Marketing Associate with specialization in the energy sector (m/f/d)

German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB), Hannover

The Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology – Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) – Program Area C, Research and Development, is looking to employ a

Marketing Associate with specialization in the energy sector (m/f/d)

to work in the Scientific Data Management Group led by Prof. (Univ. Simón Bolívar) Dr. Maria-Esther Vidal beginning on January 1st 2020.

The position is initially limited to 2 years. The regular weekly working time is 39.8 hours (full-time). The position is only suitable for part-time work to a limited extent. Depending on the successful candidate’s qualification (Bachelor / Master), the remuneration is based either on pay scale group 12 or 13 TV-L.

Your challenge

We are looking for a Marketing Associate to plan and implement communication and dissemination activities for a highly prestigious European Research project on big data analytics for the energy sector at the Scientific Data Management Group of TIB. This project will run from January 2020 until December 2022; it will drive the digitalization of the energy sector, enabling higher levels of operational excellence with the adoption of disrupting technologies. The project aims at offering access to cheaper and sustainable energy for energy consumers and thus maximise social welfare. This job position focuses on organizing and executing measures to disseminate and communicate the project and its output. You will facilitate the sharing of the outcomes of the project with external, targeted audiences, as well as towards other units of the 20 consortium partners. Furthermore you will collect feedback from various audiences and engage them with the project through targeted dissemination activities, e. g. by co-organising workshops and meetings. Moreover, you will promote the visibility of the project and raise awareness about the topics it addresses through effective communication and outreach activities, social media campaigns, publications, maintenance of the project’s website and blog, distribution of printed and electronic material and publication of press releases. All aforementioned activities will be coordinated and developed in collaboration with the project’s communication lead and the project leader at TIB. You will receive training for the aforementioned tasks.

Your tasks include

  • Development and joint implementation of the communication and dissemination strategy of a high profile European project with a consortium of 20 partners
  • Supporting the preparation and dissemination of marketing content, e. g. newsletters and communication campaigns at European level
  • Regularly update the project's website and social media accounts with the relevant content in order to maximise the visibility of the project, the opportunities to use the project results and awareness of its relevance for EU citizens
  • Support of the marketing activities of conferences, events, workshops and webinars in connection with the data-driven approaches developed in the project
  • Contribute to the research and preparation of communication, dissemination and marketing results and reports for EU-funded projects

Your qualities

  • University degree (Bachelor/Master or comparable), preferably in marketing and communication or a related field (e. g. business development, business administration, digital strategy, etc.); A master is an asset.
  • Specialization in the energy sector is an asset
  • Experience in the marketing activities of a research institution or a company
  • Previous working experience in EU-funded projects and their communication is an asset
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English; German would be a plus.
  • Experience in social media marketing
  • Very good digital literacy, including tasks such as finding, evaluating, and composing clear information for websites, social media and conducting market research and stakeholder management
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work in an international team
  • Good organizational skills and time management
  • Graphic design skills
  • Proactive, dynamic and resourceful abilities
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn
  • Great attention to detail

What we offer

In TIB’s Research and Development Department, you have the opportunity to further your scientific development in a dynamic and excellent research environment. We provide a scientifically and intellectually inspiring environment with an entrepreneurial mindset embedded in a leading technical university and one of the largest technical information centres being part of the Leibniz Association.

The research department at the TIB is relatively young and offers many opportunities. Currently, there are five research groups in the department: Data Science and Digital Libraries, Scientific Data Management, Knowledge Infrastructures, Learning and Skills Analytics, and Visual Analytics. Common to all research groups is the vision to rethink the representation and provision of data and information and to organize them in an Open Research Knowledge Graph (ORKG) in the future. There is a close cooperation with the Research Center L3S of Leibniz University Hannover - the L3S is one of the world's leading research institutes in the fields of Web & Data Science. Last but not least, we attach great importance to an open and creative working atmosphere in which it is fun to work.

Furthermore, we offer

  • Funding for necessary equipment, conference and research visit travel
  • Candidates will work in the context of a national, European or international research and innovation project
  • A modern workplace in a central location of Hanover with a collegial, attractive and versatile working environment
  • Flexible working hours (flexitime) as well as offers for reconciling work and family life, such as mobile work
  • An employer with a wide range of internal and external further education and training measures, workplace health promotion and a supplementary pension scheme for the public sector (VBL)
  • Discount for employees in the canteens of the Studentenwerk Hannover as well as the possibility to use the various offers of the University Sports Hannover
  • A salary in pay scale group 12 or 13 according to the provisions of the collective agreement for the public service in Germany (TV-L)

If you are interested, questions regarding the position can be addressed to Alexandra Garatzogianni by mail at Alexandra.Garatzogianni(at)tib.eu.

How to apply

In addition to your CV, please include a letter of motivation with your application. To submit your application, please click here.

Paper applications are also possible on an equal basis. In this case, please send your complete application documents with the subject 51/2019 before December 5, 2019 addressed to

Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB)


Herrn Daniel Eilers

Welfengarten 1 B

30167 Hannover


or alternatively as a single PDF document file to bewerbung(at)tib.eu. For applications in digital from, please send a PDF file with a maximum size of 10 MB.

Who we are

TIB, being part of the Leibniz Research Association, is with around 550 employees one of the largest technical information centres in Germany, having three main functions:

1. Acting in the capacity of the Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology, our forward-looking services secure the infrastructural requirements for providing researchers in science and industry with high-quality information and literature.

2. Carrying out cutting edge research to further expand TIB’s role as a German information centre for the digitisation of science and technology.

3. Offer library services for the Leibniz University Hannover.

TIB is an equal opportunity employer, providing ideal working conditions, and continuously taking action to enable its employees to combine career interests with family life. It wants to promote equal career opportunities for women and men in particular and therefore urges qualified women to apply.

Severely disabled candidates with comparable qualifications will be given preferential treatment.

Please note that your application documents will not be returned and application and travel costs cannot be reimbursed.

We look forward to receiving your application!

For more information about the TIB, please visit www.tib.eu/en/