Organisation data: Communications
Job Number: HD02016
Contract Type: Staff Member
Job Function: Administrative Officer (gr. 4-6)
Advertised Grade-Grading: 4 or 5
Contract Duration-Length of Time (years/months): 3 years
Closing date: 29 August 2021
EMBL is Europe's flagship life sciences institution. An intergovernmental organisation of 27 member states, EMBL operates sites in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom, and provides life science training and service programmes globally.
We're looking for an experienced editor and science writer to assist in the production of high-quality corporate communications content to explain, promote, and advocate the work of EMBL. In this role you will work closely with a team of writers and communicators to inform and engage EMBL's key audiences.
The position would be ideal for a mid-level science writer/editor looking to progress their career at an international level. The position does not involve academic editing, and our working language is English.
The Communications Editor is a newly created position within the EMBL Communications team. The postholder will ensure published communications material:
To be considered for this role you must be a communications professional with an open attitude, the drive to deliver projects, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Knowledge of other languages, particularly German, French, Italian, or Spanish.
You will join writers, designers, digital specialists, and other members of EMBL's Communications team. We're an international, friendly, and supportive team, with ties to scientists and professionals throughout EMBL and beyond. The intention is that this role is based in Heidelberg, Germany.
EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation. Appointments on fixed term contracts can be renewed, depending on circumstances at the time of the review.