Communications, Media and Public Relations Manager, Belgium

The Marine Stewardship Council is seeking a Communications, Media and Public Relations Manager for its Belgium office.

Job Title: Communications, Media and Public Relations Manager, Belgium
Location: Antwerp
Working Hours: 09:00 – 18:00
Contract: Permanent  
Working Hours: Full-time (38 hours/week)

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with experience of digital marketing and communications to be the first point of contact for the media and journalist’s liaison. This post will give the right candidate an excellent opportunity to deliver an ambitious communication strategy that helps to promote and educate others about the Marine Stewardship Council’s rigorous standard for seafood sustainability.

To be successful in this role, you will be a highly motivated individual with professional and practical experience in broad communications, environmental sustainability, and/or third-party certification schemes including the MSC program. You will be a self-starter with excellent project planning, organization and time management skills.

Who are you?

You will have:

  • A degree or relevant experience in Public Relations, Communications, journalism or Marketing.
  • Experience in a similar hands-on role, preferably with responsibility for developing and/or operating PR and media campaigns and/or marketing campaigns with multiple partners or similar. 
  • Experience working with the media and developing digital, social media, print and other communication channels and a thorough understanding of digital across all channels (online, print, etc.).
  • Experience using media monitoring measurement and analysis tools (Google Analytics, Cision and Sprout Social) to assess the performance of PR and media activities and to provide strategic insights.
  • Previous experience using Content Management Systems and a creative flair for making and publishing online content. 
  • Fluency in written and spoken Flemish, French and English.
  • A willingness to travel between The Hague and Belgium (on average one day every 3 weeks, once the travelling restrictions due to COVID19 have been lifted).

Who are we?

The MSC’s vision is for the world’s oceans to be teeming with life, and seafood supplies safeguarded for this and future generations.  Through our internationally recognized certification and ecolabeling program, well-managed sustainable fisheries are recognized and rewarded in the marketplace, through the leadership of our partners. Over 400 fisheries around the world, representing more than 17% of the annual global marine catch, are now engaged in the MSC program and MSC certified and labelled seafood products are now available in over 100 countries.

If this has inspired you, we’d love to hear from you!

To apply

Please email the following information to

  • A cover letter outlining how your skills, experience and knowledge directly address the responsibilities and requirements detailed in the job specification and include information on your salary expectations.
  • A copy of your current CV.

Please ensure that they are sent as Word or PDF documents with the titles "your name cover letter" and "your name CV". The subject of your email should read: "Communications, Media and PR Manager, Belgium".

Closing date

Monday, 20 September 2021 @9:00am (BST)

Interview rounds are planned in the weeks of September 20th and 27th and Oct 4th, 2021.

Start date: As soon as possible.

Please read our Privacy Notice, which gives details about how we process the data that you supply as part of your application.

MSC job applicant privacy notice
Description: How the MSC collects and uses personal information about job applicants during and after the period of application, in accordance with GDPR.

Language: English
Date of issue: 18 February 2020

The MSC is committed to the principles of equality and fairness and we welcome applications from all communities. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, ethnicity, race, colour, religion or belief, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation or disability. If you consider yourself to have a disability and need reasonable adjustments made during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know how we can help you.


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