We are looking for an independently minded and highly motivated Research Communication Officer with experience of and interest in the field of research communication and dissemination to join DARIAH’s international team.
This is a full-time, 8-month research support position, located at the Trinity College Centre for Digital Humanities, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. The primary purpose of this post is to replace the current Research Communication Officer of DARIAH ERIC during her maternity leave.
- Planning, editing and production of research content for a variety of internal and external communication channels (websites, social media, newsletter);
- Develop and implement effective research communication strategies to deliver DARIAH’s messages to its stakeholders;
- Support the planning and delivery of major research events (like the DARIAH annual event) in terms of communication;
- Manage the production of the DARIAH annual report and other key research promotion material, such as posters and flyers, in a professional and timely manner;
- Represent DARIAH in various events (point of contact, research materials);
- Monitor outreach and the impact of research communication activities using analytics, feedback and reporting tools;
- Any other tasks related to research communication and outreach.
The ideal candidate:
- has excellent oral and written communication skills (native English speaker or equivalent), with the proven capacity and confidence to deliver a robust research outreach programme;
- has experience in a research dissemination, communications or outreach role;
- is proficient with website management (in particular with WordPress), design tools (e.g. Canva, Gimp), social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn), and other communications technologies;
- is highly adept at working collaboratively and in an integrated team environment
- is a resourceful, conscientious and self-motivated individual with a ‘can do attitude’ and ability to see tasks through to completion
- understands how to communicate research results to the academic and general public;
- has a good knowledge or background in the arts and humanities;
- is able to manage competing priorities and maintain a high level of professionalism when working under pressure;
- shows discretion and a professional approach to all activities.
Who we are
The Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities (DARIAH) enhances and supports digitally-enabled research and teaching across the arts and humanities. DARIAH is a network of people, expertise, information, knowledge, content, methods, tools and technologies from its member countries. It develops, maintains and operates an infrastructure in support of ICT-based research practices and sustains researchers in using them to build, analyse and interpret digital resources. By working with communities of practice, DARIAH brings together individual state-of-the-art digital Arts and Humanities activities and scales their results to a European level. It preserves, provides access to and disseminates research that stems from these collaborations and ensures that best practices, methodological and technical standards are followed.
DARIAH was established as a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) in August 2014. Currently, DARIAH has 21 Members and several Cooperating Partners in non-member countries.
The Trinity College Dublin Centre for Digital Humanities hosts one of the four Coordination Offices of DARIAH ERIC. The appointee will be based there and will work closely with the other three offices in Germany, France and the Netherlands. Professor Edmond and the DH@TCD Team provide research support.
If you are interested to apply, please submit one PDF file containing 1) a covering letter outlining personal motivation for seeking the role and outlining how you meet the advertised criteria 2) a full CV and 3) the names and contact details of 3 referees (email addresses if possible) to DARIAH’s Board of Directors (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The deadline for applications is June 7th at midnight, CEST.
For more information and details on the application procedure, please download the full post description.