Account Supervisor

Porter Novelli

Account Supervisor

Porter Novelli

Brussels, Belgium

Our Company:

As the agency that pioneered communications for behavior change, Porter Novelli is now one of the world’s leading public relations agencies. Porter Novelli has origins that are distinctive from any other major player in public relations.

Porter Novelli believes in communications with purpose, which for us means inspiring our clients to work towards cultures of diversity and inclusion, collaboration, to drive innovation and have a positive social impact on the world.

Our ambition is simple – to become the most passionately recommended agency in the world. If you are a communications professional that shares our values of embracing imagination, collaborating fiercely, digging deeply, standing up for the right idea, liberating greatness and making a positive impact there's a home for you at Porter Novelli—Join Us.

Porter Novelli Brussels is the European hub for many of the agency’s international clients. We specialize in corporate, consumer, healthcare and food & nutrition communications. But it’s our people that really make the difference: pioneering spirits, innovative thinkers and creative communicators, working as part of a global network to bring vision and insight to each challenge our clients’ businesses face, always aiming at delivering the greatest results beyond client expectations.

We are currently looking for an Account Supervisor/Communications Consultant to join our team working for one of the agency’s key clients in the agro-chemical sector. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management and implementation of a range of different communications activities under the leadership of the Account Director. Working closely with client and account teams, you will be expected to plan, execute and drive multiple projects with little supervision, identifying and proactively addressing issues and deliver consistent high-quality work in a timely manner.

As a key member of the account team, you will:

  • Develop a solid understanding of clients’ business and challenges to be able to provide value-added strategic and issues communications counsel and contribute to designing effective communications strategies;
  • Create content for different audiences and communications channels, from policy briefs, to press releases, talking points, infographics, but also for websites, and social media channels;
  • Lead and coordinate creative projects working with account and creative teams for the design and production of print and digital marketing materials.

Who we are looking for:

  • You have a higher education in European Studies and ideally also in communications or in an agricultural science-related discipline;
  • You are a passionate communicator with 4 to 6 years of relevant professional experience, ideally in a mix of policy, public affairs and communications roles in a trade association, an agency or consultancy;
  • You have a good understanding of the EU policy-making process and have some experience with agri-food and crop protection dossiers and are able to develop and advise on appropriate EU stakeholder engagement strategies in Brussels and EU Member States;
  • You are a native German speaker with excellent English skills (ideally at bilingual level);
  • You have a willingness and interest in getting to grips with at times highly technical and/or regulatory topics, research and acquire the necessary background knowledge on the job where necessary and can translate these complex matters into easy-to-understand and clear language;
  • You are experienced in drafting factual and concise advocacy and communication materials in English language and you can adapt your copywriting skills to suit different target audiences and channels;
  • You have strong organizational skills, being able to handle pressure and manage multiple competing deadlines while maintaining attention to detail and highest level of quality;
  • You have experience in and feel comfortable working with senior client staff in areas outside your specific expertise and are able to build trusted relationships;
  • You can lead projects independently and drive execution with little supervision;
  • You have a positive, hands-on, client-service and solution-oriented personality, who likes to move forward the objectives of a fun and committed team and their client.

Desirable:

  • You are familiar with social media channels and digital marketing tools and have some experience in planning and executing digital communication strategies.

If you feel excited about joining our team, we look forward to hearing from you!

We offer:

  • A full-time exciting and challenging job in an energetic, professional and fun international environment;
  • Competitive salary with interesting fringe benefit opportunities, like an international bonus programme;
  • International collaboration and career opportunities within our network.

Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Belgium on a long-term basis.

Interested candidates must send their CV, motivation letter to Daphné Martin at daphne.martin@porternovelli.be.

Don't forget to mention EuroBrussels when applying.

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