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Career History

Jan/2016until now

Communications Officer

Europe Direct, Brussels, Belgium

Responsibilities:

As a Communications Officer, I am responsible for:

- Liaising with the Media and the international Press searching for European data and major sources of information in the European landscape  

- Identifying communication opportunities in the public opinion and major reputational risks for the  European Commission 

- Undertaking complex policy research and following-up on the latest political releases of the European Commission, European Parliament and European Council

- Providing factual information to media representatives on EU policies, institutions and legislation          

Jun 2014Sep 2015

International Corporate Relations Officer

Multicontraste, Portugal

Responsibilities:

- Designing, implementing and assessing international customer PR programmes, including France, Luxembourg, Ireland and the UK

- Coordinating and facilitating ongoing internal and external PR communication actions with key stakeholders, partners and local customers 

- Organising, managing and following-up on corporate event programmes in line with the targets of the company and under the supervision of the manager

- Creating, adjusting, and reviewing the editorial calendar and the PR toolkit in particular the multilingual newsletter, brochures & corporate website content

Jun 2011Mar 2013

Communications Officer

PR Agency AB, Portugal

Responsibilities:

- Designing a comprehensive and high-impact strategic PR plan for products and event launches for clients operating in multiple industries, notably arts, consumer sector, and non-governmental space  

- Engaging with the press and identifying press and speaking opportunities to ensure high media visibility and presence for the products

- Creating solid institutional relations with key influencers, top political bodies, policy-makers, media outlets and agency partnerships at the local & national level

- Supporting multiple communications projects and concrete actions across social media platforms, notably Facebook, Twitter and Youtube

Sep 2010Dec 2010

Communication Trainee - European Programme Leonardo Da Vinci

RVSP Media Group - (Republic of Ireland)

Responsibilities:

Designing and developing communication plans in close cooperation with the editor-in-chief of RSVP Magazine

- Assisting in the planning and monitoring of media events and stakeholders' activities

Mar 2010Aug 2010

Journalist & Digital Journalist on EU affairs

i - National Newspaper, Portugal

Responsibilities:

- Writing news reports, longer stories and interviews on International and European Affairs

- Creating and uploading news content for the website   www.ionline.pt 

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