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Pensoft Publishers Ltd. is looking for a motivated professional to join our team. We are hiring:

Communications Professional (Sofia, BG; Brussels, BE or remote)
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You are an experienced communications mastermind and, at the same time, an environmentally conscious individual? You believe that environmental sciences and saving nature on our Planet must have wider outreach among practitioners, policy makers and the general public? So do we. Pensoft Publishers Ltd. is a recognised life science open access publisher with a very committed team, leading the communication and dissemination activities in several European research projects.

Pensoft is looking for an accomplished Communications Professional with strong management skills to join our project team in Brussels or Sofia, or to work remotely from any EU country.

What will you do?

  • Develop and implement strategic communication and dissemination plans for short- and long-term positioning of research infrastructures and projects at EU level.
  • Organise and manage the internal communication flow with international networks by e.g. facilitation strategic business meetings and calls with large groups of participants.
  • Analyse and compile scientific knowledge into policy briefs, factsheets, reports and other outreach materials for scientists, decision-makers etc.
  • Translate complex research outputs into high-quality newsletters, press releases, blogs and other communication materials for media and the general public.
  • Take a leadership role in the creation of impactful visual materials, like videos, and infographics.
  • Build and maintain a community in the social media channels Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and others.
  • Stay up-to-date with current trends in the environmental policy and communication field and proactively propose innovative methods and techniques.

Competencies and skills we are looking for

  • You have a degree in Communications, Marketing and/or Environmental Sciences.
  • You have a minimum of 4-5 years of experience with communication, dissemination & exploitation in research projects (e.g. EU Horizon or similar).
  • You are an experienced team-, work package- and task manager, with a strong work ethic, cultural sensitivity and a reliable performance.
  • You have worked with scientific concepts in the environmental sciences domain or have a strong personal interest in environmental sustainability.
  • You possess an aptitude for public relations & stakeholder engagement and are comfortable to proactively reach out to people and fit well in groups.
  • You are well-organised and keep orderly records of all your work-related data.

What we offer

  • Opportunity to work in high profile EU-funded research projects with renowned scientists across Europe and to travel internationally for project-related missions.
  • A chance to further develop your skills via regular theoretical and practical training on specialised work-related topics.
  • This job is ideal for a flexible self-employed person, based in an EU country. Your hours and workload will depend on your effective involvement in ongoing projects.
  • Part-time job is a possibility, but for no less than 4 hours a day.
  • Opportunity to use our centrally located offices in Brussels or Sofia, or work remotely from another EU country.
  • The job opens the opportunity for a long-term position in an EU-based research infrastructure.
  • Payment will be agreed on the basis of an hourly rate and a time-sheet. You arrange your social security and tax dues according to your self-employed status.

Present your strengths for the job in a CV and cover letter to a.sapundzhieva@pensoft.net. Our team will get in touch with the shortlisted applicants.

Front-end software developer (Sofia, BG)
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About the role:

Pensoft is looking for a motivated and energetic front-end software developer to join our IT team in Sofia, Bulgaria. The role involves working on Pensoft’s innovative signature scholarly publishing platform ARPHA, journal and project websites and applications. The employee will be reporting directly to the Chief Technology Officer.

Contracting freelancers is also possible under special conditions.

Requirements:

  • 3+ years experience with Angular;
  • Experience with Webpack/Rollup or similar JS bundler.

Advantages:

  • Experience with Laravel;
  • Masters or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar;
  • Experience with AWS/MS Azure/Google Cloud platforms.

We offer:

  • Attractive salary;
  • Friendly and dynamic working environment;
  • Possibilities for professional and personal growth;
  • Standard working hours;
  • Hybrid workplace.

Candidates are welcome to send a CV and a short cover letter to t.georgiev@pensoft.net. Our team will get in touch with the shortlisted applicants.

Back-end software developer (Sofia, BG)
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About the role:

Pensoft is looking for a motivated and energetic back-end software developer to join our IT team in Sofia, Bulgaria. The role involves working on Pensoft’s innovative signature scholarly publishing platform ARPHA, journal and project websites and applications. The employee will be reporting directly to the Chief Technology Officer.

Contracting freelancers is also possible under special conditions.

Requirements:

  • 4+ years experience with Laravel, Symphony, or similar PHP framework;
  • 4+ years experience with PostgreSQL/MySQL/Oracle.

Advantages:

  • Master’s or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar;
  • Experience with AWS/MS Azure/Google Cloud platforms;
  • Experience with Angular.

We offer:

  • Attractive salary;
  • Friendly and dynamic working environment;
  • Possibilities for professional and personal growth;
  • Standard working hours;
  • Hybrid workplace.

Candidates are welcome to send a CV and a short cover letter to t.georgiev@pensoft.net. Our team will get in touch with the shortlisted applicants.

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