Program Officer, focus on Communication

Program Officer, focus on Communication

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27 Sep 26 Nov Amersfoort

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Job description

We are looking for a Program Officer, experienced communicator

Our Program Officers are the backbone of the Program Office, supporting the thematic clusters with project administration and -management. The Program Officer we are looking for also has operational experience in marketing and communications to support communication activities on a broad range of topics.

The job

As a Program Officer Communications you will be bridging the gap between the separate projects, the cluster programs and the communication activities. We depend on you to maintain project information, involve the partners, update the financials, follow up on reporting and play a central role in project execution.

You will make an overview of the project timelines and the implications for communication activities, based on the project results. You will make sure that all is aligned with the project partners and fits the ISPT communications strategy. You take care of execution by content management, writing news items, running our social media, and organizing workshops or events. For some projects you will conduct market research to validate assumptions.

You are responsible for a number of dedicated projects: from intake to delivery. You are part of the Program Office and will work under supervision of the Program Manager. For the communications strategy and execution the Communication Manager is your sparring partner. You are the one making sure it all works out as planned. It is your job to make sure that project results are communicated to the right target audience. You know what makes them tick. You love to realise your goals and focus on results.


Institute for Sustainable Process Technology (ISPT)


What do you offer

  • Working experience ranging from 4-6 years in a research based environment, working on projects
  • Proven experience in communication on an execution level
  • Affinity with sustainability, understanding of technology and the impact it has
  • Insights in Project Management: Prince-2 or comparable
  • You have worked with the most common tools and systems, including CRM, CMS (preferably WordPress), Mailchimp, social media management and SEO.
  • Fluent in English and Dutch (verbal and writing)
  • Analytical, excellent organisational skills and organisational sensitivity

Conditions of employment

ISPT offers you the opportunity to work with the knowledge and skills you have developed so far and work on your personal development in a dynamic environment. We hope to find a colleague who is eager, a quick learner, pro-active and willing to explore new tools, new routes. We are open to innovation, also in the way we work.

ISPT offers excellent primary and secondary terms of employment, including 30 days holiday (fulltime), good coffee, nice lunches, great building and an enjoyable atmosphere. Interested?



ISPT is the Institute for Sustainable Process Technology in the Netherlands. We connect stakeholders from different sectors and disciplines to strengthen innovation in the process industry. Our network develops strategic research programs, executes projects and develops talent in education programs to accelerate sustainability in industrial process technology. It is the only way to contribute to solve societal challenges with climate impact.

We are a growing project organisation, based in Amersfoort, now existing of 18 members of staff. Working with us means you are at the forefront of new developments on sustainable food, electrification, smart industry and process innovation. Grab this opportunity if you want to focus on sustainability and impact, if you want to make a real difference


  • Research, Development, Innovation; Marketing & Communications
  • Economics; Language and Culture
  • max. 40 hours per week, temporary
  • University Graduate
  • SP Program Officer


Institute for Sustainable Process Technology (ISPT)

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