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23 Sep 2021

Full-Time Communications Associate

Salzburg Global Seminar – Posted by Salzburg Global Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

Job Description

Position Available: Communications Associate

Location: Salzburg, Austria

Start Date: Q4 2021

ABOUT SALZBURG GLOBAL SEMINAR
Salzburg Global Seminar is an independent nonprofit organization and social enterprise with a mission to challenge current and future leaders to shape a better world.

Our programs are inclusive, interdisciplinary, international and intergenerational and for 75 years have demonstrated significant impact on individuals, institutions and ideas.

We convene cohorts of passionate changemakers across diverse fields and backgrounds, develop and curate networks, support collaborations to create positive change in organizations and communities, share innovations with new audiences, and work with partners around the globe to maximize our impact.

Whether at our home of Schloss Leopoldskron, in online communities, or in locations around the world, our programs are designed to provide a global lab for innovation and change.

Together with our global Fellowship and partners around the world, we are addressing the interlinking imperatives of our time: reducing social and economic inequality; advancing racial and gender equity; promoting good governance; and protecting our climate to ensure the sustainability of human societies.

ABOUT THE POSITION
The Communications Associate is an early-career position. The successful candidate will be a highly organized, quick learner with one to two years’ experience in communications and eager to work in an international environment. The position reports to the Director of Communications and supports the Public Affairs team in external communications – both digital and print – and community engagement of our Salzburg Global Fellowship. The position is based at Schloss Leopoldskron, home of Salzburg Global Seminar in Salzburg, Austria.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Write both short, quick-turn-around and long, in-depth features on a wide range of topics for SalzburgGlobal.org, daily program newsletters, program reports, and external media partners’ publications
  • Produce engaging multimedia content from Salzburg Global’s online programs, including both full-length webinar videos and short social media clips
  • Produce written and multimedia content about program participants and the wider impact of Salzburg Global Seminar based on own research and interviews
  • Design and edit marketing materials for Salzburg Global Seminar and Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron in line with corporate branding guidelines
  • Draft press releases for distribution via our media contacts database and maintain up-to-date distribution lists within the database
  • Support the production of Salzburg Global webinars, podcasts, social media and print publications
  • Support delivery of online and in-person events

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • One to two years’ experience in a communications role within the media, nonprofit or corporate sectors
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail; native or equivalent proficiency in written and spoken English is required; working proficiency in written and spoken German is also highly desirable
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a communications-related field or supplemented with professional and/or academic training in a communications-related field
  • Excellent IT skills in audio and video editing; Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs Suite and Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Premier Pro, Illustrator and Audition) skills are required; experience with web CMS is also highly desirable
  • A can-do attitude, ability to multi-task and a willingness to work flexible hours, according to program needs
  • Confidence and comfort communicating with people at different levels of seniority, through a multitude of channels and from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds
  • Interest in international affairs and/or other topics covered by Salzburg Global Seminar’s programs

COMPENSATION

  • 2200 EUR per month before tax
  • Monthly salary paid 14 times per year (double in June and December)
  • A modest relocation package will be offered for candidates outside of Salzburg
  • Standard Austrian benefits include health insurance, pension contributions, sick pay, and 25 days of annual leave
  • Salzburg Global-specific benefits include free daily staff lunch, annual staff social events, special rates for Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron, and discounts to local tourism attractions.

​​​​​​Salzburg Global is an equal opportunity employer. We aim to be an exemplary international institution with regards to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds (including communities of color, the LGBT* community and people with disabilities) to apply and join us in our work.

How to Apply

Please send the following to hr@salzburgglobal.org with the subject line "Communications Associate":
  • Cover letter
  • A CV/résumé
  • Three examples of your communications work, including writing and multimedia (these can be provided as attachments and/or links)
Applications will be reviewed as they are received. No phone calls please.

Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

Job expires in 13 days.

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