EMODnet is a network of organisations working together to observe the sea, to make the marine data collected freely available and interoperable, to create seamless data layers across sea-basins and to distribute the data and data products through the Internet. The primary aim of EMODnet is to unlock existing but fragmented and hidden marine data and make them accessible for a wide range of users including private bodies, public authorities and researchers.
Communication and Partnership Relations Officer - Secretariat of the European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet)
Closing date for applications: 8 January 2020.
The Secretariat of the European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet), provided by Seascape Belgium, seeks to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Communication and Partnership Relations Officer to strengthen its professional and dynamic team based in Ostend, Belgium.
The successful candidate will be familiar with the European marine science landscape, be experienced in project delivery and have sound skills in science communication and stakeholder engagement. The post holder will primarily be responsible for the Secretariat’s tasks in managing the networks’ partnership interactions as well as its external communication and outreach strategy. He/she will also assist the Head of the EMODnet Secretariat in executing the Secretariat’s tasks and implementing its mission to support the development of a more efficient, effective and fit for purpose EMODnet that is better known and more widely used. This position will focus on increasing the visibility of EMODnet and promoting the EMODnet brand to obtain buy-in from partners, providers, users and stakeholders to ensure that EMODnet becomes and remains the preferred access point for marine data in Europe. Regular interaction with our Europe-wide network of experts and a broad range of marine data users will be a key part of the role.
A full job description and details on how to apply can be found here.