ITEM is seeking a: Communications officer (0.6 fte)

ITEM is seeking a: Communications officer (0.6 fte)

Published Deadline Location
4 Aug 14 Sep Maastricht

Job description

ITEM is looking for a communications officer with an affinity for cross-border cooperation and mobility. Do you want to support our researchers and activities in creating impact by using appealing communication tools? Do you have a sense of timing and involving stakeholders in communication?

ITEM contributes from its science and expertise to the development of a well-functioning transnational society. Dissemination of knowledge and results are essential to this. The communications officer proactively anticipates relevant developments in society and activities from ITEM. The communications officer is responsible for the social media (Twitter and LinkedIn) and the ITEM website. The communications officer is creative with content and its various forms, such as photos, videos, infographics, blogs and news reports. Using the communication channels, the communications officer not only ensures effective dissemination, but also maintains, connects and attracts stakeholders in the network. On the ITEM website, the communications officer drafts or edits news items and blogs. At events, the communications officer is actively involved in the preparations, during the event and in the follow-up after an event.

The communications officer also shares responsibility for the ITEM newsletters and is the point of contact for ITEM within the Marketing & Communications Team of the Faculty of Law and Maastricht University. He or she actively switches when necessary, such as for press releases. The communications officer also coordinates with (future) communication interns at ITEM, including their supervision.

Specifications

Maastricht University (UM)

Requirements

Who are we looking for?

ITEM is interested in meeting candidates who meet the following profile:

  • at least a higher vocational education degree in a communication field or affection with communication;
  • strong affection with knowledge dissemination, strategic stakeholder engagement and science communication;
  • interested in cross-border cooperation and mobility and the effects of policy on border regions;
  • enjoys working in collaboration within a small and interdisciplinary research team;
  • enjoys working with different disciplines and topics
  • possesses the ability to communicate on a wide range of topics and write quickly on various subjects
  • contribute to administrative and coordinating tasks;
  • contribute to an open, safe and inclusive working environment;
  • have the following competences: flexibility, broad interest, good writer, presenter and result oriented;
  • an excellent command, both verbal and written, of the Dutch and English languages. In addition, good knowledge of German and/or French is an advantage.

Conditions of employment

What do we offer you?

An interesting position at Maastricht University's ITEM Expertise Centre, within a highly diverse and international environment. Given ITEM's strong link and relevance to society, you will play an important role as a connector and advocate. The position is for one year.

The position (0.6 fte) concerns the profile Communications officer 2. The salary is set at a minimum of 2818 EURO and a maximum of 3247 EURO gross per month (based on 1 fte).

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website www.maastrichtuniversity.nl > About UM > Working at UM.

Employer

Maastricht University

Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 22,000 students and about 5,000 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience. For more information, visit www.maastrichtuniversity.nl.

Department

ITEM The Institute for Transnational and Euregional cross border cooperation and Mobility

The Institute for Transnational and Euregional cross border cooperation and Mobility (ITEM, www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/item) is a expertise centre that contributes from a scientific perspective to the development of a well-functioning transnational society with a focus on cross-border economy and labour. ITEM is an initiative of Maastricht University (UM/LAW). Partners are Province of Limburg, Municipality of Maastricht, Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, NEIMED and the Euregio Meuse-Rhine.

Additional information

Contact?

For more information about this position, please also contact Marcel Dautzenberg, marcel.dautzenberg@maastrichtuniversity.nl.

Interested? Then send your CV and a motivation letter before 15 September 2022 to: Marcel Dautzenberg, operational management coordinator ITEM, marcel.dautzenberg@maastrichtuniversity.nl

and pzfdrvacatures@maastrichtuniversity.nl.

Don't forget to mention AcademicTransfer and the job number: AT2022.344E in your letter.

To apply at this vacancy, press the button ‘apply now’ to see the application procedure.

Specifications

  • Marketing and communications
  • max. 22.8 hours per week
  • €2818—€3247 per month
  • Higher professional education
  • AT2022.344E

Employer

Maastricht University (UM)

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Location

Bouillonstraat 3, 6211 LH, Maastricht

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Don't forget to mention AcademicTransfer and the job number: AT2022.344E in your letter.

Application procedure

Interested? Then send your CV and a motivation letter before 15 September 2022 to: Marcel Dautzenberg, operational management coordinator ITEM, marcel.dautzenberg@maastrichtuniversity.nl

and pzfdrvacatures@maastrichtuniversity.nl.

Don't forget to mention AcademicTransfer and the job number: AT2022.344E in your letter.

To apply at this vacancy, press the button ‘apply now’ to see the application procedure.

Please note, the system cannot upload the following attachments (xyz.zip .htm .html).

Maastricht University is committed to promoting and nurturing a diverse and inclusive community. We believe that diversity in our staff and student population contributes to the quality of research and education at UM, and strive to enable this through inclusive policies and innovative projects led by teams of staff and students. We encourage you to apply for this position.

 

Application procedure

Application procedure

Interested? Then send your CV and a motivation letter before 15 September 2022 to: Marcel Dautzenberg, operational management coordinator ITEM, marcel.dautzenberg@maastrichtuniversity.nl

and pzfdrvacatures@maastrichtuniversity.nl.

Don't forget to mention AcademicTransfer and the job number: AT2022.344E in your letter.

To apply at this vacancy, press the button ‘apply now’ to see the application procedure.

Please note, the system cannot upload the following attachments (xyz.zip .htm .html).

Maastricht University is committed to promoting and nurturing a diverse and inclusive community. We believe that diversity in our staff and student population contributes to the quality of research and education at UM, and strive to enable this through inclusive policies and innovative projects led by teams of staff and students. We encourage you to apply for this position.

 

Make sure to apply no later than 14 Sep 2022 23:58 (Europe/Amsterdam).