Internal Communications Coordinator

EUMETSAT - European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites

Internal Communications Coordinator

EUMETSAT - European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites

Darmstadt, Germany

EUMETSAT is Europe’s meteorological satellite agency - monitoring the weather and climate from space - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Working for EUMETSAT, you can make a world of difference and be a part of something that makes a positive impact on society. You will be at the cutting edge of satellite technology, with a meaningful role in an organisation focused on space-based observations of the Earth’s weather and climate.

The Internal Communication Coordinator is responsible for planning, sourcing, writing, editing and proofing a wide variety of texts to be used internally, predominantly for the organisation-wide Intranet. In addition, the Internal Communication Coordinator will coordinate other relevant internal communication projects, and potentially suggest some innovative and meaningful activities to further encourage the sense of belonging to EUMETSAT.

What you’ll be doing

  • Develop and/or edit texts for Intranet stories and ensure their timely publication, including in the drafting on short notice of ad-hoc communication stories for unforeseen events;
  • Coordinate the internal communication stories, maintain the editorial calendar for them and source suitable imagery for the stories when necessary;
  • Coordinate and support internal communication campaigns linked to various cross-organisational projects and events;
  • Coordinate and support the communication related to change management within the organisation;
  • Suggest relevant and practical communication actions to reinforce a sense of affinity to EUMETSAT for everybody, including those working remotely;
  • Maintain regular and structured interactions with management and colleagues from all departments at EUMETSAT to identify opportunities of internal communication, generate relevant, lively and interesting texts;
  • Liaise regularly with the graphic design, events and publishing teams;
  • Maintain the relevant set of working practices related to internal communication.

What we offer

  • Excellent salary, of up to Euro 6000 NET (after tax) based on skills and experience;
  • Flexible working time including additional flexi-leave;
  • Full medical coverage for employee and family;
  • Attractive pension;
  • 30 days of annual leave + 14.5 days public holidays;
  • Training and development support;
  • Relocation allowance and support (if applicable).

Requirements

Qualifications

  • As a minimum, a full secondary education and professional certification in content writing, internal communication, or a related field is required.

Skills and Experience Requirements

  • Proven experience coordinating communication activities related to strengthening corporate culture and sense of identity;
  • Proven and excellent ‘news style’ writing skills, with an ability to turn facts into texts appealing to their respective target audiences;
  • Minimum of five years’ experience, either in an authoring environment or as an internal communication officer, ideally obtained in a scientific/technical area;
  • Accuracy and attention to details when dealing with scientific/technical information in text development and proofing;
  • Journalistic skills such as an enquiring mind and the ability to source new stories and/or go beyond the plain facts of a story;
  • Ability to work independently and with initiative, according to set targets;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with senior management and colleagues at all levels;
  • Affinity writing for modern media technologies such as social media and websites;
  • Ability to write content in German and French would be an advantage.

More about us

EUMETSAT’s role is to establish and operate meteorological satellites to monitor the weather and climate from space - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This information is supplied to the National Meteorological Services of the organisation's Member and Cooperating States in Europe, as well as other users worldwide.

EUMETSAT also operates several Copernicus missions on behalf of the European Union and provide data services to the Copernicus marine and atmospheric services and their users.

As an intergovernmental European Organisation, EUMETSAT can recruit nationals only from the 30 Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom).

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