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Communications Officer

We have an excellent opportunity for a skilled communications professional who is creative, full of ideas, good with words and savvy with social media and technology.  They can be based in either Amsterdam or Cambridge.

As an integral part of the Marketing and Communications (Marcomms) team, the job holder will support the implementation of marketing communications plans and initiatives to illustrate and convey the impact GÉANT and its partners have in enabling European research, innovation and scientific excellence.

Our ideal candidate

To be successful in this role you must have significant experience in marketing and communications, ideally within the technology or education sector.  You will be a confident communicator along with high standards of written and spoken English.  You will need to be flexible and able to work to tight deadlines on multiply projects and tasks.  A good working knowledge of some of the major media platforms such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook is necessary as well as the ability to adapt writing for these different channels.


Why work for GÉANT?

We offer a blazing-fast, cutting-edge network that connects scientists, researchers and academics across Europe and the world.

Thanks to our terabit network, 50 million researchers, scientists, academics and students can share record volumes of data unconstrained by location, solving some of mankind’s biggest challenges.

Work at GÉANT and you’ll be supporting critical research into sustainable energy, deep space, high-energy physics, earth observation, environmental disasters, medicine and more!


Your role:

You will be part of the wider Marcomms team which will formulate and implement campaigns designed to increase engagement across all GÉANT channels – including social media, web and events with a national and international remit.

You will own the day to day management of GÉANT social media channels including reporting on social media content performance and analysing key metrics.

You will undertake Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and Search Engine Analysis (SEA) to drive inbound traffic, in line with campaigns, objectives and activities.


Benefits of working for GÉANT

You’ll receive excellent benefits at GÉANT – we offer a generous holiday allowance and a 5% end of year allowance as standard. We also invest heavily in learning to help our people become the best at what they do.

Where the role and service allow, we offer flexible working (around core business hours) and the opportunity to work from home on an occasional basis.

The other benefits you receive will depend on the country you are employed in, but you can rest assured that these will include an appropriate pension scheme and the possibility of joining a collective medical insurance.