Communications jobs in the "Brussels Bubble" and beyond

Trainer: Nimali Samarasinha (in person)

Workshop Description
24/11/2022
13:00 - 15:00

This workshops provides students with a comprehensive overview of opportunities related to a career in political communications. Be inspired by the diversity of roles a communications job can entail and the range of organisations you might work for. Understand what skills it takes to thrive in a communications career, and leave with valuable tips on how to make your application a success.

Workshop Location
BSIS Auditorium
Individual Sessions
Register for a career advising session with Nimali Samarasinha

Nimali will be offering career advising sessions following her workshop.

Nimali Samarsinha has over 12 years of experience as a strategic communications professional in the corporate, non-profit and government sectors. As Head of Communications at the European Food Information Council, Nimali currently leads a team of science communicators in their work to advance the European conversation on food, health and sustainability. Previously at the European Climate Foundation, she co-directed a global network of communications experts dedicated to strengthening the public discourse on climate change and provided strategic communications advice to the wider European climate action community. At the foundation, Nimali also coordinated the media operations around major international summits and conferences. Throughout earlier roles in the private sector and at the Maldives Government Tourism Board, Nimali built a well-rounded expertise in running integrated consumer and trade marketing campaigns, effective brand management and strategic crisis communications. Born in Frankfurt/Main, Germany, Nimali pursued her academic and early professional career in the UK before moving to Brussels. She has a Master’s Degree in Management from West London University  (focus on crisis communication) and a Bachelor’s Degree in International Tourism and Travel Management from the University of Brighton (focus on sustainability).

Can advise students interested in Political communication, science communication, media relations, brand management and marketing, across public, private and non-profit sectors.

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