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Digital Content & Social Media Editor (Fellowship)

  1. Date: 10.10.2019
  2. Location: Lisbon, Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown
  3. Employer: Champalimaud Foundation
  4. Job type: Full Time
  5. Position: Science Administration
  6. Application start: 10.10.2019             Application ends: 31.10.2019

  7. Digital Content & Social Media Editor (Fellowship)

    Plan of activities:
    We are looking for a creative Digital Content & Social Media Editor to engage people around the world with the work that is being carried out at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown (CCU), in Lisbon, Portugal.
    This person will integrate into the Communication team and will work together with the different units of the Champalimaud Clinical Centre – CCC, dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and with the different labs from the Champalimaud Research – CR, dedicated to neuroscience and cancer research.

    With a strong digital expertise, this person should combine an understanding of science with the ability to plan and implement an online communication strategy. This interdisciplinary position involves developing and implementing online strategic initiatives that sustain and strengthen the recognition of the work being carried out at the CCU. In particular, this person will: i) draft, build and edit online content for both internal and external channels, while maintaining consistency with CCU’s mission and culture; ii) plan and implement strategic digital campaigns, including recruitment campaigns to attract candidates and event advertisements; iii) track outcomes and analyze the appropriate social media/metrics, insights and best practices, to determine the impact and to formulate digital communication strategies.

    Candidate Profile:
    ~ Experience in communication, with a demonstrated ability in the design and implementation of online communication strategies;
    ~ Proven working experience as a digital media specialist;
    ~ Experience in managing social media campaigns that boost follower growth, engagement and website traffic;
    ~ Strong knowledge of innovation and new developments in digital and social media technology and trends;
    ~ Experience in online content management of websites and newsletters;
    ~ Fluent in Portuguese and English, both writing and speaking;
    ~ Passionate about Science and Health related topics;
    ~ High proficiency with software programs like Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Suite, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premier, Adobe Illustrator, content management systems, social media channels and Google Analytics;
    ~ Basic knowledge of web design, web development (e.g. html, css and javascript);
    ~ Ability to prioritize, manage several projects simultaneously and adapt to change;
    ~ Positive attitude, detail-oriented with good organizational skills;
    ~ PhD in life sciences or natural sciences is highly recommended.

    Duration and place of work:
    This fellowship will have a duration of 12 months, with the possibility of renewal for additional periods, depending on positive evaluation. Activities will take place at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, in Lisbon, Portugal.

    Monthly Stipend:
    Fellowship value will be commensurate with skills and experience.

    The Digital Content & Social Media Editor will work under the coordination of CR Science Communication and CF Communication Head Officers.

    Application Documents:
    Motivation letter and Curriculum vitae (in English) and contacts of previous supervisors/employees should be sent by e-mail with the subject: “Digital ExpertLAST NAME” to careers@research.fchampalimaud.org or handed at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, addressed to Teresa Carona.

    Application Period:
    Applications will be accepted from until October 31st 2019.

    About Us:
    The mission of the Champalimaud Foundation is to develop programmes of advanced biomedical research and provide clinical care of excellence, with a focus on translating pioneering scientific discoveries into solutions which can improve the quality of life of individuals around the world. By its actions the Foundation strives to be a world leader in scientific and technological innovation with the ultimate objective of preventing, diagnosing and treating disease; bringing the benefits of biomedical science to those most in need. The Champalimaud Foundation endeavours to keep audiences informed of relevant research findings and discoveries in the fields of neuroscience and cancer research, diagnosis and treatment, promoting science literacy through education, dialogue and the dissemination of new ideas and practices. To effectively and accurately communicate the work being carried out at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, both internally and with the public at large, a collaborative and interdisciplinary team of communication professionals works close together with all Champalimaud Foundation’s research groups and medical professionals.

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