• Full Time (40 h/w)

• Klosterneuburg near Vienna, Austria / Home Office possible

• € 3,300* gross/month


Your Responsibilities


As part of the Communications team, you will build up and maintain an active global network of our alumni who are leaving ISTA to pursue their careers within or outside academia. For this purpose, you will plan, implement, and promote alumni activities supporting the Institute’s strategic goals as well as set up operational alumni structures and processes.


• Conceptualize and implement a scalable, effective, and global ISTA alumni relations program

• Conduct internal stakeholder and benchmarking analyses and implement the results in a comprehensive alumni strategy in close cooperation with the relevant internal stakeholders and taking into account the various alumni groups: former academic staff, students, and administrative staff

• Drive alumni relations from creating to maintaining relevant structures (incl. alumni database), processes, and measures

• Contribute content pieces on alumni matters for ISTA channels and manage channels targeting alumni (e.g. alumni website, newsletter)

• Proactively approach the ISTA community to lay the foundation for an engaging alumni network

• Develop and organize regular alumni events

• Coordinate the annual ISTA Alumni Award

• Provide data and reporting on the alumni program (e.g. annual report)


Your Profile


• Completed higher education

• Experience in public relations, fundraising, or stakeholder management

• Experience in strategic development and project management

• Basic understanding of communications tools such as CRM software, CMS, social media

• Excellent communication skills in English; command of German is considered an asset

• Enthusiastic communicator and networker with confident appearance aiming to build strong bonds with the ISTA community

• High affinity towards science, scientific background advantageous

• International mindset, strong team player, and hands-on mentality

• Structured thinking incl. project management skills, self-organized & independent working style


Your Benefits


• Education & training

• Multiple health offers

• Free shuttle bus

• Pension insurance

• Childcare

• Cafeteria


Please apply via our job portal.





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Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) is a constantly growing international institute for conducting frontier research in mathematics, computer science, life sciences & physical sciences. We strive to recruit passionate professionals from across the world over all fields who strive to support our goal of excellent research. Located within a beautiful campus on the outskirts of Vienna, we offer multiple opportunities for personal growth in a stable working environment. Get an insight!


ISTA promotes a diverse and inclusive working environment and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all applicants, free of discrimination. All employment decisions at ISTA are based on job requirements, qualifications, merit and organizational needs. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

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