Are you experienced with generating digital media content? Do you have an affinity with developing innovative and engaging online materials? Do you have experience with web based education? Do you embrace today’s and tomorrow’s challenges and opportunities and are you a team player in the core? Then we are looking for you.

What will you do?
You will support the Data Science research group, HBO-ICT programme, and the new UNESCO Chair in AI and Data Science for Society, the Faculty of IT &Design of The Hague University of Applied Sciences in the position of a Media Officer.
You will author content around research activities, such as publications, communication content, annual reports, and other communication and networking materials. You will arrange interviews, compile analytics and metrics, and maintain/curate a narrative of media coverage.

You will be responsible for:
  1. The management and the operation of educational digital division for HBO-ICT.
  2. Planning an e-learning programme and laying a bridge between researchers in the UNESCO Chair and the educational program for HBO-ICT.
  3. Facilitating the e-learning program of ITD and helping generate educational content for internal use in the university and to support the external community of partners and the public.
  4. Manage the digital presence of the UNESCO Chair.
  5. Coordinate communication with external partners.
  6. Give shape and form to the corporate identity of the UNESCO Chair of AI and Data Science, and maintain its image to the outside world.
  7. Generate and manage media content. Maintain the website and social media platforms for the Data Science research group.

Your profile
We want you to be successful as a communication officer in this position. We look forward to read more about your experience. Furthermore we would like to see in your resume that you have:
  • At least three years of experience in a similar role within a large organization;
  • Experience in developing content-rich websites, content management systems, user experience and conversion optimization;
  • Interpret website statistics;
  • Experience in SEO;
  • A good command of the English language, both spoken and written;
  • Experience in the production of audio/visual rich multimedia content;
  • Experience in using social media channels and online communication tools;
  • Affinity with education and research;
  • Knowledge of and experience within a university or higher education institution or possibly another large not-for-profit organization;
  • Experience working with Google Analytics.
What we offer
  • A key role in an ambitious, dynamic and professional team;
  • An appointment of 0,8 FTE, 32 hours in a temporary position for a period of one year, starting February 2023 (or earlier if possible). Extension of the appointment depends on the organizational, educational and financial conditions;
  • A salary between € 3.018,49 and € 4.569,57 gross per month (scale 10) for a full-time work week;
  • 8% holiday pay;
  • A guaranteed end of year pay of 8.3%;
  • The employment conditions are in line with the Collective Labour Agreement for higher professional education;
  • A thriving working environment at the most international University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands, working from the International City of Peace and Justice, The Hague.

THUAS as an inclusive campus
Preparing young people for the future is what The Hague University of Applied Sciences (De Haagse Hogeschool) does. We share our knowledge and give the students the skills they need to be strong and confident. We do this by emphasising three core values: global citizenship, internationalisation and networking. This helps students be aware of the world around them. Their whole lives.
As a University of Applied Sciences we stand in the middle of society and we also want to reflect this. In addition to our diversity amongst students, The Hague University of Applied Sciences values the same type of diversity in her staff and among students. The Hague University of Applied Sciences seeks an inclusive campus with a diverse student and staff population in which equal opportunities stand out. Through these various perspectives and creativity we are able to connect with the diversity amongst students, staff and the professional field in the evolving surroundings.

Are you our new colleague?
Do you think that you make a good match for this position, and do you look forward to working at THUAS? Then please just answer the next 5 questions and upload your resume. Please enlighten each question with a maximum of 200 words.
  1. What is especially appealing to you to work in our program and why specifically at an applied university?
  2. To qualify for a Media Officer, you need to have a degree in education. With what degree(s) and relevant qualification(s) can you strengthen our program?
  3. For this position we are specifically looking for candidates who have developed themself in digital media production. With which substantive expertise in the field of media production can you strengthen our program?
  4. What previous experience did you have in the production of online educational material?
  5. How do you plan to apply your background experience in conducting the tasks described above?
Are you our new colleague?
You can apply for the position by submitting your CV and response document that include the 5 answers to the questions above via the link below. The application deadline is Sunday 5th February 2023.
The first round of interviews will be planned in the week after, if necessary, through a digital connection.

Do you want more information?
Further information about this position can be obtained through contacting Hani Al-Ers, via e-mail:
Do you need more information on the application process? Please contact Rash Mokiem of team Resourcing, via +31 (0)70-445 8612 or via e-mail:

You can only apply for this position through the application button. Applications sent to these e-mail addresses will not be considered.
Recruitment in response to this job opportunity is not appreciated.