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26 February 2015 – Internal Communications Associate (temporary contract) Japan Tobacco International, Geneva

The candidate supports the department’s key objective to foster a culture that supports and drives behaviors aligned with business strategy: effectively communicate the organization’s vision, mission, values and culture; open lines of communication and build trust between management and employees; facilitate employee voice and cultivate a sense of community. The candidate will have a general understanding of internal communications. He/she will demonstrate a strong foundation in digital communications publishing. The candidate should also contribute to the development of editorial and communication plans in support of our numerous project teams.

Proactively liaising with JTI’s global regions, markets and Geneva HQ functions, this position will contribute to the expansion of the corporate Intranet, Corporate TV and associated digital internal communications channels. A creative, detailed, service-oriented personality, the candidate will have good knowledge of digital communications within multinational corporations.

Responsibilities
Create engaging animations for INSIDE TV based on internal brief and JTI’s corporate identity guidelines. Work closely with internal clients, logging requests in the editorial calendar, ensuring all necessary approvals and publishing on time and in line with the corresponding news, as appropriate. Represent INSIDE TV at the weekly editorial meeting, providing status updates. Create reports for INSIDE TV playlist on a weekly basis.
Execution of content publishing for live Markets and  Global & Local news on INSIDE Online, working directly with content providers and approvers. Primary Web Publisher for the Corporate Communication site, including the microsite dedicated to JTI’s move to new headquarters.
Actively participate in the project to redesign JTI’s intranet, providing support to the project lead completing tasks on an as-needed basis. Project coordination with vendors and colleagues to ascertain the most appropriate intranet solutions and achieve performance targets set by the project team.
Performs various other activities deemed appropriate to support the Corporate Communications team’s key objectives.
Must be engaging, creative, open-minded, resourceful, a team player with a positive attitude, working closely with both internal and external partners to ensure that the deliverables are of high quality, on time and budget.

Qualifications & Experience
University degree in Communications, media, graphic design or equivalent work experience.
A team player with excellent communication & diplomatic skills
Strong creative skills and an eye for design
Good project management skills (ability to meet deadlines)
Experience with TV, moving images or video a plus

Skills, Competencies & Languages
Fluent in English, (French a benefit); good English writing skills
Digital content publishing skills
Photoshop, Illustrator, understanding of CMS and basic HTML a plus, Adobe After Effects also a plus
Core Microsoft Office suite, incl. Sharepoint 2010/2013

For further information and to apply click here>>

 

 

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25 February 2015 – Director of Marketing, The International School of Geneva

The Foundation of the International School of Geneva comprises eight schools on three campuses. In 2015, there are 4440 students of over 135 nationalities, aged between three and eighteen. Established in 1924, its guiding principles are an education that places the child at the centre; a commitment to promoting bilingualism; fostering respect for diversity and, crucially, educating for peace and international citizenship. The birthplace of the International Baccalaureate movement, the School has a distinguished record for innovation in the field of education.

Following a restructuring, the school now seeks to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced professional to develop and implement a marketing and stakeholder relations strategy that strengthens our self-knowledge, focus, communication and engagement as a world-class, not-for-profit institution and ensures that the International School of Geneva retains its current, preeminent position.

For further details of  the job specification, candidate profile and application process for this position, please consult the information pack.

Candidates are required to send their CV, three references, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer, that may be followed at the point of interview and a covering letter addressed to Mrs Vicky Tuck, Director General, International School of Geneva, by email only to: recruitment.fdn@ecolint.ch   by 5th March 2015 at 4:00pm, mentioning the reference number 005.

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16 February 2015 – Press Officer – CHARLESCANNON, Geneva

CHARLESCANNON is an international marketing creative agency with purpose! With offices in Geneva, Basel and Martigny we offer the complete spectrum of marketing, communications and creative services.

We help international consumer and B2B companies, non-for-profits and federations KNOW, WOW and WIN audiences. Our clients appreciate our creativity, ingenuity, productivity and proximity no matter where they’re based – from across Switzerland, between the Americas and Australia, and from the Arctic Circle to West, East and Southern Africa.
We are looking for a multilingual Press Officer with 5 or more years of experience.

English mother tongue and fluent in French and Spanish, you will be joining the Charlescannon team to support one of our key multinational, B2B clients.

A clear communicator, team player and with relevant experience as a press officer or PR, the successful candidate will have a strong passion for business.

This full-time role will require working mostly on secondment within the client’s Geneva based offices and will also require international travel.

The role is varied, fast moving and rewarding. Typical activities will include:
• liaising with internal colleagues throughout the company and key spokespeople;
• liaising with and answering enquiries from media, individuals and other organisations;
• researching, writing and distributing press releases to target media;
• organising monitoring services and analysing media coverage;
• organising and joining press briefings and tours;
• contributing to maintaining and updating information on the company’s website;
• managing and updating information and engaging with users on social media sites;
• supporting the production of company films and scheduling of photography assignments;
• supporting the issues management team in their media strategy and responses; and
• working with the client’s network of PR agencies.

Interactions will be with the client’s head of media relations and Corporate Affairs team as well as with senior internal colleagues across the client’s business.
Please send a detailed motivation letter and CV in English with references to jobs@charlescannon.com by 28th January. We regret we will only be able to respond to candidates that are short listed.

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6 February – Communication Manager – Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD)

The GICHD has an opportunity for a Communication Manager to join the External Relations and Policy division. Based in Geneva and reporting to the Head of External Relations and Policy, the Communication Manager will lead a small team to develop and implement a comprehensive communication strategy and work plan, reaching out to the key stakeholders in mine action, human security and humanitarian development, the media and the wider public. S/he will drive and oversee corporate digital and print material and public relations activities. In addition, s/he will support and coordinate the communication activities undertaken by the GICHD operational divisions in the context of advisory missions, diplomatic visits, donor relations, training sessions and conferences.

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
– Develop, implement, and monitor a communication strategy driven by the GICHD Strategy 2015-2018 and an annual communication work plan covering both offline and digital channels.
– Define the visual identity and the corporate communication guidelines and mainstream their use across the organisation. Plan and oversee the design, production and distribution of print and digital communication material.
– Lead the development and management of the website, social media channels, and active web content such as mobile applications, e-learning platform, videos, animations.
– Set up an e-learning platform in close cooperation with the operational divisions, to increase the outreach and efficiency of the GICHD training services and national capacity development; coordinate the production of the digital material for the elearning platform.
– Develop a comprehensive public relations policy. Increase GICHD’s visibility within our audiences such as the donor community, the Internal Geneva and Maison de la
Paix partners, the civil society and other organisations active in human security.
– Increase the GICHD presence in local, national and international media. Advise and support the Director and the Heads of Divisions on media relations.
– Support and coordinate the communication actions undertaken in the context of advisory missions, bilateral visits, donor relations, training sessions, conferences, recruitment or others.
– Manage three team members and the financial resources of the Communication section. Manage the contracting and monitoring of the service providers, suppliers and consultants, ensuring effective results and outcomes.

PROFILE REQUIREMENTS
– At least 5 years’ experience in a similar role, preferably in the humanitarian or international development cooperation sector
– Skills in managing a small team, project finances and outsourced service providers
– Strong inter-personal communication and collaboration skills in a multi-cultural context
– A degree in communications management, public and media relations, international relations, or a related field is favourable
– Competence in developing and implementing a strategic and integrated approach to communications
– A successful track record in the use of digital communication tools in message shaping and dissemination; experience in overseeing the management of website architecture and content is desired
– Competence in designing and managing the production of print publications or other communication products
– Experience and network in non-profit related public relations and media relations
– The capacity to convey technical or specialist content through meaningful message for lay audiences
– Native English fluency and a working level of French are required; knowledge of Spanish, Arabic or Russian would be an asset.
– Holder of a Swiss “permis de séjour” (or Swiss national)

APPLICATIONS
If you are attracted by this opportunity and you meet the profile requirements, please email your detailed CV, letter of motivation and any other supporting information or
documentation that you deem useful to present in support of your application, to Ms Laurence Clarke-Schaller, GICHD Human Resources Manager: hr(at)gichd.org
CLOSING DATE : 27 February 2015

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26 January 2015 – Account & Community Manager – Swiss-German native, Geneva 

For one of the most exciting Brand leaders around, operating in a fast-moving, fun, through-the-line category, we are setting-up a new creative agency in Geneva!

We are the Swiss division of an 80-talent strong agency renowned for creating meaningful relationships between Brands and consumers via new approaches.

To activate a large budget covering all touch-points TV, print, poster as well as all social media and guerilla marketing, we need a Swiss-German Account & Community Manager.

You must be experienced with 3/5 years account management in agency, passionate about creative work as well as trends and digital native.

You must be Swiss-German. You can speak French and English.

The agency will be based within 20 minutes of Geneva airport but we can be flexible in terms of your actual work location.

We offer the rare opportunity to have fun and learn fast via delivering innovative campaigns and digital programs for a fantastic, ‘experience’ brand. You’ll also take part in the agency development.

If you feel you have what it takes to be part of our team, please send me your resume at philippe.lepage@ymail.com.

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26 January 2015 – Freelance Copywriter (25%)– Swiss-German native

For one of the most exciting Brand leaders around, operating in a fast-moving, fun, through-the-line category, we are setting-up a new creative agency in Geneva!

We are the Swiss division of an 80-talent strong agency renowned for creating meaningful relationships between Brands and consumers via new approaches.

To bring ideas, punchy lines and relevant copy for all touch-points TV, print, poster as well as all social media and guerilla marketing, we need a Swiss-German copywriter.

You must be experienced with 3/5 years in agency and passionate about creative work.

You must be Swiss-German and you can speak English or French.

The agency will be based within 20 minutes of Geneva airport but we can be flexible in terms of your actual work location.

We offer the rare opportunity to have fun via delivering innovative campaigns and digital programs for a fantastic, ‘experience’ brand. You’ll also take part in the agency development.

If you feel you have what it takes to be part of our team, please contact me at: philippe.lepage@ymail.com.