Your main responsibilities are

Searching for and finding news at the university;
Making news productions in text and video, and social media posts;
Thinking of and creating innovative and appealing online productions for the site and social media;
Thinking along and providing input for a new online platform of EM to be developed next year;
Providing input for stories, angles and perspectives from your own knowledge and experience.

Job requirements

You have working and thinking skills on university-level or university of applied sciences-level;
You have some journalistic experience within your education, an internship or on your own initiative;
You have an international background in a broad sense of the word;
You have a professional command of English (C1), knowledge of Dutch is an advantage;
You are familiar with the possibilities and requirements of multimedia journalism.

Employment conditions

Internationally oriented and varied work within an enthusiastic team, with attractive fringe benefits in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO-NU).

The employment contract is entered into for a period of one year. Remuneration is based on your specific knowledge and experience and will be calculated on the basis of full-time salary ranging between € 2,818 and € 3,764 gross per month (scale 8). EUR pays an 8% holiday allowance and an end-of-year payment of 8.3% and offers excellent secondary benefits and a very generous leave scheme. Furthermore, EUR is affiliated with ABP for the pension provision, and we offer partially paid parental leave. Employees can also use EUR facilities, such as the Erasmus Sports Centre and the University Library.

Erasmus University Rotterdam aspires to be an equitable and inclusive community. We nurture an open culture, where everyone is supported to fulfil their full potential. We see inclusivity of talent as the basis of our successes, and the diversity of perspectives and people as a highly valued outcome. EUR provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, functional impairment, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We look forward to welcoming you to our community.

Internal candidates have preferential status over external candidates.

Employer

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is an internationally oriented university with a strong social orientation in its education and research. Our scientists and students work in close collaboration with internal and external parties to solve global, social challenges, inspired by the always dynamic and cosmopolitan Rotterdam. Our mission is therefore “Creating positive societal impact”. Our academic education is intensive, active and application oriented. Our research increasingly takes place in multidisciplinary teams, which are strongly intertwined with international networks. With our research impact and thanks to the high quality of education, EUR can compete with the top European universities. The Erasmian values function as our internal compass and make Erasmus University recognizable to the outside world: engaged with society, world citizen, connecting, entrepreneurial and open-minded. www.eur.nl

Employment conditions

Internationally oriented and varied work within an enthusiastic team, with attractive fringe benefits in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO-NU).

The employment contract is entered into for a period of one year. Remuneration is based on your specific knowledge and experience and will be calculated on the basis of full-time salary ranging between € 2,818 and € 3,764 gross per month (scale 8). EUR pays an 8% holiday allowance and an end-of-year payment of 8.3% and offers excellent secondary benefits and a very generous leave scheme. Furthermore, EUR is affiliated with ABP for the pension provision, and we offer partially paid parental leave. Employees can also use EUR facilities, such as the Erasmus Sports Centre and the University Library.

Erasmus University Rotterdam aspires to be an equitable and inclusive community. We nurture an open culture, where everyone is supported to fulfil their full potential. We see inclusivity of talent as the basis of our successes, and the diversity of perspectives and people as a highly valued outcome. EUR provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, functional impairment, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We look forward to welcoming you to our community.

Internal candidates have preferential status over external candidates.

Employer

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is an internationally oriented university with a strong social orientation in its education and research. Our scientists and students work in close collaboration with internal and external parties to solve global, social challenges, inspired by the always dynamic and cosmopolitan Rotterdam. Our mission is therefore “Creating positive societal impact”. Our academic education is intensive, active and application oriented. Our research increasingly takes place in multidisciplinary teams, which are strongly intertwined with international networks. With our research impact and thanks to the high quality of education, EUR can compete with the top European universities. The Erasmian values function as our internal compass and make Erasmus University recognizable to the outside world: engaged with society, world citizen, connecting, entrepreneurial and open-minded. www.eur.nl

How to apply

You can email your application letter together with your CV and an article you have written through this link at Academic Transfer with ‘Junior Editor’ in the subject line. The application deadline is 18 September.

Additional information about the vacancy can be obtained by sending an email to EM Editor-in-Chief Wieneke Gunneweg at [email protected] 

The position is available as of 16 September. Interviews are expected to take place two weeks after the deadline.