Corporate Communication & Branding Manager International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory INL

Ref.08.17.131 - Corporate Communication & Branding Manager

Employer: Int. Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL)

Location: Braga, Portugal

Field of Expertise: Communication/Marketing

Career Stage: +5years of experience

Job Type: Full Time

Closing Date: September20th 2017, 23:00h Lisbon time

Salary: Competitive package and benefits




INL is seeking a qualified Corporate Communication & Branding Manager to help develop and integrate high-impact corporate communication & branding strategies.

The role of the Corporate Communication & Marketing Manager is to develop and execute a comprehensive strategic communication plan and manage internal and external communication activities that promote and enhance the institution's identity.

This position is also responsible for writing and/or proofing all of INL`s branding and marketing initiatives, official internal/external communications and content related to special events. 



Job Role & Key Responsibilities

The Cooperate Communication & Marketing Manager will play a strong role in content creation, coordination and management in the day-to-day operation of INL´s communications. This position requires proven competence in writing and production in printed and electronic related media, strong knowledge of the web and social media, and an ability to work with a diverse set of colleagues. This position also requires the ability to tailor language, tone, style and format to match the audience and to have up-to-date knowledge of current affairs and general science issues. The Cooperate Communication & Marketing Manager will report to the Director General.

As a Cooperate Communication & Branding Manager you will take on a key role within the following responsibilities:

  • Build a highly effective team to implement innovative approaches that advance office-level and institutional goals, providing leadership and managerial oversight to these areas - communication; marketing; creative services; outreach activities and pr & media;
  • Develop a strategic communication plan and core messaging that proactively advances the positioning of INL;
  • Develop partnerships with media organizations to advance overall institutional goals and larger programmatic goals;
  • Plan, implement and monitor appropriate actions to promote effective online communications and engagement;
  • Provide writing support for news coverage for the Organization;
  • Edit communication products such as articles, e-newsletters, brochure and annual reports;
  • Create strategic content partnerships with a variety of online/offline channels to reach society and stakeholders globally;
  • Develop and implement day-to-day communication campaigns to target key audiences, including printed and social media and other audience engagement tools;
  • Represent INL as a communication speaker at external and internal level;
  • Support website update: drafting articles, news, publications and the creation of digital content, such as videos and other visual material;
  • Serve as communication strategist and consultant with INL´s research community to develop strategies, key messages and vehicles for communication.



Job Requirements

Applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Degree in Communication Sciences, Marketing or related fields;
  • MSc. Degree in Marketing, Design, Multimedia or related fields will be highly evaluated;
  • Proven track-record in developing and implementing communication strategies and plans in public or private institutions/companies. Experience of such work within research and technological development (RTD) institutes or similar RTD settings will be strongly valued.
  • Extensive experience in deploying a variety of digital tools to advance communication and marketing targets;
  • Wide expertise in computer literacy;
  • Proven track record and experience of marketing/communication/branding through diverse communication channels.
  • Outstanding leadership, team-building and change management skills in a unique, highly complex, and evolving organization;
  • A strategic and creative thinker;
  • Exceptional writing and communication skills.




  • English is the working language of INL. Therefore, excellent communication skills in English are required. Knowledge of other European languages (especially Spanish) would be an advantage. 



What we offer

  • Employment contract and competitive compensation package.
  • Employees will also benefit of the various social facilities available at INL.
  • International and highly competitive environment in contact with leading edge technology.


How to Apply

International candidates are welcome to apply. Only applications in English will be accepted. The application is made online. Please click on the 'Apply' button;

Interested applicants should submit a motivation letter, a full curriculum vitae and University certificates. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Employment Agreement

If your application is successful and you accept our offer of employment you will receive the employment agreement and all other relevant documents. If you are relocating, you will be given assistance by the HR Office.


If Your Application is Not Successful

We highly value the interest shown from applicants wishing to become a part of the INL experience. It is important for us to maintain good communications with candidates. No matter the outcome of the application, we always send the applicant an answer.


Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Principle

INL is an equal opportunity organisation, committed to providing equal career opportunities and firmly adheres to a principle of non-discrimination in respect of gender, age, nationality, racial group, or any other possible discriminatory issues.


Enquires should be made to:

The advertisement deadline may be extended at any time without previous notice in order to improve the suitability and effectiveness of the recruitment process.


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