Application Deadline: Until position is filled
The iSchools organisation seeks a highly motivated, creative, and dynamic professional to support iSchools staff and activities as Business & Communication Manager. The full-time vacancy will open on 1 January 2024.
Closely working with the Executive Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing a broad range of operational activities within the organization. The Business & Communication Manager will identify opportunities for organizational growth, and develop necessary tools and processes to streamline and improve internal workflows, services and communication channels.
A Master's degree from an internationally highly regarded university is required, a degree in finances, communications, or a related field is a plus
Experience with financial payment processors such as Stripe and PayPal or similar
Experience with bookkeeping software such as Quickbooks or similar
Fluency in writing and speaking English academically and professionally
Fluency in at least one additional European or Asian language is required
Experience with website building software such as WIX or similar
Experience with organizing and managing events or conferences including using underlying technologies such as Zoom, ConfTool, and SCOOCS
Experience with communication with a broad range of potential participants from the academic and technical world
Residence in or near the Central European time zone is strongly desired to facilitate staff communication
Willingness to attend face-to-face staff meetings when needed
Contributing to the development of long term goals and objectives that support iSchools’ strategic direction
Supervising and managing Schools’ finances including dues management
Budget management as well as financial analysis and reporting
Maintaining and advancing relationships with institutional members on a global scale
Conceptualizing, developing, and testing individual membership models for the iSchools organization
Organizing, planning, and supervision of the iConference in collaboration with staff and iConference hosts
Evaluating the effectiveness of current iSchools assets and identifying areas for improvement
Contributing to the development of the iSchools technical infrastructure to improve global communication channels for the iSchools community
Willingness to work overtime on occasion especially during peak times of the iConference planning phases
Traveling at least twice per year nationally and internationally. This would include the physical location of the iConference and business meetings as needed
The salary is expected to be between 45,000 € - 60,000 € (plus employer-paid benefits) depending on the individual's level of experience and skills.
The work will be conducted mainly remotely / from home-office.
Applications should include a cover letter and CV, and explicitly address the applicant’s experience and skills relevant to this position. Women or under-represented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications will be reviewed as soon as they arrive. The call for applications will remain open until the position is filled. Please send your application to: email@example.com
About the iSchools Organisation
The iSchools represent an international organisation of over 130 universities on all inhabited continents. A common interest in all aspects of research and teaching about information unites them. The iConference is an annual gathering of a broad spectrum of scholars and researchers from around the world who share a common concern about critical information issues in contemporary society. It pushes the boundaries of information studies, explores core concepts and ideas, and creates new technological and conceptual configurations - all situated in interdisciplinary discourses.