Communications Officer

Our goal for the next year is to increase engagement throughout our YPFP Brussels online presence. Creating content is one way to jumpstart debate and discussion.

YPFP Brussels is looking for a motivated individual who is interested in developing their digital and written communication skills. The successful candidate will work closely with different members of the Communications & Marketing team to help devise and implement a content strategy geared towards increasing Brussels thought-leadership on our website.

Please note: YPFP Brussels is looking for motivated volunteers to join its team in a range of positions. All YPFP staff are professional volunteers. Volunteering is both a responsibility and an opportunity. YPFP offers skills development and training to its entire staff starting with an induction and regular, externally led staff training sessions. 


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Create, develop and manage of YPFP Brussels web presence;

  • Work alongside YPFP Brussels staff and members to brainstorm ideas on such content;

  • Analyse data generated, and report findings to the Communications & Marketing Director;

  • Brainstorm and collaborate on a future multimedia journal;

  • Contribute new ideas on how to increase the profile of YPFP in Brussels;

  • Contribute to ad-hoc projects in the Communications & Marketing team;


Eligibility and Requirements:

  • Be self-motivated, well organised and able to work efficiently and autonomously, as part of a small team;

  • Required to commit to six months or more as a staff volunteer;

  • Required to attend quarterly all Staff evening meetings;

  • Required to attend monthly communications staff evening meetings;

  • Required to attend most YPFP events;

  • Required time commitment of up to 10 hours per week;

  • Required to respond to e-mails daily, on a regular basis;

  • Excellent written and spoken English skills;

  • Home internet access;

  • Live in Brussels, Belgium.


Contact details:

Interested candidates should send a brief cover letter and CV to Geoffroy Cazenave at geoffroy.cazenave@ypfp.org and Katie Low at katie.low@ypfp.org by 14 December 2015.

Please note that only candidates chosen for further interview will be contacted.