Science Communication Officer - AA1220

1A-B, rue Thomas Edison, Strassen 1445, Luxembourg
15/03/2021 11:53:46
Key Accountabilities
  • Identify science communication opportunities 1) by maintaining excellent relationship with key internal and external stakeholders such as researchers, 2) by monitoring scientific literature, media and the biomedical research sector.
  • Develop, maintain and implement an editorial programme and schedule to leverage milestones and achievements, and increase awareness of LIH’s activities.
  • Write internal and external publications such as articles, press releases, newsletters, annual reports and visual presentations.
  • Help prepare multimedia contents and contribute to the dissemination of science communications via the various internal and external channels, including social networks.
  • Contribute to the production of communication and marketing campaigns,  develop ideas, write creative briefs and contents, promotional materials.
  • Participate in the development of LIH’s marketing & communication strategy and plan.

KEY SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences with skill/knowledge of medical/scientific journalism and communication or Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism/Communication/ Marketing with demonstrated experience in medical/scientific context.
  • Two years copywriting experience, ideally within a medical/research institution, a communication agency, a scientific medium or a medical publishing environment.
  • Creative thinker: one who thinks “outside of the box“, by formulating exciting, interesting and above all, persuasive ways of presenting information to an audience.
  • 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 German and English with excellent copywriting skills. Good knowledge of French and Luxembourgish would be an asset.

REF.: CM/SCO1220/AA/MARCOM
Permanent contract - Full time - Available immediately