the 19th of July.

Please note that due to a large number of CVs only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.