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Sustainability Writer / Communication Expert

The Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP) is offering a position as Sustainability Writer / Communication Expert at its office in Wuppertal.

Duration 
Part-time
Start Date: March / April 2019 (negotiable)

Location
Wuppertal, Germany

The Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP) is an international nonprofit Think and Do tank that works with businesses, policy makers, partner organisations and civil society towards a good life. Read more about us on the website: www.scp-centre.org/about-us

You
Are you a (native) english speaking writer interested in working to support mainstreaming sustainability? Are you interested in how design thinking, living labs, artificial intelligence and art can contribute to a more sustainable world? At the CSCP we are looking for solutions to scale-up sustainability in new ways and formats, including the hot topics of today, tomorrow and beyond. We strive to have real impact with our work which calls for putting ourselves in the shoes (and minds and goals) of those we work with. Are you open to learning the “language” of various stakeholders so we can engage with them more effectively in our communication? If these questions made you curious, please read on!

Your Tasks
The sustainability writer will support the CSCP team with engaging writing for proposals and project output, while keeping consistent and developing further our external communication strategy together with the Senior Communication/Creative Coordinator and the Team Leaders.

Job Description

  • Manage the content creation and delivery of external communications materials, including website content, newsletter, social media for the CSCP
  • Support the team with their projects with writing/editing proposals, project output and project communication campaigns
  • Collaborate with the broader Communications / Creative / IT team to deliver impactful, authentic and purposeful external communication
  • Ensure alignment of external communications with company’s strategic priorities.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • 3 or more years working experiences
  • Able to work in the office in Wuppertal
  • You are interested and motivated in work on sustainability topics
  • (Native) English Speaker with a sensibility for English as used and understood in the European Union
  • Literate in digital communications tools. A must is expertise in wordpress and twitter; a plus for knowledge in mailchimp and other communication technologies
  • Team player yet able to assume direct responsibility for specific tasks
  • Organisational talent
  • Able to work within a broad international team and across team structures
  • Displays flexibility to ensure excellent service

As a non-for-profit organisation, the CSCP is not part of the public service, but applies its collective bargaining law (TV-L).

Application procedure
If you are interested in this position, please send your complete application via Email including a motivation letter in English, your CV, certificates and references as well as writing samples to:

Nikola Berger, Creative Coordinator / Senior Designer:
jobs@scp-centre.org

Please state your earliest starting date.
More information on the CSCP is available on our website:

www.scp-centre.org