Novo Nordisk Foundation
Novo Nordisk Foundation
Journalist within Communication and Stakeholder Relations
Do you have hands-on experience with journalism and a flair for communicating complex issues? Can you transform scientific and academic information into news stories that can attract attention from a wide audience by making interesting material lively and stimulating? The Novo Nordisk Foundation is looking for a professional communicator (Officer) for our Communication and Stakeholder Relations team.
The job
In close collaboration with our team, you will as Officer in Communications and Stakeholder Relations produce and disseminate news and other relevant information about the Foundation’s grant-awarding activities on all media platforms.
You will:
  • prepare and write press releases, manage media enquiries and collaborate with external partners in publishing news stories; and
  • conduct scientific interviews and produce news articles, social media content and films and videos for the Foundation’s communication platforms, including, a news site established by the Foundation.
You will be part of a dedicated team of communication professionals that supports the Foundation and Novo Holdings A/S in achieving their objectives and goals.
Professional qualifications
We are looking for a team-oriented individual with at least 3 years of practical experience within journalism and external communication, preferably in knowledge-intensive environments.
  • You are passionate about your written skills and experienced in communicating complex issues.
  • Experience of communicating topics within the Foundation’s grant-awarding areas would be an advantage.
  • You are always precise and concise in your work.
  • You are proficient in communicating in Danish and English, both spoken and written.
Personal qualifications
You are:
  • committed and have a positive can-do attitude;
  • creative and organized and can manage and complete several projects simultaneously;
  • dynamic, flexible and can meet deadlines;
  • responsible and can work independently; and
  • helpful and team-oriented.

Working at the Novo Nordisk Foundation
We offer a committed and professional workplace in which we emphasize that our colleagues thrive, are challenged and have opportunities to develop their potential. A career at the Foundation gives you the opportunity to work:
  • on important projects that benefit society;
  • with key actors within research and development; and
  • as part of a dedicated team that is passionate about creating change and progress.
How to apply
For more information, please contact Senior Officer Christian Mostrup Scheel at or phone: +45 35 27 66 05. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible and no later than 3 April 2019.
To apply, please upload your CV, cover letter and university transcripts. To apply, click "Apply now" at the bottom of this site.

About the Novo Nordisk Foundation
The Novo Nordisk Foundation dates back to 1922, and is an independent Danish foundation with corporate interests. Our vision is to contribute significantly to research and development that improves the lives of people and the sustainability of society. 
Since 2010, the Foundation has donated more than DKK 16 billion (€2.1 billion), primarily for research at public institutions and hospitals in Denmark and the other Nordic countries. The Foundation gets its income from ownership in the Novo Group companies and more than 80 other life science companies.
In the coming years, the Foundation will broaden its scope and increase its grants for scientific, humanitarian and social purposes. As a consequence, we are a growing organization, which means new job openings and exciting opportunities for employees to be a part of forming the future of the Foundation.
Read more about the Novo Nordisk Foundation’s history, strategy and ownership structure here.
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Novo Nordisk Foundation
Christian Mostrup Scheel
Telefon: +45 35 27 66 05
3. april
Novo Nordisk Foundation
Tuborg Havnevej 19
2900 Hellerup

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