Project Communications Coordinator

Ocean Energy Europe

Project Communications Coordinator

Ocean Energy Europe

Brussels, Belgium

Ocean Energy Europe is the trade association for ocean energy in Europe. Our goal is to unite the key industry players behind a common strategy to commercialise the ocean energy sector and generate clean, secure renewable energy from Europe’s seas.

The Project Communications Coordinator will lead the communications and project management tasks on a number of EU-funded projects in which Ocean Energy Europe is a partner. The role will entail a significant amount of copywriting and editing, so a very high standard of written English is required.

This position reports to the Communications & Events Director. You will be part of a dynamic team who has put ocean energy, a nascent sector, on the European map.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Project communication & dissemination

Public project deliverables

  • ‘Translate’ project results into accessible summaries;
  • Communicate public deliverables and key results via the project channels;
  • Coordinate broader dissemination of results with project partners.

Events

  • Organise webinars;
  • Organise project workshops/seminars;
  • Coordinate project participation in external events – presentations, stands, side events, often jointly with other EU-funded projects.

Website & social media

  • Draft copy and prepare graphics for social media posts and website updates;
  • Maximise social media followers via engagements, ad campaigns etc.;
  • Maintain websites, including liaison with web developers.

Media & newsletters

  • Draft and send press releases;
  • Secure articles/interviews relating to projects in relevant publications;
  • Draft and send newsletters, manage mailing lists.

Publications & videos

  • Compile and draft content for project publications (leaflets, end-of-project summary brochures etc.), manage design process with external designer;
  • Coordinate video production for basic ‘explainer’ and/or project showcase videos.

Coordination and monitoring

  • Coordination with project partners to ensure delivery of other tasks within work packages;
  • Analytics of website, social media, newsletters;
  • Compiling dissemination data including activities of project partners.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Project reporting

  • Timesheet updates and budget tracking;
  • Submission of reports to EC (financial, resource use, comms metrics);
  • Prepare and present at project meetings.

Other supporting tasks

  • Managing invitations for high-level meetings and events with external stakeholders;
  • Support with reporting to OEE Board meeting;
  • Data requests and follow-up to update statistics database;
  • Assist the OEE team in other relevant project, communications or events tasks.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • University degree in relevant field (communications, event management, project management…);
  • Mandatory: Minimum 2 years experience in a similar role, ideally in an international environment;
  • Mandatory: Excellent written English – native speaker or equivalent;
  • Asset: Experience in EU-funded projects;
  • Asset: Working knowledge of other European languages.

PROFILE

  • Well-organised, able to prioritise and work to deadlines;
  • Stress-resistant and solution-oriented, with great attention to detail;
  • Able to work as part of a team, including external partners;
  • Open and positive personality;
  • Able to travel when required;
  • An interest in renewable energy/environmental issues is desirable.

CONDITIONS

Ocean Energy Europe offers an attractive salary and benefits package.

  • 2-year fixed term contract (possibility of extension depending on projects portfolio);
  • Based in Brussels at OEE offices*;
  • Teleworking policy allows for some working from home on a weekly basis*.

Start: ASAP

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, send a CV and cover letter to events@oceanenergy.eu, with subject “Project Communications Coordinator application” by 2 August 2021. First-round interviews are expected to take place in August via video call. Please note that due to resource limitations, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

*OEE is following current government advice on COVID-19, and until further notice, all staff are working from home full-time.

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