Patient & Policy Communication Coordinator

Do you want to contribute to better patient communication and influence health policy at an international level? Are you a proactive and committed communication expert? Then look no further.

The European Association of Urology in Arnhem is looking for an enthusiastic and pragmatic:

Patient & Policy Communication Coordinator

32-40 hours a week

The job

In this independent role you will create, execute and analyse communication plans to optimise the communication between patients and urologists, but also influence policy makers in Brussels. Think about creating campaigns to enlarge awareness urological diseases, stimulating shared decision-making and educating Members of the European Parliament to keep urological diseases on the political agenda.

You will be part of the international communication team in Arnhem but closely collaborate with colleagues from our Patient Office and from our Policy Office in Brussels.

Your responsibilities

  • Initiate communication campaigns aligning with the overall strategy
  • Collaborate with other communication team members to develop promotional plannings
  • Create engaging content with internal and external experts
  • Execute campaigns across different platforms
  • Keep the content of the websites updated
  • Monitor new developments in the field of communication
  • Analyse activities and adjust strategies accordingly
  • Advise board members and present various communication options

Your profile

  • Passionate about giving patients a voice
  • Excellent social listening skills
  • Proactive mentality with sense of ownership
  • Strong copywriting and copy editing skills
  • Impeccable time management skills with the ability to multitask
  • Detail-oriented approach with ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Team player and problem solver

Your experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Marketing or Economics
  • 3-5 years relevant work experience in a similar position
  • Excellent writing and speaking skills in English, preferably a native speaker
  • Profound knowledge of CMS (Craft or Wordpress), emailing software and social media tools
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook)
  • Understanding digital media editing tools a plus
  • Happy to travel abroad a few times a year

What do we offer

  • The salary range for this position is €3000 – €4000 gross a month, depending on your relevant experience.
  • We have partnered with OpenUp to support your mental wellbeing, and we organise a health check every two years.
  • We have an excellent pension arrangement with only a modest employee contribution.
  • You will receive 25 vacation days
  • We offer a commuting allowance and working from home compensation
  • Besides we offer a laptop, and a company phone (or an allowance for the use of your own mobile phone).


Please send an email including your CV and a motivation letter in English to Ms Jara Wieland via If you need more information, please contact Ms. Esther Robijn, Coordinator Patient Information, E. or T. 026 3890680.

We hope to hear from you soon!