Science|Business recruits network director

23 Jan 2018 | Network Updates

Science|Business, a media and communications company specialised in EU innovation policies is expanding and looking for a senior expert to manage its 60+ organisation network that brings together leading technology universities, multinationals, government agencies.

Main tasks:

  • Set activities for the Network in line with the company’s growth strategy
  • Liaison with European Commission and Parliament on R&I policy topics of interest to Network members
  • Organise communications with all Network members
  • Run high-level working groups in R&I policy
  • Event moderation and public speaking on behalf of the company
  • Responsible for the Network’s budget and membership renewals
  • Expand the Network

Required competences:

  • Management experience in running comparable networks or consortia
  • Well connected and wellregarded in the European research and innovation community
  • At least 10 years of experience  in EU affairs (previous experience in public affairs, consultancy, journalism, thinktank activities or R&I-related projects indispensable)
  • Indepth knowledge of EU research and innovation policies and EU institutions
  • Excellent communications skills, oral and written
  • Excellent English

Full-time (free-lance)

Compensation commensurate with experience, including basic fee + sales commission and equity.

Application deadline: February 12th, 2018

Starting date: immediately

Location: EU district, Brussels, Belgium


Please send your CV and covering letter to [email protected] by e-mail if you need more information.

About Science|Business

Science Business Publishing Ltd. is a UK media and communications company with a Brussels branch office that is specialised in the European innovation community. The company was founded in 2004 by two leading science and technology journalists in Europe and has expanded to a team of communications experts, developed a unique reputation among European research institutes, universities, technol­ogy companies, EU institutions, and government agencies and devised a series of initiatives to help Europe innovate:

  • A unique network  bringing together more than 60 leading technology universities, multinationals, and public sector organisations to facilitate policy debate and stimulate innovation in Europe.
  • An online news service of EU innovation policy and a weekly newsletter distributed to 18,000 key innovation contacts and beyond.
  • A communications consulting service, focused on the innovation community.

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