Senior Communications Officer OnePlanet

Wageningen - Marketing & Communication
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Do you want to use your strategic communication skills to help us to achieve our mission for a more sustainable future?


Senior Communications Officer OnePlanet

What you will do

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 digital and nano-technology innovations to face these challenges. In order to do this, we need an experienced Corporate and Stakeholder Communications Specialist to spread our mission.

In this role you will manage external and internal communication for OnePlanet Research Center in the Netherlands towards global, national and regional stakeholders. These are in close collaboration with the communications department from the founding organizations. You will report to the Managing Director of OnePlanet Research Center, whilst also functionally reporting to imec’s VP Communications. The tasks include amongst others:

  • Create, implement and monitor effective communications strategies to support OnePlanet Research Center’s objectives towards stakeholders, businesses and internal community a.o:
    • a stakeholder’s communications plan to support the communication activities for OnePlanet Research Center;
    • a communications plan to support the objectives of OnePlanet Research Center for SMEs, large national companies, education, care sector and citizens;
      an internal communications plan;
    • an event plan and calendar for events towards de different stakeholder groups while also being responsible for the organisation of events;
    • a media plan: including written media and social media.
  • Implement and execute the OnePlanet strategy and closely collaborate with the communication departments of the founding organizations.
  • Ensure co-branding of OnePlanet Research Center while building on and supporting the brands of the  founding organizations.
  • Set up the necessary online and offline communication channels for OnePlanet Research Center and are responsible for the day to day communications. You keep track of the newest developments in communications and makes sure that the communication channels are innovative and state-of-the-art.
  • Create and maintain relationships with press in close collaboration with the press managers of the mother organizations audiences. You respond to local press inquiries, determine the right spokesperson and organize press interviews.

What we do for you

You will be employed by imec the Netherlands, whilst working for OnePlanet. We offer you an attractive compensation and benefits package including a 100% employer paid pension plan and flexible working hours. Furthermore, we offer you a wide range of training possibilities.

Who you are

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in communications or equivalent.
  • 10 or more years of experience in communications.
  • Strong communication skills in English and Dutch.
  • Extensive background in stakeholder communications.
  • Networking is in your DNA.
  • Strong verbal communication skills, with the ability to work cross-functionally within a fast paced, deadline driven environment.
  • You are a self-starter and an enterprising person who enjoys working in an all-round position on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • You take ownership of the whole communication activities at OnePlanet Research Center. You have a hands-on approach while also thinking strategically.  
  • Experience in creating content for different audiences, purposes and formats. Online communication and marketing is in your blood and you give substance to SEO, social media, etc..
  • Because of the strong health, agriculture and technical environment you are able to translate the technical content to online/offline communication in an independent manner. Similar experience in either a health, agriculture or technical environment is essential.
  • You quickly recognize communication opportunities and effectively address those opportunities.
  • Experienced in organizing events.
  • Profound project management skills with strong attention to detail, documentation and accuracy.
  • You easily establish contacts, are cooperative and feel at home at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong communication skills in English and Dutch.

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