Two vacancies at the EIT: Deadline extended for SNE

EIT vacancies

We are looking for a Seconded National Expert - Communications for our headquarters in Budapest and a Liaison Officer for our Liaison Office in Brussels. 

Seconded national expert: Communications

Working under the supervision of the Head of Unit, the Seconded National Expert (SNE) will be part of the Communications and Stakeholder Relations Unit. As part of their tasks, the SNE may also be required to work in close co-operation with other EIT units, the EIT Directorate and Governing Board as well as other EIT stakeholders.

The Communications and Stakeholder Relations Unit is responsible for the EIT’s external communications activities, engagement with EIT external Stakeholders and for providing policy and strategic advice to the EIT Director in developing and implementing the EIT’s communication and stakeholder engagement strategy.

It is responsible for further developing and implementing a strategy for increased visibility of the EIT and the EIT Community as a whole, including through stakeholder-specific collaboration activities. It furthermore supports the analysis of potential synergies of and complementarities with other EU/ national/ regional innovation support mechanisms offering scope for alignment at EIT and/or Innovation Community level. Moreover, it provides the interface for relations with Third Countries and international organisations.

Deadline for applications extended to 28 April (13:00 Budapest time)

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EIT Liaison Officer (AD 8)

Reporting to the Head of Unit Communications and Stakeholder Relations, the jobholder will be part of the EIT’s Communications and Stakeholder Relations Unit.

The Communications and Stakeholder Relations Unit is responsible for the EIT’s external Communications activities, engagement with the EIT’s internal and external Stakeholders, as well for the provision of policy and strategic advice to the EIT Director in developing and implementing the EIT’s communication and stakeholder engagement strategy. It furthermore supports the analysis of potential synergies of and complementarities with other EU/ national/ regional innovation support mechanisms offering scope for alignment at EIT and/or Innovation Community level. It is responsible for further developing and implementing a strategy for increased visibility of the EIT and the EIT Community as a whole, including through stakeholder-specific collaboration schemes such as the “EIT Stakeholder Forum”. Moreover, it provides the interface for relations with Third Countries and international organisations.

The jobholder will contribute to

  • To increasing the visibility, stakeholder awareness and knowledge of the EIT and the EIT Community as well as its results among Brussels-based stakeholders and decision-makers.
  • The staff member will be in charge of driving and implementing the stakeholder engagement activities in Brussels in close collaboration with the EIT Headquarters and the Knowledge and Innovation Communities based in Brussels.

Deadline for applications: 10 April (13:00 Budapest time)

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