Contract staff (short term), Directorate services

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The jobholder will contribute, as part of a small team, towards the efficient operation of the Agency’s media relations, with the aim of ensuring that:

  • the Agency’s work is promoted in a proactive, balanced and well-informed way;
  • media enquiries about the Agency’s work are handled efficiently and effectively;
  • the media are fully monitored in relation to the Agency’s work and subjects of interest.

Position details

Job roleContract staff (short term)
Job referenceEMA/CA/S/031
Job typeContract Agent
Agency unitDirectorate services
Publication date10/10/2012
Closing date10/11/2012
Further details

Application process

The Agency only accepts electronic application forms submitted via e-mail. The application form is located under key documents. The application form can be completed using any official European Union language.

  1. Completed applications should be submitted to Note that applications e-mailed to any other e-mail address cannot be considered.
  2. You will need the latest version of Adobe Reader for the application form to work correctly. Download the latest version for free from Adobe Reader download.
  3. Once you have completed the application form click on the 'submit by e-mail' button at the top right of the application form. Your application form is transformed into an XML file and will be attached to an e-mail to be sent to
  4. Click on the send button of the e-mail to ensure that your application form is sent to the Agency.
  5. You do not need to write a message in the e-mail.
  6. You will receive an automated response from the Agency acknowledging receipt of your e-mail.
  7. Due to the large numbers of applications we receive, the system may encounter problems processing the large amounts of data close to the submission deadline. Applicants are therefore advised to send in their application form well ahead of the deadline.
  8. Curricula vitae (CVs) are not considered as an application. In order to be considered for the selection procedure, you must follow the application process as outlined above and submit the relevant, completed application form.

Key documents

Name Language First published Last updated
General conditions - recruitment for the European Medicines Agency as contract staff (short-term or long-term) (English only) 2011-08-05 2016-09-28

Contact point:

Frances Nuttall 
Head of Human Resources 

In case of technical difficulties please contact Maria Iglesias Martinez (tel: +44 (0)20 7523 6993) or Birgit Breen (tel: +44 (0)20 7523 7297), Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm