Communications Assistant

  • Company: The Synergist
  • Job Location: Brussels - Belgium
  • Date: April 16, 2018 11:29
  • Employment Type: Any
  • Experience: junior
  • Job Functions:


Job summary

Communication role in a global organisation working to address various societal needs in healthcare.

Job description

  • Confidently assists with the implementation of communication strategies on various projects
  • Drives communications in a digital age with minimal supervision, including supporting the communications team in preparing and implementing global campaigns
  • Drafts impactful marketing collaterals that fit business and project needs (ads copy, landing page/blog content, images)
  • Takes charge of online community management (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram)
  • Tracks and creates digital performance reports
  • Consistently applies an agile, growth hacking approach for all communications activities to deliver constant small improvements and value in increments

What's In It for You:

  • The opportunity to work for global organizations partnering with strategic for and not-for-profit players to address societal needs (like patient engagement, epidemics management, women's health, rare diseases etc);
  • The opportunity to join a dynamic, diverse and fun team that works every day to develop innovative and efficient programs aimed at solving challenges which others ignore or have been unable to resolve;
  • The chance to constantly develop and refine new skills as The Synergist develops new partnerships and innovative ideas.

Job qualifications

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • aspire to deliver, and most of the time succeed in delivering, the very best-in-class communication activities, including but not limited to best-in-class campaigns, storytelling, social media activation
  • have minimum 1 year of experience in a similar position
  • display an excellent command of written and spoken English; knowledge of Spanish/Portuguese will be an asset;
  • have proven experience with developing communication materials in English, i.e. drafting newsletter articles, website content, brochures, etc.
  • have experience with using Google Analytics
  • have experience with web content management systems (Wordpress)
  • show strong organisational skills, flexibility and ability to learn fast
  • be able to work on several projects simultaneously and with intensity
  • adopt an agile, growth-hacking mindset in everything they do
  • have a detail - oriented personality
  • have the ability to brief, assess, manage and refine a communications campaign to achieve high performance and conversions (preferred)


  • Knowledge of graphic design  
  • Knowledge of video editing
  • Experience with IOS systems
  • Experience with online Marketing Tools (Facebook Advertising, AdWords etc)