Specialist Academic Program Coordination


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Specialist Academic Program Coordination 


At BioNTech, the Specialist* Academic program coordination is responsible for assisting with the administration of the academic programs, support of students, development of student service packages, event organization and maintenance of databases. The academic excellence team tailors and offers international academic programs in different formats for bachelor, master, PhD students and beyond with the goal to deliver new generations of scientists at the interface of academia and applied research.


Curious? Our academic excellence team is looking forward to your support!


  • Administrative contact person for the student community
  • Project documentation and database maintenance
  • Coordination of marketing activities through different channels
  • Student support before and during their stay at BioNTech
  • Development and coordination of the academic programs
  • Event and Meeting organization
  • Evaluation and analysis of student support programs
  • Project management of student supporting programs (e.g. mentoring program, alumni network…)


What you have to offer. 

  • A university degree in a relevant field
  • Experience in project management and process transformation
  • Good communication and organization skills
  • Strong sense of responsibility and teamwork, as well the ability to work independently, result-oriented and structured
  • Reliability, strong motivation and flexibility
  • Experience in Adobe (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) would be a plus
  • Fluent German and English language skills, any other languages would be a plus
  • Experience in database management would be a plus
  • Good knowledge of the university structures and academic landscapes in Germany and internationally would be a plus


Benefits for you:


  • Flexible Working Time
  • Mobile Office
  • Work from EU Countries (up to 20 days per year)
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses

... and much more.


Have we kindled your pioneering spirit? 


Then apply now for our location Mainz Goldgrube and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

If you have any further questions, our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon to 4 pm).

Job-ID 7654 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

*BioNTech does not tolerate discrimination, favoritism, or harassment based on gender, political opinion, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or social origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, physical appearance, health status or any other aspect of personal status. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!

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