IPEC e-newsletter - Excipients Insight March 2018 - 28-03-18


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Job opportunity - Communications Assistant

IPEC Europe is looking for a Communication Assistant to support communication strategy and internal/external events activities. A one-year contract with possibility for a long-term contract thereafter is being offered.

Job Description:

  • Support the Executive Manager and/or Senior Advisor with communication activities;
  • Contribute in developing and implementing new communication activities and projects;
  • Support web redesign and maintenance including analytics;
  • Set up/design and maintain an event registration website for annual event and webinars;
  • Coordinate the organisation of the annual event and support participation in external events;
  • Define strategy to promote IPEC Europe events and projects;
  • Update and produce content for IPEC Europe social media pages and newsletter;
  • Prepare press releases and/or news alerts as instructed by Executive Manager and/or Senior Advisor;
  • Report to the Executive Manager;
  • Varied administrative duties as required.


  • Masters degree in communication or equivalent experience;
  • At least one first professional experience in a similar position;
  • Fluent in English (native speaker level) and proficient in French, other languages an asset;
  • Outstanding writing skills in English;
  • Highly computer literate: MS Office suite; web content management system (CMS), social media;
  • Operational knowledge of design, video editing tools and basic knowledge of publishing software are an asset;
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Detail-oriented;
  • Ability to synthesise and translate complex issues into clear and concise messages;
  • Willing to work in a small but dynamic structure.

IPEC offers:

  • One-year full-time contract (38h per week); with the possibility of long term contract after one year;
  • Lunch vouchers, pension scheme, hospitalisation insurance, and contribution to transport costs;
  • Opportunity to initiate projects and be pro-active;
  • Develop experience in digital communications, social media;
  • Practical knowledge on running a member-based association in the pharma excipient sector.

How to apply:

Send a CV and a one-page cover letter (PDF format) in English to job@ipec-europe.org at the latest by 30 April 2018;
Email subject should read “Application: Communication Assistant”;
Starting date: as soon as possible;
Legal eligibility to work in the EU is a must;
Only applications providing the information as requested will be taken into consideration;
Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview;

IPEC Europe is an equal opportunity employer, which supports diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, ethnicity, nationality, gender, age, disability or sexual orientation.




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