Communications Officer

Our goal for the next year is to increase engagement throughout our YPFP Brussels web presence. Creating content, such as timely blog pieces, 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 blog content strategy geared towards increasing Brussels thought-leadership on our website. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to fuse traditional writing skills with digital communications.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Devise a strategy for content building, specifically blogs, on the YPFP Brussels website;

  • Create, develop and manage blog content for YPFP Brussels web presence;

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

  • Analyse data generated through Google Analytics, 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 organized 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 Paula Iwaniuk at paula.iwaniuk@ypfp.org by 17 May 2015.

Please note that only candidates chosen for further interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will begin the role in late May.