Events & Marketing Assistant

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Job title
Events & Marketing Assistant
Alliance for Rural Electrification
  • Belgium
Europe and Central Asia
Type of job
student job/internship

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Job description
Company Description

The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) is the global association for the decentralised renewable energy industry, uniting more than 185 members and catalysing private sector-driven markets for sustainable electricity services, creating jobs and powering equitable green economies. The focus regions of ARE are Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America & the Caribbean.

Job description ARE is recruiting an ‘Events & Marketing Assistant’, reporting to the Communications & Marketing Officer.

About the role Support with ARE event and webinar implementation; Weekly research on market intelligence and dissemination through our communications tools; Support with the ARE Newsletter; Keeping the ARE website updated; Supporting the management of social media channels and community management (LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook) and growing the ARE community; Creating visuals for ARE events and campaigns; Administrative tasks on an ad-hoc basis (i.e. onboarding of new members, management of ARE inbox, CRM support).

About you Fluent in written and spoken English (native speaker or equivalent); Excellent writing, editing and reviewing skills; Ability to provide clear and concise deliverables under time pressure; Rigorous attention to detail and ability to take ownership of activities and projects; Proactive mindset and can-do attitude; Strong IT skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and knowledge of CMS (Drupal) is an advantage; Strong graphic design skills (Canva/Photoshop) are desirable; Ability to think ‘out of the box’; University degree in event management, marketing, communications, sustainability or other relevant studies or equivalent experience; Right to live and work in Belgium; Knowledge of other languages (especially French) is an asset; Previous work experience in another association is an asset.

We offer Volunteer or 'Convention d'Immersion Professionnelle (CIP)’ contract depending on experience; Perspective of longer-term employment contract based on results delivered and overall development of the association; International fast-paced work environment with offices in the heart of Europe; Making a difference by advancing both renewables and energy access worldwide, especially in emerging economies in Sub-Saharan Africa; Working with highly motivated colleagues in a scale-up atmosphere; On-the-job training and top-notch learning experience.

How to apply Interested candidates who fulfil the requirements should address their application (CV + Cover Letter + information about the earliest possible starting date) with the subject line “Events & Marketing Assistant + Full Name” to no later than Sunday, 10 July 2022 (11:59 pm).

The selected candidate will be expected to start in August, with interviews expected to take place in July.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


10 July 2022
Application deadline

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