The German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) is a unique non-university research center which is dedicated to the subject dementia and all its areas, as well as other neurodegenerative diseases. The center compasses the full spectrum of fundamental research through population sciences to health care research. The DZNE stands for excellence in research and science management, translation of scientific results into practice, interdisciplinarity and internationalization. It is a research center within the Helmholtz Organization of German research centers. With over 1000 employees from 55 nations, spread over 10 sites, the DZNE is one of the national and international leading research centers in its research field. 

Business Development & Marketing Specialist (f/m/d)

Code: 10014/2019/2

Your tasks

  • Develop marketing & sales strategy and corresponding KPI’s together with team
  • Derive marketing budget and execute planning and controlling
  • Be responsible for all marketing and sales activities, in particular: social media activities, marketing material, email marketing, website (content and SEO)
  • Support compilation of investor-related documents and contribute to writing grant applications
  • Create visuals for internal and external use
  • Plan, organise and be present at trade fairs and events
  • Monitor and report competitor sales and marketing activities


  • Degree in management, marketing or a related discipline
  • Related work experience, ideally in a fast-growing environment
  • Proficient knowledge of relevant marketing tools and software for design and creation of visuals (Adobe Photoshop, InDesign or similar)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and German
  • Excellent communication and team working skills

We offer

  • An interesting and challenging task in a research center that works on the future topics of health research
  • An international environment characterized by a strong focus on science and research
  • A high potential for the individual development of our employees
  • Targeted personnel development
  • Employment, payment and social benefits are determined by the Public Sector Collective Agreement (Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst – TVöD Bund)




Contact details

Prof. Dr. Thomas Wolbers

Working hours

30 - 35 hours/week

Contract length

14 months

Payment, social benefits

according to TVöD Bund

Application deadline

March 22nd, 2019

You will obtain special skills and knowledge for your scientific qualification during your activities at DZNE. The DZNE is an equal opportunity employer. It is committed to employing disabled individuals and especially encourages them to apply.