Community & Communications Officer UMIO

Community & Communications Officer UMIO

Published Deadline Location
4 Nov tomorrow Maastricht
Looking for an exciting marketing and communications job with lots of creativity and autonomy?

Job description

At UMIO we are in search of a Community & Communications Officer who will boost engagement among our client networks. In this position, you will create inspiring content, manage external communications, and coordinate events in-person and online.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The responsibilities of the Community & Communications Officer reside in two areas:

  1. COMMUNITY BUILDING – Raise the engagement within our professional networks throug in-person events and online activities.
  2. COMMUNICATIONS – Build effective, powerful, and creative communications to reach and inspire prospective clients.

As our Community & Communications Officer, you will:

  • manage the communications and engagement on UMIO’s communication channels, including the UMIO website, UMIO Prime, and social media platforms;
  • prepare, coordinate, and execute events in the context of community building, including online activities (e.g. webinars) and face-to-face sessions;
  • generate content and coordinate content generation for the purpose of external communications (e.g. texts, videos, brochures, podcasts, etc.) towards prospective clients;
  • liaise with other communications colleagues about content sharing and dissemination through internal and external communication channels;
  • advice and provide input on the marketing and communications strategy within the context of UMIO’s strategic plans;
  • participate in and report on communications-related projects within the broader context of the School, the University, and/or initiatives related to lifelong learning;
  • keep abreast of internal and external developments, and innovations in the areas of communications and community development.

Specifications

Maastricht University (UM)

Requirements

MUST-HAVES
If you’re an energetic, social, and well-organised professional with the following minimum
requirements in place, there’s a good chance you will do an excellent job:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or any other related field
  • At least 3 years of work experience in related positions
  • Excellent communication skills (writing and speaking) in English and Dutch
  • Strong organising skills with the ability to structure tasks and keep your head cool
  • A genuine passion for creative content creation as well as event management

NICE-TO-HAVES
Some qualities are not absolute necessities, yet having them would make your life in this position a
bit easier. To mention a few:

  • Experience with organising digital/physical events for professional audiences
  • Experience with digital platform dynamics and how to build and nurture communities
  • Experience with renowned communication tools and channels (e.g. WordPress, Canva, Email automation software, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, etc.)
  • Experience with communications-related work in (semi-)commercial sectors
  • Experience with working in academic and educational environments

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 1 jaar.

We offer a 0.8 fte appointment (32 hours/week) for the period of one year. Remuneration will be
according to scale 8 or 9 of the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities, depending on
education and relevant work experience.

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.

Department

UMIO Maastricht University

UMIO is the professional development branch of Maastricht University School of Business and
Economics, located at the Tapijnkazerne in Maastricht. Becoming part of our organisation means
that you join a team of around 30 ambitious and qualified colleagues with lots of experience in
developing, marketing, and organising learning journeys for individual professionals and
organisations at large. Our portfolio consists of degree programmes (MBAs and Executive Masters),
short management courses, tailor-made programmes, and innovation projects.

For more information, see www.umio.nl.

Additional information

For more information about this vacancy or to apply for this position, please contact:
RON JACOBS
Head of Marketing & Communications
UMIO | Maastricht University
T: +31 (0)6 14 35 96 76 | E: r.jacobs@maastrichtuniversity.nl

 

Specifications

  • Marketing and communications
  • max. 30.4 hours per week
  • €2818—€4257 per month
  • Higher professional education
  • AT2022.455

Employer

Maastricht University (UM)

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Location

Tapijnkazerne 11, 6211 ME, Maastricht

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recruitment-sbe@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Don't forget to mention AcademicTransfer and the job number: AT2022.455 in your letter.

Application procedure

You can send your application to this e-mail: recruitment-sbe@maastrichtuniversity.nl

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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

You can send your application to this e-mail: recruitment-sbe@maastrichtuniversity.nl

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 27 Nov 2022 23:58 (Europe/Amsterdam).