Strategic Communication Activities in Mexico - Team Leader

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Last update: Jun 28, 2022 Last update: Jun 28, 2022


Deadline: Jul 17, 2022 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: Mexico Mexico
Organization: Particip GmbH - HQ
Sectors: Media and Communications Media and Communications
Job type: Contract, 12 months +
Spanish Spanish
Work experience: From 12 years
Date posted: Jun 27, 2022
Expected starting date: Jan 1, 2023


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The overall objective (Impact) is to support the implementation of the strategic communication and visibility activities of the EU in Mexico, with a focus on the policy-related objectives of EU’s cooperation in the country and including Team Europe Initiatives in order to boost EU’s profile in the country, promote EU values and reinforce the EU-Mexico partnership.

The operational base for this contract will be Mexico City, Mexico. Short-term inputs may be requested during missions in other Mexican States, to the Latin American region or, exceptionally, Europe. Outputs will be prepared in Spanish. However, some outputs in English might be requested. Therefore fluency in Spanish is vital for this contract.

The Team leader will coordinate the team, the distribution of tasks, the timing and agenda ofactivities, ensure quality control and will be the contact person for the overall project. S/he will ensure the timely quality delivering of each output foreseen under the contract.


  • Communications manager with postgraduate university degree in public relations, journalism, marketing, communications and project management, or directly related discipline
  • Excellent understanding of how to use marketing tools and techniques to increase the visibility, profile and reputation of an organisation
  • Experience of developing and managing strong and complex relationships
  • Confident communicator and presenter
  • Excellent project management and time management skills
  • Computer literacy (minimum Microsoft Office packages digital design tools)
  • Self-motivated with a positive and professional approach to management

Language skills:

  • Proficiency in (written and oral communication) in Spanish is a must.
  • Professional Independent User in English is an asset.

General professional experience:

  • A minimum of 12 years relevant experience in a similar role (managing communications for public sector institutions or private sector medium or large companies)

Specific professional experience:

  • Communication and event management experience
  • Proven experience creating targeted communication content
  • Proven experience in current communication practices and techniques
  • Social media, PR, visibility and campaigning experience
  • Demonstrated experience in managing a team of experts
  • Good knowledge of the Mexican political and institutional landscape is a must
  • Up-to-date and comprehensive knowledge of EU development, policies, instruments and facilities/ experience in international cooperation is an asset

The Team Leader must be based in Mexico.