Communicator for The Oskar Klein Centre (temporary employment)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 21 Aug 2022

Ref. No. SU FV-2753-22

at the Department of Physics . Closing date: 21 August 2022.

The Oskar Klein Centre for Cosmoparticle physics (OKC) is one of the Linneaus centers of excellence initiated by the Swedish Research Council. Active partners in this vibrant international research Centre are the Physics and Astronomy departments at Stockholm University, the Department of Physics at KTH and the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, Nordita.

Would you like to contribute to high-class communication work among researchers and students in an international environment where you have great potential to develop the communication work? At OKC, we offer you a fixed-term employment in an international, dynamic and flexible workplace where life balance is valued.

Main responsibilities
The communicator at OKC is an important link between the research environment and society and has an advisory function to the Centre leadership. The role includes both strategic and operational communication work, where you are responsible for OKC's external and internal communication, mainly in English. You work closely with both management, researchers and doctoral students throughout the organization and you will be part of larger and smaller projects / working groups, which requires good knowledge and a helicopter perspective of the entire business to be able to prioritize correctly. 

With the position comes, apart from certain administrative tasks related to the steering group activities, the editorial responsibility for OKC's website, including but not limited to publishing, updating and developing the content, as well as responsibility for the communication on slack and social media. You are responsible for the ongoing development work of the center's communication with opportunities to design the focus of the communication work - and a great deal of freedom in how you set it up. 

In this position, we expect you to be an excellent writer who can adapt texts to target group, communication channel and context. You have also knowledge and experience of working with CMS tools and possess administrative skills.

Qualification requirements
For this position, we believe you have a relevant university education, ideally in media and communication science or other experience that the employer finds equivalent. Furthermore, you are used to strategic and operational communication work as well as having practical experience from web publishing, development and analysis of web content and web structure as well as social media. You have good stylistic and communicative ability in both speech and writing in English and a good understanding of Swedish. Knowledge of OKC's research fields is advantageous. 

It is meritorious if you have experience from film and editing, photography, graphic design in both web and print, coordination of events and communication work in the education or research sector. 

As a person, you can work independently, take own initiatives, are responsive and service-oriented and have a good ability to see the “the full picture”. You cooperate easily, share your knowledge and have good social skills. You are structured and efficient in your way of working and used to prioritizing, as you will be part of larger and smaller projects/ work groups in parallel with the ongoing communication work. Great emphasis will be placed on personal qualities. 

Terms of employment
This position is a time limited position of 24 months with a possibility of prolongation, and is based on a half time employment (50 %). Salaries at Stockholm University are determined individually; therefore, please indicate your requested salary. Starting date is as soon as possible. 

Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and provides equal opportunities for all. 

Further information about the position can be obtained from Ariel Goobar, the director of OKC, telephone: +46 739 84 54 65, . 

Union representatives
Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone. +46 708 16 26 64, , Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST / Lärarförbundet), telephone. +46 8 16 34 89, , and (SEKO). 

Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

Only include the cover letter and CV in your application. Bring copies of grades and certificates if you are called to an interview.

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