Announcement: International Communications Consultant Position at ECMI

The European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI) invites applications for a consultant position as international communications officer. We are looking for someone to help us raise our online presence and pfizer viagra cheap relations with international media as well as help us ensure our communication is of a high quality and get viagra online makes an impact. ECMI is committed to working for the improvement of the situation of Europe’s national and purchase viagra online ethnic autochthonous minorities through heightened awareness of minority rights and discounted cialis online minority issues among all relevant actors.


The consultant will be in charge of disseminating in English about our work and generic cialis soft tabs activities to our international network and viagra pfizer canada partners, stakeholders as well as our followers. This is currently done through our InfoChannel and buy viagra com digital media taking direction from our mandate and low price cialis mission. S/he will incorporate dissemination about activities at our regional offices in Georgia and cialis en mexico Kosovo as well as organize dissemination from our Eastern Partnership Programme and cost of viagra other trans-regional projects. In addition, s/he will be in charge of our annual organizational publications in cooperation with local service contractors and viagra canada the ECMI Secretariat. S/he will work with individual researchers developing their research results into communication outputs, and s/he will tail our project staff in the field disseminating about selected activities and best way to use cialis cooperation with partners. The communications officer will participate in revising our current communications strategy, adjusting it to new activities in our work and new trends in communication. S/he will cooperate with our local/national communications consultant on cross-fertilization of events and cialis delivered overnight news. Occasionally, s/he will be asked to provide advice on specific communication strategies for projects. The consultant will be required to travel throughout continental Europe. S/he reports to the ECMI Director.  

Skills / Knowledge

Candidates are required to document a degree in journalism or media-related studies with some social science knowledge as well as work experience from media-related positions. S/he has an excellent understanding of communications, web, publications and media strategies and a good understanding of project management in relation to online and print production processes and systems. S/he has knowledge of international print and broadcast media. Experience of working internationally and in a cross-cultural environment is required. S/he has a track record of managing information flows as well as producing and managing web content. Experience with international media strategizing is an asset. Prior knowledge from the field of minority issues and the European minority rights regime is desired. Proficiency of English is a must, a good knowledge of Russian an asset. Residence in Flensburg is not a requirement. 

The successful candidate is a flexible person, who is able to handle a complex and varied workload against internal and external deadlines across the organization; who has the capacity to listen actively to people from varying backgrounds and with a range of political, cultural, and value orientations, to understand their point of view, and to respond both clearly and sensitively; who has the ability to make decisions efficiently and to know when to consult; who has the ability to inspire, educate and motivate colleagues on communication issues; who is willing to adapt to changing priorities and to be self-servicing, with a proven ability to work as part of a team as well as independently; who will be willing to discuss and resolve problems with colleagues and partners as they arise and in a constructive and open manner; who will work irregular hours on occasions and travel internationally and most of all who has sympathy with and commitment to ECMI’s mission, values and working methods.

A consultant contract for initially 12 months is offered. The ECMI is a German-Danish intergovernmental foundation under private German law which governs the contract conditions. ECMI is an equal opportunities institution and strives to achieve parity between women and men thus explicitly welcoming applications from women as well as from candidates of any social, racial or ethnic background. ECMI is a non-smoking environment. 

Dates / Contact

Interested applicants are asked to submit a CV and any relevant material to document their knowledge and experience. Application material should be marked “International Communications Consultant”. It may be sent electronically to Ms. Maj-Britt Risbjerg Hansen ( no later than 10.10. 2014. Short-listed candidates may be invited for interviews.

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ECMI invites expressions of interest for Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship

The European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI) in Flensburg, Germany is interested in hosting a senior researcher from non-EU and non-associate countries through the EU Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship for senior level researchers. Pending successful EU application procedure, a Fellowship would be available to commence in 2013 and 2014. The Fellowships are offered for 12-24 months at the ECMI followed by a shorter period of repatriation to home institution.

The EU definition for senior level researchers is persons who have at least 4 years of research experience (full-time equivalent) after obtaining the degree which would formally entitle them to embark on a doctorate either in the country in which the degree was obtained or in the country in which the research will be carried out; or persons who are already in possession of a doctoral degree (PhD).

In addition to meeting the criteria of the EU call, the applicant interested in being affiliated with the ECMI must be interested in pursuing a project on minority-majority relations in multi-ethnic countries or a project on the European minority rights regime. Field of study must be social sciences or humanities. Approach is open but a comparative Europe/non-Europe is welcome. The geographic area is limited to greater Europe (OSCE member states) in a broader perspective.

For further information on the programme, please refer to the call for applications at the EU website.

For further questions please contact us here.

Questions about project ideas should be addressed to Dr. Tove H. Malloy.

Questions about application procedure should be addressed to Ms. Astrid Voss.

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