JOB POSITION (Code DCM-EU-01)
Title : DISSEMINATION AND COMMUNICATION MANAGER OF EU FUNDED R&D PROJECTS (Energy Sector)
Merit Consulting House P.C. is an international contemporary consulting firm providing turn-key solutions to its clients, taking into account the unique nature of each individual client to deliver a custom-tailored approach to each project.
Merit Consulting House P.C. is committed to deliver the highest quality services and specializes in identifying and managing client’s critical requirements.
Our goal is to build partnerships with our clients to support their business growth efforts and to maximize their operational efficiency.
Participation in EU funded projects, under the HORIZON 2020 framework, mainly in the energy field, comprises a significant part of the company’s activities.
The deep knowledge of the European public funding environment as well as the broad network of market key-players contribute to the high quality of projects we are entrusted with.
We follow projects from their initiation and planning, execution and management to the final stage, where exploitation of new technologies, products or services is achieved.
To reinforce its team, Merit Consulting House is opening a position for a Dissemination and Communication Manager of EU funded research and innovation projects.
The job position requires both a technical and a research profile with a background in the energy thematic area (keywords : Energy management systems, smart energy, smart grids, flexibility market, wireless energy transfer, energy storage, RES, renewables in buildings, energy efficient buildings, smart buildings, energy efficient industry, circularity.)
Main activities and responsibilities involve :
Overall responsibility and coordination of the dissemination and communication activities of the research projects to various stakeholders
Managing the project website, promoting the research on appropriate social media channels, news outlets and technical magazines, coordinating and organizing workshops for the project partners, and organizing engagement activities with various stakeholders and the general public
Summarizing all dissemination and communication activities in an annual report to record and assess the progress in the promotion of the projects and their results
Overall management and implementation of research projects’ assigned tasks in close cooperation with the project coordinator;
Assess and disseminate the results of the activities and workshops; Daily communication with project partners; Preparation of project deliverables (with emphasis on communication and dissemination activities) Organization of teleconferences / project meetings / workshops / conferences Preparation of the suitable content for workshops for research and innovation projects;
Participation in teleconferences / project meetings / workshops / conferences
The work position will be based in the region of Athens, Greece.
Required experience and skills
Bachelor’s degree in communication studies, PR, marketing, technology management and innovation, economics, business, energy policy or similar
5+ years of professional experience in science communication and dissemination activities for projects
2+ years of professional experience in dissemination and communication activities for H2020 or similar projects (e.g. FP7) - proven track record of relevant projects is prerequisite
Fluent in English (both verbally and in written)
Experience with content management systems
Strong communication skills (both oral and written in formal and informal situations)
Experience with social media channels such as twitter, LinkedIn
Experience in writing for a lay public
Excellent computer literacy and skills
Organizational skills and practical experience with outreach events
Willingness to learn about energy market both ongoing in the consortium and in the scientific literature
Good knowledge of the national and international scientific landscape
High quality standards and attention to detail
Proactive, self-sufficient, reliable, and friendly behaviour
Strong teamwork and very good communication skills
Ability to work in multinational environment
Desirable experience and skills
Master’s degree in communication studies, PR, marketing, technology management and innovation, economics, business, energy policy or similar
5+ years of professional experience in dissemination and communication activities for H2020 or similar projects (e.g. FP7) - proven track record of relevant projects is prerequisite
To be discussed
To apply for this position, please send your CV (in English) clicking by apply (use the position code as subject of the email).