Current vacancy

Communications Manager

Location: Brussels
Type: Permanent

Grayling is a global Public Affairs and Communications Consultancy. Our Brussels team of 20+ multinational consultants is a hub for EU and Pan-European integrated public affairs, media and digital advocacy campaigns. At Grayling we develop inventive and integrated solutions that are rapidly scalable to deliver against organizational needs. With on-call senior counsel, powerful content, and unrivalled connections, we help our clients to engage, and adapt and evolve in fast-changing landscapes, building brand resilience and creating measurable advantage.

To support our Public Affairs team, we are currently looking for a seasoned Manager, who has a passion for digital communications and EU policies.

Our perfect new team member:

  • You are passionate about communications
  • You are always up-to-date on the current news and (social) media trends
  • You are a Brussels’ insider and perfectly understand the EU landscape
  • You have great editing skills as well as an eye for details
  • You are a team player, think outside the box and an innovative/creative mind


  • Develop communications strategy and narratives to support our clients’ EU advocacy goals
  • Planning, implementation and management of EU and PanEuropean media and social media campaigns in relation to various public policies (including sustainability, digitalisation and health);
  • Create narratives and creative communication tools to help position our clients in the crowded Brussels’s stakeholders marketplace;
  • Ensure client satisfaction by optimising impact across channels and activities.

Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum six to eight years’ experience in PR and communications (traditional and digital), including:
    • Creation of impactful campaigns, messaging and strategies;
    • Development of creative content (websites, videos, print materials and advertising)
    • Management of multi-market media and social media campaigns;
    • Setting up of coalitions and alliances with like-minded organisations;
    • Proficiency in social media analytics and evaluation of performance across channels and activities.
  • Outstanding organizational, project management skills;
  • Team player, with a hands-on and solutions-driven work attitude;
  • Excellent interpersonal, management and leadership skills;
  • Keen interest and expertise in EU policies – including sustainability;
  • A thorough understanding of European policies and the workings of the EU institutions;
  • Excellent overall communication skills including writing, oral, and presentation skills;
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure;
  • Native or near-native English; fluency in other EU languages also desirable.


Should you be interested in this position, please send your CV and a cover letter in English to The deadline is 15 June 2021. ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.

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