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GOPA Com. is a communications agency based in Brussels working for the EU Institutions and their Agencies.

At GOPA Com. we offer intelligence consulting and fully inclusive communication services to European institutions to facilitate their engagement with citizens. As an agency we bridge Europeans through a flexible approach which prioritises tailor made service offerings over generic one-size fits all solutions.

Senior Copywriter

 

What we are looking for

A copywriter with at least 5 years of experience in the field to work on a project entitled ‘Recovery from Coronavirus: Success Stories’ as well as the ‘NextGenEU’ campaign

Key responsibilities

With regards to the ‘Recovery from Coronavirus: Success Stories’ project, you will be responsible for the following online copywriting tasks:

  • Writing stories highlighting the EU’s support for coronavirus recovery;
  • Preparatory work and research;
  • Working with web managers to compile, upload, and review all assets prior to web publication;
  • Monitoring and reviewing the translation of all stories into 24 languages;
  • Creating dissemination toolkits;
  • Dissemination;
  • Producing dissemination reports using ‘Socialbakers’;
  • Drafting status updates and speaking notes for senior management on the results of the project;
  • Preparing presentations about the project to be delivered at conferences, meetings with EU representatives, and other engaging events.

With regards to the ‘NextGenEU’ campaign, you will be responsible for the following online and offline copywriting tasks:

  • Providing extensive written feedback to guide the development of campaign content;
  • Writing copies for the campaign’s editorial calendar, website, and other digital assets;
  • Working with the content team to review all creative assets and documents produced for the campaign, including strategy documents and visual guidelines;
  • Preparing internal communication deliverables;
  • Reviewing, editing, and writing video content on climate action, including video scripts, key messaging, and taglines;
  • Drafting status updates and speaking notes for senior management on the results of the campaign;
  • Reviewing, editing, and writing copies for out-of-home advertisements and campaign leaflets.

Job qualifications

We would like to hear from you if you have most of the following to offer:

  • 5+ years of proven copywriting experience across digital and traditional media fields;
  • A bachelor’s degree in communication, literature, or a related subject;
  • A native level fluency in the English language;
  • A comprehensive knowledge of communication processes, tools, and techniques;
  • A familiarity with and comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the EU’s institutions and their political priorities and policies;
  • Excellent research skills;
  • The ability to work both individually and as a dynamic and proactive team player;
  • Great attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple complex tasks simultaneously and under strict deadlines;
  • An enthusiastic, motivated, organised, and pro-active approach to work;
  • An extensive experience in copywriting for campaigns and communication activities relating to the EU or other government organisations is a plus;
  • Experience in social media community management and in using content management tools and techniques is a plus;
  • Experience in working in multinational teams on pan-European projects is a plus.

We offer

What we offer:

  • A renewable fixed-term contract in a growing agency;
  • A competitive salary;
  • The opportunity to work with the European Commission;
  • A meaningful role with the ability to influence EU communications;
  • A diverse, open and collaborative working environment;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Regular training and learning opportunities.
 

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