Editorial assistant for the Statutory Research Task team

Editorial assistant for the Statutory Research Task team

Published Deadline Location
9 Jul 5 Aug Wageningen

Job description

Are you someone who likes to keep everything running smoothly and has a passion for nature and the environment? Do you get excited about the careful preparation, execution, and completion of our group's publications? And are you fluent in Dutch? Then we are looking for you!

The Statutory Research Tasks for Nature and Environment (WOT-NM) team ensures, among other things, through publications, that representatives in the Dutch and European parliament are well-informed about the effects on nature of the decisions they make. WOT-NM is a program organization with its own program office that is organizationally housed as a team within Wageningen Environmental Research (WENR). The head of the WOT-NM program is also the leader of the WOT-NM team.

Due to shifts in work activities within the program office, a vacancy has arisen for an editorial assistant. This person supports the editor of WOT-NM and works together with the program assistant. The editorial assistant ensures that the planning and progress of our publications run smoothly from the rough final draft to the final layout and publication.

This is a position of 16 hours per week, initially temporary for 2 years. You can find more information about our team and recent publications on our site.

Your tasks:
  • Planning, coordinating, and monitoring the editorial process and overseeing the scheduled publications
  • Taking care of the layout and/or image editing of publications
  • Maintenance of the website
  • (Co-)organizing the logistics and facilities for symposia, workshops, study sessions, and presentations
  • Performing secretarial tasks such as scheduling meetings, taking minutes, sending letters, and maintaining data in various digital systems.

Specifications

Wageningen University & Research

Requirements

  • This is a position where Dutch is the working language. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Dutch are therefore required.
  • Experience with planning and organizing.
  • Relevant education at a minimum of secondary vocational education level (MBO in Dutch).
  • Competencies: accuracy, integrity and teamwork.
  • Affinity with the domain of Statutory Research Tasks for Nature & Environment.
  • Digital skills.

Conditions of employment

Wageningen University & Research offers excellent terms of employment. A few highlights from our Collective Labour Agreement include:
  • working hours that can be discussed and arranged so that they allow for the best possible work-life balance;
  • the option to accrue additional compensation hours by working more;
  • sabbatical leave, study leave, and partially paid parental leave;
  • there is a strong focus on vitality and you can make use of the sports facilities available on campus for a small fee;
  • a fixed December bonus of 8,3%;
  • excellent pension scheme.

In addition to these first-rate employee benefits, you will of course receive a good salary. We offer, depending on your experience, a competitive gross salary of between €2,695,-- and 3,551,- for a full-time working week of 36 hours, in accordance with the CLA Wageningen Research (scale 7). This position is for 16 hours per week and in principle limited to two years.

Wageningen University & Research encourages internal advancement opportunities and mobility with an internal recruitment policy. There are plenty of options for personal initiative in a learning environment, and we provide excellent training opportunities. We are offering a multi-faceted position in an international environment with a pleasant and open working atmosphere.

You are going to work at the greenest and most innovative campus in Holland and with your work you have a clear and positive impact on society. At WUR we work on the most pressing challenges of our time, like climate change and feeding the world in a sustainable way.

Employer

Wageningen University & Research

The mission of Wageningen University & Research is “To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life”. Under the banner Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen University and the specialised research institutes of the Wageningen Research Foundation have joined forces in contributing to finding solutions to important questions in the domain of healthy food and living environment. With its roughly 30 branches, 7,600 employees (6,700 fte) and 13,100 students and over 150,000 participants to WUR’s Life Long Learning, Wageningen University & Research is one of the leading organisations in its domain. The unique Wageningen approach lies in its integrated approach to issues and the collaboration between different disciplines.

Read the 5 reasons why your future colleagues enjoy working at WUR and watch the video below to get an idea of our green campus!

We will recruit for the vacancy ourselves, so no employment agencies please. However, sharing in your network is appreciated.

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact Paul Hinssen, Head of WOT-NM, e-mail: paul.hinssen@wur.nl

For more information about the procedure, please contact Edgar Tijhuis, corporate recruiter, edgar.tijhuis@wur.nl

Do you want to apply?
You can apply directly using the apply button on the vacancy page on our website which will allow us to process your personal information with your approval.
This vacancy will be listed up to and including August 5th 2024.

Equal opportunities
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) employs a large number of people with very different backgrounds and qualities, who inspire and motivate each other. We want every talent to feel at home in our organisation and be offered the same career opportunities. We therefore especially welcome applications from people who are underrepresented at WUR. A good example of how WUR deals with inclusiveness can be read on the page working at WUR with a functional impairment.

Specifications

  • Support staff (clerical, administrative, facility)
  • Agriculture
  • max. 16 hours per week
  • €2695—€3551 per month
  • Secondary vocational higher level +
  • P1561645-1

Employer

Wageningen University & Research

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Droevendaalsesteeg, 6708 PB, Wageningen

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Application procedure

For more information about this position, please contact Paul Hinssen, Head of WOT-NM, e-mail: paul.hinssen@wur.nl

For more information about the procedure, please contact Edgar Tijhuis, corporate recruiter, edgar.tijhuis@wur.nl

Do you want to apply?
You can apply directly using the apply button on the vacancy page on our website which will allow us to process your personal information with your approval.
This vacancy will be listed up to and including August 5th 2024.

Equal opportunities
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) employs a large number of people with very different backgrounds and qualities, who inspire and motivate each other. We want every talent to feel at home in our organisation and be offered the same career opportunities. We therefore especially welcome applications from people who are underrepresented at WUR. A good example of how WUR deals with inclusiveness can be read on the page working at WUR with a functional impairment.

Application procedure

Application procedure

For more information about this position, please contact Paul Hinssen, Head of WOT-NM, e-mail: paul.hinssen@wur.nl

For more information about the procedure, please contact Edgar Tijhuis, corporate recruiter, edgar.tijhuis@wur.nl

Do you want to apply?
You can apply directly using the apply button on the vacancy page on our website which will allow us to process your personal information with your approval.
This vacancy will be listed up to and including August 5th 2024.

Equal opportunities
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) employs a large number of people with very different backgrounds and qualities, who inspire and motivate each other. We want every talent to feel at home in our organisation and be offered the same career opportunities. We therefore especially welcome applications from people who are underrepresented at WUR. A good example of how WUR deals with inclusiveness can be read on the page working at WUR with a functional impairment.

Make sure to apply no later than 5 Aug 2024 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).