Job announcement – PR Officer

A part-time PR Officer for 20 hours/week is sought at the European Law Institute (ELI) Secretariat. We are looking for a committed and creative addition to our dynamic team. This person will be responsible, alongside the Secretary General, for the further development of ELI’s PR strategy. They will also be in charge of the ELI’s Newsletter and website and of any other PR related tasks. We are offering flexible working hours as well as an international and creative working environment. The post is available from October onwards and the contract is until the end of the year, with an option to extend, depending on the candidate’s performance.


  • Alongside the Secretary General, the PR Officer will be in charge of developing ELI’s PR and communication strategy
  • The Officer in question will explore new communication channels to enhance the impact of dissemination of ELI activities and projects results
  • They will also ensure that the ELI Newsletter and website, essential aspects of ELI’s PR strategy, continue evolving and bring the most up-to-date news to all ELI members and externals
  • The position carries a great deal of individual responsibility and requires the ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • It also requires great levels of innovation and creativity and a profound understanding of the aims and spirit of the organisation
  • The PR Officer will also assist the team in the preparation of reports for ELI bodies and in the organisation of meetings and events, such as the ELI’s Annual Conference and Meetings

Minimum Requirements

  • The candidate must (at least) have graduated from high school
  • Must be conversant in English and German. Knowledge of other foreign languages is an advantage
  • Experience in project coordination and event management would be an asset as is work experience at international organisations
  • A background in journalism and/or PR is of advantage

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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