Hiring a Communications Talent

The ECPMF is a pan-European organisation promoting the implementation of the European Charter on Freedom of the Press. Its vision is to ensure free media throughout Europe, and journalists who can work without fear or threat.

We are looking for a Communications Officer to start working as soon as possible at our office in Leipzig, Germany (fulltime). He/She will be responsible for our internal and external communications. Due to project financing by the EU, the duration is limited to December 31st, 2019 – with the prospect of prolongation. The payment follows the civil service collective agreement.


  • Support the ECPMF’s media relations and communicate our issues to the European public
  • Write captivating copy for our website, social media channels, press releases and newsletters
  • Provide guidance and support to the ECPMF’s partners on  editorial and publishing standards and processes to ensure quality publications are delivered
  • Prepare, plan and realize PR for studies, events and other activities of the ECPMF

Skills needed:

  • University degree or equivalent qualification in the humanities or social sciences
  • Practical experience in communications and journalism
  • Broad understanding and deep interest in media politics and public affairs
  • Experience working with content management systems, MS-Office and image editing software
  • Excellent communication skills in German and English (to native speaker standard) required; additional languages an asset
  • Dynamic and professional manner, capacity to handle a high workload, good team player


The ECPMF is a small organisation with nine employees. Good team spirit is important to us. Since we operate at the pan-European level, applications from any EU country are highly welcome.

Please send us a cover letter, CV and recent testimonies and working samples via mail to: