EIT RawMaterials, initiated and funded by the European Commission, is the largest and strongest consortium in the raw materials sector worldwide. Its vision is a European Union where raw materials are a major strength. EIT RawMaterials unites more than 100 partners – academic and research institutions as well as businesses – from more than 20 EU countries. They collaborate on finding new, innovative solutions to improve the raw materials sector all along its value chain – from extraction to processing, from recycling to reuse. EIT RawMaterials combines more than 700,000 employees and revenue in excess of EUR 200 billion. The activities of EIT RawMaterials are executed throughout the European raw materials ecosystem and are driven by six transnational Co-location Centres (CLCs), which are based in Espoo (FI), Leuven (BE), Luleå (SE), Metz (FR), Rome (IT), Wroclaw (PL), and headquarters located in Berlin. The EIT RawMaterials GmbH supports activities that strengthen innovation and entrepreneurship in the raw materials sector. In 2016 alone, more than 80 different projects led by EIT RawMaterials' partners are starting with more to follow in upcoming years. The EIT RawMaterials GmbH management team is assisting partners in developing and running projects, and in matchmaking and thematic events that will help our ecosystem to develop new ideas, new networks and new partnerships. As a Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) we partner closely with the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a unique EU initiative that spurs innovation and entrepreneurship across Europe.
This role has two focuses. The position is a full-time position and ideally, the candidate should work ½ of the time for each role.
1. Communication and managing relations with EIT RawMaterials partners community (NL, BE, UK, DE, LU, PT region partners):
2. Outreach and managing relations with relevant European stakeholders:
The contract is limited and can be prolonged after 1 year.
The position has a dual reporting line to CLC West Director and Head of Communications.
The application deadline is November, 29th 2019.