Content and communications freelancer - FR speaking

Job description

Do you want to join us on our mission to shape democracies for the digital age? Are you looking for an international and fast-paced, yet collaborative and inclusive environment to thrive in? 

You've come to the right place.

CitizenLab, a social impact scale-up with its HQ in Brussels, aims to make public decision-making more participatory, inclusive, and responsive. The SaaS platform is already being used by over 230 cities and municipalities in +10 different countries, facilitating two-way communication between governments and their citizens. Since it was founded in 2015, CitizenLab gave +500,000 citizens a direct voice in local politics and got recognized as 'Best Social Impact Startup in Europe'. CitizenLab is looking for purpose-driven talent to join us on our mission to have +2.5 million citizens actively participate via its e-democracy platforms in cities across the globe.

The marketing team is looking for a part-time freelancer to help us create content and scale our marketing activities in France. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Writing case studies to highlight our clients and showcase innovative use of our platforms in French-speaking markets (one case study a month).
  • Writing one blog article a month on the topics of Civic Tech, participative democracy or local governments and carrying out research around these topics. 
  • Writing and scheduling french social media posts.
  • Helping write and put together the French newsletter.


What do we expect from you?

  • You have at least two years of experience in communications, you enjoy writing and you are at ease with digital marketing techniques. 
  • You are proficient in English and are able to follow and contribute to calls with our global marketing team.
  • You know how to work with Buffer, Mailchimp, and Wordpress.
  • You’re autonomous and are used to working with teams remotely.
  • You have an interest for innovation and the public sector.