Detail of the vacancy notice
Reference: CDR/AD14/6BIS/16

Directorate: Directorate D, Communication

Function Group: AD

Management: Yes
Location: Brussels

Deadline: 10/03/2016 11:00


The duties of the Director consist in particular of raising the public visibility of the CoR by:
  • developing and implementing a communication strategy for the institution, aimed at supporting the CoR's mission to influence EU policies and legislation, articulating the needs and priorities of local and regional authorities and highlighting the work of the CoR Assembly and of its consultative commissions;
  • strengthening relations with journalists from European, national and sub-national media, and boosting the web based communication and social media activities as key aspects of the above strategy;
  • supporting the CoR's statutory bodies, the President and other CoR political leaders or members, in anticipating and reacting to the EU policy agenda as it evolves from week to week, giving visibility to the CoR policy areas and proposals;
  • providing support to the communication activities directly managed by the secretariats of the political groups established within the CoR;
  • developing communication actions in partnership with stakeholders relevant for CoR key policy areas;
  • organising, coordinating, managing and supervising the work of the directorate units;
  • contributing to the senior management decision making, under the lead of the Secretary-General;
  • managing and developing the directorate's human resources;
  • planning, managing and reporting on the financial resources attributed to the directorate, including reliable project budgeting and risk analysis;
  • carrying out the responsibilities of authorising officer by sub delegation within the established limits;
  • maintaining and further developing relations with the other EU institutions and representing the CoR in inter-institutional bodies.
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