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7 February 2014 - Recherche d’équipe Sales – park it, French-speaking Switzerland
Dans le cadre de l’éxpansion en Suisse Romande, park it recherche plusieurs freelancers indépendants et proactifs pour acquérir des places de parking à Lausanne, Fribourg et Genève.
Travail flexible à partir de Janvier 2014 avec un Training initial (payé). Rémunération compétitive, à base de commission par place de parking acquise.
Ce travail est idéal pour étudiants communicatifs, extrovertis et proactifs. Une bonne performance pourra mener à un futur emploi par park it.
À propos de park it: !park it est un startup Suisse basé a Zurich qui offre des options innovatives tout autour du stationnement de voitures dans les villes Suisses. Principalement, park it est une plateforme pour trouver, réserver et payer des places de parking privées a travers une application pour smartphone. Les propriétaires rendent leurs places accessibles lors qu’ils n’en ont pas besoin eux mêmes et ainsi gagnent de l’argent avec chaque heure que leur place est louée. Les Users recherchent et réservent leur place idéale spontanément ou en avance et ne perdent plus de temps en cherchant une place. Ils payent confortablement par carte de crédit
a l’aide de l’application et peuvent prolonger leur réservation s’il le faut, confortablement a distance par l’intermédiaire de l’application.
L’application park it indique aussi les garages publics, leurs taux d’occupation en temps réel ainsi que la possibilité d’acheter les tickets journaliers pour le parkings park+rail des CFF.
park it rend possible une utilisation efficace de places de parking et permet une mobilité plus efficace.
Envoyer votre candidature à: !
Clemens Hagg, Head of Sales chez park it
email@example.com, 078 790 58 89
3 February 2014 – Technical Editions Manager – EBU, Geneva
-Responsible for the quality of the delivered technical publications and technical contributions to policy papers.
- Oversee the production process ensuring production and distribution of the Tech-i quarterly magazine and the EBU Technical Review in a timely manner Liaising where necessary with Head of Communications or nominated representative.
- Monitors, develops, and contributes to the EBU Technology & Innovation web site (tech.ebu.ch) in coordination with the Web Editor and Webmaster.
- Manages the exhibition presence of the EBU Technology and Innovation Department in coordination with the Head of Strategic Events.
-Encourages and coordinates the submission of technical papers by the Department to appropriate international conferences.
Qualifications: Master’s Degree, subject: Communications, Electronics or Engineering, Publications; Other: Continuous education in field
Languages: Native English and excellent written and spoken French.
Professional Skills and Experiences: 5+ Years of experience in a similar job discipline
- Understanding, interest and network within the industry
- Understanding and interest of technology evolution (tech-savvy)
- Demonstrated ability to edit and write a wide range of materials for a diverse target audience with advanced knowledge of computerized editing and publishing software.
- Proven track record of publication experience
- Demonstrated ability to lead, manage and monitor staff, work plans, contractors and consultants and has the drive to initiate, create and motivate.
- Basic understanding and knowledge of the following: digital photography, video productions, etc.
- Ability to manage multiple on-going projects with varying timelines while also responding to short term demands as they arise.
14 January 2014 – PR Account Manager – Charlescannon – Geneva
We are an integrated communications agency looking for a PR account manager with 5 or more years of experience.
English mother tongue and fluent in French (written and oral) 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 in journalism or PR, the successful candidate will have a strong passion for business.
This full-time role will require working from both the agency and client’s offices in Geneva and will also require international travel.
For this client specific responsibilities will include:
- advising on strategies for optimising media coverage in international, national and trade media
- supporting the development of media relations plans and assisting in their implementation
- contributing to the development of agenda grids for use by the client’s senior management
- creating press releases, statements, positioning papers and Q&As for the client and their operating companies
- navigating the client’s internal structure in order to obtain the required information
- providing support to client staff members during key events and as media requests arise
- identifying and managing key relationships with selected journalists across EMEA and Asia/Pacific
- working with the client’s stakeholder management database and contributing to the client’s other databases including video, images, facts and figures that can then be used by the media
- working with agencies to update websites with press releases and media information
- supporting the client’s issue and crisis team in their media strategy and responses
- working with the client’s network of agencies
- writing articles for client’s publications including their newsletter, presentations, brochures etc.
Interactions will be with the client’s internal management, finance, senior and team managers, and country General Managers across all parts of the client’s business, especially in EMEA and Asia Pacific. External relationships will be with journalists and media executives.
Please send a detailed motivation letter and CV in English to firstname.lastname@example.org by 26th January. We regret we will be responding only to candidates that are short listed.
9 January 2014 – Communications Intern – IAS Geneva
The International AIDS Society (IAS) is the world’s leading independent association of professionals working in HIV. It has more than 16,000 members from 196 countries and plays a key role as an independent voice in the global response to AIDS. It is a dynamic professionally run and well governed not-for-profit organization based in Geneva, Switzerland. It has a highly dedicated international staff of fifty. The IAS is the custodian of the world’s premier gathering on HIV and AIDS, the International AIDS Conference, which takes place every two years. In the intervening years the IAS organizes the IAS Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention Conference, a scientific meeting focused on current research and its application in the scale-up of HIV prevention and treatment.
The IAS advocates for the implementation of effective evidence-based policies and programmes that promote and protect human rights. It also runs a number of projects to strengthen research capacity to address HIV and AIDS.
Purpose of the Position:
The incumbent will be responsible for assisting with the coordination of various core and conference communications activities. The Communications Intern will directly report to the Senior Manager, Communications and will receive direction from the Communications and Media Officer, the Web Officer and the Junior Social Media Coordinator.
The Communications Intern will also support activities in the run up to the 20th International AIDS Conference, known as AIDS 2014, which will take place in Melbourne, Australia, in July 2014. More information on the conference can be found at http://www.aids2014.org.
Including, but not restricted to:
• Liaising with translators, designers, and printers to coordinate the timely release and delivery of printed materials (including IAS annual report, newsletters, conference publications etc.);
• Managing administrative activities (department’s travel arrangements, support the organization of meetings and other events);
• Administrative support to the Senior Manager, Communications;
• Supporting projects such as communications campaigns;
• Supervising the shipment and delivery of marketing materials at meetings and regional conferences;
• Drafting and editing texts including fact sheets, biographies and content for the IAS websites;
A degree in communications or public relations is preferable. Candidates expressing a keen interest in events management who can prove previous working experience will also be considered.
Previous work in organizing conferences, seminars, workshops, meetings, or other events would be an asset.
• English mother tongue;
• Meticulous and attention to details;
• Strong computer skills in the Windows environment (particularly Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook);
• Proven ability to use Social Media (especially Facebook and Twitter);
• Ability to work well as a team member, as well as work independently;
• Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects simultaneously;
• Ability to work in an international context;
• Ability to meet tight deadlines
The following skills and qualifications are advantageous:
• Interest in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care issues
Important internship information:
Dates: February to August 2014. Start and end dates slightly flexible.
Internship Stipend: 1,000 Swiss Francs per month (pro-rata – depending on whether person is full time or part-time)
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and a cover letter, in English and by email only, to email@example.com by 15 January 2014.
Only candidates from Switzerland, from an EU/EFTA country or candidates already having a valid Swiss working permit will be considered.
The IAS is committed to recruiting and sustaining a skilled, effective, diverse and gender-balanced secretariat, and to the greater involvement of people living with HIV (GIPA) in all aspects of its work. People living with HIV are strongly encouraged to apply.
7 January 2014 – Senior Website Designer/UX – UNHCR, Geneva
1. Background project information
The Global Focus website is a site that provides information to UNHCR donors to help them
understand how their contributions are utilized, and to understand where there are unmet needs. The
site is also supposed to inform media counterparts on the current situation and developments. The
next phase of the website evolution involves a re-design to create a ‘one stop shop’ for donors, by
significantly improving the interface and user experience. The goal is to draw on other similar projects
already underway in UNHCR to provide a much more appealing look and feel through improved
navigation, dashboards/data visualization and info-graphics among other things.
1. Website Design/ User Experience
1.1. Services to be provided
Re-design the site by creating visually appealing web page designs and making improvements to the users’ experience/UX
Jointly with all other project team members, create a site map and intuitive architecture for the web page
Design info-graphics and visualizations based on relevant data/information
Create wireframes and style guide for the new website
Develop CSS-based web layouts
Meet/liaise with stakeholders to gather requirements and update on progress
Experience working in an agile development environment
Work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team to re-design the website
Complete website design/navigation, wireframes
CSS that reflects the design
Style guide for the re-designed website
Significant website design/UX (at least 3 years of experience), CSS and style guides
Experience designing a public website
Strong familiarity with accessibility and principles of good website design
Fluent in English
The consultant will report directly to the Project Manager. In addition, work and reporting
milestones/benchmarks will be set together with consultant at the beginning of the term.
It is expected that this opportunity will last 6 months full-time with the possibility to extend on a parttime basis.
To apply, send your CV to:
+41 (0)22 739 78 12
Due to the foreseen number of applications, only persons shortlisted will be contacted.
20 December 2013 - Womanity Foundation, Geneva – Partnership, Fundraising and Communication Manager – Part-time, long-term consultancy assignment
Womanity (www.womanity.org) is an independent private foundation established in 2005 and registered in Switzerland, the UK and the USA (via the King Baudoin Foundation USA). It aims to empower girls and women to shape their future and accelerate progress within their communities, with a vision to contribute to their equal and full social, economic and political participation. Womanity focuses on innovation; potential for growth and replicability; systemic change and sustainability.
Effectively lead, manage, coordinate and monitor all partnership development, fundraising and public communication activities of the Womanity Foundation, with a view to increase its visibility, consolidate its reputation, develop new funding partnerships and increase its funding base.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
1 – General Communications
• Develop and implement a communications strategy for Womanity;
• Maintain and update policies and procedures for communications’ operations;
• Write or edit or compile, produce and disseminate external communications such as annual report, newsletters, press releases, articles, brochures, stories, social media content, speeches, presentations, AV productions, etc.;
• Write or edit, manage, and upload English and (oversee update of) French website content for http://www.womanity.org and http://www.womenchangemakers.org ;
• Assist in the preparation and logistics of conferences and events, in particular for communication support;
• Research women’s and girls’ issues and statistics, produce relevant content and communicate stories through a wide range of communication tools, including print and AV media and social media.
2 – PR & Media
• Serve as primary liaison between Womanity and any communications service providers working for Womanity or its partners and ensure that service providers meet goals and targets;
• Inform target publics and raise awareness about Womanity’s work through events, media, online tools;
• Take media interviews personally and arrange for interviews for the President, the Executive Director and other staff members, as relevant;
• Monitor media coverage of Womanity, compile a media coverage dossier
• Develop positive ongoing relations with the media journalists, bloggers and other relevant communications platforms.
3 – Co-funding Partnerships and Fundraising
• Develop and implement a fundraising strategy for the Womanity Foundation, focusing on developing co-funding partnerships to develop its activities;
• Take primary role in seeking out funds for the organization, through a variety of sources such as grants and donations, corporate sponsorships, events and campaigns;
• Write concept notes, grant and partnership proposals and prepare and present dossiers for potential partners;
• Continually research and act upon opportunities for funding partnerships;
• Work with the Executive Assistant to establish and maintain donor and partner care and management system;
• Follow up on contacts made by the President and the ED and support the cultivation of ongoing relationships.
4 – Other
• Recruit and manage communications/fundraising service providers, interns and volunteers as required;
• Assist with special projects and reports as needed;
• Provide administrative assistance as needed.
• University degree required;
• Minimum 3 years professional experience in relevant fields;
• Excellent writing and professional communication skills in English; French a plus;
• Experience in writing project proposals as per current standards is a must;
• Proven ability to network and influence a range of individuals, organizations, and businesses;
• Proficiency with MS Office Suite and other relevant programs and applications, as well as use of internet and social media;
• Proven experience working in a diverse and multi-cultural team, spread around the globe;
• Ability to manage multiple projects and responsibilities at once; ability to meet deadlines;
• Excellent attention to detail, accuracy and quality;
• Passion and interest in social justice and/or social change work; interest and experience in the field of women’s rights a plus;
• Capable of working with budgets and financial information, to be efficient and accountable;
• Ability to be flexible and exercise creativity and sound judgment;
• Ability to work autonomously as well as be part of a dynamic team;
• Available for travels.
The position is a part-time, long-term consultancy.
The partnership, fundraising and communication manager reports directly to the Executive Director of the Womanity Foundation, and coordinates his/her activities with the other staff members.
He/she can work remotely and will be available to meet in person or via Skype as agreed with the Executive Director and his/her Womanity colleagues.
Deadline for application: January 19, 2014
Candidates may apply by sending:
- their complete curriculum vitae
- three references
- a motivation letter, including details on availability
- their proposed fees and other conditions
- a copy of their (valid) passport
in English to:
Antonella Notari Vischer, Executive Director, The Womanity Foundation, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only candidates with relevant profiles and qualifications, and having provided all required documents, will be contacted for further steps in the application process. We apologize in advance for not being in a position to answer all applications.
11 December 2013 - Communications Manager, Vaccine Access and Delivery, PATH, Geneva
The Communications Manager will work closely with the Country Programmes (CP) department of the GAVI Secretariat as an ‘embedded’ VITAC staff member to:
- Lead/support the development of communication materials and messages to support country efforts to effectively secure optimal GAVI-country engagement.
-Identifying key communication needs and opportunities relevant for GAVI-eligible countries.
-Overseeing the preparation of communication materials, including gaining broad agreement and sign off within GAVI Secretariat and across partner organizations.
-Ensuring alignment with other GAVI media, communication and advocacy activities.
-Facilitating a constructive two-way dialogue with countries and partners in relation to GAVI policies and processes.
-Working with GAVI Alliance partners to coordinate message development and delivery.
Support Country Programs’ contributions to GAVI policy development and manage the development of associated implementation and communication materials as requested. Responsibilities include:
-Conducting policy analyses to identify gaps in policy and processes and engaging in creative brainstorming to identify policy-related solutions.
-Supporting the production of communication and policy implementation materials specific to any new or updated policies and processes, starting in advance of Board approval.
-Facilitating policy implementation through maintaining an understanding of their progress and tracking questions and issues, also ensuring a feedback loop contributes to future policy design and communication planning.
-Contributing to setting the direction of the GAVI Alliance Vaccine Implementation Management Team (VIMT) through planning the agenda, tracking future agenda topics, tracking and follow up of actions and decisions, and minute-taking.
-Providing professional oversight and management support to the work of the GAVI communication officer.
-Ensuring a close working relationship with the GAVI Country Programmes Managing Director including securing appropriate approvals for plans, strategic direction and deliverables.-
Handling sensitive PATH and GAVI information with good judgment, and demonstrate a discerning approach to sharing intelligence with the management teams at PATH and at GAVI.
-Reporting to the VITAC A&C Director and as a member of the VITAC Advocacy & Communication Team develop creative approaches, key messages, communication materials and operational plans to achieve VITAC advocacy and communication goals.
-Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
-Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills.
-Understanding of strategic communications, advocacy, and policy.
-Strategic planning and oversight of work plans.
-Adept at navigating a complex team environment.
-Willingness and ability to travel.
-Proven facilitation skills; training skills desirable.
-Additional language skills desirable.
-A minimum of five years’ experience, preferably in an international context in a related field (communications, advocacy, policy development). Masters degree (or equivalent) in communications, marketing and/or journalism, public health, international development or similar. Experience in working in a multi-stakeholder international setting.
PATH is dedicated to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Location: Geneva, Switzerland, Seattle or Washington, DC, Genève (fr), Switzerland
Position Type: Full time