Job Announcement –PR, Finances and Events Coordinator

A part-time staff member is sought at the Secretariat of the European Law Institute (ELI) to begin, depending on advice given in respect of the current pandemic, from September 2020 until the end of the year, with the possibility for an extension. The starting date is flexible and may still change.

We are looking for a committed and creative addition to our team with interdisciplinary experience in communications, finance and event management. This individual will mainly support the Secretariat. Among other things, they will work on ELI’s Newsletter, website and social media channels and will assist in the management of finances. They will also be tasked with contributing towards the coordination of ELI events. We are offering flexible working hours as well as an international and creative working environment. 


  •  The primary responsibility of the Coordinator will be the ELI Newsletter, website and social media platforms, essential aspects of the ELI’s PR strategy. They should ensure that the above continue evolving and deliver the most up-to-date news to all ELI members and externals
  • In addition to PR related tasks, the person will also assist the Secretariat with overarching assistance on finances and event management
  • As regards the latter, they will support the organisation of project-related meetings and ELI events, such as the ELI Annual Conference and Meetings
  • The position requires flexibility, a great level of attention to detail, good time management skills and the ability to work independently as well as in a team

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be conversant in English and German. Knowledge of other foreign languages is an advantage
  • Confidence with IT and computer packages especially, MS Office, InDesign and Typo3
  • Excellent organisational, time management, written and verbal skills
  • Experience in PR, finance and event management would be an asset as is experience at international organisations
  • Accuracy and attention to detail


Please note the salary scheme of the University of Vienna (§54 VwGr IIIa) applies. The duration of employment is one year with the possibility to extend, depending on the candidate’s performance. 

Should you be interested, please submit your CV and a cover letter to the ELI Secretariat.

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