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Social Media Editor (EG 11 TV-H) - in the Communications, Press and Public Relations Office

in the Central University Administration - (currently 40 hours per week), initially limited to two years, (§ 14 para. 2, TzbfG)

Application deadline:


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Applications to:




  • We are looking for a dedicated online journalist interested in education, science and knowledge transfer to provide strategic and content management and development for the University and Science Park social media channels.
  • to expand our press team, we would like an online PR expert to support the university's press team in addressing young prospective students for the dynamically developing University of Kassel and innovative founders for the Science Park in a target group-oriented manner. An increase in user numbers in the relevant channels and corresponding monitoring, the use of moving image communication and maintaining contact with online multipliers in the city, region and other founder locations are all part of the profile of this exciting job.




  • completed university studies (Bachelor or FH), ideally with additional journalistic training (traineeship)
  • solid experience with web texts for online PR, good knowledge of social web services incl. legal framework.
  • journalistic skills with "good writing" and the handling of pictures and moving images. Posts and tweets and cross-media stories should hit the tonality of the user groups (prospective students, students, postdocs, founders) and drive the strategic direction of the channels.
  • Organizational skills, understanding of marketing strategies for universities and the ability to work independently
  • Ability to work in a team and willingness to cooperate


Advantages are:


  • Thematic confidence in the topics of studies/university and the start-up scene as well as knowledge of the German higher education system.
  • Proximity to our target groups
  • good, also technical understanding of web and online communication incl. monitoring tools
  • Sensitivity in dealing with the channels of social media communication
  • Good command of English


For further inquiries, please contact Ms. Hentschel, tel.: 0561-804-1961, e-mail: beate.hentschel[at]uni-kassel[dot]de, is at your disposal.

Please send us your application by e-mail to bewerbung[at]uni-kassel[dot]de



The person to be hired must never have been employed by the employer "State of Hesse"; this does not apply to a vocational training relationship.


The protection of your personal data is important to us, therefore we will handle your personal data with care. If you give us your data, you thereby allow us to store and use it in accordance with the Hessian Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act. You can object to this at any time. Your personal data will then be deleted.


In the interest of equal opportunity, the University of Kassel strives to offer women and men the same opportunities for development and to counteract existing disadvantages. The aim is to significantly increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Qualified women are therefore expressly encouraged to apply. Severely disabled applicants will be given preference if they are equally qualified and qualified. Full-time positions are generally divisible. Please submit only copies of your application documents (no folders), as these cannot be returned after the selection process has been completed; they will be destroyed in compliance with data protection regulations. Applications with informative documents should be sent to the President of the University of Kassel, 34109 Kassel or to bewerbungen[at]uni-kassel[dot]deor .