Communication Specialist and Coordinator of the Visitor Centre (f/m/d)

European XFEL

Communication Specialist and Coordinator of the Visitor Centre (f/m/d)

Part-time (19,5 hrs/Week)

European XFEL

Hamburg , Germany

Join our team

European XFEL is an international non-profit company located in the Hamburg area in Germany. It operates a 3.4 km-long X-ray laser, which produces X-rays of unique quality for studies in physics, chemistry, the life sciences, materials research and other disciplines. The diverse scientific facilities at European XFEL enable scientists from across the globe to carry out a wide range of experimental techniques.

To support our Public Relations group, we are now looking for a Communication Specialist and Coordinator of the Visitor Centre (f/m/d) in part-time (19,5 hrs/week).

The Position

  • Support the planning and realizing of events within the scope of the European XFEL Outreach and PR strategy;
  • Contribute to the conception and planning of the visitor centre during the construction phase with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Contribute to the development of the exhibition, including editing of texts;
  • Coordinate guided tours including providing trainings for guides and coordinating bookings;
  • Support the management of the European XFEL website, including project management, editing and content management;
  • Cultivate and strengthen existing and new collaborations with external partners;
  • Provide appropriate briefings for external service providers (for events, website requests, exhibition and architectural planners).

Requirements

  • A degree and experience in a relevant subject, e.g. Science, Communications, Event Management, Science outreach;
  • Proven track record in communication, especially in planning and organization of outreach activities and events;
  • Experience in the management of websites (CMS);
  • Strong organizational skills and service orientation;
  • Willingness to work flexible hours;
  • High degree of self-motivation, responsibility, and ability to cope with deadlines;
  • Strong team player with the ability to motivate employees to take part in events;
  • Fluent in English and German.

The following experience will be considered an asset:

  • Promotion and explanation of scientific topics to the general public and other target audiences;
  • PR and Science Communication.

Our offer

Salary and benefits are similar to those of public service organizations in Germany. In addition European XFEL provides a non-contributory company pension scheme, as well as broad relocation benefits. The European XFEL GmbH intends to achieve a widely international staff. Non-German candidates hired from abroad receive an international allowance.

Reference number: A-175
Duration: The appointment is limited to 2 years. An extension might be possible and is subject to a later decision.

Application

Please apply online and provide a motivation letter next to a CV in English, as well as your work certificates in one single PDF-file.

Handicapped persons will be given preference over other equally qualified applicants. The European XFEL GmbH is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women.

Deadline: 19 May 2021

For additional information, please contact Dr. Bernd Ebeling (bernd.ebeling@xfel.eu).

Working place will be Schenefeld in the Hamburg metropolitan area. General information on working in Germany, the Hamburg area and the European XFEL can be found under www.xfel.eu/careers.

European XFEL GmbH
Holzkoppel 4, 22869 Schenefeld, Germany
www.xfel.eu

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