/Communications Officer (0,6 fte)

Communications Officer (0,6 fte)

Media, Communications and Writing - Wageningen | More than two weeks ago

Are you a hands-on communications officer eager to help us to achieve our mission for a more sustainable future?

Communications Officer (0,6 fte)

Creating sustainable solutions for OnePlanet
In 2050 we are expected to live with 10 billion people on this planet. How can we make our food production and supply sustainable to stop depleting the planet of her resources? Are we able to tackle diseases early on and keep ourselves and the planet healthy for the future to come? Truth be told, we need groundbreaking sustainable technologies to deal with these challenges for the planet and humanity. The OnePlanet Research Center is a collaboration of imec the Netherlands, Radboud University, Radboud UMC and Wageningen University & Research. Together we are working on innovative solutions to face these challenges. We need a Communications Officer to execute the communications strategy in close collaboration with the Communications Specialist.

What you will do

In this role you will support the execution of the external and internal communications plan for OnePlanet Research Center in the Netherlands. You will report to the Communications Specialist of OnePlanet Research Center. The tasks include amongst others:

  • You execute the communications plans via OnePlanet’s external and internal communication channels and instruments such as website, social media, mailings, flyers, videos, newsletters, imec teams (imec’s internal communications platform).
  • You organize events targeting the different stakeholders of OnePlanet as well as internal events. You are responsible for budget management, practical organization, and aftercare.
  • You coordinate and follow up with suppliers or agencies for specific communication projects where outsourcing is required.
  • You coordinate the development of communication materials.
  • You determine the optimal timing and channels for communication (via publications/website/mailings/social, …).
  • You ensure that communication is always compliant with the co-branding guidelines of OnePlanet Research Center.

What we do for you

We offer a challenging and international environment at the forefront of technology, in an international network of renowned industrial customers. This is your opportunity to bring new technologies to the market that will have an impact on tomorrow’s society.

OnePlanet Research Center is a multidisciplinary collaboration agreement between Wageningen University & Research (WUR), Radboud University, Radboudumc, and imec. Imec The Netherlands, as an employer of choice, offers you an attractive compensation and benefits package including a 100% employer-paid pension plan and flexible working hours. Furthermore, imec-NL offers a wide range of training possibilities.

At the same time, OnePlanet is a new collaboration of 3 renowned and globally respected research institutes/universities. By joining the OnePlanet team, you will be part of a team of world changers; disruptive innovators, and practical thinkers. Here, your ideas will have an impact on our future lives. 

Who you are

  • Bachelor in Communications or equivalent.
  • You are creative and hands-on. Knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, or other Adobe software is a plus.
  • You are a self-starter and an enterprising person who enjoys working in an all-round position on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • You are assertive and perform well under pressure.
  • Strong verbal communication skills, with the ability to work cross-functionally within a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • You write fluently in Dutch and English and know how to translate your messages to different target groups.
  • You are diplomatic and easily make contacts.


Does this position sound like an interesting next step in your career at imec? Don’t hesitate to submit your application by clicking on ‘APPLY NOW’.
Got some questions about the recruitment process? Perine Doreleijers of the Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to assist you. You can reach Perine by email at perine.doreleijers.ext@imec.nl or on +31(0)648861256.  If you wish to apply, then please submit your full resume and a cover letter.