JUNIOR COMMUNICATIONS ADVISER

 

The Joint Office of the European Savings and Retail Banking Group (ESBG) and the World Savings and Retail Banking Institute (WSBI) is looking for a creative and proactive JUNIOR COMMUNICATIONS ADVISER (M/F/D) to help drive the outreach activities of both associations. This position is ideal for a digital native who has already gained some experience in the world of finance and/or associations and wants to make the next step forward in an innovative and highly reputable institution.

 

About ESBG

ESBG represents the regional focused European banking sector, helping savings and retail banks in 20 European countries strengthen their unique appro ach that focuses on providing service to local communities and boosting SMEs. ESBG unites at EU level some 885 banks, which together employ 664,000 people driven to innovate at 47,900 outlets. 

 

About WSBI

The World Savings and Retail Banking Institute represents the interests of 6,760 savings and retail banks globally, with total assets of $16 trillion and serving some 1.7 billion customers in nearly 80 countries (as of 2018). Founded in 1924, the institute focuses on international regulatory issues that affect the savings and retail banking industry. WSBI supports the achievement of sustainable, inclusive, balanced growth and job creation, whether in industrialised or less developed countries. Learn more on www.wsbi-esbg.org.

 

The position involves the following responsibilities:

  • Contributing to and executing the WSBI-ESBG communications strategy;

  • Managing and creating content for the WSBI-ESBG social media channels;

  • Project management of the relaunch of our website in cooperation with agencies and service providers;

  • Planning and drafting campaigns on- and offline, articles, press releases, e-newsletters, publications, brochures & ensuring the language, layout and graphic design quality and consistency of WSBI-ESBG communications;

  • Measuring and reporting on the success of marketing campaigns, outreach efforts and social media performance; suggesting improvements;

  • Maintaining and updating distribution lists for e-newsletters, digital and printed publications;

  • Supporting other WSBI-ESBG departments with communications efforts when necessary.

Profile:

  • University graduate in a relevant field (communications, public relations, journalism or similar) with relevant work experience;

  • Excellent English (working language), fluent in French, a third EU language is a distinct advantage;

  • Strong digital skills and proven expertise and knowledge of Twitter and LinkedIn; as well as content management systems and/or digital marketing tools;

  • Understanding of the functioning of the EU policy making;

  • Audio-visual content creation and/or graphic design skills is a plus;

  • Flexibility, proactivity, team spirit, ability to work independently;

  • Experience in financial sector development outside of the EU is a plus.

 

What we offer:

  • Competitive remuneration;

  • A permanent contract (CDI) under Belgian law;

  • Multi-cultural, dynamic work environment in Brussels;

  • A diverse and communicative team with colleagues willing to share their experience;

  • Room for creative ideas and initiative.

 

Candidates are invited to submit a detailed CV and a motivation letter to the ESBG-WSBI Joint Office at the following link.