Communications Officer (0,6 fte) at the Marketing & Communications Office of the School of Business and Economics

Communications Officer (0,6 fte) at the Marketing & Communications Office of the School of Business and Economics

Published Deadline Location
17 Nov tomorrow Maastricht
The School of Business and Economics is looking for a Communications Officer to join the School of Business Economics’ Marketing and Communications (M&C) team.

Job description

In this role, you will be responsible for shaping, executing and monitoring internal communications activities within the School of Business and Economics, with the objective of building engagement among staff and fostering a collaborative, transparent and engaging work environment.

You will join an international, dynamic team of 8 people responsible for marketing, recruitment and communications at the School of Business and Economics.

As an internal communications officer, your main tasks will include the following:

  • Co-develop communication strategies and plans to help the School meet its internal communication goals.
  • Ensure that the School’s key initiatives and projects are successfully communicated within the organisation.
  • Act as the community manager for the staff intranet.
  • Develop content to support internal communication activities (news items, videos, podcasts, visuals for screens, etc.).
  • Together with the other communication officers, manage the School’s social media platforms.
  • Support with internal communication response to crisis situations.

Specifications

Maastricht University (UM)

Requirements

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar position; experience in internal communication is an advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with online tools/platforms and with content creation.
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills.
  • Ability to understand organisational functions, roles and communication requirements, to enable the design of contextualised and tailored content for internal audiences.
  • Experience with website/platform design.
  • Experience with using design applications (e.g. Canva, InDesign, Photoshop).
  • Excellent team player.
  • Fluent in English (writing and speaking) and proficiency in Dutch (B1 level, or the ability to reach this level within two years). English is the main language of communication.
  • Relevant HBO+ level or university degree.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: one year, with the possibility of a permanent contract afterwards based on a mutual match.

We offer a dynamic and challenging job in an internationally-oriented organisation where students receive inspiring education and scholars conduct excellent research.

We offer a 0.6 FTE appointment for the period of one year, with the possibility of a permanent contract afterwards based on a mutual match. Remuneration will be according to scale 9 of the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities, depending on education and relevant work experience. This implies a gross monthly salary between € 3.098,00 and € 4.257,00 per month (based on a full-time appointment). Each year the standard salary is supplemented with a holiday allowance of 8% and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.

The university’s relocation policy stipulates that the selected candidate is supported to move to (the vicinity of) Maastricht. If the candidate is not already living in Maastricht (or its surroundings), they will be eligible for moving allowances. Other secondary conditions include a pension scheme, extensive leave entitlements, commuting allowance, parental and partner leave, and more.

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

School of Business and Economics

The School of Business and Economics (SBE) is one of the youngest faculties of business and economics in the Netherlands. It has a distinctive international profile and is Triple Crown accredited. It provides high-quality education and conducts excellent research with an international perspective. SBE strongly believes in creating close collaborations with its academic partners and societal stakeholders, its students and alumni, and with businesses and organisations in the Limburg Euregion, the Netherlands, Europe and the rest of the world.

Additional information

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Specifications

  • Support staff (clerical, administrative, facility)
  • Economics
  • max. 22.8 hours per week
  • €3098—€4257 per month
  • Higher professional education +
  • AT2022.501

Employer

Maastricht University (UM)

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Location

Tongersestraat 53, 6211 LM, Maastricht

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Application procedure

Please submit your application, no later than 27 November 2022 23:59 to recruitment-sbe@maastrichtuniversity.nl, with reference to the vacancy number AT2022.501 in your letter.

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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

Please submit your application, no later than 27 November 2022 23:59 to recruitment-sbe@maastrichtuniversity.nl, with reference to the vacancy number AT2022.501 in your letter.

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