Communication officer / Management Assistant (0,8 FTE)

Communication officer / Management Assistant (0,8 FTE)

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11 Dec 6 Jan Rotterdam

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Job description

 You will operate in a small and complementary talented team. The job includes various tasks and you will need to combine the (more substantive) branding and communication activities on the one hand and different organisational tasks on the other. You serve as a contact person for our members, but as a hands-on person you are able to solve practical matters as well.

Examples of tasks and responsibilities in the different fields of activity are:

Communication and web management

- Managing internal and external communication through the appropriate channels, in particular the website, newsletters and brochures.

- Editing and designing annual reports and course guides

- Organising and promoting events, e.g. the dean’s master classes and PhD excellence awards

- Maintaining the website by means of several applications

Organisational and office related activities

- Providing information to members and prospects

- Organising a soft landing programme for newly arriving candidates

- Monitoring the peer-to-peer programme 


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)



Preferably, you already have 3 - 5 years of experience in the field of communication within higher education. You are customer service oriented, have a curious attitude and you are able to work systematically. Other skills are:

• Good communication and social skills

• Fluent in English (preferably at C1-level) and Dutch (verbal and writing)

• Editorial qualities

• Independent, pro-active and self-motivated

• Planning and organisation skills

• Technical skills with the following software:

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • CMS (Typo3 en Wordpress)
  • HTML

Conditions of employment

Internationally-oriented and varied work within an enthusiastic team, with attractive fringe benefits in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO-NU). Your initial employment term will be one year but this may be extended in case of a positive assessment. Your remuneration will depend on the position, your specific knowledge and experience It will be calculated on the basis of full-time salary ranging between € 2.514,- and € 3.358,- gross per month (salary scale 8, CAO NU). Erasmus University Rotterdam offers attractive terms of employment, including a holiday allowance of 8%, a year-end payment of 8.3% and 41 annual leave days in case of a full work week. In addition, EUR takes part in the ABP pension scheme, and we also offer partially paid parental leave. For international spouses we have set up a dual career programme. Moreover, EUR staff members are allowed to make use of the EUR facilities, including the Erasmus sports centre and the University Library. We value diversity and believe that a diversity of talents contributes to our vision and strategy to excel as a university on research and education. This means that we are looking for a person who can complement our team well.


Erasmus University Rotterdam

The Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), named after Rotterdam-born humanist and theologian Erasmus, is a research university with a strong international orientation and a pronounced social focus, both in its education and research activities. On the lively, modern campus, more than 28.000 students and scholars of more than 100 nationalities are constantly encouraged to develop their talents and meet their ambition. Our more than 2700 scientists and employees work together with all our students to solve challenges faced by global society, drawing their inspiration from the consistently dynamic and cosmopolitan city of Rotterdam. The academic education offered at our faculties is intensive, engaging and strongly focused on practical application. We increasingly perform our research in multidisciplinary teams, which are closely interwoven with international networks. In terms of research impact and the quality of its degree programmes, EUR can compete with the foremost universities in Europe, which is reflected in its consistent top-100 position in most major universities rankings. Erasmus University Rotterdam’s key values are daring, curiosity, social involvement, breaking new ground and striving for success


Erasmus Graduate School of the Social Sciences and Humanities (EGSH)

EGSH was established in September 2012 and is a joint venture of four faculties: the Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences, the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication, the Erasmus School of Philosophy and the International Institute of Social Studies.

The graduate school provides a research and training infrastructure as well as a social environment for talented young researchers. By facilitating doctoral education to over 500 international PhD candidates in a total of 10 academic fields the school nurtures research excellence and a vibrant academic community.

Our challenge is to consolidate the high quality standards of our services; meanwhile we continuously reflect on opportunities and making improvements.


  • Marketing & Communications
  • max. 32 hours per week, temporary
  • EGSH-11122018


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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