Vacancy: Communication and Engagement Officer

20 January 2023

Duration: Initial contract for 12 months, with extension subject to performance and to funding renewal.
Start date: As soon as possible
Working hours: Full time (part‐time with minimum 60% may be possible)
Employer: Seascape Belgium
Location: Seascape Belgium Brussels Office, Brussel, Belgium (Tribes Central Station). Travel to meetings elsewhere in Europe and beyond will be required from time to time.
Seascape Belgium seeks to recruit an experienced and motivated Communication and Engagement Officer with experience in communication and project management to strengthen its professional and dynamic team with offices in Ostend and Brussels, Belgium. The post holder will be involved in implementing Seascape Belgium’s communication, dissemination and outreach tasks in a range of European research projects. As appropriate, the incumbent will also provide support to other relevant projects and initiatives, particularly in relation to the communication aspects and supporting project management of Seascape Belgium’s portfolio of activities. The work will also involve interactions with other relevant developments and initiatives in Europe and globally (e.g. in support of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development). The successful candidate will have sound skills in (science) communication, dissemination and outreach, including digital content strategies & social media management, organising events, some experience in developing and managing multimedia content, and working with teams. Regular interaction with our Europewide network of partners, stakeholders and marine knowledge generators and users will be a key part of the role.


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