Social Media Officer

Transport & Environment (T&E) is hiring a talented Social Media Officer to support our advocacy and campaigning work online and take our social media game to the next level.

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Salary range: 3000-3300€ per month

Deadline: Sunday 16 October, 2022

About the role

Are you a creative digital native with a passion for the environment? Do you keep current with the latest social media trends and stories? If so, you might be our new Social Media Officer!

Alongside a multicultural team of motivated colleagues, your tasks will be to:

  • Coordinate and execute our social media strategy for community growth and engagement.
  • Write compelling copy and design visuals for social media channels.
  • Work with colleagues in Brussels and other European capitals to create and post innovative content across T&E’s social media channels.
  • Identify and engage with social influencers.
  • Lead on community management and run high profile social media campaigns, including reactive and proactive communications.
  • Use social media management and analytics tools to measure and track performance, develop insights and recommendations for optimisation, and contribute to reporting and analysis.
  • Advise T&E staff on social media tactics and best practices.
  • Explore emerging digital trends and tools.

Experience, skills and personal characteristics that we are looking for:

  • Two to three years experience in digital marketing for an agency, civil society, private sector, or media organisation.
  • Demonstrable experience in managing social media accounts
  • Demonstrable experience creating written and visual content for different channels, experience with video content is considered a plus.
  • Demonstrable experience of growing and maintaining a digital audience.
  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and opportunities for engagement.
  • Ability to tell a story with data, translating data into meaningful insights and actionable recommendations, as well as to effectively explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in social media
  • Adaptable and dynamic self starter, comfortable with taking initiative and brainstorming new ideas.
  • Native-level or very high proficiency in English is essential. Other European languages such as French, German, Spanish or Italian are considered a plus.

Working conditions

The position is full-time, based in Brussels, with the possibility of flexible working hours. T&E offers a competitive salary in line with experience and expertise and extensive benefits (such as extra healthcare, public transport support and 13th salary).

Equally importantly, if you join T&E you’ll have the opportunity to devote your professional energy and creativity to the resolution of one of humankind’s greatest challenges.

How to apply

To apply, please send the following items to, using Social Media Officer as the subject line of the email.

  • Cover letter (1 page);
  • CV;
  • A short video (max 1 min) showing us your favourite thing you own and explaining what makes it special? Please send your video not as attachment to the email but by using WeTransfer or a similar service;
  • Optional: links to social media channels you have previously managed.

The closing date for applications is Sunday, 16 October 2022. First-round interviews are scheduled to be held in the following weeks by videoconference. A second round of interviews will follow shortly after and may be held in person. The successful candidate will be expected to start as soon as possible.

T&E anticipates a high number of applications and only shortlisted candidates for the first round of interviews will be contacted. If you have any questions about this vacancy, please do not hesitate to contact Web and Digital Communications Manager Nele Pärje at

About T&E

T&E is Europe’s leading clean transport campaign group. We combine the power of robust evidence and a deep understanding of the transport sector with compelling communications and impactful advocacy. Created in 1990, we have shaped some of Europe’s most important environmental laws regulating the emissions of cars, trucks, ships and planes, and we play a major role in shaping transport policy throughout the continent. Our people work across Europe: our staff in Brussels, Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Warsaw and Rome collaborate with our 60 member and supporter groups to achieve our mission.