Communication Officer FR/ANG
The Interim Communications Officer’s primary responsibility is to support the implementation of the communication strategy 2018-2020 with a focus on the development of corporate publications, video productions and generation of digital content.
The Interim Communications Officer reports directly to the Head of Communications.
This position will involve:
- Develop corporate publications such as corporate brochures, country fact sheets, posters and other print material in collaboration with external suppliers.
- Support the Communication Officer with the generation of content (e.g. success stories, interviews, articles, etc) for press releases, newsletters and online channels.
- Coordinate audio-visual projects such as corporate videos in collaboration with external suppliers.
- Upload scientific publications, provided by the COST Actions, on the website, management of the final action publication library.
- Promote events to defined target groups (establishment of partnerships, communication and logistics of events, administrative follow up).
- Supervise proactively marketing gift stock. Upon request, supply external stakeholders with material.
- Support the Communication Officer in updating the website and managing social media channels.
- Realisation of corporate and multimedia presentations for management.
- Coordinate agencies, freelancers and other suppliers and handle the administration related to the above-mentioned responsibilities (purchase orders, invoices, etc.).
- Fulfilling other responsibilities and tasks as necessary for the good organisation of the office, as mandated by the Head of Communications.
Candidates should demonstrate the following competencies:
Education & Experience
- Master’s Degree preferably in Journalism, Marketing, Communications and/or Public Relations.
- Recognised minimum 3 years’ experience in communication, preferably in a science or European Affairs based environment.
- A strong added value is the knowledge of the European Research and Innovation policy, landscape and agenda. Familiarity with national research structures, institutions and stakeholders.
- High standard of spoken and written English, knowledge of other European languages appreciated.
- Proven and demonstrable experience of drafting, editing and producing texts, articles and publications, ideally corporate publications.
- Excellent oral and writing, grammar and editing skills. Attention to detail.
- Proven and demonstrable competencies with social media platforms (such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube), etc.
- Good working knowledge of MS Office systems and web 2.0 tools; and preferably desktop publishing software (Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop).
- Service-oriented attitude with strong sense of purpose and drive to make a meaningful contribution to the mission.
- Excellent organisational skills, continuous commitment to efficiency and accountability.
- Good inter-personal skills and communication skills within a multi-national context, including diplomacy, discretion and confidentiality.
- Demonstrated ability to balance multiple tasks and work well independently and collaboratively.
- Flexibility and adaptability to the changing environment.
- Positive, initiative taking and get it done attitude.
Salary and Benefits
We offer you a challenge in an international environment where confidentiality, professionalism and commitment are very important values. As part of a dynamic team, you will be responsible for a significant number of tasks. We provide a fixed salary and other extra-legal advantages.
Start date :asap
Finish date :end of September 2019