Reporting to: Director General
Basis: Full-time, unlimited period
Starting date: As soon as possible
The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA), is looking for a Head of Communication and Membership Development to join its Brussels-based Secretariat. This is a newly established and exciting strategic position that offers the successful candidate a unique role in helping to build the industry’s profile and strengthen its voice with key stakeholders across Europe
EFAMA is the voice of the European investment management industry. Its membership consists of 28 national associations, 59 corporate members and 22 Associate members.
More information about EFAMA can be found at www.efama.org.
The holder of this new position will play a vital role in the further development of EFAMA as we engage on a journey to bring our Association and industry to the next level. The role presents a genuine opportunity to help shape the industry’s messaging and narrative, and to provide it with the strongest possible voice across all its stakeholder groups
He/she will be responsible for developing and executing EFAMA’s communications strategy and campaign plans, ensuring consistency of messaging across the organisation, and raising our visibility and enhancing our reputation both externally and internally.
In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for identifying and maximising opportunities to grow our membership.
The role will include working on a wide variety of projects as part of a dynamic 17-staff strong international team – while also working closely with heads of communications and other relevant representatives from our member organisations across Europe.
The role will include daily interactions with regulatory and research colleagues at EFAMA, engaging with members and potential members, and, manging our external PR and media agency.
The successful candidate must have a minimum of 5-10 years working as a senior communications professional. A background in financial services and/or membership organisations, while not essential, is a distinct advantage.
The role requires excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, an ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of people, and a drive for quality and excellence. The successful candidate must be native-level English speaker, with other EU languages an advantage.
You can apply by sending your CV and a cover letter to Miriam.Brunson@efama.org with Head of Communication and Membership Development in the subject line.
Your cover letter (max. two pages) should outline your suitability and motivation for the post. It should explicitly reference how your profile matches the different job requirements described above.
Deadline for applications: Monday 4 November 2019. The position is open until filled. Applications will be accepted until a qualified candidate is selected, at which time the recruitment will be closed.
Interviews will be held on our Brussels premises. Please note that a written test will be held as part of the selection procedure.
Please further note that only duly completed applications (CV + motivation letter) will be considered.
Due to the large volume of applications we receive, EFAMA will only contact shortlisted candidates.