Head of Communications

Head of Communications

For our communication and social media presence we are looking for a head of communication (f/m/d, 28h/week).

Border Crossing Journalism

n-ost is the international media NGO for border crossing journalism based in Berlin. We network journalists* inside, editorships and medium projects from completely Europe. Together with our members and partners we work on the development of an integrated European media sphere. Among the projects implemented by n-ost on its own initiative or within the framework of grants and commissions is the editorial brand ostpol.de, the n-ost-Reportagepreis, the annual n-ost-Medienkonferenz, the investigative network n-ost-Medienkonferenz, and the investigative network .n-vestigate.net/">n-vestigate, the media literacy project Media Navigator, the LGBTQ network Unit, the Research Promotion Programme Reporters in the Field and the European Press Review eurotopics. With our projects, we network international journalists*, create opportunities for cooperation and promote exchange and reflection on new paths in European reporting abroad.

For our communication and social media presence we are looking for a

Head of Communication (m/f/d, 28h/week)


  • Creation of a communication concept and development of systematic and holistic communication processes

  • Strategic development and operative support of our social media channels (v.a. Facebook and Twitter)

  • Development and implementation of (digital) PR campaigns and concepts

  • Creation and sending of newsletters, press releases, website news, tenders, Event invitations and other communications

  • Creation of content in CMS, sending of mailings via newsletter management systems

  • Coordination of publication moments, Long-term editorial planning

  • Close cooperation with the management, those responsible for the various n-ost projects and an intern in the communications department


  • Proof of professional experience in social media marketing and PR (communications department of an organization, Media, Agency)

  • Experience and fun in conducting successful PR campaigns

  • High creativity in social media and passion for public relations

  • an assertive and communicative personality with team player qualities

  • a high degree of initiative, Organisational talent, goal-setting and implementation skills

  • Confidence and interest in current media debates as well as willingness to familiarise oneself with cross-border journalism, collaborative journalism and foreign reporting

  • Very good command of English

  • optional: Eastern European language skills


  • a part-time job (28h/week) with flexible scheduling

  • an exciting development task

  • a nice one, international team in our office in Berlin-Kreuzberg, coffee and fruit flat rate including

  • appropriate monthly remuneration

We look forward to receiving meaningful applications with your salary expectation, which you can send us as a (!)) PDF document (max. 2 MB) to be sent by Sunday, 14 July 2019 to bewerbung@n-ost.org. With potential questions prior to your application, please turn to the very same address.