Careers

1) Position in Brussels:

Communications consultant

We are looking for a highly-qualified motivated self-starter, who is keen to join a growing and dynamic business. Due to recent new business wins, we are looking to recruit an advocacy and communications consultant to join our award-winning Brussels team.  

Type of contract: full-time

Start: September 2019

Deadline to apply: 15 July 2019

What is the role?

You will be expected to contribute to all aspects of our work in Brussels, whilst working closely with our colleagues in Geneva and beyond. There will be a particular focus on planning and executing communications strategies, including digital, social and traditional media; actively supporting the work of our public affairs team; delivering clear and precise client-driven analysis and advice; and contributing to our marketing and business development activities. 

The skills and experience we’re looking for

  • A graduate in Business, Communications, International or EU Relations with minimum 5 years’ relevant experience acquired working with a consultancy, the EU institutions or civil society organisation
  • An excellent understanding of the Brussels and international political and stakeholder landscape,
  • A proven track record in formulating and implementing successful advocacy and communication campaigns 
  • Excellent judgement and problem-solving skills, and the ability to find creative and effective ways to realise client objectives
  • Practical knowledge of social media management and analytical tools. Working knowledge of Google Analytics is a plus. 
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization, and proven project management skills and ability to meet conflicting deadlines
  • English native-level is a must and fluency in at least one other European language (with a preference for German or Spanish)

If you are an energetic and ambitious advocacy and communications professional looking to develop your career in a growing friendly environment, then we’d love to hear from you. Please tell us about your achievements and how you see your future with Leidar. Send your cv and cover letter to Ioana.dumitru@leidar.com. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

2) Position in Geneva:

Senior Communications Consultant, Account Director

Leidar | Rue Ami-Lévrier 15, Geneva, Switzerland

Type of contract: full-time, permanent (CDI)

Start: September 2019
Deadline to apply: 15 July 2019

What you’ll do:

  • Develop communications strategies for international companies, organizations and NGOs
  • Plan and execute digital advocacy and digital communications strategies
  • Develop media strategies and support clients to implement them
  • Conduct research and collect data for communications audits
  • Develop and manage client relationships internationally
  • Manage budgets and account teams
  • Support management of the international team
  • Drive content marketing strategy

What you need to succeed:

  • Degree in relevant field (Communications, Marketing, Business); Master’s degree is a plus.
  • At least 10 years of experience in communications
  • Consultacy or agency experience is a must
  • Experience in client acquisition is a must
  • Very good presentation and networking skills
  • Proven project management skills
  • Ability to work in matrix organization
  • Experience with social media and digital transformation
  • Ability to meet conflicting deadlines
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Mastery of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • English native-level; French is a must; other languages (especially German) is a plus

This position is only open to the Swiss nationals or holders of a valid Swiss working permit.

Please note that this position may require varied level of travels amounting up to 40% of the time.

Leidar is committed to diversity and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

What we offer:

  • Moving quickly up the professional ladder
  • Stimulating international and multicultural work environment
  • Varied projects for a large range of interesting international clients

Send your motivation letter and CV to Lukasz.Bochenek@leidar.com

Due to a significant number of applications only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.