Helmholtz Munich is a research center with the mission to discover personalized medical solutions for environmentally triggered diseases to promote a healthier society in a rapidly changing world.

Germany’s largest research organization, the Helmholtz Association, launched Helmholtz AI: This dedicated, interdisciplinary platform develops and promotes applied Artificial Intelligence (AI) methods for all Helmholtz centers in collaboration with its external and university partners. Its central unit is implemented at Helmholtz Munich.

Helmholtz Munich is globally recognized for innovations in data science and applied machine learning (ML), e.g. through its Computational Health Center (CHC) and by hosting the national platform Helmholtz AI. Helmholtz AI is a research-driven hub that develops and promotes applied Artificial Intelligence (AI) methods for all Helmholtz centers in collaboration with its external and university partners. 
Are you a creative thinker with excellent communication skills? To coordinate, implement and advance our outreach activities we are inviting applications for an

Communication Manager (f/m/x) 101803

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The overall purpose of this job is to devise and execute a broad range of communication activities within Helmholtz AI. As part of our central management unit, you will contribute to further our mission by generating engagement with our research activities, fostering community-building within Helmholtz AI and the international scientific community, and raising awareness of Helmholtz AI’s societal impact. You will be sharing our enthusiasm for promoting ML and nurturing our friendly, cooperative environment where everyone’s contribution is valued.

You will be

  • planning, developing and implementing Helmholtz AI’s media and digital multichannel communications strategy.
  • managing, producing content for, and disseminating through effective communication tools (press releases, websites, social media, newsletters, and other materials).
  • managing external communications within Helmholtz AI, including virtual and physical scientific events, public engagement, and science education activities.
  • coordinating internal communications within the platform, ensuring a smooth flow of information across local units.
  • working in an agile environment that provides freedom to shape further projects and initiatives.

You have

  • a degree in media, communication sciences, or a comparable qualification.
  • demonstrable experience in journalism and/or Public Relations, and use of various communication channels.
  • demonstrable experience in organizing events (physical, hybrid, digital) and in testing and deploying new formats and tools.
  • excellent verbal and written fluency in English.
  • ability to work independently within an international team and environment.


  • extra training in science communication and dissemination.
  • knowledge and experience in using CMS (preferably TYPO3).
  • working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite or similar tools.
  • a data science background.
  • excellent written and verbal fluency in German.

What we offer you

continuous education & training
work-life balance
flexible working hours & working-time models
30 days annual leave
onsite health management service
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Munich, with its numerous lakes and its vicinity to the Alps, is considered to be one of the cities with the best quality of life worldwide. With its first-class universities and research institutes, it offers a scientifically inspiring environment.

Your scientific career is important to us, that’s why this position provides the opportunity for you to build specialist knowledge and gather significant professional experience.

Provided that the prerequisites are fulfilled, a salary level up to E 13 is possible. Social benefits are based on the collective agreement for the federal public service (TVöD). The position is (initially) limited to two years, under certain circumstances an extension can be arranged.

To promote diversity, we welcome applications from talented people regardless of gender, cultural background, nationality, ethnicity, sexual identity, physical abilities, religion and age. Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.
If you have obtained a university degree abroad, we require further documents from you regarding the recognition of the degree. Please request the recognition as early as possible.

If you have further questions, simply contact Dr. Christoph Feest, 089 3187-43519, who will be happy to be of assistance.
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Helmholtz AI
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1

85764 Neuherberg

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