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Since its founding in 1998, the IU International University of Applied Sciences has developed into the largest private university for online and dual study programs in Europe. We offer more than 80 career-oriented bachelor and master programs in various disciplines. These English and German language programs are all accredited and state-recognized. As a pioneer in digital education, we continuously improve the learning experience of our students with the help of innovative technologies and consistently focus on their satisfaction. Through our employees’ entrepreneurial mindset we continue to achieve our ambitious goals and high growth rate of more than 50 percent.  

  
Course Title: Storytelling in Social Media
Study Programme: Master Digital Marketing , Distance Learning  
Language: English   
   

Course Content
  • Introduction and Basics

  • Forms of Storytelling

  • Digital Storytelling

  • Social Media Storytelling and Audience Participation

  • Storytelling in Practice

What We Offer
  • Remote and freelance contract   

  • Guidelines and support from internal departments  

  • Opportunities to work on similar future projects  
       

Your Responsibilities
  • Planning and creating video lectures based on an existing course book 

Your Profile
  • A completed academic degree and profile (Master or PhD) related to the subject area  

  • Industry experience and/or previous experience developing course materials is advantageous   

  • Proficiency in PowerPoint and video creation 

  • Basic technical equipment  
       

For your application to be considered please submit the following documents (in English):   

  • Tailored CV and Cover Letter (including your earliest start date)  

  • A relevant video sample of 3-5 minutes in the format of a PowerPoint with a voice over.  

  • Academic Transcripts   
       

We look forward to receiving your application.    
     
For questions please contact Mr Rommel (carsten.rommel@iu.org). Please note that we cannot accept applications via email.     
     
 For further information please visit https://www.iu-careers.com/ or https://www.iu.de/en/   

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