Job opportunity: Content Editor

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is looking for an experienced Content Editor.

Job description

Reporting to and working closely with ACEA’s Communications Director, this person will focus on:

  • Editorial/storytelling
    • Developing ideas for and creating engaging written content across all tools and channels
      • Identify new content opportunities
      • Explore creative ways to repurpose existing content
      • Working with experts to turn their complex/technical information into easy-to-understand text
      • Working with statistics colleagues to turn our numbers into stories
    • Developing messaging, Q&As, etc
    • Speech-writing, speaking points
    • Shaping the content of publications, providing editorial input and advice to authors (of position papers, reports etc); ensuring high standards of published materials
    • Copy-editing and proofreading position papers, publications, presentations, press releases, etc
    • Developing and implementing editorial processes and guidelines
  • Media
    • Drafting press releases and other media materials
    • Pro-actively pitching stories to media
    • Handling and drafting of answers to press enquiries
    • Media monitoring, analysis and reporting
    • Ensuring our media contacts are up-to-date


  • Native-level English is a must, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative ideas, a nose for a good story and editorial flair
  • Good understanding of political/policy communications and the EU decision making process
  • Good organisational skills and ability to prioritise
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic and positive team player
  • Around five years of relevant work experience (eg journalist, communications agency, trade association)

How to apply

  • Please send your CV and letter of application to the attention of Cara McLaughlin to (subject line: Content Editor) before 31 January 2023.
The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is looking for an experienced Content Editor.
Content type News article
Vehicle types All vehicles
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