EUROPEN is looking for a EU Public Affairs and Communication Manager

20 November 2020

We are Hiring a EU Public Affairs and Communication Manager

Job Description

EUROPEN is looking for a capable and enthusiastic new team member to join our Brussels’ office. If you are passionate about EU policy making, this is an exciting role, working with multiple stakeholders to support the transition towards sustainable packaging in Europe.

Main Responsibilities

§  Develop and implement EUROPEN advocacy and communication strategies

§  Building relationship with EU stakeholders, across the EU institutions, industry and non-governmental organisations

§  Monitor and analyse relevant EU legislation and policy developments on packaging and sustainability

§  Draft position papers, reports, newsletters and other communication materials for external and internal use

§  Manage content on EUROPEN website and social media channels

§  Represent EUROPEN at external events

§  Provide timely support to EUROPEN members, organize and attend members meetings, coordinate follow-up actions


Your profile

§  Proactive attitude, strategic thinking, strong analytical skills

§  Proven project management and issue management skills in a dynamic public affairs environment

§  3 to 5 years EU public affairs experience (corporate, trade association/NGO or EU institutions)

§  Strong understanding of the EU decision making process, EU policies and legislation, with focus on EU environment, waste and circular economy policies

§  A team player with strong interpersonal skills

§  Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in English, both in writing and orally.


We offer:

§  A dynamic working environment, as part of a motivated and inclusive team

§  Working with leading international companies

§  Competitive salary and benefits

Preferred starting date January 2021

About EUROPEN – EUROPEN, the European Organization for Packaging and the Environment, represents the packaging supply chain in Europe. We are the only pan-European cross-sectorial industry organization dedicated to packaging and the environment. Our corporate members are raw material suppliers, packaging converters and brand owners as well as national packaging associations.

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Please send your CV and short cover letter to by December 2, 2020.