Internal communications consultant – Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, The Hague / Villamedia

Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, The Hague, issued on 18 January 2023

The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science

Job description

What do you want to do?
You provide daily internal communication regarding the operational management of OCW, internal programs and projects. You advise, create communication plans, write texts, orient photographers and publish articles on the intranet. In internal projects, you are a sparring partner for project managers and your fellow communications advisors. Finally, you help colleagues to increase their communicative power.

Who are you?

You are a communications consultant with at least 5 years’ experience in the field of communications, preferably within internal communications. You are a team player, with good advisory skills, specifically for project managers and for customers such as MT OCW. You are sensitive and have a good political antenna, which allows you to switch well at all levels.

You handle project dynamics and deadlines well. You have excellent oral and editing skills and can easily write, review and edit online and offline texts. You are energized by the creative implementation of innovative ideas. You have experience in creating (audio)visual communication resources (infographics, videos and animations). You are also well aware of internal and external developments within your field. You enjoy sharing that knowledge and translating it into policy and implementation.

Your team
You will work in the Corporate Communications team. This is a new team consisting of 8 communication advisors and a team leader. Together, you are responsible for the external company and internal communication of OCW (including labor market communication).

You work closely with the management’s other disciplines: colleagues from political communication consultancy and spokespersons, speech writers, media analysts and public appearances staff. You also work with (internal) customers and maintain contact with colleagues from business operations, such as HR and ICT.

Job requirements
To be successful in this position, you recognize yourself in the following profile:

• a higher professional education, preferably in the direction of communication;
• at least 5 years’ experience in an internal communication function;
• experience in preparing communication plans;
• excellent oral and written command of Dutch;
• you are an enthusiastic and critical sparring partner and adviser;
• you are analytical and can convince well;
• you are proactive and have a vision for internal communication;
• you have empathy and political and organizational sensitivity;
• you enjoy working together;
• you are stress-resistant.

Terms of employment
Salary level: scale 11
Monthly salary: Min. €3,503 – Max. €5,343 (gross)
Employment: Fixed-term employment contract with a view to indefinite employment
Contract duration: 1 year
Minimum number of hours per week: 32
Maximum number of hours per week: 36

Other employment conditions
In addition to the salary, you get an Individual Selection Budget (IKB). SCV consists of money (16.37% of your gross annual salary) and time. With the IKB, you make the choices that suit you, and you can put together some of your terms of employment yourself. You can, for example, choose to have part of your monthly income paid out when you want it. You can also convert this budget into leave and vice versa or spend it on tax-friendly goals. The national government attaches great importance to personal growth and career development and offers numerous opportunities for this. Perks include various study facilities, company fitness, full reimbursement of your public transport costs, commuting and partially paid parental leave.

Special circumstances
• The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science is actively engaged in creating a spacious working environment. Together we work towards an organization where every employee feels involved and valued. In addition to your talents, experience and motivation, various aspects of your identity also make our organization richer, more innovative and more fun. Talent as foundation, diversity as strength.
• If candidates respond who are on work-to-work status, they will be prioritized over employees who are voluntarily mobile. If you belong to this group, please attach a nomination or proof and indicate it in the appropriate field.
• Acquisition in response to this ad is not valued.

Other information:
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