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Communications and Press Manager

Who we are

Together with its members and partners, FIWARE Foundation drives the definition and the Open Source implementation of key open standards that enable the development of portable and interoperable smart solutions in a faster, easier and affordable way. FIWARE avoids vendor lock-in scenarios and provides all whilst nurturing FIWARE as a sustainable and innovation-driven business ecosystem.

The foundation achieves this through the support of a fast-growing global community that shares a common vision and combines their efforts toward making FIWARE the Open Source technology of choice for industries, governments, universities and associations to reach their full potential and scale up their activities, thereby, entering new markets and growing their businesses. Founded in 2016, the foundation has Atos, Engineering, Red Hat, NEC, Telefónica and Trigyn Technologies among its 500+ members.

Your responsibilities

FIWARE’s Marketing team is on the hunt for a smart, strategic and tech-savvy market content manager, responsible for sourcing, producing and editing the most compelling stories from across our global business, to:

  • Act as a leader on our editorial activities with a focus on external audiences
  • Develop and realize editorial campaigns with our media & press partners
  • Publish content regularly across our communications platforms (e.g., website, email, social media, video channel)
  • Develop and foster relationships with the press community, stakeholders, and other entities, lead and publish FIWARE’s press kit and press releases
  • Collect, analyze, and utilize information and feedback to identify opportunities to create or support white papers and position papers in collaboration with the FIWARE community
  • Plan, create and execute communications assets in support of major launches/events/ announcements
  • Work with projects and content owners to write and edit a wide range of communications that reflect our business, its vision and goals
  • Track and analyze metrics to measure reach and effectiveness, while identifying opportunities for improvement
  • Lead selected video campaigns and event videos together with the team and external service providers, from storytelling to realization to launch, inc. the support of post-production activities
  • Explore and implement new technologies and tools to improve efficiency and audience engagement
  • Following the role and impact of the Marketing department, all team members dedicate a certain part of their time to the support of Mission Support Committees (MSC), to selected projects of the European Commission and to international virtual and in-person events
Your profile
  • Flexible, creative and proactive mindset with a getting-things-done attitude
  • At least five years of (international) corporate communication and/or media industry experience, capable of managing digital channels
  • Excellent writer and copyeditor
  • Creative approach to storytelling, including writing, infographics and video
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, English or related field
  • Experience collaborating with IT teams and agencies to define modern, highly engaging digital and print experiences
  • Experience working across communications platforms
  • A ‘big-picture’ thinker, with the ability to provide timely, strategic and tactical guidance to teammates and cross-functional business partners
  • English native speaker or proficient English user
  • You are based in Germany, Italy or Spain
What we offer you
  • Work with multiple teams worldwide
  • Dynamic work in a friendly international team
  • Possibility to work independently and agile
  • Growing into a responsible position if wanted

As soon as possible

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If you feel that this sounds like you, please send your application documents, including your earliest possible starting date.

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