Communication Officer - ADA0422

The Communication Officer provides communication and marketing expertise to enhance the visibility and reputation of LIH across a wide range of international/local scientific and non-scientific audiences. S/he has responsibility for performing public outreach activities to generate visibility, raise awareness, build the brand reputation and promote the goals and activities of the institute.  S/he is also responsible for internal communication activities.
1A-B, rue Thomas Edison, Strassen L-1445, Luxembourg
28/06/2022 16:54:24

Key Accountabilities
  • Oversee the internal communication programme, manage and promote usage of the intranet, produce contents and organise social events to reinforce the corporate culture and federate staff around the LIH brand
  • Develop and implement public outreach campaigns and events to educate, inform and engage key stakeholders, donors and communities
  • Contribute to the editorial programme in collaboration with the team to leverage milestones and achievements, and increase awareness of LIH’s activities
  • Help define content strategies: identify topics of interest, reach out to stakeholders and write internal/external contents (blog articles, press releases, news, newsletters, video scripts, promotional contents, etc. )
  • Support scientists with the recruitment of participants in research studies and cohorts by developing and implementing communication plans
  • Act as a press contact and support the press office outreach programme.
  • Contribute to the development of LIH’s marketing & communication strategy.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in communication, journalism or marketing with demonstrated experience ideally in a  medical/scientific context or Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences with knowledge of medical/scientific journalism and communication.
  • At least two years of communication and copywriting experience, ideally within a medical/research institution, a communication agency or a medical/scientific medium.
  • Creative thinker: one who thinks “outside of the box“, by formulating exciting, interesting and above all, persuasive ways of presenting information to an audience.
  • Story-telling expertise and ability to take complex, scientific information and explain it in a clear, articulate and easy to understand format.
  • Strong project management and organisational skills.
  • Autonomous, adaptable and flexible individual.
  • Fluent in English and German with excellent oral and copywriting skills. Good knowledge of French and Luxembourgish would be an asset.


  • Contract type:          Permanent contract
  • Work hours:              Full time (40h/week)
  • Location:                   Strassen
  • Start date:                 Asap
  • Ref:                             VD/COMOF0422/ADA/MARCOM


Applications including a cover letter and a  curriculum vitae should be sent before 30 April 2022 through our website via the apply button below.
Please apply ONLINE formally through this web page.
Applications by email will not be considered.