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Spokesperson / Media relations

Are you a passionate communicator with a love for travel and aviation? Do you like to make news and create stories that have an impact? Then you are the perfect candidate to become our new Spokesperson and Media Relations colleague in the External Communications team.

Mission

You act as an official spokesperson for the company. You proactively position the Brussels Airlines brand and protect and promote its reputation, always after aligning with the VP Corporate Communication. As part of the communications team you answer to media inquiries, you create stories that appeal to journalists and organize press events that make the company stand out.

What can you expect?

  • You get to work with other communication professionals in a small dynamic team, where independency and flexibility are key
  • Next to working with a view on the airport tarmac, you get to work in exciting places during shootings and events
  • You get to know the ins and outs of the fascinating aviation world, as you interact constantly with colleagues from all departments for media inquiries

What do we expect?

  • You don’t write press releases, you write stories that appeal to the media and the public
  • You know how to tackle inquiries from journalists and know how to work under time pressure
  • When organizing a press conference or a media event, you care about the details
  • When other departments tell you about their projects, you immediately start thinking about how you’re going to build your story
  • You don’t mind to drop what you are doing because an unexpected situation arises
  • You know how to respond to a potential communication crisis. In fact, you see a crisis as an opportunity to show our company’s strengths
  • You know how to get the right key messages across, be it in a media statement or a speech for the management
  • You are the perfect ambassador for Brussels Airlines
  • You keep up with new communication channels and new media
  • You keep internal stakeholders informed about what’s going on in the media, with a daily press review
  • You keep our corporate website and our media database up to date

Your Profile:

  • You hold a university or high-school degree in communication or relevant experience in a similar function
  • You have +2 years of experience in a Communications or PR role
  • Your French is perfect, but you are also fluent in English and Dutch, both spoken and in writing
  • Proactivity is your middle name
  • You have knowledge of and experience with digital channels and an interest in social media
  • Assertiveness is one of your main characteristics and you are able to take ownership and can work autonomously
  • You are flexible and able to cope with an ever-changing environment
  • You are open-minded and a true team player
  • Working under pressure in a fast-paced environment is not new to you

 

  


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