Communication officer specialized in creation of content
University of Luxembourg
Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
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About the SnT

SnT is a leading international research and innovation centre in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services.

We play an instrumental role in Luxembourg by fueling innovation through research partnerships with industry, boosting R&D investments leading to economic growth, and attracting highly qualified talent.

The University of Luxembourg is inviting applications for one positions as Experienced Communication Officer, specialized in Content to join the team of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT).

SnT is carrying out interdisciplinary research and innovations in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) systems and services, often in collaboration with industrial, governmental or international partners.

SnT is active in several international research projects funded by the Fonds National de la Recherche (FNR), Horizon 2020 programme, the European Space Agency and the European Defense Agency.

SnT has developed a broad and effective partnership program, currently made of more than 40 industrial and institutional partners located in Luxembourg and in Europe.

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SnT is reinforcing its communications team and is looking for one (1) experienced, creative and strategic individual to help carry out communications activities at SnT.

We’re looking for people driven by excellence, excited about innovation, and looking to make a difference. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place!

Your Role

The Content Specialist strives to research and write compelling stories for our digital presence and for the media. He / she supports researchers and management in the creation of marketing material, to prepare for interviews, or to gain additional communications skills.

Finally, he / she proactively drives the Centre’s PR by launching and driving promotional campaigns and continuously improving our brand’s reach.

To this end, the content specialist will cooperate and collaborate with colleagues across the university to produce clear, accurate and engaging content to maximise the exposure of the centre’s research.

More precisely, you will :

  • Oversee the centre’s content creation process : identify and research topics that are relevant to various audiences (external and internal), reach out to stakeholders, write and edit web and print content.
  • This can take the form of blog posts, press releases and pitches, invitations, speeches, video scripts, entire campaigns, event promotional content and programmes, powerpoint presentations, intranet content, etc.

    this list is not exhaustive)

  • Create content strategy together with team, oversee freelancers, students and interns tasked with content creation.
  • Act as press liaison : familiarize oneself with the media landscape, nurture relationships with journalists, research topics with relevance for the press, coordinate information with stakeholders, write press releases, and follow up on impact.
  • Proactively reach out to the media.

  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the needs and expectations of stakeholders including researchers, prospective staff, industry partners and funding bodies
  • Provide expert advice and / or support on communication matters to internal parties
  • Support the team’s broad range of activities where necessary, contribute to the communications strategy and activity plan, liaise with other departments, entities, or externals where necessary.
  • Perform various administrative tasks as required
  • This is a communications team that is still in its infancy. There is lots of room for opportunity and new ideas, but also a need to develop sustainable workflows.

    The ideal candidate will have experience in building content strategies from scratch.

    Must haves : Nice to haves :

    Nice to haves :

  • Proficient in Adobe Indesign, Photoshop, Office and printer requirements
  • IT / tech literate : Knowledge of recording equipment and streaming platforms
  • German / French / Luxembourgish are considered and advantage
  • Experience working at a (tech) start-up
  • Proficient in Google Analytics
  • Here’s what awaits you at SnT

  • Exciting infrastructures and unique labs. At SnT’s two campuses, our researchers can take a walk on the moon at the LunaLab, build a nanosatellite, or help make autonomous vehicles even better
  • The right place for IMPACT. SnT researchers engage in demand-driven projects. Through our Partnership Programme, we work on projects with more than 45 industry partners
  • Be part of a multicultural family . At SnT we have more than 60 nationalities. Throughout the year, we organise team-building events, networking activities and more
  • Find out more about us!

    In Short

  • Contract Type : 12,5 months fixed-term contract
  • Work Hours : Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location : Kirchberg
  • Foreseen starting date : 15 March 2021
  • Job Reference : UOL03902
  • Further Information

    Your application in English should include the following documents :

  • curriculum vitae, including links to professional web platforms (Linkedin, Medium, blog)
  • short cover letter
  • All qualified individuals are encouraged

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