Internal Communications Specialist (m/f/d) 80-100%

A pioneer in scholarly open access publishing, MDPI has supported academic communities since 1996. Our mission is to foster open scientific exchange in all forms, across all disciplines. We operate more than 350 diverse, peer-reviewed, open access journals supported by over 35,500 academic editors. We serve scholars from around the world to ensure the latest research is openly and broadly available.

MDPI is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland with additional offices in Europe, Asia and North America. We are committed to ensuring that high-quality research is made available as quickly as possible. We also support sustainability projects, with sustainability as a key theme in many journals and through the MDPI Sustainability Foundation.

For our head office in Basel, we are currently looking for an Internal Communications Specialist (m/f/d) 80-100%. This is a permanent role that can be partially executed remotely.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Create a broad range of communications (articles, newsletter, statements, FAQs etc.) for internal global audiences
  • Build a strong brand among employees that promotes our values and mission
  • Develop and maintain our corporate Intranet and establish new communication channels
  • Collaboration with internal stakeholders and departments (HR, Marketing and Executive Assistant) regarding diverse projects
  • Editorial responsibility for internal communication tools
  • Project-based development and implementation of internal communications strategy, including employee engagement communication
  • Establish network of communications ambassadors across our different offices to foster high levels of engagement
  • Development of materials (presentations, print materials, videos, etc.) for internal projects or strategic initiatives
  • Analyze the impact of internal campaigns and report on KPIs

Your Profile:

  • Academic degree in Communication, Cultural Studies or Business Administration or a comparable qualification
  • 3+ years professional experience in communication as well as in the operative business, preferably in an international environment
  • Strong understanding of branding principles and ability to execute brand-building strategies
  • Excellent English language skills (written and spoken), other language skills are beneficial
  • Ability to communicate complex information and editorial Know-How
  • Experience in multicultural project teams and service-oriented attitude
  • Good organizational, analytical and prioritization abilities

We are looking forward to your complete application documents.


Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

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Diversity & Inclusion

MDPI provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, gender identification, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law in every location in which we have offices. Thank you for your interest in applying to MDPI. We value diversity and encourage the very best candidates to apply.