Communications Officer – Eurail.com – 36-40 hours

Organisation

Eurail.com is an international online travel company that has been selling European rail passes since 2006. As market leaders, we help customers from all over the world to have an unforgettable experience while travelling Europe by train.

How will you contribute to our company as the Communications Officer? You’ll build a positive reputation for Eurail.com and increase exposure to help us grow quickly.

Job description and Role

As our Communications Officer, you’ll be in charge of the company’s overall PR & communication strategy. You’ll create more awareness of Eurail.com to the wider public and build meaningful relationships with partners from all over the globe. You’ll also advise managers and employees on effective communication with external and internal stakeholders.

You’ll achieve these goals through the following activities:

  • Define the Eurail.com company identity.

  • Develop and implement PR and communication strategies.

  • Be the spokesperson for Eurail.com to the press, stakeholders and colleagues.

  • Liaise with and answer enquiries from media, individuals and other organisations.

  • Maintain effective relationships with opinion leaders and press representatives.

  • Research, write and distribute press releases to targeted media.

  • Collate and analyse media coverage.

  • Represent Eurail.com at a range of events.

  • Manage employee branding and engage with users on sites such as LinkedIn.

  • Improve internal communications systems, processes and ways of working.

  • Write and edit a range of company communication material, including in-house emails/newsletters, speeches, articles, company presentations and annual reports.

  • Develop a core value program together with HR and communicate about HR-related topics.

  • Create materials and organise events for Eurail.com employees.

Boxes to tick

You are the Communications Officer we are looking for if you have the following characteristics

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related experience.

  • 3+ years of professional experience in a communications role within an online and international environment.

  • Excellent English (both verbal and written).

  • A confident and professional presentation style.

  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills.

  • An established network to drive PR and maximise positive press coverage.

  • Excellent attention to detail while managing multiple tasks.

  • Positive energy, ideas and output 

Why work for Eurail.com?

  • You will work in a very positive environment with helpful colleagues.

  • You profit from the ambitions of a scale-up: maximum freedom in your work with a professional outlook.

  • An attractive salary and benefits.

  • An annual training budget of €5,000 to be used for your own personal development.

  • A healthy work/life balance, including flexible working.

  • A young, growing and informal organisation.

  • The opportunity to make a concrete and directly visible contribution to the development of a young company.

  • An international working environment.

  • A 36- to 40-hour work week.

Your development is important to us

Personal development is very important to us. For that reason, we invest in all our employees. With your very own education budget you can develop your personal and professional experience. You can follow a training course over a short or longer period, with a coach or through a peer support program.

We encourage you to think beyond your own position. As an employee of Eurail.com you will take part in cross functional team projects.

Eurail.com core values:

  • Enthusiastic, passionate about the product, the job, the company, train travel, internet.

  • Helpful, towards customers, the Eurail Group, the railways, and each other.

  • Knowledgeable, we strive to be experts about the train products and e-commerce.

  • Dedicated, we work hard and are committed to represent the brands responsibly, in all levels of our organisation.

  • Proactive, we are full of energy to act on the fast changes in the world surrounding us.

Do you have more questions?

You can send questions about this vacancy to jobs@eurail.com. We will respond to you as soon as possible. 

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