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The European People’s Party (EPP) is currently recruiting a PRESS ADVISOR (m/f) for its headquarters in Brussels.

The position entails the following responsibilities:

  • Development and implementation of the EPP press strategy;
  • Daily press relations and networking with journalists based in Brussels and in the Member States to identify opportunities and secure immediate and long-term media coverage;
  • Management of press and interviews requests;
  • Development of high quality content for media;
  • Organisation of press events, including press conferences and other press activities;
  • Supervision of press practicalities for EPP Congresses, Summits and other events;
  • Coordination and liaison with the media advisors of the EPP President and EPP Secretary General;
  • Coordination and liaison with the EPP Communication, Social media and Marketing Department.

Potential candidates will need the following requirements:

  • Proven journalistic professional experience in print, online or broadcast media or in similar functions as advertised;
  • Active network of press contacts;
  • University degree in the field of journalism, communication or political science;
  • Understanding of and a strong interest in international politics and political parties of the centre-right;
  • Fundamental understanding of the European institutions;
  • Capacity for teamwork in a multinational environment;
  • Ability to work under pressure and cope with strict deadlines;
  • Flexibility over working hours;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Tact and discretion;
  • Reliability and honesty;
  • Project management skills;
  • Excellent knowledge of English. Knowledge of other EU languages will be considered as a strong asset.

The EPP pays a competitive salary according to Belgian legislation and Social Security. Additional benefits will be provided in the package.

Applications should be sent by email to by 15 August 2020, addressed to EPP HR Department.

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EPP - European People's Party

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About The Job

Brussels , Belgium
Contract type:
Full Time
Less Than 2 Years
Expires 15 AUG 2020

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