Project & Communications Associate

Deadline: 25 August 2017
Open to: candidates should have an EU work-permit on the company
Benefits: 1500 EUR/month gross, exc. bonuses

Description

To support the work of the Knowledge Innovation Centre (Malta), in particular communications work in the field of educational research and policy, linked to ongoing Erasmus+, and marketing activities targeted towards Small and Medium Enterprises, as well as Non-Governmental Organizations.

Project Assistance & Coordination

  • Assist in the development, coordination and implementation of international innovation projects in the field of education, in which KIC is a partner. All projects occur within the framework of the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union;
  • Identify national and international funding opportunities (tenders / calls for proposals) which may interest the company;
  • Support the preparation of new funding proposals, concept briefs and project reports;
  • Conduct research required to support project implementation;
  • Participate in project coordination meetings with partners around Europe.

Eligibility

All candidates should have an EU work-permit and be available to work out of the Malta or Slovenian offices of the company. The suitable candidate will show the following knowledge, skills and attitudes:

Knowledge

  • The candidate should show relevant knowledge in communications and project management, particularly in the field of European non-governmental work. Such knowledge may be displayed by o a qualification at EQF 5-equivalent or above in the fields of communications, law or business/marketing o previous experience working with EU funding calls and/or project management o previous experience working in a communications position for a European and/or large NGO;
  • The candidate should show full fluency in English and basic knowledge of at least two other European languages;
  • Prior knowledge of EU funding programmes, and of the EU advocacy/NGO landscape will be considered an asset;
  • Prior knowledge and experience of media, communications and marketing work will be considered an asset.

Skills

  • Fully computer-literate with advanced knowledge of word-processing, desktop publishing and webpublishing software;
  • Good organisational skills, with ability to work to a high standard, manage stress while prioritising multiple tasks and meeting deadlines;
  • Flair for scientific writing, in particular reports, funding applications and communication materials.

Attitudes

  • An enthusiasm and aptitude for communications work;
  • Strong capacity for self-motivated for work, with minimal direction from superiors;
  • Ability to work within inter- cultural settings;
  • Willingness to travel especially within EU;
  • Ability to use initiative and find creative solutions to problems.

Benefits

  • 12 month contract, renewable yearly;
  • Full-time (40 hours per week, limited flexi-time);
  • 1500 EUR/month gross, exc. bonuses.

How to Apply?

To apply for the position, please send your CV, together with a letter of motivation explaining why you believe you are suited for the position to jobs@kic-malta.com by the 25 August 2017. Feel free to include documentation backing up your application in your e-mail.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

For information please visit the official website.