We are The European Association of Archaeologists (EAA), a ‘not-for-profit’ membership organisation for archaeologists and other related or interested individuals or bodies in Europe and beyond, with more than 3000 members. We aim to promote the development of archaeological research and practices and the management and interpretation of the archaeological heritage. We hold a conference annually in late August / early September in different European countries.

Data and Event Manager

Due to the continued growth of our membership, our conferences and the expansion of our activities, we are currently looking for a new Data and Event Manager for our Secretariat office based in Prague. Our new colleague should have proven technical/IT background, be a proactive seeker of solutions and a communicative and responsible team player with relevant experience. If you are interested in working for an international not-for-profit organization and being responsible for technical/IT/digital support and organization of a large international conference, read more about the position of a

Data and Event Manager

Your main responsibilities:

  • The overall technical support of the hybrid annual conference (with more than 2500 onsite and online attendees) - technical and administrative management of conference abstracts (scientific content of the conference) from submission and adjustments to final programme creation and publication (Abstract book) and working with a dedicated abstract management software;
  • Assistance to the Scientific Committee during the evaluation process of approx. 250 sessions and 2500 contributions;
  • Involvement in the technical/organisational/data and software preparation and organization of the EAA conference (on-line registration process, attendance and assistance onsite at the conference venue, administration of the online component incl. mobile app, responsibility for smooth technical running of the conference, cooperation with the local host organiser, etc.);
  • Administration and management of the help-desk email – assistance with daily Members’ queries (e.g. connected to membership, conference on-line registration, scientific programme matters, etc.);
  • Designing, administration and maintenance of the EAA conference and the EAA website;
  • Administration and maintenance of the EAA membership database and related membership facilities within a dedicated engagement management software;
  • Cooperation with the EAA social media editor;
  • Graphic design of EAA outputs (e.g. pictures, brochures, reports, certificates etc.) and print preparation;
  • Cooperation with and presentation to the EAA Executive Board, cooperation within the EAA Secretariat (4 staff members).

Candidate´s profile requirements:

  • High School or University degree (background in archaeology / IT is preferred);
  • Fluent Czech and English is a must (daily communication in English both written and spoken);
  • High level of proficiency in MS Office; practical experience in data handling and different software administration, IT/technical/graphical background and proven digital skills;
  • Experience with website administration; knowledge of HTML is a plus;
  • Experience with graphic design software (Photoshop, InDesign, Canva);
  • Experience with social media administration is an advantage;
  • Willingness to learn and become completely proficient in content management and other softwares;
  • Diligence, ability to work independently, creative technical thinking and proactive problem-solving ability, with a capacity to determine new solutions;
  • Communication and organizational skills, ability to cooperate with large and varied audiences; presentations skills;
  • Willingness to travel abroad (especially in time of the conference – late August/early September each year).

We offer:

  • Informal, friendly working atmosphere within a small team located in the centre of Prague 1, near Malostranské náměstí;
  • Interesting and diverse job with space for own initiative, growth and independent work;
  • Fully flexible type of work (possibility of flexible working hours, possibility of home office and office-based work combination);
  • Full support and training in the position during the adaptation process and beyond;
  • Interesting salary conditions;
  • Date of start: March 2023 or by negotiation;
  • Permanent full-time position, with possibility to work part-time until June 2023.

Application procedure:

If you are interested in the tasks and conditions above and you meet our requirements, please submit your motivation letter explaining your interest in our position and your CV. The CV and motivation letter are a necessary condition for admission within the selection process.

Informace o pozici

Evropská asociace archeologů (European Association of Archaeologists)
Letenská 123/4, Praha – Malá Strana
Required education: Secondary education or professional training with a school-leaving exam
Required languages: Czech (Advanced), English (Advanced)
Benefits: Cell phone, Notebook, Flexible start/end of working hours, Educational courses, training, 13th monthly salary, Work mostly from home, Individual schedules of working hours, Foreign business trips, International conferences, Individual budget for personal growth
Listed in: IS/IT: System and HW administration, Marketing, Media, advertising, and PR, Application SW administrator, Web designer, IS Support, Event Specialist, Database administrator
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Employer type: Non-profit organization

Also suitable for graduates.

The European Association of Archaeologists
Letenská 4, 11804 Praha 1 – Malá Strana, Česká Republika