Do you have an interest in the Earth, space and planetary sciences and love blogging and using social media channels to communicate that passion? Then our latest job opening might be just right for you!
We are looking for a Communications Officer to work with the EGU Media and Communications Manager in maintaining and further developing media- and science-related communications between the EGU and its membership, the working media and the public at large. The officer will be tasked with (among others):
- Manage the official EGU blog, including writing, commissioning and editing posts
- Administer the EGU network of blogs, including division blogs
- Manage the Union’s social media presence year-round
- Work as a point of contact for early career scientists at the EGU office
We are looking for a good team player with excellent interpersonal, organisational, and communication skills to fill this role. The successful applicant will have an academic degree (e.g. MA, MSc, PhD), preferably in the geosciences or related scientific disciplines or in communication sciences. Candidates should also have the ability to understand and translate complex science into simple concepts and write about scientific research to general audiences in an engaging and accurate manner, as well as an expert command of English. Non-European nationals are eligible to apply.
To get a feel for what the position involves why not read this post by the current post holder, Laura Roberts Artal? Laura is happy to answer questions about what the role involves day-to-day, so feel free to contact here with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or on +49 (0)89 2180-6717.
The deadline for application is 5 November 2017. The expected start time for this position is January 2018.
Further details about the position and how to apply can be found here.