Communication Officer - AA0321

The Communication Officer provides communication and marketingexpertise to enhance the visibility and reputation of LIH across a wide rangeof international/local scientific and non-scientific audiences. She/he hasresponsibility for performing public outreach activities to generatevisibility, raise awareness, build the brand reputation and promote the goalsand activities of the institute.  She/healso is also responsible for internal communication activities.
1A-B, rue Thomas Edison, Strassen 1445, Luxembourg
03/05/2021 10:02:45

Key Accountabilities
  • Develop and implement public outreach campaigns and events to educate, inform and engage key stakeholders, donors and communities.
  • Support scientists with the recruitment of participants in research studies and cohorts by developing and implementing communication plans.
  • Contribute to the editorial programme in collaboration with the team to leverage milestones and achievements, and increase awareness of LIH’s activities.
  • Help define content strategies: identify topics of interest, reach out stakeholders and write internal/external contents (blog articles, press releases, news, newsletters, video scripts, promotional contents, etc.).
  • Oversee the internal communication programme: manage and promote usage of the intranet, produce contents and organise social events to reinforce the corporate culture and federate staff around the LIH brand.
  • Act as a press contact and support the press office outreach programme.
  • Contribute to the development of LIH’s marketing & communication strategy.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in communication, journalism or marketing with demonstrated experience ideally in a  medical/scientific context or Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences with knowledge of medical/scientific journalism and communication.
  • At least two years communication and copywriting experience, ideally within a medical/research institution, a communication agency or a medical/scientific medium.
  • Creative thinker: one who thinks “outside of the box“, by formulating exciting, interesting and above all, persuasive ways of presenting information to an audience.
  • Story-telling expertise and ability to take complex, scientific information and explain it in a clear, articulate and easy to understand format.
  • Strong project management and organisational skills.
  • Autonomous, adaptable and flexible individual.
  • Fluent in English with excellent oral and copywriting skills. Good knowledge of French, German and Luxembourgish would be an asset.

Permanent contract - Full time - Available immediately