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Job Title Head of Communications & Digital Strategy
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media, Teaching/Academia
Salary Competitive
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Budapest, Hungary
Job Requirements Qualifications
Ideal candidates will have:
• A top graduate degree in a relevant field (e.g. social sciences, journalism),
• Extensive professional experience (ideally 5-10 years) in a communication unit in the private, public and/or non-profit sector. Prior exposure to a leading global academic institution is desirable. Experience in leading projects and managing people and teams is desirable.
• Excellent writing and editing skills (e.g., text, film, photos).
• Excellent media contacts.
• Familiarity with leveraging social media and a passion to understand and use the changing digital media environment.
• Experience with website management is a must. Design experience and experience with contact management systems are desirable.
• Experience with educational technology is an asset.
• Outstanding command of the English language and proven editing skills, as well as the ability to draft and summarize texts exemplifying a native or near native-level.
• Experience that demonstrates strategic thinking.
• Background as a self-driven, entrepreneurial team player.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds; gender and cultural awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities;
• Commitment to promoting the values of an open society in a global age.
About Our Company About the School of Public Policy
In the words of its founder, George Soros, SPP aspires to become a “new kind of global institution dealing with global problems.” In its degree and non-degree programs, SPP aims to create an educational experience that involves not only the acquisition of skills and knowledge but also the cultivation of a mindset that emphasizes entrepreneurship, innovation, cultural awareness and a commitment to the public good. Commencing in September 2013, SPP’s two-year professional Master of Public Administration (MPA) program will attract exceptional students from across the globe, who seek a transformational experience to prepare for a career as change-makers in the public, civil society, and private sectors. Building on Central European University’s rich tradition of promoting diversity and open societies, SPP will cultivate a rigorous interdisciplinary environment and will strive to become a dynamic laboratory of ideas.

About Central European University
Central European University (CEU) is a research-intensive university specializing in graduate education in the social sciences, humanities, public policy, law and business. It is located in Budapest, Hungary, and accredited in the United States and Hungary. The language of instruction is English.CEU’s mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, and civic engagement, in order to contribute to the development of open societies around the world. CEU offers both master and doctoral programs, and enrolls more than 1500 students from over 100 nations. The teaching staff consists of more than 180 resident faculty members from over 40 countries, in addition to a large number of prominent visiting scholars from around the world.
CEU is an equal opportunity employer.
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