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Communications Coordinator and DTP Specialist - 6 month maternity contract

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Work type: Fixed Term Contract
Location: Basel
Categories: Western Europe, Individual Contributor

This 6 month maternity position manages the production of collateral marketing material within the regional headquarters.  The successful candidate ensures an effective process with high-quality output by continually reviewing process design, supportive infrastructure as well as management of internal and external resources with the Communications Team Leader.  This person coordinates production projects (print material, audiovisuals) at a regional level, ensuring correctness of text, design and branding, print and distribution. Will be responsible for language versions and their dissemination.  Liaises with communications staff in Basel and the EMEA markets along with key internal and external resources.  

Key requirements: 

  • Desktop publishing skills, experience with handling print runs (ideal person: typograph, polygraph)
  • Required knowledge: Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Adobe Professional DC), MS Office


  • Final layout checks and necessary corrections of print materials and digital documents in up to 31 languages
  • Creation of print files according to Cochlear requirements/standard
  • In-house updates and finalisations of print materials
  • Country adaptations of media materials (ads, posters, roll-ups): implementation of translated text, layout amendments, co-branding, formatting, creation of print files; in case of special formats that need a new layout; support by graphic design agency
  • Support countries with event materials (invitations, programmes)
  • Creation of print files according to Cochlear requirements/standard


  • Placing print runs/reprints of promotional materials for EMEA region (except Baha, Carina) – orders from countries, CAG departments, for conferences, EMEA Marketing purposes, SOH
  • Print runs of event materials for congresses organised by EMEA Marketing

Document Management:

  • Document filing, version control, logbooks (if required) - in collaboration with team
  • Handover of final documents for Compass and Extranet (via Smartsheet form)


  • Requisitions, receiving (Internal system)

iStock / imagery database:

  • Manage iStock account: purchase credits, assign credits to team members, purchase images


Cochlear’s mission is to help people hear and be heard. Around the world, more people chose a Cochlear-branded hearing implant system than any other. Our employees tell us that the number one reason they enjoy working for Cochlear is the opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives. Learn and grow with us as we tackle the most complex challenges in helping people to Hear Now. And Always. Cochlear is the global market leader in implantable hearing solutions including cochlear implant systems (CI) and bone anchored hearing aids (Baha™).

Equal opportunities

Cochlear is committed to providing equal opportunities to avoid unlawful discrimination on the grounds of race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, religion/belief or age.

In line with our corporate ethics and statutory obligations we strive to ensure that the work environment is free of harassment and bullying and that everyone is treated with dignity and respect - this is an important aspect of ensuring equal opportunities in employment.

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