Interim/Freelance Communication Officer


Job description

1. Managing and designing the magazine

  • Organize editorial meetings
  • Delegate tasks to internal and external employees and follow the planning;
  • Request the unprocessed texts, write them yourself or rewrite them; be responsible for the final editing and layout of the texts
  • Provide translations via internal or external channels
  • Make an inventory of various layout changes taking into account the budgets and this from start to finish
  • Distribute and promote written articles on various communication channels including the website and social media.

2. Managing and coordinating the content for the annual report

  • Design the content of the annual report in consultation with the external agency in order to publicize the activities and results of the past year and to strengthen the company image.
  • After briefing with management, consider the idea together with the Communication Manager;
  • Brief the concept to the external partner;
  • Prepare the presentation of the concept at the departments, then explain what is expected of them and follow up further;
  • Collecting source material; feedback and further coordination of texts and layout;
  • Ensure translations
  • Keep track of the various form adjustments from a budgetary point of view, from start to finish
  • Adjust the online version based on the print version
  • Distributing and promoting the annual report on the various communication channels (website, social media, etc.)

3. Management and coordination of brochures and other printing materials
Steering the production of brochures and other printing materials together with the department head, in order to guarantee quality and conformity with the house style.

  • If necessary, check the stock based on the supplier's data;
  • Perform a final proofreading or rewriting based on the plain text and have it carried out by an expert and translator;
  • Taking care of the layout with the graphic designer and ensuring that the defined house style is followed;
  • Guarantee the result, delivery and online availability of the printed matter;
  • Ensure that the work is delivered within budget.

4. Branding and logo
Together with Communication and Services Manager, you are the guardian of the brand and the logo. Guarantee respect for the correct use of the different brands in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders. Check and validate external communication and external use of the logo (eg with partners).

5. Create new content or have it created

  • Depending on the needs of the field and our target groups, produce (or have produced) new content (files, news ...) that is relevant to our target groups and disseminate it;
  • Provide news for our website: proactively propose topics, sufer their content or creation and have them validated by experts and / or the expertise manager and ensure the corresponding sharing via the online media including social networks;
  • Search for a partner or partners for everything related to the medical-scientific content and after approval, translation, providing the final proofreading and putting the content online via the CMS;
  • Identify potentially interesting "stories" in collaboration with the Grants leaders. Use the Story Telling to adjust them and share the stories in a transversal way (Fundraising - copywriting print ...)

6. Translation and backup

  • Translating texts from Dutch into French and adapting them (to the target group and the media) in collaboration with the NL colleague (s) in order to guarantee uniform and unambiguous communication as much as possible, using mature and fluent language use;
  • Ensure the backup for the duties of other colleagues in the same position. Ensure the FR copy for all communication

7. Internal communication

  • Share matters internally via the intranet (FR)

Your profile

  • Required experience of at least 5 years in a similar function;
  • Bachelor in Communication or equivalent experience;
  • Particular knowledge of story telling;
  • Very good writing skills (structure, spelling, style, etc.);
  • Native Digital: excellent command of web and social media writing techniques
  • Use of the various tools related to the function: CSM, Mailchimp, SEO;
  • You have an excellent command of French with a very good knowledge of Dutch;
  • Organised and structured, you plan and coordinate projects and schedules effectively;
  • Diplomatic, assertive and good communicator, you are able to manage relationships, to convey your ideas and to influence others constructively;
  • You dare to take initiatives and you are oriented towards continuous improvement related to your job;
  • With a good team spirit, you collaborate effectively at all levels, both internally and externally.

What we offer

    • Temporary contract (interim or freelance) full-time
    • An attractive salary package and fringe benefits
Tanya Kruijer

Tanya Kruijer

Recruitment Consultant

Hire for attitude, not just qualification

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