Communication and Media Specialist (f/m/d)

Közép-európai Egyetem

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Communication and Media Specialist (f/m/d)


Közép-európai Egyetem

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Position:StaffUnit:E-mail:Open for Employee ReferralApplication deadline:Open until filledStarting date:As soon as possibleLocation: Vienna or Hungary in case of an employment contract, or flexible in case of a contract on a freelance basis
Full- Or Part-time: full-time employment contract (Hungary) or part-time employment contract (Vienna) or flexible in case of a contract on a freelance basisThe Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy at Central European University (CEU) invites applications for a communications and media specialist to support the newly elected Vice Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Diana Urge-Vorsatz, who is a professor at the Department, in her communications and media activities.Your duties and responsibilities:The successful candidate will provide communication support to the IPCC Vice Chair in her media and social media presence. Their responsibilities will include:

  • developing a communications and social media strategy
  • reaching out to national, international and internet-based media outlets and arranging interviews
  • helping to translate complex climate change related scientific materials into well-accessible and interesting content, in cooperation with the Vice Chair and her science assistant
  • developing regular and consistent social media presence related to the IPCC and climate change science
  • demonstrably increasing the media, and especially the social media reach of the Vice Chair and IPCC materials
  • systematically monitors appearances across media channels, analyzes data, and derives insights to inform the development of effective communication strategies

Your skills and qualifications:The successful candidate

  • has a master’s degree in any field, with science-related fields being an advantage
  • experience in communications
  • has excellent media contacts, ideally also in international media
  • has a strong interest in and ability to digest complex scientific knowledge
  • has a track record in being able to increase media and social media reach
  • an interdisciplinary background is a plus, or a demonstrated interest and experience in digesting complex scientific publications in a broad diversity of fields

What we offer:We offer a competitive salary up to 50,000 EUR per year supergross, depending on residence and contracting arrangements, as well as a dynamic and international academic environment and the possibility to gain experience with top-level academic teaching, IPCC, scientific communication and institution building.The initial contract is for seven years in Austria; in Hungary different rules apply.Freelancer arrangements will also be accommodated.How to applyApplicants need to submit:

  • a letter of motivation including the suggested work arrangement and availability
  • a CV
  • evidence of track record of helping increase (social) media reach.

Please send your complete application package to: – including the job code in the subject line: 2024/007CEU is strongly committed to the promotion of gender equality and equal opportunities within our institution. Previous training, work experience and/or engagement with matters of equality, diversity and inclusion at the organizational level will be an asset.Central European University does not discriminate on the basis of-including, but not limited to-race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, gender and sexual orientation in administering its educational policies, admissions policies, employment, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.About CEUOne of the world’s most international universities, a unique founding mission positions as both an acclaimed center for the study of economic, historical, social and political challenges, and a source of support for building open and democratic societies that respect human rights and human dignity. CEU is accredited in the United States and Austria, and offers English-language , programs in the social sciences, the humanities, law, environmental sciences, management and public policy. CEU enrolls more than 1,400 students from over 100 countries, with faculty from over 50 countries.In 2019, CEU relocated from Hungary to Austria as the Hungarian government revoked its ability to issue US-accredited degrees in the country. As a result, CEU offers all of its degree programs in Vienna, Austria; and retains a non-degree, research and civic engagement presence in Budapest, Hungary, through its , the , the and , and its Hungarian language public educational programs and public lectures.For more information, please visit .CEU is an equal opportunity employer.The privacy of your personal information is very important to us. We collect, use, and store your personal information in accordance with the requirements of the applicable data privacy rules, including specifically the General Data Protection Regulation. To learn more about how we manage your personal data during the recruitment process, please see our Privacy Notice under “Job Applicant” at .

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Bécs – Magyarország

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Thu, 07 Mar 2024 03:41:18 GMT

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