Marketing Specialist (f/m/d)

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

Are you an enthusiastic and creative marketing professional, or someone seeking to accelerate their career in the field? If so, you might be interested in joining CEU’s Communications, Marketing and Outreach Office (CMOO) team as our new Marketing Specialist. Against the backdrop of Covid-19 and challenges for our sector, CEU needs to evolve to remain at the forefront of delivering, enabling and nurturing world-class education. We recognize and understand the urgency of this requirement and want to drive design-led change from the heart of University.  


The CMOO is responsible for elevating CEU’s profile and position as a highly ranked, uniquely international, research-intensive institution dedicated to the principles of open society. It does this by strategically communicating the University’s achievements to key audiences through a variety of channels and in cooperation with other units. Part of CEU’s new External Relations division, CMOO is responsible for amplifying the impact of the CEU community and brand via the University’s digital presence, storytelling, marketing, media relations, and internal communications. 


You will play a key role in our team, working alongside colleagues within the wider External Relations Division, including also the Student Recruitment, Development and Alumni offices. 


Your key responsibilities:

  • Develop engaging, human-focused and story-centered content for all CEU’s platforms to promote CEU’s undergraduate and graduate programs, faculty and student profiles, career outcomes, alumni success stories
  • Assist Digital Communications and Marketing Manager with writing, editing, and proofreading content for online and printed recruitment materials
  • Post and manage student recruitment content across CEU social media accounts, including paid media campaigns (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc.)
  • Managing and overseeing the production cycle of recruitment video projects and shoots
  • Track and analyze marketing performance metrics to optimize campaigns
  • Act as a liaison between CMOO and Department Coordinators to maintain up-to-date list of projects and requests that Academic Departments need assistance with
  • Support the social media Officer in:
    • Running paid social media campaigns
    • Developing and deploying social media trainings for the CEU community
  • Support the CMO team with other relevant tasks and duties


Your skills and experience:

  • 2+ years’ experience in (digital) marketing and/or with delivering high quality social communications and engagement across a range of channels, in a big organization, working across different levels of hierarchy
  • Excellent copywriting skills in English (C2 level)
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Familiarity and practical experience in social media analytics and tools such as Hootsuite, Buffer; GoogleTrends; Google, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter Analytics; and Facebook Insights.
  • Experience with SEO
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Marketing, Communications, Business or related field

What CEU offers:

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

We offer a competitive salary starting from a gross of 40,000 EUR/year. A higher salary is possible if warranted by the candidate’s working experience.

How to apply

Applicants need to submit:

  • CV and
  • Cover Letter

Please send your complete application package to including the job code in the subject line: 2023/021.

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

Central European University (CEU) is a research-intensive university specializing in the social sciences, humanities, law, public policy and management. It is accredited in the United States, Austria and Hungary. CEU's mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, research-based teaching and learning and civic engagement, in order to contribute to the development of open societies. CEU offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs and enrolls more than 1,400 students from over 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of resident faculty from over 50 countries and prominent visiting scholars from around the world. The language of instruction is English.

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CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

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