In a Nutshell

AustrianStartups is in search of a Creative Communication Manager to help us showcase the impact of entrepreneurship to the broad public and bring entrepreneurship into Austria’s education sector. As part of our leadership team, you will work closely with our Head of Education and our Communications Team as well as with the project partners of the youth entrepreneurship week. The ideal candidate is passionate about entrepreneurship and education, has a connection to the entrepreneurship scene, and combines a creative mind with a structured and hands-on way of working.

Who we are

AustrianStartups is the leading non-profit platform and think tank for startups and innovative entrepreneurship in Austria. Together with our 30,000 supporters, we are working towards a brighter entrepreneurial future in Austria. Over the past 7 years, we have inspired more than 160,000 people across our communication channels, connected more than 15,000 event visitors and published Austria’s largest startup study – the Austrian Startup Monitor. With your help, we aim to change Austria’s entrepreneurial culture sustainably and for the better!

About the Youth Entrepreneurship Week

The Youth Entrepreneurship Weeks are a cooperation between Bundesministeriums für Digitalisierung und Wirtschaftsstandort, Bundesministeriums für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Forschung, Wirtschaftskammer Österreich, Austrian Startups and IFTE. It ecompasses around 45 entrepreneurships weeks for high school students all over Austria. Those weeks consist of workshops on topics such as ideation, business modelling and pitching as well as guided working time where students can develop their own business ideas. You can find more information here:

What you will be doing

  • Create creative content formats on startup related topics for our Social Media Channels (Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, Twitter, LinkedIn)
  • Document AustrianStartups events in the form of photos, videos and/or blog posts
  • Shape the AustrianStartups Social Media strategy together with the leadership team
  • Support the creation of our weekly newsletter
  • Co-design and organize the Entrepreneurship Week and be part of Austria’s biggest countrywide entrepreneurship program in schools
  • Communicate and coordinate with partners of the Youth Entrepreneurship Week
  • Organize & coordinate media coverage of the Entrepreneurship Week
  • Create content for the Entrepreneurship Week’s communication channels
  • Develop additional strategies for fostering entrepreneurship in the education sector

What we are looking for

  • Outgoing and open-minded personality with a passion for entrepreneurship and startups
  • Structured way of working & a hands-on attitude
  • Strong communication skills & a healthy level of confidence
  • Willingness to learn & take over responsibility quickly
  • Passion for new media & drive to create entertaining content
  • Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator &/ other design programs is a plus
  • Experience with photography &/or videography is a plus
  • Fluency in English & German
  • Minimum 1-year commitment

Why you should apply

With us you will dive into the heart of the Austrian startup ecosystem and constantly be exposed to new technologies and individuals who have a lasting impact. You will play a leading role in the advancement of AustrianStartups, while collaborating with a diverse team and volunteers all over Austria. We work hard, but we also craft moments that allow our team to pause, create, and connect – or in other words: We encourage you to bring your whole self to work and you will become part of our truly special family.

Hard facts

  • Position: 20h/week
  • Salary: Monthly gross salary of 1.200€
  • Working Location: Impact Hub Vienna in the 7th district (home office possible)
  • Starting Date: September 2021


Awesome! Apply here by uploading your CV and letter of motivation, convincing us why you are the right candidate. If you have any questions, please contact us at

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