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The Communication & Outreach team is responsible for the development, successful implementation and evaluation of communications-related activities and events that contribute to the delivery of UNU-MERIT’s strategic goals and targets. Specifically, the Digital Editor will be responsible for proposing, creating, editing and publishing digital content and ensuring that the institute’s website and other digital channels are maintained to a high standard.
What will you do?
1. Draft and edit impactful research communication materials
2. Proofread and edit communication materials
3. Project communication
4. Liaise with Maastricht University
5. Other duties as required by the Head of Communications
Fixed-term contract: 1 year with possible extension.
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.
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.
UNU-MERIT is a research and training institute of the United Nations University (UNU) and Maastricht University (UM). UNU-MERIT aims to advance societal policy and innovation research, provide education and mobilise knowledge in order to unlock the full potential of innovation for achieving inclusive sustainable development. The research agenda of UNU-MERIT on ‘Comprehensive Innovation for Sustainable Development’ (CI4SD) focuses on the interconnected risks and opportunities of innovation, as they relate to climate change, digital transformation, poverty and inequality, migration and population, and the future of work.
Dedicated units further reinforce our research agenda by focusing on the economics of innovation, and the governance and public policy of innovation. Further, UNU-MERIT comprises a Graduate School hosting around 80 PhD candidates (both full-time and part- time), more than 100 Master’s students, and numerous participants on our capacity building courses, held onsite and across the Global South.
Maastricht University (UM)
Boschstraat 24, 6211 AX, Maastricht
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