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Duration: One-year work contract, renewable (full-time)
Starting date: 7 September 2020
Work permit: EU citizen or holding a valid EU working permit - candidates without a working permit will not be considered
Application deadline: Tuesday 30 June 2020, midnight CET

EuroMed Rights is looking to recruit a bright and enthusiastic Communication Assistant to support the organisation’s efforts to increase its outreach towards the media, public and private stakeholders, linked-minded NGOs, and the general public in the Euro-Mediterranean region and beyond.

Description of tasks

The Communication Assistant will work under the supervision of the Communication Team Coordinator, and according to the organisation’s communication priorities. The following tasks are to be undertaken:

  • Support the Communication team in its daily activities including: creation of communication material (visuals, infographics, videos); drafting and translation of press releases, statements and reports; lay-out of briefings, factsheets and reports; organisation of public and media events; management of photographs database;
  • Monitor and propose communication opportunities (e.g. international days and agendas in relation to the European Union, and international and regional bodies);
  • Maintain and update EuroMed Rights’ database, website and social media accounts.

Profile, Skills and Background

  • University Degree in Communication, (Video) Journalism, Graphic design - other degrees may also be considered, e.g. Human Rights, European studies;
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Adobe Pro and some knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator - this will be tested during the interview;
  • Fluency in both English and French (oral and written). Applicants who do not match these language requirements will not be considered. Knowledge of Arabic will be an asset;
  • Keen interest and preferably proven work experience in the protection of human rights, in NGOs dealing with the EU/MENA;
  • Good computer literacy (Office Suite, Twitter, Facebook, WordPress an asset);
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in writing and orally;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Keen attention to details and an eye for graphic design;
  • Self-motivated, well-organised, able to work independently and efficiently under pressure.

How to Apply

If you believe you qualify for this position, please send - by Tuesday 30 June 2020 midnight - at:

  • Your CV;
  • Any example of creative videos or visuals you have created;
  • A document (max. 1 page, in English or French) in which you respond to the following:
  1. What do you think you can bring to EuroMed Rights, and why?
  2. Describe a recent communication experience in which you have played a key role;
  3. What practical steps would you follow if you had to organise a press conference for a delegation of four Tunisian NGO representatives coming to Brussels?

Please note that only duly completed applications (see above) will be considered and that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews - including a written test and an exercise on Adobe - will take place in early July.

About EuroMed Rights

EuroMed Rights was founded in January 1997 in response to the Barcelona Declaration of November 1995 and the establishment of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (EMP). It is the coordinating body of about eighty human rights organisations and institutions as well as individuals from over thirty countries. EuroMed Rights organisational structure is built on a general assembly, an executive committee, working groups and a secretariat.

Rooted in civil society, EuroMed Rights seeks to develop and strengthen partnerships between NGOs in the EuroMed region, i.e. networking aimed at strengthening the capacity of members to act and interact within the context of the region and the Barcelona process, and other EU-Arab cooperation frameworks.

The EuroMed Rights head office is situated in Copenhagen. The organisation has also offices in Brussels and Tunis. For further information, kindly visit our website at

EuroMed Rights aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the ground of race, color, nationality, religion, ethnic or national origins, gender, marital status, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, disability or chronic illness

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About The Job

Brussels , Belgium
Contract type:
Full Time
Less Than 2 Years

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