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07/11/2018 - Vacancy: Communication and Media Manager

EFRAG, a leading actor in the global financial reporting environment, is looking for an experienced Communication and Media Manager to implement an enhanced communication strategy.


​Are you a communication and media professional, with an interest in corporate and financial reporting developments? Examine the possibilities EFRAG can offer as a next step in your career!

What is EFRAG?

EFRAG is the leading European force in the global financial reporting debate. EFRAG was established in 2001 by European stakeholder organisations with an interest in financial reporting, representing the business community, investors and the accountancy profession. EFRAG’s activities are aimed at ensuring that European views on the development of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS Standards) are properly and clearly articulated in the international standard-setting process, so that ultimately IFRS Standards are fit for Europe.

In September 2018 EFRAG established the European Corporate Reporting Lab at EFRAG (European Lab). The objective of the European Lab is to stimulate innovations in the field of corporate reporting in Europe by identifying and sharing good practices.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for candidates that can demonstrate experience in communication and also have a keen interest in corporate and financial reporting. An understanding of the international accounting standard-setting process and some knowledge of IFRS Standards would be a distinct advantage. The communication manager should be able to effectively communicate EFRAG’s activities to individuals with different levels of technical expertise. The communication manager will support the EFRAG Board President in implementing EFRAG’s communication strategy.

What will you need?

We are looking for candidates with the following profile:
• Demonstrated experience in communication
• Demonstrated experience in article and speech writing
• Some experience with social media
• Some experience with maintenance of websites
• Experience in organising conferences and events is a plus
• An interest in corporate and financial reporting developments (some understanding of the international accounting standard-setting process and IFRS Standards would be a distinct advantage)
• Fluent in English (written and spoken) and fluent in French (spoken)
• Excellent writing skills
• Good communication and presentation skills
• Good organisation skills
• Personal attributes:
   o Ability to liaise with senior people
   o Ability to work in a multicultural environment
   o Strong interpersonal skills
   o Flexibility
   o Ability to work independently
   o Ability to work in a team
   o Sense of diplomacy
   o Ability to work under pressure and to cope with deadlines

Why join EFRAG?

Joining EFRAG represents a unique opportunity to combine your expertise as a communications professional with your interest in corporate and financial reporting.  You will be at the forefront of implementing an enhanced communication strategy designed to engage stakeholders across Europe in EFRAG’s work to influence the international standard-setting process and the work of the European Lab.  Working at EFRAG will give you the opportunity to liaise with the Brussels community and the wider stakeholders in Europe and beyond.

EFRAG’s offices are located in Brussels, at the heart of Europe. You will work in a multi-cultural environment with colleagues that come from all over Europe and outside Europe.

We are open to consider working on a part-time or a full-time basis.

How to apply?

If you are interested in joining EFRAG, please send your CV, together with a covering letter explaining your interest, to Saskia Slomp, by email on rh@efrag.org.