The Responsibilities:  

  • Leading on and/or contributing to the drafting and delivery of communications strategies, as well as delivering comprehensive communications campaigns. 
  • Operating sometimes fully autonomously, sometimes with support from colleagues and/or external agencies. 
  • Organising industry-specific, in-person as well as virtual events, from the identification of venues and speakers to the surrounding marketing and publicity thereof.  
  • Overseeing and managing the work of external agencies/consultants. 
  • Engaging with the media/press as part of the strategy delivery/campaigns, but also on an ad-hoc basis where necessary. 
  • Occasional travel (several times a year) to meet members, stakeholders and attending events. 

The Requirements: 

  • A relevant educational background (be it in communications, journalism or  any other relevant degree to be considered). 
  • Proven professional communications experience within an association OR a communications agency, ideally within the food industry sector/nutrition science field. 
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills and proven experience with managing events, both online and in person, including preparation and organisation of the event, liaison with organisers and speakers, promotion of the event and event reporting.  
  • Experience in managing external agencies and service providers 
  • A solid knowledge of digital communications, with an ability to manage multi-lingual websites (CMS) and social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube). Familiarity with Adobe design programmes and e-mailing campaign development.  
  • Experience in media/PR outreach and stakeholder engagement, including managing media enquiries. Issues management would be an asset.  
  • Native or near-native fluency in English and have a good command of at least one other European language. In particular, a knowledge of French would be an asset.  
  • Familiarity with working independently, but also being part of a dynamic multicultural team and working in an international environment. 


About the Offer: 

  • Use your skills and knowledge to advance the work of the food industry as part of a highly international, dynamic and motivated team. 
  • A competitive salary package and a hybrid working policy. 


How to apply: 

Interested candidates are asked to send their CV and cover letter to Sergey Golyshin, Director at Mavence ( as well as to . 

Applicants will be assessed on a rolling basis and early applications are encouraged. 



Mavence’s approach is to work with you to understand and deliver candidates in line with your own diversity objectives and goals. We will ensure that all candidates are treated equally regardless of gender, age, ethnic origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, nationality and political or religious beliefs. 


SectorFood; Nutrition