Content Writer for Web and Social Media (20-13-008)

Job Description

We are looking for a Content Writer to join our team currently supporting EUMETSAT with their website and social media channels, as well as their intranet. EUMETSAT’s website and social media channels are important portals for communication of EUMETSAT activities and serve a variety of target audiences; its intranet in turn serves as the main portal for internal communication within the organisation. Accordingly, your tasks will include:

  • Write, develop and upload content for EUMETSAT’s website, Science Blog and intranet
  • Write, publish and maintain static content on the intranet
  • Act as back-up for other website and intranet content publishers
  • Help to manage and moderate EUMETSAT’s online social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)
  • Develop a content calendar and social media plans and enact them
  • Support writing/social media tasks during key EUMETSAT activities (launches, events, etc.)

Required Skills and Experience

  • A relevant university degree
  • Excellent writing skills. Experience working with scientific and/or technical content would be an asset.
  • Fluency in English
  • Proofreading skills
  • A thorough understanding and practical experience of the following:
    • Writing for the web
    • Online social media services (such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram etc.)
    • Web content layout and imagery selection
    • Web content delivery methods and standards

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge of the following products would be considered an advantage:
    • Adobe Creative Suite (including Photoshop, Illustrator & Dreamweaver)
  • Digital marketing strategy knowledge/experience

Important Information

  • Please submit some writing examples with your application.
  • This position is a temporary replacement with an expected duration of about 12 months.

Work Location

Darmstadt, Germany


Start of Work: April 2020

Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

Important Notes

Before applying to this position, please read the page How to Apply.
Applicants must be EU citizens or have a valid work and residence permit for the above-mentioned work location.
Security, identity and reference checks on the candidates are part of the recruitment process.

Job Application

Please send your applications electronically to before the application deadline 31 March 2020.