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Account Manager, Corporate Communications

  • Location

    Brussels

  • Discipline:

    Communications

  • Salary:

    €45,000-€54,000

  • Contact:

    Doina Grubii

  • Contact Email:

    dgrubii@vmagroup.com

  • Contact phone:

    020 7436 4243

  • Consultant:

    Doina Grubii

Salary: up to EUR 57,000 DOE

Our client is looking for a new colleague who wants to be part of an extraordinary adventure within an independent and family-run company, which has a close-knit corporate culture and is leading in its sector.

The ideal candidate we would like to welcome is a quick learner with experience in corporate communications and media relations, with excellent research, communication and writing skills. She/He enjoys working in a dynamic and multicultural environment and being in contact with international and world-renowned companies in various sectors of activity (including technology, finance, mobility, and health...).


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

The precise nature of activities will depend on the priorities and client work during the time of the placement. However, the responsibilities and tasks are likely to include the following:

  • Build strong relationships with (y)our client, guiding them with strategic advice, being a trusted advisor as well as leading and managing projects in various sectors;

  • Contribute to research and analysis of various issues, planning and development of communications strategies and implementation of impactful activities;

  • Draft press releases, briefings, reports, updates and other communication materials;

  • Monitor media and/or political issues of interest;

  • Assist with the development of proposals, from the creative ideas to the conceptualization and the action plan;

  • Think out of the box and you are not shy to raise your brilliant ideas to make (y)our clients shine and grow beyond their expectations;

  • Manage a more junior colleague and guide her in her day-to-day activities with the support of your managers;

  • Be an enthusiastic team player who values a fantastic working atmosphere.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • Trilingual – English, French and Dutch (oral and written) – with at least a native (or near-native) level of two languages;

  • Experience in a similar function;

  • Good knowledge of Belgian media and political landscape;

  • Strong research and analytical skills;

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – a positive approach with a self-learning attitude and ability to show team spirit;

  • Ability to work autonomously and be proactive (don’t be shy to share your ideas);

  • Ability to work on multiple assignments (multi-tasking is part of the consultant’s life).

BENEFITS

  • Salary: €45,000-€54,000;

  • Extra holidays payment (0.92 of the salary);

  • Meal vouchers of a nominal value € 8 (€ 1,32 personal contribution & € 6,68 covered by our client);

  • Gym allowance € 100 per month;

  • A Smartphone, including the application of the mobile phone and call charges Reimbursement of travelling costs between home and place of work (100%);

  • A hospitalisation insurance as well as a group insurance: including a pension plan, a life insurance and a disability insurance;

  • 20 days legal holidays;

  • 12 days of compensatory rest per full month worked during the year (due to 40 hours work week);

  • Allowance of €225 per month as reimbursement for representation expenses.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

You must be eligible to work in the location advertised.

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VMAGROUP is a leading international interim, contract, temporary and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist. We are specifically focused on providing support to the communications, digital and marketing communities.

Our specialist practice areas cover: communications, corporate communications, internal communications, change communications, PR, media relations, financial communications, CSR, public affairs, investor relations, marketing, digital marketing and agency services.

We have a reputation for providing expert consultancy services and advice, supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications and marketing industry, supporting planning and decision-making for organisations of all shapes and sizes.

In the UK, VMAGROUP has offices in London and Manchester and in Europe, VMAGROUP has offices in Amsterdam and Brussels, but we work with organisations and individuals on a global basis.

VMAGROUP is committed to equal opportunities and is a Diversity Pledged Recruiter.

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