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JOB OPENING: Senior Consultant/Food & Nutrition/CSR Expert (NL/FR/ENG)

Description:

Porter Novelli Brussels is a European communications and public relations hub for international client work. With 30 communications professionals, we specialize in corporate, technology, consumer and health care communications and have design and production capabilities. 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, achieving for our clients not only what is great, but always greater than they thought possible.

If you are a talented communications expert with deep understanding of the food and nutrition industry, we want YOU on our team!

  • You have a proven track record in successfully developing and managing public relations programmes
  • You have excellent understanding of the trends and issues in the food and nutrition industry Food marketing has no secrets for you, as you have worked for big names in the industry
  • You have excellent knowledge of CSR principles and processes, such as CSR reporting and tools
  • You are known for building strong client relationships: you are a trusted advisor to clients and demonstrate sound and timely decision-making
  • You can effectively translate client challenges into communications strategies and you can independently drive strategy execution
  • You have a commercial mindset and consider business development part of your day-to-day job
  • You are a motivated multi-tasker who can handle multiple projects and ensures timely high quality delivery, every time

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: developing and managing public relations programmes for a variety of clients; developing and editing high quality written materials including press releases, fact sheets, backgrounders, Q & A’s, website content and general client correspondence; coordinating creative projects working with account and creative teams; business development initiatives for existing clients and prospects; active involvement in agency initiatives.

To learn more about us and the work we do, please visit: http://www.porternovelli.com or visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PorterNovelli.Brussels.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Outstanding written and verbal skills in Dutch and French (bilingual), with excellent English
  • A good understanding of public relations and in-depth knowledge of the food and nutrition industry
  • Strong knowledge of CSR principles and processes
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others in both team and independent environments
  • Proven ability to effectively organize and manage multiple responsibilities and projects in support of internal or external clients
  • A commercial mindset and demonstrated experience in business development
  • 5 to 7 years of professional experience required, ideally with a business communications and/or agency background
  • Higher education, preferably in Communications or a PR related discipline
  • Our ideal candidate is customer-focused, curious, flexible, stress-resistant, efficient, pro-active, a team player and above all enthusiastic, willing and keen

We offer:

  • An exciting job in an energetic, professional and fun international environment
  • Interesting and challenging assignments
  • Career prospects
  • Competitive salary

Interested candidates must send their CV and cover letter in English to Febe Boone (febe.boone@porternovelli.be) by April 18, 2014.

Only applicants called for an interview will be contacted. Interviews will be held in Brussels late April with a view for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible.

 

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JOB OPENING: Native English Copywriter/Account Executive

Description:

Porter Novelli Brussels is a European communications and public relations hub for international client work. With 30 communications professionals, we specialize in corporate, technology, consumer and health care communications and have design and production capabilities. 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, achieving for our clients not only what is great, but always greater than they thought possible.

If you are a talented native English Copywriter with a keen interest in public relations, we want YOU on our team!

  • You are an excellent writer with a flexible writing approach for different industry sectors
  • You have a good understanding of public relations and social media and you are eager to learn more.
  • You are all about client service and you like to play an active role in coordinating and implementing daily account activities on behalf of the client.
  • You can independently plan and execute assignments in a timely and proactive manner under the direction of an Account Director or a Senior Consultant.
  • You are a motivated multi-tasker who can handle multiple projects and ensures high quality delivery, every time.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: developing and editing high quality written materials including press releases, fact sheets, backgrounders, Q & A’s, website content and general client correspondence; coordinating creative projects working with account and creative teams; coordinating and executing events; developing and maintaining Belgian and/or European media relations; contributing to brainstorms and active involvement in agency initiatives.

To learn more about us and the work we do, please visit: http://www.porternovelli.com or visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PorterNovelli.Brussels

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Outstanding written and verbal skills (English native or equivalent is mandatory) + possibly one other language (French/Dutch/German/Spanish)
  • Proven ability to effectively organize and manage multiple responsibilities
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others in both team and independent environments
  • A good understanding of public relations concepts, tactics and media relations
  • A good understanding of social media strategies, social media protocol and the ability to monitor social media networks for potential opportunities
  • Efficiency in MS Office, database management and online research
  • A minimum of one year of professional experience required, ideally with a B2B communications and/or agency background
  • Higher education, preferably in Communications or a PR related discipline
  • Our ideal candidate is customer-focused, curious, flexible, stress-resistant, efficient, proactive, a team player and above all enthusiastic, willing and keen

We offer:

  • An exciting job in an energetic, professional and fun international environment
  • Interesting and challenging assignments
  • Career prospects
  • Competitive salary

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

Interested candidates must send their CV, cover letter and 1 writing sample in English (relevant to the job profile and no more than 2 pages) to Febe Boone (febe.boone@porternovelli.be) by April 18, 2014.

Only applicants called for an interview will be contacted. Interviews will be held in Brussels late April with a view for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible.

 

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JOB OPENING: Native English Copywriter/Consultant

Description:

Porter Novelli Brussels is a European communications and public relations hub for international client work. With 30 communications professionals, we specialize in corporate, technology, consumer and health care communications and have design and production capabilities. 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, achieving for our clients not only what is great, but always greater than they thought possible.

If you are a talented and experienced native English Copywriter with commercial flair, we want YOU on our team!

  • You are an excellent writer with a flexible writing approach for different industry sectors
  • You have a good understanding of public relations and a proven track record in successfully developing and managing communications programmes
  • You are known for building strong client relationships: you are a trusted advisor to clients and demonstrate sound and timely decision-making
  • You like to wrap your head around client challenges and translate them into communications strategies. You can independently drive strategy execution
  • You have a commercial mindset and like working with senior staff in business development areas that can lead to organic growth within existing clients or to new business opportunities
  • You are a motivated multi-tasker who can handle multiple projects and ensures high quality delivery, every time

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: developing and managing communications and media relations programmes for a variety of clients in different industries; developing and editing high quality written materials including press releases, fact sheets, backgrounders, Q & A’s, website content and general client correspondence; coordinating creative projects working with account and creative teams; coordinating and executing events; developing and maintaining Belgian and/or European media relations; contributing to brainstorms and new business initiatives such as pitches; active involvement in agency initiatives.

To learn more about us and the work we do, please visit: http://www.porternovelli.com or visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PorterNovelli.Brussels

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Outstanding written and verbal skills (English native or equivalent is mandatory) + possibly one other language (French/Dutch/German/Spanish)
  • Proven ability to effectively organize and manage multiple responsibilities and projects in support of internal or external clients
  • A good understanding of public relations, media relations and social media
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others in both team and independent environments
  • A commercial mindset
  • 4 to 6 years of professional experience required, ideally with a B2B communications and/or agency background
  • Higher education, preferably in Communications or a PR related discipline
  • Our ideal candidate is customer-focused, curious, flexible, stress-resistant, efficient, pro-active, a team player and above all enthusiastic, willing and keen

We offer:

  • An exciting job in an energetic, professional and fun international environment
  • Interesting and challenging assignments
  • Career prospects
  • Competitive salary

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

Interested candidates must send their CV, cover letter and 1 writing sample in English (relevant to the job profile and no more than 2 pages) to Febe Boone (febe.boone@porternovelli.be) by April 18, 2014. 

Only applicants called for an interview will be contacted. Interviews will be held in Brussels late April with a view for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible.

 

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JOB OPENING: Consultant – Media Relations/Financial Communications Expert (NL/FR/ENG)

Description:

Porter Novelli Brussels is a European communications and public relations hub for international client work. With 30 communications professionals, we specialize in corporate, technology, consumer and health care communications and have design and production capabilities. 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, achieving for our clients not only what is great, but always greater than they thought possible.

If you are a talented media relations/financial communications expert, we want YOU on our team!

  • You have a proven track record in successfully developing and managing media relations/financial communications programmes.
  • You have excellent relationships with both offline and online media, and you know how who to sell in a story.
  • You are also known for building strong client relationships: you are a trusted advisor to clients and demonstrate sound and timely decision-making.
  • You like to wrap your head around client challenges and translate them into communications strategies. You can independently drive strategy execution.
  • You have a commercial mindset and like working with senior staff in business development areas that can lead to organic growth within existing clients or to new business opportunities.
  • You are a motivated multi-tasker who can handle multiple projects and ensures high quality delivery, every time.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: developing and managing communications and media relations programmes for a variety of clients in different industries; developing and editing high quality written materials including press releases, fact sheets, backgrounders, Q & A’s, website content and general client correspondence; coordinating and executing events; developing and maintaining Belgian and/or European media relations; contributing to brainstorms and new business initiatives such as pitches; active involvement in agency initiatives.

To learn more about us and the work we do, please visit: http://www.porternovelli.com or visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PorterNovelli.Brussels.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Outstanding written and verbal skills in Dutch and French (bilingual), with excellent English
  • Solid media relations/financial communications expertise
  • Flexible writing approach for different industry sectors
  • Proven ability to effectively organize and manage multiple responsibilities and projects in support of internal or external clients
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others in both team and independent environments
  • A commercial mindset
  • 4 to 6 years of professional experience required, ideally with a B2B communications and/or agency background
  • Higher education, preferably in Communications or a PR related discipline
  • Our ideal candidate is customer-focused, curious, flexible, stress-resistant, efficient, pro-active, a team player and above all enthusiastic, willing and keen

We offer:

  • An exciting job in an energetic, professional and fun international environment
  • Interesting and challenging assignments
  • Career prospects
  • Competitive salary

Interested candidates must send their CV, cover letter and 1 writing sample in English (relevant to the job profile and no more than 2 pages) to Febe Boone (febe.boone@porternovelli.be) by April 18, 2014.

Interviews will be held in Brussels late April with a view for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible.

 

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Communications/Social Media Interns wanted!!!

Are you smart, driven and passionate about social media? You’re a digital native, but always eager to learn and sharpen your skills? Then you will fit perfectly into the Porter Novelli Digital Team! We are looking for a student who is looking to dive in and get his or her hands dirty, and is willing to do various social media-related tasks, from research to blogging and more!

What will you be doing?

  • Conducting social media research across any given topic (collecting, organizing and analyzing data)
  • Social media monitoring
  • Help with content development
  • Media Relations
  • Help with developing creative ideas for social media campaigns
  • A variety of other tasks, depending on the need of the moment (might include some traditional communications work)

What do you need?

  • A familiarity with social media
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Fluent in English (and preferably another European language)

When can you start?
A.S.A.P.

Job type:
Full-time (preferred)

Based in:
Brussels, Belgium

Interested? Contact Marta Majewska at marta.majewska@porternovelli.be.

 

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Poste : Account Executive au sein de l’agence conseil en communication PORTER NOVELLI

 

Porter Novelli est une agence internationale de relations publiques avec un large portefeuille de clients belges et internationaux. L’agence est actuellement à la recherche d’un nouveau collaborateur francophone qui intégrera des équipes déjà formées travaillant sur différents comptes et pour différents clients. Les tâches à effectuer par tous les membres des équipes sont multiples et variées : travail de recherche, développement d’une stratégie de relations publiques, contacts directs avec la presse, organisation d’événements/conférences de presse, rédaction/traduction/révision de documents destinés à la publication, etc.

 Profil recherché :

 –          Le français est votre langue maternelle et vous avez de très bonnes compétences rédactionnelles.

–          Vous avez d’excellentes connaissances de la langue néerlandaise, à l’oral et à l’écrit.

–          Vous parlez l’anglais.

–          Vous maîtrisez les outils informatiques de base (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access), vous vous intéressez aux médias sociaux.

–          Vous vous intéressez au monde de la communication des entreprises et des médias (expérience un atout mais pas indispensable).

–          Vous recherchez un emploi dans un environnement international et aimez travailler au sein d’une équipe.

–          Vous êtes une personne sociable et autonome, vous savez prendre des initiatives et vous développez facilement de bons contacts.

 

Envoyez votre CV et votre lettre de motivation à Mme Carolien Van Driessche (carolien.vandriessche@porternovelli.be).

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Job opening for a Communications Co-Ordinator

 

Are you an outgoing, practical and organised person people can rely on? A real team player with a hands-on mentality who loves to get things done? Then this may be a job for you!

Porter Novelli Brussels is hiring a Communications Co-ordinator. Comms Co’s take care of the day-to-day administration and co-ordination of the office: they can multitask and can handle the pressure of a busy agency.

Duties and Responsibilities  

  • Day-to-day administration: answering the phone, mail distribution, booking meeting room
  • Full co-ordination of mailings
  • Handling of press releases
  • Plan and execute activities in a timely, efficient and high quality manner
  • General office management
  • Assist the account teams where and when necessary

 Knowledge and Skills

  • Minimum 2 years of work experience
  • Very good knowledge of English, Dutch and French
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access)
  • Proven ability to effectively organise and manage multiple responsibilities
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Positive, professional and especially flexible attitude

 Interested? Send your CV to Carolien Van Driessche: carolien.vandriessche@porternovelli.be

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Consultant/Account Manager –Food & Nutrition Practice

 

We are looking for a talented person with international experience – exceptional consultancy, sensitive client handling and strategic development skills plus expertise in the agriculture and food & nutrition sector. As a Consultant/Account Manager, you will need to have a proven track record in corporate communications programs for large multinational corporations.

 

The ability to juggle a client portfolio and demonstrate strong people and business management is key. You are ready to lead, with a high level of responsibility, several accounts (multinational corporations in agriculture and food & nutrition) to more effective ways of communicating with their different stakeholders. You are regarded by the client as a trusted advisor.
You have experience in a B2B agency environment and you are fluent in Dutch and English. Effectiveness and client satisfaction are the criteria by which you will measure your success.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for developing strong client relationships, directing business at the strategic levels, building overall responsibility for the day-to-day management of client accounts.
  • Is an effective mentor, motivates, and serves as a role model for other team members (Art Directors, Designers, Quality Controllers, Consultants etc).
  • Day-to-day focal point for assurance of client satisfaction. Delivers client requests both proactively and reactively.
  • Manages visual identity programs, annual report & sustainability report projects, internal communication programs & sustainability communication programs.
  • Develops project proposals, client presentations and other materials in a timely and high quality fashion.
  • Identifies areas for business growth potential.
  • Provides quality control, determine workflow assignments and deadlines.
  • Last but not least manages project forecasts and budgets including post calculation and preparation for monthly invoicing.

Required Skills:

  • You have experience in a Corporate B-to-B Marketing, Corporate Communications or Creative Services discipline.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in one of the following areas: business, marketing, communications or languages.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Corporate Reporting, Corporate Branding, Creative Services and Sustainability Communications.
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communications, including outstanding presentation skills.
  • Language skills: English & Dutch.

 Please send your application to febe.boone@porternovelli.be

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Wanted: (Junior) Consultant with experience in finance sector

 

Porter Novelli Brussels is hiring and Account Executive/(junior) Consultant. Account Executives plan and execute client activities in a timely and proactive manner under the direction of an Account Director or a Senior Consultant. Account Executives play an active role in coordinating and implementing daily account activities on behalf of the client.

 Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, developing and editing high quality written materials including press releases, fact sheets, backgrounders, Q & A’s, website content and general client correspondence; being an ongoing contact on the client’s behalf to the media; coordinating and executing events; ensuring program deadlines are met while handling multiple projects; developing and maintaining Belgian and/or European media relations.

 The ideal candidate should have:

 – Strong written and verbal skills (Dutch/French/English)

– Proven ability to effectively organize and manage multiple responsibilities

– Strong understanding of public relations concepts, tactics and media relations

– Efficiency in word processing, database management and online research

– Demonstrated ability to work well with others in both team and independent environments

– Core competencies: customer-focused; flexible; efficient; pro-active; a team player

– A good understanding of social media strategies, social media protocol and the ability to monitor social media networks for potential opportunities

– Two to three years of communications experience required, preferably in the financial or banking sector

– Higher education, preferably in Communications or PR related discipline

 We offer :

– An exciting job in an energetic, professional and fun environment

– Interesting and challenging assignments

– Career prospects

– Competitive salary 

 Candidates can send their CV to Febe Boone (febe.boone@porternovelli.be)

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JOB OPENING: Account Executive/Junior Consultant (English native)

@Porter Novelli Brussels

Description:

Account Executives plan and execute client activities in a timely and proactive manner under the direction of an Account Director or a Senior Consultant. Account Executives play an active role in coordinating and implementing daily account activities on behalf of the client.

 Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, developing and editing high quality written materials including press releases, fact sheets, backgrounders, Q & A’s, website content and general client correspondence; being an ongoing contact on the client’s behalf to the media; coordinating and executing events; ensuring program deadlines are met while handling multiple projects; developing and maintaining Belgian and/or European media relations.

 The ideal candidate should have:

Strong written and verbal skills (English native) + possibly one other language (French/Dutch)

Proven ability to effectively organize and manage multiple responsibilities

Strong understanding of public relations concepts, tactics and media relations

Efficiency in word processing, database management and online research

Demonstrated ability to work well with others in both team and independent environments

Core competencies: customer-focused; flexible; efficient; pro-active; a team player

A good understanding of social media strategies, social media protocol and the ability to monitor social media networks for potential opportunities

Two to three years of professional experience required, agency background preferred

Higher education, preferably in Communications or PR related discipline

 We offer :

An exciting job in an energetic, professional and fun environment

Interesting and challenging assignments

Career prospects

Competitive salary 

 Candidates can send their CV to Febe Boone (febe.boone@porternovelli.be)

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