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Responsable de la communication institutionnelle – Ville de Fribourg

Offre d’emploi – Responsable de la communication institutionnelle à 100% (H/F) à l’Administration générale
Entrée en fonction: 1er février 2019 ou à convenir
Actualités

La Ville de Fribourg met au concours un poste de Responsable de la communication institutionnelle à 100% (H/F), à l’Administration générale.

Vos missions
Coordonner le travail de l’équipe communication et encadrer ses collaborateurs
Développer et mettre en application la stratégie ainsi que la politique de communication de la Ville de Fribourg, à l’interne comme à l’externe
Planifier et superviser la stratégie de communication générale et digitale
Promouvoir l’image de la Commune dans le respect des budgets alloués
Conseiller le Conseil communal et les Chefs de service (promotion, communication et moyens de marketing…)
Contrôler la bienfacture, la chronologie et la fréquence des supports de communication (flyers, communiqués de presse, rapport de gestion, programme et bilan de législature…)
Gérer des dossiers de communication opérationnels en collaboration avec l’équipe

Votre profil
Master complété par une spécialisation en communication, marketing ou communication digitale (par ex brevet fédéral ou formation équivalente)
Compétences mesurables en management d’équipe et direction de projets
Connaissance des acteurs du réseau médiatique et institutionnel fribourgeois
Importantes qualités relationnelles, entregent, capacité à travailler en réseau
Excellentes capacités rédactionnelles en français (en allemand également serait un atout)
Utilisateur autonome des logiciels courants et spécialisés de la branche (suites Office et Adobe, Facebook)
Intérêt marqué pour le domaine public et ses institutions
Entrée en fonction : 1er février 2019 ou à convenir; contrat de durée déterminée de 12 mois, éventuellement renouvelable.

Soucieuse de développement durable la Ville de Fribourg demande que les postulations lui soient adressées de préférence sous forme électronique à l’adresse suivante emploi@ville-fr.ch ou au Service des relations humaines, à l’attention de Mme Antonella Holenstein, Place de l’Hôtel-de-Ville 3, 1700 Fribourg, jusqu’au 21 décembre 2018.

De plus amples renseignements peuvent être obtenus auprès de Mme Catherine Agustoni, Secrétaire de Ville, au 026 351 71 01.

By | December 10th, 2018|Careers|0 Comments

Website Redesign Project Manager – OHCHR – Geneva

Responsibilities

Within delegated authority, the Programme Officer (Website Redesign Project Manager) will be responsible for the following duties: • Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of the OHCHR.org Global Website Redesign Project; monitors and analyzes programme/project development and implementation; reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; identifies and tracks follow-up actions. • Acts as the principal coordinator for the project team, content managers and producers in the Communications Section regarding progress and status of assigned deliverables. • Performs consulting assignments, in collaboration with the client, by planning facilitating workshops, through other interactive sessions and assisting in developing the action plan the client will use to manage the change. • Manages relationships with all third-party entities (consultants and vendors). • Researches, analyzes and presents information gathered from diverse sources. • Assists in policy and quality standards development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies. • Undertakes survey initiatives; designs data collection tools; reviews, analyzes and interprets responses, identifies problems / issues and prepares conclusions. • Prepares various written outputs, e.g. communications to project stakeholders, regular reports on the status of project progress, risks and finances, highlighting any potential exceptions or changes in the plan, etc. • Provides substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc. • Undertakes outreach activities; conducts training workshops, seminars, etc.; makes presentations on assigned topics/activities. • Coordinates activities related to budget and funding (programme/project preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.) and prepares related documents/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget, etc.). • Performs other duties as required.

Temporary post – up to one year position.

Deadline: 13 December 2018

Further information>>

By | December 10th, 2018|Careers|0 Comments

Seminar: Can social media change the world? promoting or demoting human rights – Thursday 13 December; 18h30-19h30

Seminar: Can social media change the world? promoting or demoting human rights

December 13, 2018, Webster University, Geneva

18:30 – 19:30

Followed by an informal networking apéro & exhibition viewing

SPEAKERS

Dr. Bradley E. Wiggins, Associate Professor and Head, Media Department of Media Communications, Webster Vienna Private University

Gisella Lomax, Head of Social Media, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency

Paula Dias Leite, Brazilian photographer, researcher and visual storyteller

Martina Castiglioni, Student President, Webster Humanitarian Association

EXHIBITION

“Augmented Democracy”: an interactive, innovative storytelling project using AR technology by Paula Dias Leite.

“Together as One”:  collaborative art created by Webster Humanitarian Association with the Venezuelan artist, and human rights activist, Rodrigo Hombre Radikal Figueredo.

Moderator

Dr. Sarah Grosso, Media Communications Department, Webster University Geneva

A special edition of the Spotlight Seminar to celebrate International Human Rights Day and Webster Geneva’s 40thAnniversary. Co-hosted by the Webster Humanitarian Association.

#StandUp4HumanRights

This is a free event.  Advanced registration is requested here >

By | December 10th, 2018|Other events|0 Comments

International AIDS Society (IAS) – Web Producer, Geneva

Details of Employment:
The Web Producer position will be based in Geneva, Switzerland and report to the Director, Communications. The position is open-ended and full-time as start as soon as possible.

Purpose of the Position:

The incumbent will be responsible for developing, updating and maintaining the IAS website and the conferences websites. This requires experience in graphic design as well as technical
understanding of how websites work and look.

Main Responsibilities:
– Develop and design websites based on user experience and web optimization best practices
– Manage, review and publish all web content for the IAS, the IAS Conference on HIV and the International AIDS Conferences
– Develop and maintain work plan to coordinate with all departments in the organization for web updates
– Ensure consistency, quality and up to date content on all websites
– Work between ICT and other departments to guide and translate between programming,user experience and design to develop online applications
– Keep up-to-date on web industry standards and user experience trends to develop and design websites in line with the organization’s evolving priorities
– Serve as link between visual curation and user experience across web platforms
– Work within the Communications team to produce digital deliverables according to editorial calendar needs
– Provide design support for the IAS, the IAS Conference on HIV and the International AIDS Conferences (promo material, venue floor plans, signage, banners, etc.)
– Serve as the main point of contact between conference photographers and IAS staff, populate online galleries and curate photos for all conferences
– Manage conference photos archive and online galleries
– Edit and retouch photos as needed.
Perform any additional tasks requested by the Director, Communications.

Academic Qualifications:
– A degree in communications or similar area is required
– Training in web development.

Work Experience:
– Significant years of experience in a similar role
– Proven ability to design and develop websites
– Experience in managing multiple websites
– Experience in designing both for online and printed materials.

Skills/Competencies:
– Proficiency in HTML, CSS and Bootstrap, knowledge of Javascript
– Strong knowledge of web Content Management Systems (CMS) and SEO
– Strong visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
– Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (particularly Photoshop and Illustrator)
– Well organized, ability to multitask, attention to detail and adherence to deadlines
– Ability to work independently and within a team
– Problem solver; relationship-builder; and strong inter-personal skills
– Stress tolerance and resilience, ability to work under pressure with multiple and shifting priorities.

Languages:
– Native or advanced in English
– Knowledge of other languages is an asset.

How to Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and a cover letter, in English and by email only, to recruitment@iasociety.org by Monday 7 January 2019. Please note
that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Only candidates from Switzerland, from an EU/EFTA country or candidates already having a valid Swiss working permit will be considered.
IAS employees are evidence-based, human rights-focused, inclusive and accountable partners in the HIV response. Candidates should display genuine commitment to IAS values (learn more
here).

The IAS is committed to recruiting and sustaining a skilled, effective, diverse and genderbalanced secretariat, and to the greater involvement of people living with HIV (GIPA) in all
aspects of its work. People living with or affected by HIV are strongly encouraged to apply.

By | December 5th, 2018|Careers|0 Comments

GCN Lunch 9 November 2018 – wrap up

Thanks to the many communicators who came to hear Ekaterina Filippova’s presentation about Facebook ads. Participants learned different techniques on how to master Facebook Ads and felt more comfortable integrating these into their strategies to effectively promote their products, services or initiatives.

Below are a few photos of the event courtesy of Geraldo Pestalozzi photography.

Stay tuned for details about our next event, which will be an evening apero.

  • GCN lunch seminar 9 Nov 2018 - Use Facebook Ads to increase visibility with Ekaterina Filippova
By | November 19th, 2018|GCN lunch events|0 Comments

IATA Geneva – Communications intern for the Training Department

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has opened an internship position for 11 months in our Training department, starting mid-January 2019.

We’re looking for a recent university graduate in Marketing or Communication to support the communications and marketing efforts of our Training team, one of our largest revenue generating lines of business.

Under guidance of the department’s communications manager, your main responsibilities will include: helping maintain the iata.org/training website and IATA Training’s presence on social media, filming and editing promotional videos, as well as creating and maintaining marketing communications material such as product sheets.

You will need to be highly computer literate with an advanced level of Microsoft Office suite (especially Word and PPT), Photoshop and video editing software and ideally have some experience of a CMS. Excellent English skills (verbal and written) are a must, and knowledge of other languages is an asset.

We will welcome candidates with proven organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining high attention to detail and meeting deadlines; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and persistent and positive can-do approach.

This is a paid internship. For the full job description please visit our jobs website>>

By | November 18th, 2018|Careers|0 Comments

CHS Alliance – Head of Membership and Communications

Are you a seasoned professional with demonstrated experience in developing and leading strategic communications for non-profit organizations with a global membership reach. Do you want to be part of a small but dynamic team who are intent on raising quality and accountability in how organisations support people affected by crisis? Do you have the right skills and experience to galvanise a large and diverse membership around meeting the Core Humanitarian Standard?

Then please consider this exciting new role to work with a highly motivated and skilled Communications team, to lead the vision for communicating effectively about the Core Humanitarian  tandard for Quality and Accountability (CHS) and support our work in engaging our members and partners around the Standard.

You will be responsible for leading the promotion and engagement for the CHS and supporting the team to engage members, including outreach, recruitment, retention and implementation of plans designed to cultivate, maintain and strengthen the use and effectiveness of the CHS.

What we expect from you

MEMBER RELATIONS – You will manage the engagement of new members as well as retention of the CHS Alliance members.

1.Oversee the continued process for identifying membership needs for the CHS Alliance.

Implement and review as necessary the membership strategy.
Promote membership and member benefits and services.
Solicit new members and manage their application process as well as renewing membership.
Support the CHS Alliance team in building strong relationships with members.
Plan and manage membership events in coordination with other staff, including special workshops, networking events, the CHS Alliance General Assembly, and other events.
Support the Governance related to membership, providing support to the Governing Board and the Membership and Nominations Committee.
Ensure that membership data and information is always up-to-date.

COMMUNICATION – You will lead the planning, development of, implementation and monitoring of the CHS Alliance strategic communications. Specifically, you will work with the team to:

Develop and implement CHS Alliance’s communications strategy, reinforcing clear and compelling key messages.
Find creative ways to engage the membership and broadly promote the Alliance’s work.
Oversee the continued development of a new and engaging CHS Alliance website.
Expand CHS Alliance’s social media presence.
Oversee the production of the monthly e-newsletter, annual report and other special reports as needed.
Support the development of the Annual Humanitarian Accountability Report.
Engage with the other CHS copyright owners and further key partners to develop and implement communications strategy, tools and key messages to promote the Standard.
To view the full job description, please click here.

Your profile

You are a seasoned professional with demonstrated experience in developing and leading strategic communications for non-profit organizations with a global membership reach; and more specifically:

You have at least ten years of experience in communications, in increasing seniority for leading and delivering on strategic communication strategies.
You previously worked for a global membership organisation and have experience of governance issues and administration.
You are a natural problem solver and embrace a spirit of communication and initiative to work with and adapt to multiple stakeholders around the world.
You are organized and can relate organizational structure to the communication.
Your colleagues describe you as an exceptional communicator and advocate, and you would be comfortable representing the CHS Alliance at the highest level.
You enjoy working in small teams and guiding others in their work. Previous managerial position is an asset.
You have excellent oral and written English skills that are articulate and succinct, with other working languages as an asset.
You commit to the CHS Alliance values, vision and mission and commit to be personally and collectively responsible for upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct. This includes refraining from acts of misconduct, respecting the CHS Alliance’s standards and the dignity of those whom the Alliance pledges to assist and with whom they have contact.

Terms and conditions

Reports to: Executive Director

Responsible for: Communications Manager, Communications Officer

Location: Geneva

Contract type: open-ended contract – full time (80% considered for the right candidate)

Start date: ASAP

How to apply

You shall submit your application by email to: recruitment@chsalliance.org

Applications shall include a CV and a motivation letter (no longer than 2 pages). Please mention your name and the vacancy reference in the subject line.

Deadline for applications: Monday 26 November 2018 (23:59 GMT)

By | November 8th, 2018|Careers|0 Comments

CHS Alliance – Consultancy: Website content writing & editing

Consultancy: Website content writing & editing

Period of the contract From mid-November to end of December 2018, with possibility of extension.

Job Purpose:
Write, edit, update and proof-read content of CHS Alliance’s website (www.chsalliance.org) in view of its migration to a new website in February 2019.
Main Responsibilities:
• Review, edit, update, harmonise and improve existing content – approximately 20,000 words – in line with CHS Alliance’s messaging to enable migration to a new website by January 2019;
• Write and edit new content for webpages, in line with CHS Alliance’s messaging;
• Support communications team to develop and publish an internal style guide and guidelines for writing for the web;
• Ensure consistency of style, branding, messaging and clarity of thought across all webpages on the new website.

Further information>> (pdf)

Please, send your application to avaessen@chsalliance.org with a subject line indicating “Website content writing & editing” no later than Monday, 12th November.

By | November 8th, 2018|Careers|0 Comments

 Communications Manager – International Seed Federation, Nyon

The international Seed Federation based in Nyon, Switzerland, is seeking a highly-motivated Communications Manager to develop and implement a clear, coherent communications strategy. 

ISF is a non-profit making membership organisation whose mission is to facilitate the international movement of seed and plant breeding innovation; to mobilise and represent the private seed sector at a global level; to inform its members; and to promote the interests and the image of the seed sector. 

In order to fulfil its mission, ISF positions itself as the voice of the seed sector at international level and to engage with the stakeholders and international organisations in line with its vision “ A world where quality seed is accessible to all”. 

This is a full time, varied role within a small team and involves some international travel. The postholder must be a strong strategic thinker and willing to execute under the direction of the Secretary General. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
External and internal communications strategy & planning and execution 

External communication 

  • Develop and implement a media relations strategy, seeking coverage in print, broadcast and online media 
  • Manage media inquiries and interview requests 
  • Evaluate appropriate speaking opportunities for key executives or functional specialists 
  • Liaise with executives, colleagues and key spokespeople 
  • Coordinate all communications relations activities for ISF worldwide, in close cooperation with national seed associations, international partners and third parties. 
  • Manage and develop ISF website and social media channels. 
  • Identify opportunities to organise events, such as press conferences, webcasts and press trips in close cooperation with national seed associations and international partners. 
  • Develop a crisis communication management strategy and manage crisis communications with all stakeholders. 
  • Write and edit a range of communications, including press releases, articles, presentations, speeches, brochures, and social media posts. 
  • Manage and uphold ISF Brand Guidelines and ensure consistent application of house style across all communications. 
  • Support the communications associated with the ISF World Seed Congress, including corporate branding, media relations, social media, video production and ISF leaders. 
  • Manage campains, projects and relationships with international project teams and third party suppliers including design, digital and web agencies. 

Internal communication 

  • Organise and manage ISF communication network “Global Communication Connect”. 
  • Advise and support colleagues in their internal communications activities to adopt a strategic approach and to develop writing capabilities. 
  • Coordinate and manage the communication calendar of ISF member communications, including the bi-monthly ISF Bulletin. 
  • Collaborate with colleagues on the development of communication tools to support the delivery of ISF strategic objectives. 

EDUCATION / BACKGROUND 

  • Minimum: First degree in Media, Marketing, PR, Journalism or similar 
  • At least 3 years’ experience within a communications manager role in an international organisation (agricultural industry expertise would be an asset). 
  • Good understanding of communications strategy and at the same time willing and able to implement. 

SKILLS 

  • Strong writing skills/ editing skills 
  • Good interpersonal/ presentation skills 
  • Highly organised and able to multi-task 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Ability to manage high workload with tight deadlines 
  • Discretion, good judgement, flexibility, versatility and tact 
  • English: Written/ spoken fluency is essential 
  • Spanish, French or German: Desirable 

To apply in confidence, send a cover letter and a resume to: Michael Keller, Secretary General, International Seed Federation careers@worldseed.org 

The position will be open until 17 November, 2018. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the position shall remain open until a suitable candidate has been engaged. 

By | November 3rd, 2018|Careers|0 Comments

World Usability Day 2018 in Geneva

World_usability_day

Celebrate World Usability Day in Geneva with a free after-work event;  this year’s theme is “UX design for good or evil” and it will take place on Thursday 8 November @ Impact Hub (next to Cornavin train station), from 6.30 to 9pm.
Further details and register here>>

By | October 31st, 2018|Other events|0 Comments