Job openings at Science|Business, a Brussels-based media and communications company specialised in EU innovation policies.


Web marketing and social media manager

Position available: 15 January 2017
Application deadline:  3 January 2018
Location: EU district, Brussels, Belgium

Science|Business opens a full-time position to run its social media activities and reinforce its communications team.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Handle mailing service (Campaign Master)
  • Writing and posting content in the Science|Business’ general and project-specific social accounts (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Youtube, Instagramm, Flickr)
  • Engineer and execute social media campaign for clients
  • Review analytics and suggest actions accordingly
  • Support to the events team


  • Excellent knowledge of English (native or equivalent)
  • Experience in social media
  • HTML skills
  • General understanding of the EU institutions and some knowledge of the research & innovation policy framework
  • Good communicator, both written and orally (evidence of written work and a test of on the phone may be required from the candidate during the interview process)
  • Flexible, adaptable, good team worker
  • Design skills are a plus
  • Experience with database management a plus
  • Suitable for a recent graduate


Please send your CV covering letter and at least 2 references to by e-mail if you need more information.



Policy analyst/writer

Position available: 1 February 2018
Application deadline: January 31, 2018

Location: EU district, Brussels, Belgium

Science|Business opens a full-time position to be a policy analyst/writer for reports, news and events related to EU research and innovation policy. 

Main responsibilities include

  • Drafting policy reports on various aspects of EU R&I policy and related sectoral issues (in energy, ICT, health and other domains), on behalf of our network of 60+ universities, companies and public sector organisations
  • Researching and writing articles, reports and other documents for communications projects
  • Writing news articles on sector-specific aspects of R&I policy, such as energy, health or ICT.
  • Research on key R&I-related policies and issues
  • Research and support in developing agendas, content and publications for our events
  • Contributing to social media or other communications tasks


  • Superb English writing – a frustrated poet or novelist, who can make any topic a pleasure to read
  • Understanding of EU institutions and some knowledge of the research & innovation policy framework. Deeper knowledge of a particular sector a plus.
  • Self-starting, passionate policy researcher and writer who wants, through his or her work with us, to improve the way Europe manages its research and innovation policies
  • Flexible, adaptable, good team worker
  • An ideal position for an ambitious, rising policy analyst or policy journalist
  • At least 2 years of experience in related work. A policy degree is a plus.


Please send your CV and covering letter to by e-mail if you need more information. Please note that due to the sheer volume of applications we receive we won't be able to respond to every application individually.



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.