At SAFE Food Advocacy Europe, you will have the opportunity to be part of a small but dynamic and international team and play a key role in a growing organisation striving to ensure that consumers’ interests and concerns remain at the core of EU food legislation.

Open positions

Communications Coordinator

We are opening a ‘Communications Coordinator’ position to support SAFE’s activities, possibly starting in June  2024.

You will play a pivotal role in giving visibility to SAFE’s mission and endeavours, shaping the communication strategy of the organisation and its implementation, and in raising awareness of the important link between health and nutrition.  

SAFE – Safe Food Advocacy Europe was created with the aim of ensuring that consumers’ health and concerns remain at the core of the EU’s food legislation. SAFE is currently the only Brussels-based NGO specialised in the protection and representation of EU consumers in the food sector. 

About The Role

The Communications coordinator will shape SAFE’s communication strategy, contribute to awareness-raising campaigns, support communications for the EU projects the organisation is involved in, and manage internal communications with members and the network. Their key responsibilities include:

Defining and implementing effective communication strategies to effectively convey the association’s mission, initiatives, and projects together with the management;

Overseeing and contributing to the production of graphics, messages, and multimedia content and the dissemination of this content through different communication channels such as SAFE’s website, newsletters, social media, press releases, publications, etc;

Overseeing and managing the content of SAFE’s website and social media channels, creating engaging content that resonates with our target audiences;

Managing relations with the media, drafting, proofreading, and disseminating press releases, promoting interviews;

Overseeing the creation of communications materials for SAFE and its projects.

What We Are Looking For

Master’s Degree or equivalent in communications, journalism or other relevant field, 5+ years’ professional experience in journalism or communications;

Previous experience of managing, supervising or mentoring others, ability to work within multi-cultural teams;

Be an independent, proactive, problem solver and team player person;

Excellent writing, proofreading and editing skills in English, French desired. Additional European languages are a strong plus;

Experience with social media management and analytics tools and other communication tools (website content management tools, Mailchimp, Canva);

Experience in organising events, both in-person and online formats, is a plus;

Experience with Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premiere or other video editing tools is a plus;

Knowledge of the functioning of the European Union and experience in the Brussels bubble is a plus;

Legal eligibility to work in the EU.

What we offer

A permanent contract (CDI);

An attractive holiday package including extra-legal holidays;

A contribution to public transport and meal vouchers;

A medical plan that includes hospitalisation, ambulatory and dental insurance;

The possibility to work on a full-time or part-time basis.

Qualified candidates should send a CV and a cover letter to Gaia Giorgio Fedi ( before May 24, 2024.

Starting date: June 2024.

Please note that due to the volume of applications expected, only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding.

Privacy policy: The personal data we collect during hiring processes is only used for the purposes of carrying out the selection process and is deleted once the process has ended. For shortlisted candidates, we routinely ask for their consent to keep their information for 6 months after the end of the selection process in case other vacancies matching their profile become available.


SAFE is regularly looking for dynamic, efficient and multi-skilled interns willing to become part of the team.

We welcome students from different backgrounds: European Affairs, Journalism, Political Science, Law, Communications or any other related studies.

Please note that internships at SAFE need to be part of a University cursus.

Open calls for internships

There are no open calls for internships at the moment.