Communications & Outreach Officer
Duration: Initial contract for 12 months, with extension subject to performance.
Start date: As soon as possible
Working hours: Full time
Employer: Seascape Belgium
Location: Seascape Belgium Brussels Office, Brussel, België (Tribes Central Station). Travel to meetings
elsewhere in Europe and beyond will be required from time to time.
Outline: Seascape Belgium seeks to recruit a motivated Communications & Outreach Officer with experience in communications, including strategic planning, media relations and social media management, to strengthen its professional and dynamic team with offices in Ostend and Brussels, Belgium. The post holder will primarily be involved in implementing Seascape Belgium’s communication, dissemination and outreach tasks across a range of European (marine) research projects. The incumbent will also provide support to other relevant Seascape Belgium activities and initiatives, particularly in relation to the communication aspects. The work may also involve interactions with relevant developments and initiatives in European countries and globally (e.g., in support of
the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development). The successful candidate will have sound skills in (digital) communications, dissemination and outreach, including designing content and social media strategies, plans and calendars with a strong methodological background, designing and producing visually attractive materials, and dynamically managing all communication channels, including traditional media and social media, for visibility & impact. Some experience in developing and managing multimedia content would be an advantage, as well as experience in scientific communications. Working with multidisciplinary teams and maintaining regular interactions with our Europe-wide network of partners, stakeholders and marine knowledge generators
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