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The European Association of Communications Agencies (EACA), a Brussels-based organisation which represents full-service advertising, media agencies and agency associations in Europe, is currently recruiting a European Project Manager in Education & Training, starting in September 2017.  
The successful candidate’s key responsibility is to support the Director for European Affairs in running edcom, the European Institute of Commercial Communications Education, by contributing to the success and sustainability of the following projects: 

Key tasks and Responsibilities

Run the European Institute of Commercial Communications Education and contribute to edcom’s long term success and sustainability:

  • Be the key contact for all edcom members and requests 
  • Organise three annual edcom meetings taking place across Europe 
  • Assist the Director with the annual planning and the budget  
  • Build new relationships with potential new members 

Develop the edcom strategy and new projects with members:  

  • Work close with the edcom President to fulfill his/her 2 years’ agenda 
  • Support the President in running the Board 
  • Help the Head of the Research Committee with the Research Committee agenda 

Run the annual competition: 

  • Initiate brief and liaise with clients 
  • Promote the competition across members & beyond
  • Select the jury and organise the judging (first, second and third round) 
  • Monitor platform (student registrations and judging) 
  • Arrange students’ travels and accommodation 
  • Promote the competition across members  
  • Organise the call for entries and judging (first, second and third round) 
  • Promote the winners 

Further potential projects:

  •  Find speakers and run monthly podcasts  
  • Support or draft proposal(s) to apply for EU grants to fund new education initiatives 

Other duties may include: 

  • Write press releases and newsletters to disseminate projects within and beyond membership; 
  • Elaborate and run surveys to help improve the projects; 
  • Update the website 
  • Other ad hoc task as requested by the Director 

The successful candidate must:  

  • Be fluent in English, both oral and written, as it is the working language of the organisation (other languages are an advantage); 
  • Have completed at least a Bachelor level degree; 
  • Have at least 2-3 years’ experience in project management; 
  • Be hard-working, honest and have a good eye for detail; 
  • Have the ability to work with different nationalities;  
  • Have strong organisation and communication skills; 
  • Have strong computer skills (Microsoft office, website interface, social media platforms); 
  • Have an interest in the communications and/ or education sector; 
  • Be a citizen of a European Economic Area Member State.  
  • EU funding skills are an advantage 

How to apply If interested, please send the following to on or before 28 June. Please use “EACA European Project Manager in Education & Training” as the subject of your email.  

  • CV  
  • Contact details of two referees 
  • A 1 page letter of interest mentioning the earliest date you could start 
  • A short essay (max. 350 words) on the advantage of a School/University being a member of a European Network 

Contact Details

Tamara Daltroff

Closing Date: 28/06/2017

Contact IAPI

12 Clanwilliam Square, Grand Canal Quay,
Dublin 2, D02 CD51, Ireland.
T: 01 676 5991

Hours are 9am - 1pm and 2pm till 5:30pm (Mon - Thurs) and 5pm (Friday)