CCBE is currently seeking to recruit a Communication Officer

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), which represents around 1,000,000 lawyers through its member Bars and Law Societies, is looking for a Communication Officer to help promote the CCBE’s activities and policies to the European institutions and the wider world.

In particular, the post holder will be expected to:

  • Ensure that particular CCBE policies and messages are formulated as effectively as possible and disseminated to the appropriate decision-makers in the EU institutions and other relevant organisations; 
  • Ensure the timely and comprehensive reporting and follow up of all communication strategies to the CCBE bodies and members;
  • Promote the interests of the CCBE and legal profession on the social networks and the CCBE website;
  • Develop and arrange CCBE meetings and events, facilitate appropriate CCBE representation and speaking opportunities at relevant events outside the CCBE, to ensure a high profile for the CCBE among people and institutions relevant to its work.

The ideal candidate has a university degree in communication, journalism or political sciences and 3 years of regular professional dealings with the EU institutions, preferably in a communication role. Excellent communication skills in French and English are essential. Proficiency in one or more other European languages is an asset.

This is a full-time post based in the CCBE’s headquarters in Brussels. It is a challenging role, calling for team-work and flexibility, initiative and planning, plus the ability to relate well to external contacts at any level.

Please send a detailed CV and covering letter to Véronique Jamart at jamart@ccbe.eu by no later than 5 June 2018. Interviews will take place beginning of June. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.