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Student Assistant - Content Developer (0,53 fte)

Vacature nummer
22-777 13204
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Publicatie datum
16 november 2022
30 november 2022 Vacature gesloten

Leiden Learning and Innovation Centre (LLInC), is looking for a:

Student Assistant - Content Developer (0,53 fte)

If you are passionate about research, writing, editing, and being a part of a community working to support and innovation higher education, we encourage you to apply! As a Content Developer you support our communications department and you are responsible for all content that is published online for our many audiences. You'll also ensure that all our content is clear and consistent.


  • Content development: collect information from team members, our network and at events. Transform it into a variety of compelling content for our website, newsletter and social media channels;
  • Idea generation: keep an eye on trends in higher education, especially in new technologies and methodologies, and generate ideas for new content types;
  • Outreach and engagement: support our outreach and community engagement efforts, including events, especially to internal university stakeholders;
  • Social media management: plan posts, communicate with followers, promote content;
  • Branding: ensure all-round consistency across our communications (style, fonts, images, tone);
  • Website maintenance: publish new content and update current pages.

We're looking for candidates who are both creative and analytical. You’re self-motivated with a genuine interest in researching, writing, editing, and publishing online content. You can easily manage your own time to set and meet deadlines. You adapt swiftly to changes, and love being part of a community. An interest in education – especially innovative education – is useful but not required. 

  • Work experience as a Content Developer, Content Designer, Copywriter, or similar role;
  • Experience doing research using multiple sources;
  • Experience with Content Management Systems (e.g., WordPress);
  • Excited to work in an international environment;
  • Comfortable working independently and in a team;
  • Able to develop different versions of the same content for different channels (e.g., website, social media, newsletters);
  • Strong presentation skills, both online and in-person;
  • Excellent writing and editing skills in English, preferably also in Dutch.

What's in it for you?

  • Be a part of an innovative, enthusiastic and collaborative team of doers who deeply care about their work;
  • Build valuable connections;
  • Possibility to expand your responsibilities based on your skill set;
  • Take part in the ideation process, brainstorming ideas and topics to dive into and write about;
  • Pitch your ideas for community meetups. 

This position is available for six months with possible extension and is compensated according to the Student Assistant scale in the collective labor agreement (CAO) of Dutch universities. Our Centre is currently based in Leiden and The Hague, and we work with a 50% remote working policy. The position is for 20 hours per week and requires one day a week in the office, but with flexible timing as agreed upon with your supervisor.

Fostering an inclusive community is a central element of the values and vision of Leiden University. Leiden University is committed to becoming an inclusive community which enables all students and staff to feel valued and respected and to develop their full potential. Diversity in experiences and perspectives enriches our teaching and strengthens our research. High quality teaching and research is inclusive. 

Please send your resume and a short cover letter to c4icommunications@sea.leidenuniv.nl before Friday 18 November. Selected applicants will be invited for a conversation. 

Acquisition following this advertisement is not appreciated


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