Communications Manager (European R&D&I projects, H2020)

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23 Sep 2019

We are looking for an experienced Communications Manager who will design and implement targeted communication and dissemination strategies and strive to have as many people as possible hear about the European R&D projects (Horizon 2020) that we are involved in.

The main target audiences we target are the scientific community, industry, market actors, policymakers at EU and national level, media and the general public.

What you’ll be doing

  • Lead communication and/or dissemination work packages or tasks autonomously, including budget management
  • Come up with loads of great communications ideas and execute them
  • Design beautiful communication material and tools including the project’s visual identity (logos), posters, flyers, booklets, illustrations, newsletters, videos
  • Community management: Develop social media strategies, coordinate and grow our projects’ communities in Europe through social media, events and networking activities
  • Build/update/maintain websites using WordPress
  • Generate content by writing, editing and copywriting reports, articles and posts
  • Monitor the impact of your activities
  • Press relations: create great content and push it to journalists and bloggers
  • Coordinating and providing guidance and support to the rest of the communications team

What we’re looking for

  • Native English speaker, fluent French, another European language a plus
  • At least 5 years of experience working in communications, with a focus on scientific or research-oriented projects
  • Communications experience in European Horizon 2020 projects
  • Graphic design skills is a great plus: Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. An eye for design is a minimum
  • Experience in building/updating websites in WordPress
  • Great writing and oral skills – we’re looking for a confident communicator and presentor
  • A self-starter who can come up with new ideas and execute them autonomously
  • Able to work the startup way: agile, focused, hacker-minded, DIY mindset

The job also entails proposal writing and business development for European projects but also B2B contracts.

What we offer

You’ll get to work in an innovative and dynamic company, full of great talents working towards the same objective.

  • Full-time
  • Based in Paris or Montpellier
  • Salary package corresponding to experience: the company’s policy includes bonuses, luncheon vouchers, accident insurance, partial coverage of medical insurance, partial coverage of mobile phone costs and full reimbursement of daily travel (Pass Navigo)
  • The position requires regular travel in Europe
  • To start as soon as possible


Please send your CV + cover letter in English, including salary expectations & date of availability, by email to: Chloe Chavardes ( with subject reference CO2019.

Please note that we will only consider applicants who have experience in Horizon2O20 projects and at least 5 years in communications.

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