IETM > Communications Manager (Belgium)

IETM, one of the oldest and largest European cultural networks, is looking for a full-time Communications Manager to join its team in Brussels in April 2020.

The ideal candidate is experienced in communication work for arts and culture, in an international context, and has passion for / is interested in contemporary performing arts. Candidates are expected to be able to combine strategic thinking, creative work and technical tasks.

Areas of responsibility:

  • Setting strategies: communication, social media, visual policy, press relations, members engagement.

  • Developing the website www.ietm.org: coordinating work of designer and IT provider, supervising the budget.

  • Writing and editing IETM's texts and materials.

  • Managing social media: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Flickr; researching and introducing new tools.

  • Taking care of the communication strategy and its implementation of IETM’s events (in collaboration with local organising teams).

  • Writing and producing IETM newsletters and mailings.

  • Writing, commissioning and editing event reports and reviews.

  • Supervising Communication assistant / interns.

  • Developing and managing the online members’ community.

  • Designing, producing and archiving printed material.

  • Supervising CRM development.

  • Assisting the Secretary General and the Board members in representing the network externally.


  • Five years’ minimum experience in communication work.

  • University degree.

  • Excellent writing skills in English.

  • Advanced knowledge of open source digital platforms (preferably Drupal) and CRM tools.

  • Experience of working in the arts and culture.

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player.

  • Creative approach to running campaigns and social media work.

  • Excellent understanding of digital media and marketing principles.

Fluency in French and Dutch is desirable, other languages are a bonus.

The contract offered is an unlimited contract with an annual evaluation. The wage is fixed according to the Flemish salary scales for the performing arts sector (CAO PC 304) Scale A.

IETM is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds.

Deadline: 12 March 2020

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