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Head of Public Relations (m/f)

To communicate the work and significance of the International Tracing Service (ITS) as a bridge between the past and the present, we are looking for a

Head of Public Relations (m/f).

As a member of the management team, you will be the first contact for ITS corporate communication. Your tasks will include planning, organizing and implementing the communication. 

You will represent the ITS vis-à-vis the public and be responsible for our communication strategy. The implementation of our new branding concept – a decisive factor for the ITS’s future public image – will be one of your main tasks. 

You will also advise all departments on matters of communication and be responsible for the further development of the corporate identity.

You will head a team of four.

Your way to the ITS

You have a university degree in the area of communication or marketing, or comparable qualification. You are moreover capable of subdividing broad goals into small projects with specific assignments for action without losing sight of the big picture.

You have experience not only in the successful planning and supervision of campaigns, but also in the goal-oriented application of predetermined budgets.

The ITS is devoted to documenting National Socialist persecution and the consequences of the crimes against humanity. You should be interested in these topics and in working with them on an in-depth level. 

The ability to negotiate competently, in both oral and written form, in German and English is mandatory. Knowledge of Polish and Russian are also desirable. Your qualifications are rounded out by the ability to arouse enthusiasm in your employees and to head a team with your methodological know-how.

More than just a job!

We offer our employees considerable personal freedom and perspectives in an international environment, as well as:

  • work in a motivated team
  • compatibility of family and career by way of flexible working hours and home office opportunities
  • a company pension plan
  • corporate health management


Salary is based on the collective wage agreements for the employees of the stationing forces (TV AL II) *), salary bracket C-7a. A higher salary bracket is possible, depending on your qualifications and previous experience. 

The appointment to this position is to be made for an unlimited period at the next possible date.

In the case of equal suitability, disabled candidates (m/f) will be given preference.

If you are interested, please send your written application to the ITS by e-mail at personalstelle[at]its-arolsen.org or by post. The application deadline is May 11, 2018.

*) You will find further information on collective wage agreement TV AL II here.