European Union
From 01/06/2021 To
Description :

We are looking for a creative and dynamic communication officer who will be based in our Brussels office. This is a varied and exciting role that covers all aspects of communications from creating inspiring content and sharing it on social media to pitching stories to the media and helping to manage events. We are particularly interested in candidates who have an understanding of EU institutions and development cooperation.

You will work closely with the communications director and colleagues in our France, India, Indonesia, Thailand and Ivory Coast offices.

Profile :

Main tasks will include:

  • Develop and implement AETS’ internal and external communication strategy in close collaboration with the AETS communication director;
  • Produce and disseminate high quality communication materials and tools, according to the AETS strategy;
  • Participate as a communication expert in projects AETS is implementing for the EU. This involves managing communication work packages of EU projects;
  • Assist AETS staff in preparing communication materials for their respective projects;
  • Manage the AETS corporate website as a primary source of news and information about AETS;
  • Promote a climate of positive, trustful and respectful staff collaboration by encouraging communication and information sharing;
  • Fulfill other responsibilities and tasks as necessary for the good organisation of the office, as mandated by the communications director.


  • Master’s Degree in Communication, Journalism, Linguistics or similar;
  • Native English speaker level or equivalent;
  • Good knowledge of other EU languages, preferably French, Spanish or Portuguese.
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience with the above-mentioned responsibilities;
  • Proven experience in project management and capacity to deliver under tight deadlines;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written), including diplomatic skills;
  • First-class written and verbal communication skills. Experience in translating policy and technical texts into non-expert language;
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills, attention to detail;
  • Proven interest in understanding, appreciating and articulating EU integration issues and development cooperation;
  • Ability to work well with people from diverse backgrounds;
  • Team player; ability to perform under pressure; well organised;
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Office: minimum; Adobe InDesign, Illustrator or similar: preferred).

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary (based on experience);
  • An international environment with possibilities of progress within the company and initiative taking.

Category : Support services
Duration :
Specification(s) : Long Term (+ 6 months)
Donor(s) :
Project cycle management :
Economic Studies :
Language(s) : English
From 30/03/2020 To 31/12/2021
Description :

AETS is consortium lead company of the Commission's new "Policy Support Facility in Trade and Market Access overseen by the Service for Foreign Policy Instruments" and we are looking to work with experts meeting the following criteria. 

Profile :

Are you an expert in FTA (Free Trade Agreement) and/or EU-Trade Law with EC experience? Have you worked in one/many of the below mentioned Strategic partner countries?

  • BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa);
  • MERCOSUR Countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela);
  • Gulf countries (Iraq, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates);
  • ASEAN Countries (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam);
  • Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan);
  • USA, Canada, Mexico, Japan, South Korea, Algeria, Australia, Chile, China - Hong Kong and Macao, Colombia, Egypt, Israel, Morocco, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway and Iceland, Peru, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine.

Have you worked in one/many of the below mentioned Strategic sectors?

  • International Trade and national trade policies/reforms formulation and/or revision;
  • Association Agreements analysis, negotiation, implementation and evaluation;
  • Harmonisation of International/Regional Trade regulations and national legislation;
  • EU Trade Law harmonisation;
  • Legal analysis and advice, as well as fact finding in relation to dispute settlement;
  • Fact finding and analysis of FTA areas;
  • Support delegations coordinating market access teams;
  • Monitoring implementation of trade and investment agreements, as well as of business environment in partner countries;
  • Promotion of trade, association and investment agreements, as well as provision of business-relevant information.

Regions and Strategic Sectors above, should match with at least one among the following Specific Sectors:

  • Customs and trade facilitation;
  • Import formalities and requirements;
  • Non-tariff barriers (NTBs);
  • Technical barriers to trade (TBTs);
  • Investment;
  • Services;
  • Intellectual property rights;
  • Public procurement;
  • Corporate social responsibility;
  • Sustainable development;
  • Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures;
  • Agriculture and fisheries;
  • Competition policy; and
  • State-owned enterprises.

Category : Expert
Duration :
Specification(s) :
Donor(s) : EU
Project cycle management : Identification and formulation / ToR, Pre-investment & feasibility studies, Project management, Follow up / Supervision / Monitoring, Project evaluation / audit
Economic Studies : Economic development
Language(s) : English, French

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