Science Communication Assistant (f/m), 20 hrs. per week

VRVis is looking for your support! We are seeking a skilled and creative mind to join our administrative team so that we can extent our communications/PR activities. VRVis is Austria's leading research center for visualization and virtual reality with headquarters in Vienna. You will find more information about us on our website.

Key responsibilities

  • Support of our science communications, press and public relations activities
  • Creation of content and articles for online and print media
  • Active support for website and social media channels
  • Monitoring and reporting of activities and results
  • Support during the planned web relaunch (content, structure)

What you will bring to the team

  • Excellent communication skills and joy to apply them
  • General interest in science & technology (in particular IT)
  • A good feel for target groups & respective content (presentation, image and text)
  • Hands-on experience with content management systems (Processwire, TYPO3, etc.)
  • First experience with SEO and SEA
  • Very good command of German and English
  • Team competence and can-do mentality
  • Completed or almost completed studies in communications/PR or 1-2 yrs. professional experience in comparable position

What we offer in return

  • Open-ended contract, 20 hrs. per week
  • On-the-job training
  • Study- and family-friendly (flexible) working hours
  • Supportive atmosphere in an inclusive team
  • Room to proactively develop and implement your own ideas
  • Our office is located in Vienna, the #1 city to live in worldwide, and easily accessible by means of public transport
  • Minimum gross salary € 993,57 (14 times per year) according to IT-KV (collective agreement) with likely overpay depending on qualification

Application deadline: 31. July 2019

To download this job advertisment as a PDF please click here. Please forward your application (in English and/or German) incl. CV, motivational letter, your earliest possible entry date, (school) certificates/degrees, suitable work samples if available to:


Franziska Steyer-Beerman
VRVis Zentrum für Virtual Reality und Visualisierung Forschungs-GmbH
Donau-City-Str. 11
1220 Wien