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Outreach Manager

Helmholtz Zentrum München

Helmholtz Zentrum München is a research center with the mission to discover personalized medical solutions for the prevention and therapy of environmentally triggered diseases and promote a healthier society in a rapidly changing world.

The Helmholtz Center Munich is globally recognized for innovations in data science and applied machine learning (ML), e.g. through its Institute of Computational Biology (ICB) and by hosting the national platform Helmholtz AI. Helmholtz AI is a research-driven hub that develops and promotes applied Artificial Intelligence (AI) methods for all Helmholtz centers in collaboration with its external and university partners.

Are you a creative thinker with excellent communications skills?
To coordinate, implement and advance our outreach activities we are inviting applications for an

Outreach Manager (m/f/x)

Full time

Neuherberg near Munich


Your responsibilities

The overall purpose of this job is to devise and execute a broad range of out­reach activities within Helmholtz AI. As part of our central manage­ment unit, you will contri­bute to further our mission by genera­ting engagement with our research activities, foste­ring community buil­ding within Helmholtz AI and the international scientific community, and raising aware­ness of Helmholtz AI’s societal impact. You will be sharing our enthusiasm for pro­moting ML and nurturing our friendly, cooperative environ­ment where everyone’s contribution is valued.

You will be

  • planning, developing and implementing Helmholtz AI’s media and digital multi­channel communications strategy.
  • managing, producing content for and disseminating through effective communi­cation tools (press releases, web­sites, social media, newsletter, and other materials).
  • managing external communications within Helmholtz AI, including virtual and phy­sical scientific events, public engagement and science education activities.
  • coordinating internal communi­cations within the platform, ensuring a smooth flow of infor­mation across local units.
  • working in an agile environ­ment that provides freedom to shape further pro­jects and initiatives.

You have

  • a degree in media, communication sciences or a com­parable qualification.
  • demonstrable experience in jour­nalism and/or outreach, and use of various out­reach channels.
  • demonstrable experience in organising events (physical, hybrid, digital) and pro­actively testing new formats and tools
  • excellent verbal and written fluency in English.
  • ability to work independently within an inter­national team and environment.

Additional preferred competences:

  • extra training in science communi­cation and dissemination.
  • knowledge and experience in using CMS (preferably TYPO3)
  • working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite or similar tool

What we offer you

  • goal-orientated professional development
  • compatibility of private life & work
  • flexible working hours, flexitime, without core times
  • 30 days vacation per year
  • in-house health management
  • a nursery directly at the campus
  • Elder Care & further consultation offers
  • company pension scheme
  • discounted public transport ticket
  • mobile work

Munich, with its numerous lakes and its vicinity to the Alps, is con­sidered to be one of the cities with the best quality of life world­wide. With its first-class universities and world-leading research institutions it offers an intellec­tually stimulating environment.

Remuneration and social benefits are based on the collective wage agree­ment for public-sector employees at federal level (TV EntgO Bund). The position is full-time and (initially) limited for two years.

To promote diversity, we wel­come applications from talented people regardless of cultural back­ground, nationality, ethnicity, gender and sexual identity, physical abilities, religion and age. Qualified appli­cants with physical disabili­ties will be given preference.

We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive online application. Please send your application (in English) in a single PDF file – including cover letter, CV and contact details of at least two references.

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If you have any further questions, simply contact Meike-Jana Kalb on +49 89 3187-3996, who will be happy to be of assistance.

Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Helmholtz AI
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1
85764 Neuherberg near Munich

Award for excellent gender equality policy for women and men. Helmholtz Zentrum München is parti­cularly committed to pro­moting professional equality between women and men. It therefore aims to increase the pro­portion of the under­represented sex in the respective field.

The Helmholtz Zentrum München is part of the Helmholtz Association, Germany’s largest scientific organiza­tion. Altogether 42 000 people currently work in its 19 scientific­technical and biological-medical research centers. The Association’s annual budget amounts to around 5 billion Euros.

Location: Neuherberg - Germany
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th February 2021
Expires: 12th April 2021
Job Ref: 100524
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