Public Relations Manager - Brussels
Posted on Nov 15, 2019 by Morson International (IT)
Public Relations Manager - Brussels
Morson International are working with a world leading ICT Solutions company who are looking for a Public Relations Manager to join their team in Brussels. You will be working in tje Belgian Public Affairs and Communication team and will be responsible for developing public awareness of activities. You will be supporting the Senior Manager/Director with communication towards key stakeholders in Belgium. You will also support the organization of events and communication campaigns, and takes the initiative to proactively identify new opportunities to confirm their identity as local partner and contributor in Belgium.
. Support the Senior Manager/Director with maintaining and enhancing the ecosystem with Belgian partners and stakeholders to ensure trust and transparency.
. Support the Senior Manager/Director with managing relationship with key stakeholders, with a focus on media, trade associations and universities.
. Take initiative to enhance stakeholder ecosystem in Belgium
. Advocate vision and mission through daily engagement with third parties.
. Lead development and implementation of events in support of advocacy campaigns
. Liaises closely with colleagues other Public Affairs & Communication offices to ensure alignment in advocacy campaigns
. Close cooperation with the Senior Manager/Director to develop campaigns and events, correspondence, briefings and responses to external developments
. Develops processes to ensure successful and effective management of the contacts database.
. Maintains a current awareness of the vision and mission, key developments, advocacy campaigns and events
. Maintains close contacts with the business departments to support corporate strategic objectives
. Assists the Senior Manager/Director in providing regular briefings for Senior Executives on campaigns, events and media interviews.
. Supports with media engagement and communication activities
. Represent towards universities and trade associations
. Identifies and develops contacts with key opinion makers to confirm their identity, in line with the company's strategy
. Initiates, coordinates and participates in awareness raising and image-building events
. Contributes to their corporate campaigns through participation in cross-department and cross-country teams
. Represent my client at own and third party events, mainly in Belgium but sporadically abroad (other EU Members States and China)
The successful Public Relations Manager will have:
. Bachelor's or equivalent degree in Public Relations, Communication or advocacy related field.
. 3-5 years professional experience in corporate communication campaigns, press relations and event organization.
. Demonstrated awareness of global ICT Industry related issues.
. Willing to travel abroad to represent them at own or third-party events (1-2 times per year)
. Strong presentation and written communications skills in English, French and Dutch
. Demonstrated ability to strategize, organize and articulate the mission and vision of an organization.
. Excellent interpersonal and diplomacy skills the ability to interact effectively with people of diverse cultural and professional backgrounds.
. Team-oriented work style, with a pro-active, open-minded and flexible approach.
. Ability to operate within a corporate environment.
. High level of professional integrity and discretion.
. High degree of computer literacy (Windows XP, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and the Internet).
If you are interested and would like to find out more, apply now and I will be in touch shortly. Alternatively, contact Jake from Morson for more information.