Join the OFE team as a Content Manager

03 October 2022

Author: Astor Nummelin Carlberg

OpenForum Europe is recruiting for multiple positions in the coming months. If working with OpenForum Europe for open, competitive digital markets is your goal, please send us a CV and cover letter.

Deadline for application: Friday 21 October 2022
Interviews: will start immediately and continue until the vacancy has been filled
Start date: as soon as possible, exact date to be agreed
Duration: 1 year contract with possibility of renewal
Location: Brussels

About OpenForum Europe

OpenForum Europe aisbl (OFE) is a not-for-profit think tank registered in Belgium which explains the merits of openness in computing to policy makers and communities across Europe. The openness principles which guide all our activities are: user centricity, competition, flexibility, sustainability, and the importance of relying on the support of a transparent and open community. Launched in 2002 to accelerate and broaden the use of Open Source Software (OSS) among businesses, consumers and governments, OFE’s work has grown and its focusses now include Open Technologies, standardisation, Digital Government, digital platforms, public procurement, copyright, cloud computing and cybersecurity.

We are looking for a:

Content Manager

We currently have an opening for the role of OFE’s Content Manager. This is a new role, created to increase OFE’s media presence as well as visibility for our numerous activities such as research, events and other policy-driven initiatives. The key focus for this role is to manage OFE’s core and project editorial calendars and to, in collaboration with OFE’s policy teams, produce engaging and impactful content. 

They would also support the policy team in liaising with journalists covering the Brussels technology beat. 

The person will be an integrated part of OFE’s Brussels team and will work closely with the Executive Director. We are looking for a strong writer who shares our core values that open technology policy lies at the heart of European competitiveness.

Qualifications below:

  • At least 3 years of Brussels/EU experience 
  • Fluent/bilingual skills in English; French would be an asset
  • Open source software background is an asset 
  • At ease with digital tools 
  • Previous media management relations experience; experience as a journalist is a plus
  • Minimum education required: first degree level, or equivalent in a relevant discipline

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter, only, to jobs[at]openforumeurope[dot]org with “Content Manager” in the subject line. Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us at the above-mentioned email.

For additional information about the role, contact Marcus Stober: marcus[at]openforumeurope[dot]org.