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Events and Communications Officer

Vacature nummer
Niet-wetenschappelijke functies
Intern, Extern
Den Haag
Publicatie datum
15 september 2020
29 september 2020

Nog één dag om te solliciteren

For a maternity leave cover, Leiden University College The Hague of the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs is looking for an 

Events and Communications Officer 

Key responsibilities
In this role you are responsible for the organization of events and for the communication around events and the educational program at LUC. Considering the current pandemic, the focus of this role for the coming period will be on the development of online materials, and the development of creative, online or hybrid, alternatives for events. 

You will be in charge of all events for Leiden University College The Hague (LUC), both online, and when possible offline. In the coming period, these are Graduation (July) and Introweek (August). There are additional events throughout the year, including information activities (for prospective students), alumni activities, lectures, events connected to our 10-year anniversary (year-round), and social events organized for and by LUC employees and students.

You are responsible for the communication around these events. Additionally, you are working together with other communication colleagues on web management, social media, newsletters, and other mailings (both internal and external) necessary for the programme. You will work very closely with the other team members and the team lead, and manage a student assistant and a group of student ambassadors.

You are representable and have excellent communication skills (speaking and writing) in both English and Dutch. You are skilled in working with online tools including social media, are very strong in planning and organizing, and you are able to keep an overview of projects and procedures. We are looking for a colleague with an eye for detail and a flexible, practical mentality who can work well in an international environment.

Selection criteria

  • Relevant training at least at HBO level;
  • You have experience in developing communication content and can work with different tools and activities;
  • Experience in organizing large-scale events (including online events);
  • You have a professional, customer-oriented, pro-active attitude, you are also stress resistant, accurate and you have a hands-on mentality;
  • Excellent command of the English and Dutch language;
  • Willingness to work outside regular working hours for events.

Our organisation
The Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs offers academic education in the field of Public Administration, Safety and Security, and International Relations, as well as in-depth post-academic programmes for professionals. In addition, the Faculty is also home to the Leiden University College. For more information, see the website.

LUC started in 2010 as the international honors college of Leiden University and is part of the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs (FGGA). LUC offers a three-year English-language Liberal Arts & Sciences program. LUC trains excellent, motivated and internationally oriented students. The presence of both international students and international (academic) staff makes LUC a dynamic and challenging environment to work in.

Terms and conditions
Due to maternity leave we offer a fixed-term position for 6 months, preferably starting 1 November 2020. Depending on experience the salary range is 2.656,- to 4.012,- (pay scale 8 to 9 gross per month, in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities).

Leiden University offers an attractive benefits package with additional holiday (8%) and end-of-year bonuses(8.3 %). Our individual choices model gives you some freedom to assemble your own set of terms and conditions. For international spouses we have set up a dual career programme. For more information, see the website.

Leiden University is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups. 

Enquiries can be made to Elizabeth Zeller, email e.a.zeller@luc.leidenuniv.nl.

Please submit online your application no later than 29 September 2020 via the blue button in our application system. Applicants should submit online a letter of interest accompanied by a CV.

Enquiries from agencies are not appreciated.

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