Trabaja en comunicación científica con proyectos Horizon ~

16 de noviembre de 2023

Trabaja en comunicación científica con proyectos Horizon

ICONS is a dynamic, inclusive and young working environment with a strong team working culture. Motivated, self-driven and committed candidates will find in our structure the possibility to challenge, improve and grow their professional skills. Among all organisations based in Lombardy, ICONS ranks third by number of projects funded under the Horizon Europe programme.

For our Science Communication department, we are looking for a Science Communication Officer with a good knowledge of the Horizon Europe Programme.

You will be in charge of managing dissemination and communication programmes for Horizon research projects in multiple areas, including energy, smart cities, circular economy, bio-economy, health and sustainability.


You will be accountable for:

·       Developing communication materials in English;

·       Looking after the implementation and maintenance of the project’s online communication channels;

·       Liaising with the members of the ICONS Graphic and Web design, Social media and video making teams, as well as journalists and other communication professionals;

·       Working on deliverables (e.g. communication and dissemination strategy, reports on communication activities);

·       Holding media and external stakeholders relations;

·       Acting as a touchpoint with project consortia and the European Commission representatives;

·       Representing ICONS at consortium and client meetings;

·       Organising workshops and events;

·       Supporting and writing proposals in collaboration with the ICONS Grant Office.


For this position we look for dynamic, self-confident people with a collaborative approach.

You should enjoy working in international and multi-cultural teams. We expect:

  • Flexibility and strong team-working skills with a cooperative problem-solving attitude;
  • Ability to load balance across multiple projects;
  • Availability and willingness to travel abroad for project meetings;
  • Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Teams and of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word);
  • Communication and presentation skills (both oral and written) in Italian language and English (C2 level or equivalent);
  • Excellent writing skills.

Background and Experience

  • Degree in Communication, Economic/Social Science or Science Communication studies;
  • 3 years of experience as Communication Officer/Manager;
  • Knowledge of EC-funded H2020 or Horizon Europe Programme;
  • Interest in Science Communication;
  • Communication and presentation skills (both oral and written) in Italian language and English (C2 level or equivalent);
  • Experience in journalism will be considered as a plus.

Working Location

Lodi (Italy) – smart working (a weekly minimum presence two days in the office is required)


We are looking for a professional willing to collaborate with ICONS on a long term basis.

ICONS will consider candidates with experience in business and research organisations as well as contractors.

The offered salary will depend on qualifications and work experience.

Start Date

December 2023


·       EU funded projects

·       Horizon Europe project

·       H2020 project

·       Communication

·       Dissemination

·       Science Communication

·       Communications Manager EU projects

·       Expert in European projects

·       Content writer

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