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Public Engagement Assistant

Dienstverband Betaalde jobs
Publicatie datum 26 August 2022
Uiterlijke datum 3 October 2022


The US Embassy in Brussels is seeking a Public Engagement Assistant:

– Coordinates Mission Public Diplomacy outreach to EV audiences through Experiential Learning (EXPL) projects and events, typically “learning through experience” activities such as tech or entrepreneurship camps, music and sports programs, journalism training, and other focused community engagement programs.

– Coordinates the Mission’s exchange programs for youth and communities that are not included in traditional U.S. diplomatic engagement, such as civil society groups and populations vulnerable to extremist appeals.

– Designs, plans and implements a broad range of activities to maintain contact with alumni of all Mission activities and initiatives.

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in a multilingual, multicultural, or multinational work environment is required, with project management, marketing, public relations, communication, or education duties as a significant part of the job.

Quickly become knowledgeable of U.S. foreign policy and American interests as they apply to Belgium and especially to the EV sector is required. General knowledge of USG and DOS structures, as well as of PD bureaus within the Department, is required. Detailed understanding of the full range of PD tactics and tools designed to engage EV audiences, and general knowledge of cross-cultural communications, is required. Detailed understanding of USG exchange, experiential learning, and alumni programs, regulations and practices is required. Full understanding of PD-specific funding authorities and their planning and reporting tools is required. Must have general knowledge of project management, including defining project objectives, outcomes, and assessment methods.

Education Requirements:
University degree.

LANGUAGE: Fluency in English, Dutch and French. This may be tested.

** Dynamic and multi-cultural work environment.
Full-time position with extra-legal benefits: life insurance, hospitalization insurance (family included), meal tickets, transportation reimbursements, seniority leave, special holidays, training, etc.

Salary as of €4,411 gross/month.

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Bd du Régent 27, 1000 Bruxelles 27
1000 Brussels