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Assistant/Communication officer

The Federation of European Publishers (FEP) is looking for an energetic and flexible Assistant & Communication Officer to provide office and projects’ support to its secretariat based in Brussels

FEP represents 29 national associations of book publishers of the European Union and of the European Economic Area. FEP is the voice of the great majority of publishers in Europe.

The Office Assistant position offers a great opportunity to support a dynamic team and to engage with publishers’ associations around Europe. We are looking for a very well organised colleague with prior experiences with office support and with an understanding of the EU environment in Brussels.

S/he will be in charge of

  • Providing administrative and organisational support to the team such as providing assistance in the preparation of missions and travels
  • Organising (physical and virtual) events and meetings
  • Editing the association’s website and helping design communication material
  • Supporting the representation of publishers through the dissemination of content and messages both internally (newsletters and periodic publications) and externally (social media, relations with the press)
  • Engaging with FEP members and EU institutions
  • Supporting the organisation of the European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL) and other EU projects

The ideal candidate :

  • Is motivated, dynamic, proactive, flexible and able to work under pressure
  • Has excellent organisational and time management skills with a prior experience within team administration (Office support or operations in a Belgium-based association are an asset)
  • Has working knowledge of spoken and written English and, ideally, French. Other languages are an asset
  • Has excellent knowledge of social media (community management and audience retention/increase; messaging; content creation)
  • Has excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and good knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign or alternative tools such as Canvas


If you want to join us, send an email with your CV and cover letter to info@fep-fee.eu with the subject "Office Assistant application – FIRSTNAME LASTNAME"

Deadline: 23 December 2021

Starting date: ideally, January 2022