Doina Pinzari

Employee, Communication Specialist - coordinator, European Commission

Brussels, Belgium



Professional experience for Doina Pinzari

  • Current , since Mar 2017

    Communication Specialist - coordinator

    European Commission

    - Provided support to Principal Security Advisor by coordinating the communication with relevant internal services of the Commission; contributed to a good communication towards staff and ensured content quality, attractiveness, understanding and coherence; - Developed and deployed security-related communication and awareness strategies, including the organisation of awareness-raising campaigns; - Contributed to the review of the web content under the Directorate's responsibility.

  • 5 months, Oct 2016 - Feb 2017

    Senior online writer / Media analysis officer

    ICF Mostra

    - Monitored media coverage on EU-related topics in the media outlets across 28 Member States; - Carried out quantitative and qualitative media analysis about the European Commission’s political priorities; - Contributed to media analysis reports on the European Commission initiatives and legislative packages, by doing coding of media items and performing qualitative analysis.

  • 7 months, Apr 2016 - Oct 2016

    Assistant to the EU High-Level Adviser, EU-MD Association Agreement

    B&S Europe

    - Assisted the EU High-Level Advisor (HLA) with the development and implementation of work plan to facilitate the transposition of the EU-Moldova Association Agreement; - Played the role of personal assistant and language assistant, supporting the HLA to produce monthly and quarterly reports; - Acted as liaison with project colleagues, partners, Contracting Authority and beneficiary on issues related to project activities.

  • 5 months, Oct 2015 - Feb 2016

    Blue Book trainee

    European Commission

    - Monitored media coverage on EU-related topics in the media outlets across 28 Member States; - Conducted quantitative and qualitative media analysis about the activity of the European Commission; - Co-ordinated the monthly analysis report on the “Investment Plan for Europe”; - Assisted in the development and maintenance of IT tools for media monitoring and analysis.

  • 2 years and 1 month, Aug 2012 - Aug 2014

    Director of department

    Alliance Française

    - Drafted the annual activity program of the Department and ensured its proper functioning; - Launched new services, activities and public events in order to increase the visibility of the department; - Contributed to the drafting of brochures, press releases, articles for French Alliance’s newsletters and for the website; - Managed the Department’s specialized website -

  • 3 months, Mar 2012 - May 2012

    Communication Assistant

    Centre Europe Direct Alpes

    - Promoted the EU citizen-oriented actions/projects and the practical results achieved within them by disseminating the EU related brochures, leaflets and by receiving visitors in the premises of the Centre; - Drafted articles related to the ongoing activities of the Centre and managed the Centre’s website and social media accounts; - Organized and participated in the events dedicated to Europe Day.

  • 9 months, Dec 2010 - Aug 2011


    Publika TV

    - Provided complete, accurate and compelling coverage of both anticipated and spontaneous news, by working in shifts and in a 24X7 work environment; - Produced on a daily basis at least one report on a topic related to the assigned field and proposed to the editorial boards story ideas of report for the next day; - Sourced and interviewed professionals, victims, academics and anyone directly involved in a story, obtaining comments on the topic/news of the report.

  • 3 months, Sep 2010 - Nov 2010

    Communication assistant


    - Assisted to the creation of a new website dedicated to the Alumni of IRCOM; - Updated the contact information of Alumna (sending mails, telephoning, etc.); - Contributed to the drafting and publishing of promotional materials like brochures, leaflets, etc.; - Organized public events for students.

  • 5 years and 4 months, Apr 2005 - Jul 2010


    AIS Moldpres

    - Wrote news on political topics and on events related to the European integration of the Republic of Moldova as well as on the Transnistrian conflict settlement process; - Researched on the required topics and gathered information on diverse events in my field of specialisation; - Attended press launches, meetings and conferences, including the annual press conference of the President of the Republic of Moldova and other political leaders; - Conducted interviews in person and over the phone.

Educational background for Doina Pinzari

  • 10 months, Sep 2014 - Jun 2015

    Public Administration

    College of Europe

    Thesis: “EU Democratization Policies in the Neighbourhood Countries and Russia's Reaction as a Destabilizing Factor. A Comparative Case Study of Georgia and Moldova” (received the “Best thesis award”, published in Bruges Political Research Papers, November 2015) Scholarship: European Commission

  • 9 months, Oct 2009 - Jun 2010

    Public Administration

    Université de Liège

    Focus on: Strategic performance management; Strategic marketing; Human resources management; Management of human capacity in the public sector; Introduction to the macroeconomics and the role of government in the modern economy.

  • 4 years and 11 months, Sep 2003 - Jul 2008


    Moldovan State University

    Focus on: Critical reading of press; Institutional communication; Theories of media communication; Media's law; New information technologies; Communication psychology; Analytical journalism; Techniques of speech; Mass media and freedom of speech. Scholarship: Government of the Republic of Moldova


  • French


  • English


  • Russian


  • Romanian

    First language

  • German


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