[Humanist] 26.319 job at the German National Library of Science and Technology
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Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 26, No. 319.
Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2012 11:11:29 +0100
From: Andrew Prescott <andrew.prescott at kcl.ac.uk>
DataCite, German National Library of Science and Technology is looking
for a Communications and Project Officer.
You will assist the Managing Agent and the Board in developing an
overall strategic communications plan for DataCite and its services by
clarifying communications objectives to support strategic directions,
defining and articulating messages for key audiences, recommending
strategies for and/or performing marketing research, and by
contextualizing communications within the larger academic library and
scholarly research environment
You will plan and implement communication and marketing strategies
including overseeing Internal and external communication through
newsletters, direct phone contact, blog entries and administration of
the DataCite Website and Blog.
You will assist the Managing Agent and the Board in operating DataCite,
including organisation of practical aspects of the summer meeting,
General Assembly and other meetings, and coordination of contact
requests coming through the contact forms.
You will be required to meet the following criteria:
- Bachelor's degree in communication, marketing, business administration
or related field.
- Working knowledge of product development and marketing research
processes related to communications and marketing.
- Familiarity with web design and maintenance and best practices for
writing in a web-based context
- Ability to balance strategic and creative thinking and writing
capability as demonstrated by the ability to focus on key issues, and to
gather, assess, and synthesize information and recommendations from a
wide variety of sources on a broad range of issues to formulate
messaging and positioning statements.
- Excellent English written and verbal communication skills as
demonstrated by the ability to articulate information and issues
clearly, concisely, and persuasively using appropriate grammar,
vocabulary, and business style.
- Demonstrated ability to understand technical issues at a conceptual
level and effectively convey and explain information to users.
- Project management and organizational skills to plan and independently
execute projects/tasks within specific and short deadlines, and
successfully assess, balance, and prioritize numerous competing concerns.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively
and cooperatively as part of a team in a cross-cultural environment.
- Proficiency in a PC operating environment, MS Office, Visio,
electronic mail, calendar applications, and the Internet. Ability to
operate other internal system applications; willingness to learn new
software applications and technologies, as needed.
- Experience in a research-intensive academic setting.
- Working knowledge of digital libraries and research infrastructures.
The position is a full time position with an expected salary of up to
40,000 Euro annually. The contract will be for 2 years with the chance
of ongoing employment. The starting date would be December 1st.
The position will be based in Hannover, Germany. If desired by the
candidate it could also be based in London, UK.
Please send your applications before October 5th to jobs at datacite.org If
you have any questions regarding this position, please contact
jan.brase at tib.uni-hannover.de or Adam.Farquhar at bl.uk
Head of Digital Scholarship
Scholarship and Collections
T:+44 (0)20 7412 7832
Adam.Farquhar at bl.uk
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Department of Digital Humanities
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