EPOS ERIC is looking for a communication professional to join the Communication Unit who will act under the supervision of the Chief of the Communication Unit and will support it in various dissemination and communication activities, implementing the communication strategy and participating, among other things, in the following activities:

  • Draft news and disseminate articles and press releases.
  • Planning and publishing posts on our social media channels according to the strategy set out by the unit chief.
  • Designing and producing information and dissemination materials (brochures, posters, leaflets, publications, newsletters, interviews).
  • Updating the EPOS website and producing new web content.
  • Organising events (agenda setting, contact with speakers and participants, event communication, logistics).
  • Ideating and producing communication campaigns across different media.
  • Ideating and producing training paths and materials.
  • Carrying out community building and engagement activities.
  • Providing editorial support and proofreading in editing technical documents, scientific articles, projects, presentations, activity reports and other documents.
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluating the performance and impact of the communication strategies, activities, and tools.
  • Any other activity strictly related to communication, dissemination and outreach that might be necessary for the successful operation of the infrastructure.

Eligibility Criteria:

At the closing date of applications, candidates must:

  • be a national of a member state of the European Union;
  • have the appropriate character references for suitability for the duties' performance.

Mandatory Qualifications and Professional Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in communication, digital communications, humanities, public or international relations or a related field.
  • At least three years of experience in institutional communication activities.
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English (equivalent to C2 level or higher).

This is a full-time position, and the work location is at the EPOS ERIC Headquarters (Via di Vigna Murata, 605) in Rome, Italy. Applications are open until 12 April 2024.

About EPOS ERIC: EPOS (European Plate Observing System, www.epos-eu.org/) is the pan-European research infrastructure dedicated to the integration of data, services and facilities of the solid Earth science research communities in Europe. Its mission is to ensure the sustainable use and re-use of multidisciplinary solid-Earth science data and products, fostering state-of-the-art research and innovation. EPOS ERIC is the legal entity established by the European Commission to coordinate and integrate national and international research infrastructures forming the EPOS Delivery Framework.

How to Apply: Prepare a single PDF document with a cover letter, signed CV, two references, and an identity document. Email it to administration@epos-eric.eu with the subject "EPOS ERIC Application: Communications Specialist"

Important Note: By applying, you agree that EPOS ERIC will use your data for the selection process, ensuring strict confidentiality.

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