General information

Offer title: Communication Officer for ATLASea and Cell-ID PEPRs – Cell-ID (M/F)
Reference: INS1630-SEBCAB-003
Number of positions: 1
Workplace: PARIS 05
Date of publication: December 16, 2023
Type of Contract: FTC Technical/Administrative
Contract Period: 24 months
Expected date of employment: February 1, 2024
Proportion of work: Full time
Remuneration: Between €2,350 and €2,634 gross monthly, depending on experience
Desired level of education: Level 6 – (Bachelor’s degree +3 or +4)
Experience required: Indifferent
BAP: Culture, Communication, Production and dissemination of knowledge
Job type: Communication Officer


Within the management teams of PEPR ATLASea and Cell-ID, the communication officer will be responsible for implementing the internal and external communication strategy within the priorities identified by each of the two programs, with a distribution of 50% ATLASea / 50% Cell-ID. He/she will report directly to the program directors of the PEPRs and be attached to the communication unit of CNRS Biology. The Programs and Priority Research Equipment aim at emerging scientific or technological sectors for which the State wishes to identify and structure communities:

ATLASea, one of the PEPR laureates, co-led by CNRS and CEA, aims to sequence the genome of 4,500 marine species with a strong coverage of mainland species but also including species from overseas territories. Cell-ID targets cellular interception medicine: the goal is to identify early cellular and molecular signatures to detect diseases and correct cellular destiny aberrations.


In interaction with the project directors of the PEPRs, the communication officer will deploy the following activities:

  • Contribute to the PEPRs communication policy and plan, as well as its implementation,
  • Manage the creation and realization of external communication products and supports (newsletter; various brochures and leaflets; events; web ecosystem; videos, etc.),
  • Project management: specifications, budget, coordination, financial, legal, and logistical monitoring, evaluation, use of external service providers,
  • Organize events (symposiums, workshops, conferences) related to the scientific life of the program, targeting the scientific community or the general public, and ensure promotion through the web and social networks;
  • Work closely (advisory) with other communication officers within the Communication, Scientific Mediation, and Publishing Service;
  • Ensure supervision and management of service providers as well as the quality of subcontracted work within given deadlines;
  • Maintain and develop internal and external communication networks;
  • Prepare information content related to the PEPRs;
  • Harvest information from the programs;
  • Monitor, define the editorial policy of the PEPR website, implement its animation and update (webmaster);
  • Inform the scientific community about the projects and actions of the program via a newsletter: propose content, write, and participate in its layout, as well as ensure its distribution.


General knowledge:

  • Good knowledge of communication;
  • First experience in scientific communication;
  • Practice in digital communication and mastery of social networks;
  • Experience in event organization;
  • Knowledge of the French academic environment;
  • Good writing skills in French and fluent in English (written and spoken).


  • Mastery of software specific to communication activities (especially web interfaces such as WordPress/Drupal, digital design software such as InDesign/Photoshop, etc.);
  • Ability to define priorities, take initiatives, and be proactive.

Soft skills:

  • Autonomy and versatility in the exercise of functions;
  • Strong time and workload management skills, organization, rigor, adaptability, proactivity, and responsiveness;
  • Assertive relational qualities, ability to work in a team, and demonstrate diplomacy;
  • Interest in science, a taste for interaction with scientists and support personnel distributed throughout the national territory;
  • Ability to respect rules of discretion and confidentiality.

Work Context

The recruited communication officer will be based at the CNRS headquarters in Paris (Paris Normandy Delegation, Paris 16th), in the premises of CNRS Biology (Communication unit). Travel is expected in Paris to meet with PEPR research teams at the Institute of Biology of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (IBENS) and at the Pasteur Pavilion of the Curie Institute.

Constraints and risks

The proposed position has no specific risks or constraints.

Application deadline: January 6, 2024

Offer title: Communication Officer for ATLASea and Cell-ID PEPRs – Cell-ID (M/W) [CLOSED]
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