project employee international communications EURECA-PRO (50%)

About the function

  • Writing clear bilingual communications (English-Dutch) about UHasselt's EURECA-PRO network and activities, both internally (to staff and students) and externally (web texts, presentations, brochures, videos, etc.).
  • Working closely with the UHasselt EURECA-PRO coordinator and the EURECA-PRO communication network.
  • Participating in the various workgroups and the communication task force of EURECA-PRO.
  • Collaborating with the coordinator around the creation of a communication plan. 
  • Working together on a social media plan for UHasselt's English communication around EURECA-PRO (content management and creation: conceptualising, writing and posting messages).
  • Supporting the Eureca-Pro network with expertise in digital communication and marketing activities.
  • Answering questions from students and staff with regards to the EURECA-PRO projects.
  • Providing the necessary support around EURECA-PRO events.

About us

UHasselt recently joined the European alliance EURECA-PRO. As a result, UHasselt now forms part of a network of 9 universities across 8 different European countries. The EURECA-PRO alliance collaborates around the domains of education and research to help achieve the United Nations sustainable development goal 12: "Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns".
EURECA-PRO falls under the European Universities Initiative of the European Commission. Europe has allocated a budget of 1.1 billion euros to facilitate the formation of alliances between universities across Europe.
In addition, we want to encourage students from all over the globe to take up their studies at UHasselt.

About you

  • You obtained a master's degree, preferably in a relevant field such as Communication, International Relations, Marketing.
  • Experience in a similar position would be an advantage.
  • Minimum required level of English: C1 (spoken and written). Required level of Dutch: reading and comprehension of conversations.
  • You are passionate about communication and familiar with the latest trends in digital communication.
  • You are interested in and want to further expand your knowledge within the international higher education landscape.
  • You communicate fluently and with pleasure, both in writing and verbally.
  • You are a team player and proud to be an ambassador for UHasselt.
  • You are hands-on, driven and able to take the initiative in growing and supporting marketing activities at UHasselt.
  • You are organised and able to prioritise.
  • You are flexible, willing to travel and occasionally work evenings or weekends.
  • You are familiar with Gmail and other Google apps and skilled in current MS Office applications.

Our offer

You will be appointed as Administrative and Technical Staff and paid by class 5.
We offer a fixed-term contract until April 2024 with the possibility of extension in case of sufficient financing. You will join the enthusiastic team of the Marketing and Communications department. Our office is located in the city centre of Hasselt, easily accessible by bike and public transport. Public parking is within walking distance. UHasselt wants to create a pleasant working climate for its employees through flexible working hours, a good work-life balance and an open and dynamic team culture where entrepreneurial employees are encouraged. In the context of lifelong learning, UHasselt supports the training opportunities for its employees.

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The selection procedure consists of a preselection based on application file, a selection test, an introductory interview and an in-depth interview. A selection will be made in each step of the selection procedure.

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Apply up to 22.08.2022

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Director of Communication and Marketing