The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) runs advocacy and campaigns work on the health implications of everyday exposure to hazardous chemicals and pesticides.
Our diverse policy work on chemicals aims to promote the uptake of environmental health science in policy and regulations and to speed up the transition to a toxic-free future where chemicals no longer contribute to disease and environmental degradation.
HEAL is recruiting a science communications and outreach officer to join our chemicals and health team at the Brussels secretariat, who will help us continue our successful advocacy and campaigns and contribute new ideas. We are looking for a creative expert who has experience in translating environmental health-related science and policy into dissemination plans, media and outreach activities. The successful candidate excels in strategic thinking, collaboration and taking initiatives for change, and is committed to improving environmental health policy and mobilising public engagement to demand political change.
This position is full time, long term and based in the HEAL Secretariat office in Brussels, Belgium. HEAL offers a competitive salary and extra benefits.
To apply, please send your CV, a motivation letter, 2 samples of written work to firstname.lastname@example.org. The letter of motivation should detail why you are interested in the position and how your skills and experience are relevant to our work.
Deadline: Open until filled. Online interviews foreseen as of May 2020 onwards.
Start date: As soon as possible.
Please do not call or send receipt-enquiry emails, faxes, or make in-person visits. Only candidates selected for interviews will receive a reply.
The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) is the leading not-for-profit organisation addressing how the environment affects human health in the European Union (EU) and beyond. HEAL works to shape laws and policies that promote planetary and human health and protect those most affected by pollution, and raise awareness on the benefits of environmental action for health. HEAL’s over 80 member organisations include international, European, national and local groups of health professionals, not-for-profit health insurers, patients, citizens, women, youth, and environmental experts representing over 200 million people across the 53 countries of the WHO European Region.
As an alliance, HEAL brings independent and expert evidence from the health community to EU and global decision-making processes to inspire disease prevention and to promote a toxic-free, low-carbon, fair and healthy future. HEAL is independent of any political party or commercial interest. The alliance receives funding from the European Union, governments and private foundations as well as through membership contributions. We do not accept funding from sources with commercial interests (www.env-health.org).