Founded in 1971 and based in The Hague, LIBER is Europe’s largest research library network. We help our university, national and special libraries to support world-class research.
Due to the departure of the current position holder, LIBER is looking for a Communication Specialist who can lead the drafting, implementing and measuring of LIBER’s communication activities, and in conveying LIBER’s internal and external messages.
The successful candidate creates, plans, coordinates, and executes communication activities in close collaboration with communication officers within the LIBER office, LIBER’s Steering Committees and Working Groups, the projects in which we participate, and other organisations in the network. Crucially, key messages will be shared with defined target audiences (libraries, universities, EU institutions), to build understanding of LIBER’s mission, enhance LIBER’s image and reputation and create awareness regarding LIBER’s activities.
Are you outgoing and confident in all aspects of external communications? Can you develop and implement communication plans? Are you an excellent writer, editor, and designer? Do you feel at home in developing and managing websites and do you have experience in managing external suppliers? Can you team up with and engage members of LIBER’s office and the wider network to translate LIBER’s activities to the right target groups? Do you have experience with social media (editorial calendar) planning, and can you measure the impact of all these activities, and report on their success through reports and presentations? If so, we invite you to apply. This is a full-time position, starting in October 2022.
Fixed-term contract: A 1-year contract will be offered initially. A permanent contract will be possible, depending on performance.
We offer you:
Special Working Conditions
Occasional out-of-hours working, including weekends, as well as regular travelling is expected. This is in association with conferences, meetings, and other events. We offer a flexible working environment in a small team.
Do you recognise yourself in this profile? For an informal discussion regarding the position please contact LIBER Executive Director, Astrid Verheusen email@example.com, +31 6 54607199) after 19 August 2022.
To apply, please use the application button to submit a CV and covering letter outlining your eligibility for and interest in this position to firstname.lastname@example.org using ‘Communications Specialist’ in the subject line.
The closing date for applications is 26 August 2022.
Prins Willem-Alexanderhof 5, 2595 BE, Den Haag
Make sure to apply no later than 26 Aug 2022 23:58 (Europe/Amsterdam).
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