Communications Officer (m/w/d) International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance Berlin, Deutschland 25.03.2024 24.04.2024

Communications Officer (m/f/x)

  • Berlin, Deutschland


  • > 2 years experience, Full-time

    Job Level

  • Arbeitsbeginn : Ab sofort


  • Bewerbungsfrist: Laufend

Are you a skilled writer with a great eye for a story? Do you love crafting messages that speak to your target audience? Do you have experience working on sensitive issues with political actors?

The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance is looking for a

Communications Officer (m/f/x)

based in Berlin.

The Role

As our new Communications Officer at the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance you would:

  • Work closely with our Head of Communication to deliver our communication strategy.
  • Provide Programs colleagues with strategic communications advice to support their activities and disseminate their resources.
  • Create, edit and publish digital and print communication collateral like news articles, video scripts, annual reports, and flyers, often in close collaboration with our experts and colleagues from other departments.
  • Implement our media strategy together with an external PR agency and the Head of Communications, draft op-eds and media statements.
  • Collect data on and help define key performance indicators.
  • Oversee content production and reporting for our monthly newsletter.
  • Manage the IHRA website (WordPress) and implement SEO best practices.
  • Research and prepare briefing materials, including talking points, presentations, statements, and speeches on a broad range of topics for IHRA leadership.
  • Support our Programs team with planning and running events and producing communication assets for their projects.
  • Support communications around IHRA Plenary Meetings, including writing press releases and talking points.

About you

  • A master’s degree in history, political science, sociology, communication, or related discipline or equivalent work experience in the communication field.
  • Relevant professional experience with a focus on communication and writing, preferably in an international environment would be an asset.
  • Your English is excellent (C2 CEFR). Some German would be an advantage.
  • You are self-organized and able to work autonomously in a fast-paced environment, handling multiple projects with various deadlines and priorities.
  • You approach political topics, and intercultural cooperation sensitively and you are willing to learn and grow together with the rest of the team.
  • You have an interest in Holocaust-related issues.
  • You are available for occasional business travel, including for the IHRA’s bi-annual week-long plenary meetings.
  • Experience with Indesign or with optimizing web content for search engines would be a plus.
  • Ideally you are based in Berlin, but remote candidates within Germany would also be considered. Applicants should already hold a valid work permit for Germany.

What can you expect

  • An unlimited contract
  • A 39-hour work week, part time working possible
  • Remuneration in line with TVöD Bund E12
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • An international team with motivated colleagues
  • The option to work from home or from our office in the center of Berlin
  • Flexible hours (with core hours to be agreed)
  • A transparent overtime policy
  • 30 days holiday per year

How to apply

If this sounds like you, please send the following documents in English combined into one single PDF file entitled “Communications Officer – Your Name” and send it to

  • A letter of motivation outlining how you meet the criteria outlined in the job description and specifying your earliest possible starting date and where you are currently based.
  • A writing sample on any topic, no more than 2 pages
  • Your CV. Please don’t include a photo.
  • References are welcome

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. Interviews will be conducted in April.

The IHRA is committed to creating an inclusive work environment where diversity is valued and where there is equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from qualified candidates of all cultures and backgrounds. Where qualifications are equal, preference will be given to people with severe disabilities. Please note that the IHRA cannot cover relocation fees.   

Communications Officer (m/w/d) 

Veröffentlicht am: 25.03.2024