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Vacancy in the Field of Research Transfer / Event Management (m/f/d)

Vacancy in the Field of Research Transfer / Event Management (m/f/d)

The Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut - subject to final approval of funds by the BMBF - has a vacancy in the field of Research Transfer / Event Management (m/f/d) from 1 June 2020 (a later start is possible after prior consultation) (if the personal requirements are met, up to pay grade 12 TV-L, 75%).

The Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI) in Hamburg is one of the leading institutes in its field within Europe. The institute examines media change and the related structural shifts in public communication. It combines basic research and research on knowledge transfer from cross-media, interdisciplinary and independent scholarly perspectives.

Together with ten other German institutes and universities, the HBI supports the "Forschungsinstitut Gesellschaftlicher Zusammenhalt" (FGZ; Research
Institute Social Cohesion). It contributes five sub-projects, which deal in particular with the significance of media for social cohesion. The advertised position is assigned to a sub-project that bundles all transfer activities of the FGZ location Hamburg. It will work closely with the staff of the other four sub-projects as well as with the HBI's academic communication department.

Your Tasks

  • Conception, organisation and implementation of transfer activities of the FGZ location Hamburg as well as their follow-up and evaluation, especially
    • public lectures, symposia and a "dialogue conference";
    • FGZ internal symposia;
    • project-internal round tables and workshops;
  • development of new, creative event concepts and formats for the scientific community and the interested (non-scientific) public;
  • Collaboration in public relations of the FGZ location Hamburg as part of the science communication at the HBI;
  • Participation or collaboration in the "AG Transfer" of the FGZ.

Your Qualifications

  • A degree in event management or a comparable field of study with a focus on event management (economics, marketing, PR, communication) or a completed vocational training in the commercial sector (preferably event management assistant);
  • Initial work experience in project and event management, preferably in science communication;
  • Structured, independent and service-oriented working style with a strong hands-on mentality and an eye for details;
  • Flexible commitment and willingness to travel on business;
  • Very good language skills in spoken and written German and English (both comparable to CEFR >= C1);
  • High affinity to media and communication science topics as well as to the research foci of the HBI.
Employment, salary and social benefits are based on the Public Sector Collective Agreement (Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst der Länder; TV-L), working 29,25 hours per week. The position is limited to four years due to the duration of the project.

The HBI aims to increase the proportion of men in the non-scientific staff. Therefore, applications from men are explicitly welcome. Persons with severe disabilities and persons with disabilities of equal status have priority over legally non-preferential applicants of equal aptitude, qualification and professional performance.

Contact

If you have any questions, please contact Christiane Matzen (Head of Science Communication; c.matzen@leibniz-hbi.de) and Dr. Jan-Hinrik Schmidt (Coordination of the FGZ Hamburg; j.schmidt@leibniz-hbi.de).

Application

Please send us your application with a meaningful cover letter and all relevant documents in a PDF file with the subject "WUB19-17" until 6 May 2020 by e-mail to: bewerbung@leibniz-hbi.de.
Please note that your application documents will be processed and stored in the context of filling the position. Travel expenses for job interviews can be reimbursed according to the regulations of the Hamburg Travel Expenses Act.
 

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