Are you an outstanding communicator with a strong interest in cultural heritage? Do you have experience of writing and editing press releases, blogs, newsletters and social media? Then join Europeana.
Europeana is a catalyst for change in the world of cultural heritage. The Europeana Foundation and its Network create new ways for people to engage with their cultural history, whether it’s for work, learning or pleasure. Through Europeana, everyone can explore nearly 30 million digitised books, paintings, films and audio from the great collections of Europe. We’re opening up digital cultural heritage and taking the international lead in making cultural data open for developments that will contribute to Europe’s digital economy.
The PR & Editorial Officer is based in their Corporate Communications team, but also works closely with marketing. Corporate Communications’ objective is to deliver key messages about Europeana to policymakers and professionals in cultural heritage, and to use PR to engage the media and the wider public in our work. You will work on a wide variety of projects with cultural institutions and creative industries from all over Europe, providing new forms of access to culture.
Depending on your preferred location, the post will be based either at the head office in the National Library of Netherlands in The Hague or at the British Library in London.
If based in the British Library: you will have a salary in line within the scale £31,387-35,554 (annual gross) depending on your experience and skills.
If based in the National Library of Netherlands: you will have a basic salary in line with the Collective Labour agreement for Research Institutes Scale 9 or 10 depending on your experience and skills. Your monthly gross salary will be between EURO 2,636 – 3,804. Furthermore you will have: 42 days holiday per year, a holiday allowance (around 8%), an annual bonus (around 8%).
Application deadline: 30 November 2013.