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Supporting the interests of pharmaceutical excipient developers, producers, distributors and users.

Communications Assistant

IPEC Europe is looking for a Communications assistant, 1 year contract, with the possibility of extending to a long-term contract

IPEC Europe is looking for a Communication Assistant to support communication strategy and internal/external events activities, 1 year contract with possibility for a long term contract after the one year term.


IPEC Europe, the International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council Europe, is a not-for-profit association gathering suppliers and users of excipients in Europe. We are a unique forum for members to exchange good practices and to develop harmonised standards for pharmaceutical excipients.


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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 event registration website for annual event and webinars;
Coordinate the organisation of the annual event and support participation to 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 Executive Manager;
Varied administrative duties as required.



Master 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;
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 high possibility of long term contract after one year term;
Lunch vouchers;
Pension scheme;
Hospitalisation insurance;
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 in English to 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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