Copy editor/editor PR – Stichting CODA, Apeldoorn / Villamedia

As a copy editor/PR editor, you know better than anyone how to write activating texts, create content for different channels and target groups and how to lift existing texts to a higher level with your final editing pen. Do you want to put your writing talent into practice in a unique cultural organization? So quickly read on and apply!

About CODA
With library, museum, archive and ExperienceLab, CODA is a source of inspiration in literature, art, heritage, innovation and technology. Here you can discover the most beautiful stories, experience history, get a taste of art and culture and focus on the future by developing 21st century skills. Do you want to dedicate yourself to an organization that is socially significant, innovative and works customer and demand oriented and do you have a passion for writing, final editing and PR? So find the job that suits you here.

Curious about CODA? Then go to and watch the video from our annual report.

You & CODA
As a PR copy editor/editor, you enjoy setting up local/regional PR campaigns for example CODA’s heritage or reading promotion programmes. You work on various projects together with your colleagues. In addition, you have your own areas of interest and you share the work that current events entail. You are part of a team with specialists in online marketing and social media, web administrators and colleagues specializing in exhibitions, heritage, education and ExperienceLab. Your work will mainly focus on creating and editing text and content for projects related to heritage, literature, literacy and inclusion. Think of the Heritage Days, Children’s Book Week, Poetry Week, CODA’s lecture programme, language and history cafés and library exhibitions.

What will you do at CODA?
• You can create a streamlined, appealing and activating story from texts of varying quality that are appropriate not only for the project in question, but also for CODA and the target audience you are appealing to;
• You are not afraid of a large amount of text editing and deadlines that sometimes coincide. Planning is no problem for you;
• Heritage texts, position texts, online texts for children’s activities, a press release for an exhibition or an information leaflet for the CODA libraries; you don’t turn your hand around for it. You can quickly identify the target audience and you can adapt your language and tone accordingly;
• You enjoy being part of a project team on behalf of PR, which may consist of colleagues and/or external parties with whom a project is realized;
• Text editing, the target group and the way you want to offer the information (online, offline, inside or outside CODA, via socials or in a press release) coincide seamlessly with you. You know how, where and in what way you approach the target group and choose the best means for this;
• CODA is constantly committed to promoting reading, combating low literacy and diversity and inclusion. You think it’s fun and relevant to delve into it and contribute to it;
• You are responsible for local/regional (online and offline) PR campaigns and the associated results;
• You maintain press contacts, give interviews yourself where necessary or look for the right person in the organisation.

Do you want to know more about your role as a specialist in PR? See the job profile!

Your ‘know-how’ & prerequisites
• You have completed a higher vocational education in a relevant field and have at least 3 years’ work experience in a similar position;
• You have excellent oral and written communication skills and a sense of timeliness;
• You have a preference for correct and precise language and an eye for images (editing);
• You can work well in a team and you have experience with project work;
• You have an affinity with the cultural sector and/or the areas of media, culture, heritage, diversity and inclusion;
• You are stress-resistant and a good planner and organiser. You effectively determine goals and priorities and know how to use the necessary time, actions and resources effectively to achieve your goals;
• Knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop and the creation of printed matter is an advantage.

For you at CODA
• A varied job in an inspiring organisation;
• A good salary based on collective agreement for public libraries. You will be scaled at scale 8 (minimum €2860 and maximum €3665 gross per month for a 36-hour working week). The salary depends on knowledge, experience and skills;
• A package of good employment conditions and services, such as CODA Library membership, free access to the CODA Museum and reimbursement of your commuting expenses.

More information?
More information about CODA’s DNA and associated competences can be found at Important questions about this position can be directed to José Boom, Manager (055-5268430 and 06-51377312). Questions about the application procedure can be addressed to Simone Hofstee (Personnel & Organisation, 055-5268532 and

See you soon!
If it’s up to us, you’ll be there quickly because we’ll lead right away. You can send your letter of application and CV up to and including 5 February to attn. Simone Hofstee (Personnel & Organization) or via the application form on our website. The first interview will take place on Thursday 9 February. An assessment is part of our procedure. We can also ask for references.

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