Digital Communications, Marketing and Content Manager (f/m/d)

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Application deadline: 
Open until filled
Starting date: 
As soon as possible

Central European University (CEU) is seeking a senior communications and marketing professional to join our growing Communications, Marketing and Outreach team. 


The primary role of the Digital Communications, Marketing and Content Manager is to build and enhance CEU’s profile across all external channels and to optimize its student recruitment activities. The Digital Communications, Marketing and Content Manager ensures alignment of the university’s narratives and brand consistency across all external digital and print materials, in collaboration with the with the Executive Director of External Relations and key stakeholders.


Managing a multidisciplinary team of content creators, the Digital Communications, Marketing and Content Manager implements operational practices that encourage innovative strategic content creation and enable informed measurement of content performance for continual improvement towards meeting business objectives. CEU’s Communications, Marketing and Outreach Office is responsible for building and maintaining the university’s reputation as a highly ranked, uniquely international, research-intensive institution dedicated to the principles of an open society. The successful candidate will report to the Executive Director of External Relations and collaborate closely with the Student Recruitment Office and other internal stakeholders.


The role is based at CEU’s Vienna campus.


Your duties and responsibilities:  

  • Supervise and lead a team of social media, marketing, web, visual and digital content creators
  • Plan, develop, and implement online and offline content and marketing strategies
  • Develop and maintain the communications calendar, maintaining a smooth flow of content preparation and creation to get the most out of each piece of content 
  • Manage relations with marketing partners
  • Manage CEU’s marketing campaigns for student recruitment 
  • Manage the production of CEU’s annual student recruitment publications, as well as outreach material, including brochures, posters, interest cards, calls for applications, fact sheets
  • Oversee the delivery of marketing reports and market analyses 
  • Write, edit, and proofread copy for online and printed content
  • Track and report on agreed KPIs for assessing campaign effectiveness and supporting future planning  
  • Provide branding and marketing support for in-house and external events
  • Review CEU websites, leading and coordinating efforts to ensure consistent branding and high-quality, timely content production
  • Manage the Communications, Marketing and Outreach Office budget  


Your skills and qualifications: 

  • A minimum of five to seven years’ experience in managing digital communications and marketing
  • Project management experience in culturally diverse organizations
  • Experience in managing communications and marketing at global and regional levels
  • Experience in leading and developing a team
  • Superb English-language writing and editing skills (C2 level)
  • Tech-savvy, with excellent visual communication and presentation skills
  • Experience in coordinating multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Solid work experience in social media and digital content marketing
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office  
  • Adept at developing timely, relevant, and relatable content, in line with current affairs


Your competencies :

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and under pressure  
  • Detail-oriented, precise, and diligent working attitude  
  • Solution-oriented leadership style, diplomatic
  • Motivated and highly organized team player  
  • Creativity and problem-solving skills  
  • Flexible and service-oriented personality  


What CEU offers:

  • International environment
  • Modern office space, easily accessible, opportunity to work from home (2 days/week)
  • Salary supplement for meals
  • Employer contributions to Resaver private pension plan
  • Family support scheme
  • In-house opportunities for job related trainings and workshops


We offer a competitive salary starting from gross 62,000 EUR/year. A higher salary is possible if warranted by the candidate’s working experience.

How to apply

Applicants need to submit:

  • Cover letter
  • CV

Please send your completed application package to: - including the job code in the subject line: 2023/043.


CEU is strongly committed to the promotion of gender equality and equal opportunities within our institution. Previous training, work experience and/or engagement with matters of equality, diversity and inclusion at the organizational level will be an asset.

Central European University does not discriminate on the basis of—including, but not limited to—race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, gender and sexual orientation in administering its educational policies, admissions policies, employment, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

About CEU

One of the world’s most international universities, a unique founding mission positions Central European University as both an acclaimed center for the study of economic, historical, social and political challenges, and a source of support for building open and democratic societies that respect human rights and human dignity. CEU is accredited in the United States and Austria, and offers English-language bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in the social sciences, the humanities, law, environmental sciences, management and public policy. CEU enrolls more than 1,400 students from over 100 countries, with faculty from over 50 countries.  

In 2019, CEU relocated from Hungary to Austria as the Hungarian government revoked its ability to issue US-accredited degrees in the country. As a result, CEU offers all of its degree programs in Vienna, Austria; and retains a non-degree, research and civic engagement presence in Budapest, Hungary, through its CEU Democracy Institute, the Institute for Advanced Study, the CEU Summer University and The Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives (OSA), and its Hungarian language public educational programs and public lectures.  

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CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

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