Carbon Market Watch Recruitment: Junior Communications Officer

Position: 6 months full time from September 2020

Carbon Market Watch is a not-for-profit association with unique expertise in carbon pricing and a track record of policy work in international organisations and the European Union. We are recruiting a dynamic junior communications officer full time for  6 months (Sept 2020 – Feb 2021) to work in our Brussels’ office and or remotely from a Belgian residence. The junior communications officer will report to the communications director and will support communication activities across the organisation and in particular for our PlanUp project.

We offer:

  • A challenging and exciting experience with a dynamic organisation working internationally
  • The opportunity to work on various levels of EU & UN climate policy
  • Active skill development with communication tools & activities that support CMW’s ongoing campaigns
  • The chance to learn from and be part of a passionate, dedicated team.

Tasks and responsibilities:

Layout and graphic design

  • Assist in developing audiovisual content for Carbon Market Watch campaigns
  • Assist in the layout of Carbon Market Watch publications 

Website and social media

  • Support website management and online content development
  • Support the management of and create content for Carbon Market Watch social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram)

General support to the team 

  • Carry out stakeholder mapping and tracking of public institutions and actors
  • Update contact databases
  • Monitor relevant climate and energy policy news
  • Support the organisation and follow up of events and capacity building activities

Required skills and experience

  • Good eye for design, layout and typography
  • Experience with photo, audio and video editing
  • Experience or willingness to learn website and social media management 
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite products, such as InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere, Audition and Illustrator, or equivalent
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines 
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English, knowledge of other European languages (especially French and Spanish) is an advantage

Desired

  • Knowledge of EU decision-making processes and institutions
  • Knowledge of EU and international climate policies 
  • Passion for climate policy 

How to apply:

Application: Please send a letter of motivation and CV (including links to relevant work samples) to [email protected] with your name and “comms officer” in the subject line

Closing date for applications: 10 July 2020  (first round of interviews will be held during the week beginning 20 July – remotely.)  All applications will be acknowledged but only candidates for interview will be notified.

Start date: 01 September 2020