The Communications and Marketing team

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Direction and Secretariat

Julia Wandt

Director of Communications and Marketing, Press Officer

Contact

Phone: +49 7531 88-5340

Room: V 914

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Responsibilities

  • director of communications and marketing
  • press officer
  • represents and speaks on behalf of the university
  • directs and coordinates the staff unit's various sections

Mobile: +49 151 27671919

Gertrud Albrich

Communications and Marketing Secretary

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-3603

Room: V 913

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Responsibilities

  • secretary

News and Media Editorial Staff

Carla Avolio

Science Communication Officer, Cluster of Excellence "Centre for the Advanced Study of Collective Behaviour"

Contact

Phone: +49 7531 88-5070

Room: Z 706

Post office box: 698

Postal Address: Konstanz

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Responsibilities

  • creating story ideas, writing, and producing content for website, press releases, video projects, and social media platforms to promote the Cluster of Excellence
  • designing, writing and editing university magazines and publications e.g. uni'kon, kon'takt, campus.kn online magazine
  • media monitoring and media resonance analyses

Helena Dietz

Acting Representative of the Director, Science Communication Officer (part-time 50%)

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-3956

Room: V 910

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Responsibilities

  • acting representative of the director
  • responsible for devising and preparing press releases, other texts as well as content for various media formats (radio, TV, film)
  • coordination of media requests
  • media relations
  • media monitoring and media resonance analyses
  • designing, writing and editing university magazines and publications e.g. uni'kon, kon'takt, campus.kn online magazine
  • support and advice on all of the above

Dr. Tullia Giersberg

Science Communication Officer

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-4841

Room:

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Responsibilities

  • responsible for devising and preparing press releases, other texts as well as content for various media formats (radio, TV, film)
  • designing, writing and editing university magazines and publications e.g. uni'kon, kon'takt, campus.kn online magazine
  • media monitoring and media resonance analyses
  • support and advice on all of the above

Dr. Jürgen Graf

Science Communication Officer

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-4668

Room: V 910

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Responsibilities

  • responsible for devising and preparing press releases, other texts as well as content for various media formats (radio, TV, film)
  • coordination of media requests
  • media relations
  • media monitoring and media resonance analyses
  • designing, writing and editing university magazines and publications e.g. uni'kon, kon'takt, campus.kn online magazine
  • support and advice on all of the above

Dr. Maria Schorpp

Acting Representative of the Director, Science Communication Officer

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-3575

Room: V 911

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Responsibilities

  • acting representative of the director
  • responsible for devising and preparing press releases, other texts as well as content for various media formats (radio, TV, film)
  • coordination of media requests
  • media relations
  • media monitoring and media resonance analyses
  • designing, writing and editing university magazines and publications e.g. uni'kon, kon'takt, campus.kn online magazine
  • support and advice on all of the above

Dr. Paul Töbelmann

Science Communication Officer, Cluster of Excellence „The Politics of Inequality“

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-5610
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Online Communication

Miriam Leifeld

Online Editor (Website), internal communication (AUS|BLICK-Newsletter)

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-4576

Room: V 906

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Responsibilities

    • conceptual development of the university's website
    • newsletter coordinator
    • iTunes U coordinator

Simone Müller

Social Media Editor, maternity leave temporary replacement

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-4728

Room: V 915

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Responsibilities

  • designing, writing and editing text content for various social formats
  • strategic development of the university's social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • advice on all topics regarding social media communication

National and International Marketing

Kathrin Rochow

National and International Marketing (part-time 70%)

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-4675

Room: V 906

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Office Hours

Monday-Thursday

Responsibilities

  • national and international marketing (incl. student marketing)
  • support and advice on developing the university profile
  • corporate publishing (creation of magazines, events calendars, posters, flyers and brochures as well as other print media)
  • support and development of the university's corporate design
  • social media
  • management of the university's school contacts
  • coordination of the university's activities at trade fairs, meetings and conferences etc.
  • support and advice on all of the above

International Communication

Jutta Künzner

International Communication (part-time 50%)

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-5691

Room:

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Office Hours

Monday-Friday 8.30-12:30

Responsibilities

  • German to English / English to German translations
  • English communications
  • development and maintenance of the university's English-German glossary
  • support and advice on matters of language and translation

Erik Lamb

International Communication

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-3148

Room: C 251

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Office Hours

Monday-Friday 11-17

Responsibilities

  • English communications
  • development and maintenance of the university's English-German glossary
  • support and advice on matters of language and translation

Michelle Stolz

International Communication (part-time 50%)

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-3147

Room:

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Office Hours

Monday-Thursday 8:30-13:30

Responsibilities

  • English communications
  • development and maintenance of the university's English-German glossary
  • support and advice on matters of language and translation

Event and Conference Management

Tamara Bittner

Event and Conference Management (part-time 50%)

Contact

Phone: +49 7531 88-5259

Room: V 622

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Office Hours

Monday – Friday 9–13

Responsibilities

  • event and conference management websites
  • organizing key events at the University of Konstanz
  • maintaining the participant management system
  • preparing conference folders
  • maintaining event websites for university members
  • advisory support for participant management and website service
  • related service support

Projects

  • Tag der Ausbildung (vocational training day)
  • Kinder-Uni

Silvia Burkhardt

Event and Conference Management (part-time 80%)

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-4095

Room: V 622

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Responsibilities

  • event and conference management
  • planning and organizing scientific conferences, meetings and symposia
  • planning and organizing key university events

Projects

  • "Fasnacht" (carnival) at the University of Konstanz
  • KONnected celebration
  • Dornier research award

Marc Jochimsen

Event and Conference Management

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-5276

Room: V622

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Responsibilities

  • planning and organizing scientific conferences, meetings and symposia
  • planning and organizing key university events
  • advisory support for university members on organizing events
  • advisory support for services regarding participant management, website, public relations and event-related sponsoring and funding
  • coordination of university transfer events
  • maintaining the Event and Conference Management website as well as the webpages for supervised projects and key university events

Projects

  • coordination of Grenzgänger Wissenschaft
  • coordination of the 5th Konstanzer Lange Nacht der Wissenschaft“ (long night of the sciences) 2018
  • Studium Generale project management
  • Reichenauer Sternstunden
  • „Startup Stories: Studierst Du noch oder gründest Du schon?“ 2018
  • organization and coordination of the University Ball 2018, 2019
  • coordination of the Biophysiktagung 2020

Franziska Schuster

Event and Conference Management (part-time 25%)

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-5259

Room: V 622

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Office Hours

Monday – Friday 12–17

Responsibilities

  • event and conference management websites
  • updating both digital and non-digital event information
  • preparing conference folders
  • public outreach consulting
  • coordinating campus tours
  • related service support

 

Projects

 

  • Transfer-Symposium
  • INAP-meeting
  • dvs-meeting Biomechanics
  • Kulturmonitor

Preparation and Follow-up of the Excellence Strategy On-site Visit

Michèle Quelle

Event and Conference Management, Excellence Strategy on-site visit, maternity leave temporary replacement (part-time 75%)

Contact

Phone: +49 7531 88-5254

Room: V 915

Post office box: 226

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Responsibilities

  • overall coordination of the 2019 Excellence Strategy on-site visit
  • planning and organizing academic conferences, meetings and symposia
  • planning and organizing key university events
  • advisory support for university members on organizing events
  • advisory support for services regarding participant management, website and public relations
  • maintaining the Event and Conference Management website as well as the webpages for supervised projects and key university events

Selection of projects

  • 2019 Excellence Strategy on-site visit
  • 2018 Dies academicus
  • 2018 Parents on the Campus
  • other key events
  • 2018 meeting of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities at the University of Konstanz

Julia Rinkenburger

Event and Conference Management, Excellence Strategy on-site visit

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-4729

Room: V 915

Post office box: 226

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Responsibilities

  • coordination of the 2019 Excellence Strategy on-site visit

Janne Tüffers

Science Communication Officer, Excellence Strategy on-site visit

Contact

Phone: +49 7531 88-4910

Room: V 901

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Responsibilities

  • Science Communication in the context of the Excellence Strategy

Relationship Management and Alumni Relations

Mats Goch

Coordinator Network and Relationship Management

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-4927

Room: V 901

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Responsibilities

  • strategic relationship management with internal and external target groups (in Germany and abroad)
  • subject-specific (alumni) networks
  • networking and career events (e.g. alumni on campus)
  • project management for the alumni portal
  • coordinating projects funded by VEUK
  • VEUK and UGK committee work

Susanne Mahler-Siebler

Acting Representative of the Director, Relationship Management, Managing Director UGK and VEUK (part-time 70%)

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-5367

Room: V 901

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Office Hours

Tuesday - Friday

Responsibilities

  • coordinating alumni services (in Germany and abroad)
  • stakeholder communication
  • media communications for transfer projects
  • managing director of VEUK and UGK
  • coordinating prizes and awards (e.g. VEUK Award, Transfer Award)
  • contact person for graduation ceremonies
  • coordinating projects funded by UGK
  • externally-funded alumni projects

Uta Schuster

Office UGK and VEUK (part-time 60%)

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-4929

Room: V 901

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Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Responsibilities

  • membership management for UGK and VEUK: registration, updates, bookings
  • project management UGK and VEUK
  • alumni event management

Fundraising and Foundations

Valeska Gerstung

Fundraising, Scholarships and Foundations (part-time 50%)

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-3228

Room: V 901

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Responsibilities

  • developing and implementing fundraising projects and measures
  • organizing and following up on meetings with potential donors
  • managing the Konstanz Scholarship Fund (Deutschlandstipendium)
  • advising centralized and decentralized institutions in regard to fundraising
  • relationship management for all donors and respective organizations
  • creating and implementing event concepts for the foundations

Parental leave

Ramona Füßinger

Event and Conference Management

Contact

Phone: +49 7531 88 -5254

Room: V 622

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Responsibilities

  • handling general inquiries
  • project management
  • advising and support
  • maintaining event and conference management website
  • providing services

Selection of completed projects:

  • International Symposium on Bioorganic Chemistry (ISBOC) 2017
  • event series Grenzgänger Wissenschaft 2016/17
  • "Wo endet der Mensch" conference 2015
  • Lange Nacht der Wissenschaft  2014 / 2017 / 2018
  • 21. Sportwissenschaftlicher Hochschultag der dvs 2013
  • "Mensch & Computer" conference 2012
  • Dies academicus 2012 / 2013 / 2014 / 2015 / 2016 / 2017
  • Eltern auf dem Campus 2015 / 2016 /2017
  • uni downtown 2012 / 2013 / 2014 / 2015
  • etc.

Kathrin Zander

Social Media Editor

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-4728
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Responsibilities

  • designing, writing and editing texts for various social media formats
  • strategic development of the university's social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • advice on all topics regarding social media communication