Marketing & Communication Officer

Marketing & Communication Officer

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9 Nov 26 Nov Maastricht

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We are looking for a Marketing & Communication Officer with a commercial and service-oriented attitude.

Job description

You will strengthen the team of the European Center on Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC), within the Faculty of Law, in the field of communication and marketing. You are able to strike the right chord with different (professional) target groups and to design content in an appealing way for various channels (social media, website, news items, intranet, events, printed materials). You support ECPC and its growth ambitions with your expertise and hands-on attitude and you will further professionalize the marketing and communication initiatives. Do you see yourself in this position? Then we would love to hear from you.

This is what you will do:
We are looking for a junior Marketing & Communication professional.

This position involves the following activities:
  • Promotion of ECPC's professional executive courses;
  • Ensure and further expand ECPC's social media communications;
  • Student recruitment for the Advanced Master in Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Management;
  • Content management and optimization of the website;
  • Developing and coordinating the Alumni newsletter for graduated Advanced Master students;
  • Developing and designing promotional material such as brochures, banners, goodies, etc.;
  • Staffing information stands at conferences and participating in major promotional activities;
  • Supporting various marketing and communication activities of ECPC;
  • Coordinate these activities with colleagues within the Faculty of Law’s Marketing & Communications team and share best practices.

What does the department look like?
You are part of the Marketing & Communications department within the Faculty of Law, and from that position you will work fully for the European Center of Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC). The Marketing & Communications department is responsible for providing information to prospective students and recruiting new students, external communication, internal communication and research communication. The team currently consists of 10 professionals (8 FTE). Together we provide (online) marketing campaigns and events aimed at student recruitment and information, profiling of the faculty and its associated employees and effective internal communication aimed at the further development of the faculty community.


Maastricht University (UM)


Who are we looking for?

We believe it is very important that you enjoy your work and that you can do your work with passion and dedication. That you like challenges and want to be part of our ambitions and that you want to continue learning.

In addition, the following job requirements are important for this position:
  • A relevant HBO education, for example in the field of Communication and Multimedia Design;
  • Excellent knowledge (writing and speaking) of the Dutch and English language (English is the main language within ECPC);
  • Experience with publishing online content with content management systems (preferably Drupal);
  • Affinity with visualizing content.

You possess the following competences:
  • Ability to convert complex topics into clear content;
  • Proactive and curious attitude;
  • Commercial mindset;
  • Organizational sensitivity (you can easily sense what is important and where sensitivities lie);
  • You are a team player with a service-oriented and 'hands-on' attitude;

In short, are you that creative professional who joins our team with passion and innovative ideas?

Conditions of employment

As Marketing & Communication Officer at Faculty of Law, you will be employed by the most international university in the Netherlands, located in the beautiful city of Maastricht. In addition, we offer you:
  • Good employment conditions. The position is graded in scale 8 according to UFO profile Communicatiemedewerker, with corresponding salary based on experience ranging from €3072,00 and €4103,00 gross per month (based on a full-time employment of 38 hours per week). In addition to the monthly salary, an 8.0% holiday allowance and an 8.3% year-end bonus apply.
  • An employment contract for a period of 12 months with a scope of 0,8 FTE. Upon proven suitability, the employment contract will be converted to an indefinite contract.
  • At Maastricht University, the well-being of our employees is of utmost importance, we offer flexible working hours and the possibility to work partly from home if the nature of your position allows it. You will receive a monthly commuting and internet allowance for this. If you work full-time, you will be entitled to 29 vacation days and 4 additional public holidays per year, namely carnival Monday, carnival Tuesday, Good Friday, and Liberation Day. If you choose to accumulate compensation hours, an additional 12 days will be added. Furthermore, you can personalize your employment conditions through a collective labor agreement (CAO) choice model.
  • As Maastricht University, we offer various other excellent secondary employment conditions. These include a good pension scheme with the ABP and the opportunity for UM employees to participate in company fitness and make use of the extensive sports facilities that we also offer to our students.
  • Last but certainly not least, we provide the space and facilities for your personal and professional development. We facilitate this by offering a wide range of training programs and supporting various well-established initiatives such as 'acknowledge and appreciate'.
    The terms of employment at Maastricht University are largely set out in the collective labor agreement of Dutch Universities. In addition, local provisions specific to UM apply. For more information, click here.


Maastricht University

Why work at Maastricht University?
At Maastricht University (UM), everything revolves around the future. The future of our students, as we work to equip them with a solid, broad-based foundation for the rest of their lives. And the future of society, as we seek solutions through our research to issues from all around the world. Our six faculties combined provide a comprehensive package of study programmes and research.

In our teaching, we use the Problem-Based Learning (PBL) method. Students work in small groups, looking for solutions to problems themselves. By discussing issues and working together to draw conclusions, formulate answers and present them to their peers, students develop essential skills for their future careers.

With over 22,300 students and more than 5,000 employees from all over the world, UM is home to a vibrant and inspiring international community.

Are you drawn to an international setting focused on education, science and scholarship? Are you keen to contribute however your skills and qualities allow? Our door is open to you! As a young European university, we value your talent and look forward to creating the future together.

Click here for more information about UM.


Faculty of Law
The Faculty of Law at Maastricht University is a top-quality provider of challenging and rewarding Dutch and European legal education at bachelor’s, masters and PhD-level. A true pioneer in small-scale education and the teaching of legal skills for a broad range of future legal professionals.

The clear research focus on European and international aspects of law and technology. On the empirical dimension of law provides both students and staff with a stimulating work environment. The faculty values its open and inclusive community, which contributes to creating a productive and pleasant place for work and study.

The Faculty of Law offers a wide range of bachelor and master's programs. Would you like to learn more about our programs? Visit our website for more information on the courses, career perspectives, and admission requirements of our programs.

ECPC – European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity
The European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC), established under the Law Faculty of Maastricht University, offers executive education programmes closely intertwined with the centre’s research on legal issues related to personal data protection and cybersecurity. A growing number of certified professionals are required to deal with new regulations and on-going developments in the privacy and cybersecurity market. In order to meet this global demand, ECPC offers a complete track of regular practice-oriented DPO training and certification courses, a full diploma track on privacy management, conferences and seminars on emerging issues and challenges. ECPC offers an Advanced Master in Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Management. This programme offers an ambitions curriculum for professionals that bridges the intersection between law, technology, ethics, governance and management.


  • Marketing and communications
  • €3072—€4103 per month
  • Higher professional education
  • 391


Maastricht University (UM)

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