This page contains communication job opportunities in the Geneva region and beyond. In addition, you can search for jobs on the following sites: www.jobpilot.ch ; www.monster.ch ; www.jobup.ch ; www.topjobs.ch ;  www.jobsingeneva.com ;  http://www.careerjet.ch

For international organisations: http://www.unjobs.org ; http://www.reliefweb.int ;  http://www.genevajobs.org

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8 February 2016 -Web Writer , WIPO, Geneva – nine month contract

For full details of the role and application details, view the vacancy announcement on the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) website.

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1 February 2016 – Internship – web content designer/communications (in French), Pharmaceutical Inspection Co-operation Scheme (PIC/S)  

PIC/S est une association à but non-lucratif comprenant 48 autorités réglementaires dans le domaine des médicaments réparties aux quatre coins du globe. Fondée en 1970, PIC/S est un acteur reconnu sur le plan international dans le domaine des bonnes pratiques de fabrication (BPF) de médicaments.

Mission:
Sous la supervision du Secrétariat de l’Association:
– intégrer le contenu (textes et images) pour le nouveau site, tester et ajuster les divers templates ainsi que les banques de données, vérifier l’output généré par les modules interactifs, faire le lien avec les webmasters pour toute correction ou amélioration;
– créer et développer les communautés de réseaux sociaux affiliés au nouveau site et sous-site (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+ etc.), les connecter afin de faciliter la diffusion des contenus validés à faire circuler sur ces réseaux et assister à l’établissement d’une procédure pour le monitoring et la mise à jour de l’information pour ces communautés;
– créer des images graphiques telles que flow-charts ou cartes géographiques ainsi que des petites animations afin d’illustrer le contenu du site et sous-site ;
– Préparer du contenu vidéo pour diffusion sur le site et sous-site, à savoir (découpage, ajout de vignettes, animation titres, etc.), compression, uploading et synchronisation des vidéos selon la procédure et le module développé.

Objectifs :
– contribuer activement au succès du développement de ce nouveau projet de site et sous-site;
– participer au fonctionnement et la création d’un site web innovant comprenant un nombre de fonctionnalités avancées ;
– développer son expérience professionnelle et sa formation dans un cadre stimulant et autour d’un projet de grande envergure ;
– mettre en pratique vos connaissances, vos compétences acquises, votre savoir-faire et votre créativité ;
– s’intégrer dans une équipe et travailler avec d’autres prestataires externes professionnels (webmasters, graphiste, etc.).

Connaissances et compétences requises :
Bonnes connaissances des logiciels de design graphique et d’animation et/ou montage ;
Bonnes connaissances opérationnelle des principaux réseaux sociaux ;
 Formation en cours ou achevée dans le graphisme, le web design, la communication ou le (digital) marketing ;
 Bonnes connaissances de l’anglais, la maîtrise de l’anglais est un plus ;
 Proactivité et motivation à l’amélioration des processus et du contenu visuel ;
Aptitude à travailler de manière indépendante et en équipe ;
 Aptitude à travailler selon des priorités, avec adaptabilité à l’imprévu et flexibilité ;
 Rigueur, rapidité, méthode et sens des responsabilités ;
 Maîtrise des outils usuels de MS Office.

Durée du stage
A convenir, 3 mois à 100% ou 6 mois à 50%.
Entrée en fonction : Dès que possible.
Rémunération CHF 1,600.- bruts par mois à 100%.

Les candidatures, qui doivent comprendre un CV, sont à envoyer exclusivement par e-mail à l’adresse suivante : jeffrey.hodgson@picscheme.org 

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1 February 2016 -Digital Content Specialist Internship, World Organisation against Torture (OMTC) Geneva

OMCT is an international NGO headquartered in Geneva and with offices in Brussels and Tunis. Its mission is to fight torture and other forms of ill treatment around the world through partner local organizations.

This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic professional with honed writing skills and marketing acumen to join our Communications Department, at the OMCT Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland. Our team will make you feel at home; we offer plenty of significant work and learning opportunities, and the corporate culture is international, collaborative and stimulating.

The internship is unpaid, part-time, and for a period of at least three months, starting as soon as possible. Please send your application (CV, cover letter and show real or links to video/infographics/podcast work) to lb@omct.org by February 28th.

Main responsibilities:

As an active member of OMCT’s small communications team, reporting to and with guidance from the Head of Communications, collaborating with the Social Media Specialist, Communications Associate and other members of the Geneva, Brussels and Tunis teams, you will help build compelling multimedia tools to populate the new website and engage audiences effectively.

• Serve as multi-camera videographer for live events/interviews, marketing and advocacy videos, awareness-raising campaigns, internal training shorts, webinars, and other projects;
• Edit video material with help form the film producer into effective, quality, multimedia communications or training materials;
• Help create and other multimedia tools (podcasts, infographics, slideshows and other visuals for marketing and promotion. Identify events and products to promote, help write copy and help produce final product;
• Provide scriptwriting, copywriting, and storyboarding assistance on multimedia and social media outputs; supervise photo and video post-production process for projects including any editing, sound mixing, special visual effects, motion graphics, and titles;
• Develop and maintain audio/visual archive of multimedia content;
• Provide technical support and personal training for staff on various audio/visual systems
and equipment; train and develop guidelines for staff to produce their own material for
donor reporting purposes and social media engagement while on mission abroad;
• Help with the creation and editing of web pages and graphics for OMCT’s new web site
currently under development, including design, coding, content editing, proofreading and troubleshooting. Track and report on statistics for multimedia products.

Academic qualifications:
Currently studying or recently graduated in filmmaking, journalism, communications, media, marketing, development studies or international relations.

Skills/Competencies:
– strong analytical skills and ability to quickly grasp and delve into a new topic to explain it to laypeople;
– creativity, ability to deal with several tasks and different deadlines; collaborative and can-do attitude;
– must know how to use: Computers, web, graphic design and media production software and hardware tools, digital video and specialty cameras, lights, microphones and common office equipment.
– meticulous attention to detail; high standards of quality; ability to concentrate and see a job through to completion;

Languages:
– Mother-tongue fluency in written and oral English and fluent French, or vice-versa;
– Knowledge of Spanish and/or Arabic is an asset.

For further information>>

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21 January 2016 – Manager Internal Communications – Bunge – Geneva

Responsible for developing and managing internal communications programs as assigned for the Operating Company and EMEA region, in order to contribute to spread business/Company’s information, reinforcing the engagement and sense of belonging of the employees, increasing “proximity” with different Company’s stakeholders, in accordance to the strategies, guidelines and policies settled.

Key responsibilities:

· Create content / articles to communicate company’s growth strategies, news, values and policies through company’s internal communications vehicles including but not limited to: CEO Letter, Intranet portal, Employee newsletter, Town Halls/Webcasts, Executive road shows and Senior Management Meetings
· Support leaders through the development of communications toolkits and templates for various campaigns
· Implement actions linked to Global Communications Strategies, be the link between the employees and the company to communicate the strategies.
· Develop regional and local Key messages, Ensure consistency and coherence.
· Reinforce the concept of “Bunge Spirit”, through campaigns such as Safety
· Creates and maintains materials to assist local managers in their community and industry affairs efforts
· Build relationships with a team of “communications champions” throughout the region to help facilitate message alignment and cascading in all EMEA countries.
· Responsible for ensuring global corporate communications are cascaded in EMEA and country communications are diffused across all EMEA countries.
· Maintain corporate visual identity and expand photo library.
· Plan and manage internal executive communications.
· Develop and maintain communication database.
· Develop and maintain communication calendar/events.
· Manage vendors and resources.
· Represent BEMEA in global communications council.
· Creates and/or manages the design of materials within brand parameters, optimized for search and user experience for all channels of content (eg online, social media, email, video, print etc)
· Assists in the implementation of the social medial strategy
· Coordinate the development and/or manage updates of publications (facts sheets, accomplishments brochures, annual reports, and strategic plans)
Profile:
· Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or related field
· Minimum 5 years work experience in public relations, communications or related field
· Excellent written and oral communications skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization
· English mother tongue or fluency written and spoken required
· Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to meet deadlines and maintain quality.
· Ability to work independently as well as in teams
· Word, Excel and PowerPoint proficiency

Please submit your CV and motivation letter to:

Bunge
Human Resources Department
mail: hr.gva@bunge.com
www.bunge.com
Indicating in the title the job for which you would like to apply.

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26 January 2016 –  Intern – Web & Multimedia (part-time, 60% for 6 months), The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP
 
The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) is an international foundation at the heart of international Geneva. It is a leading executive education centre in global security policy. The GCSP is also a platform that facilitates dialogue and exchange in support of peace, security and international cooperation.

Main Responsibilities
Support the running of GCSP’s corporate website http://www.gcsp.ch, from daily backend publishing (news, courses, events, academic papers, reports, etc.) to monitoring, troubleshooting and optimisation
Assist with social media postings
Perform other tasks as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Essential
Currently enrolled student seeking a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in communications, design, marketing, international relations, or similar
Excellent English written and spoken skills
Holder of a valid residency, student permit in Geneva, or Swiss national
Familiarity with web content management systems and HTML language
Ability to use webpage inspection tools
Experience with photo and graphics editors, esp. Photoshop and Lightroom
Keen attention to detail, critical eye for detail and accuracy
Ability to work effectively and flexibly in a small team as well as under pressure
Ability to multi-task, adapt, be creative and pick up new techniques
At ease in dealing with people from a broad range of cultural backgrounds and at multiple levels within and outside of the organisation.
Organised, reliable and resourceful; able to work independently with minimal supervision

Desirable

Knowledge of French
Interest in or exposure to international affairs and security
Previous experience working in an international environment

To apply, please send your application (motivation letter and curriculum vitae) to human.resources@gcsp.ch. Please indicate “Intern – Graphic Design” in the subject line.

Only candidates who will obtain course credit for the internship will be considered. Due to the high volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For further information>>

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26 January 2016 – Intern – Graphic Design (part-time 60% – 6 months), The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)

The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) is an international foundation at the heart of international Geneva. It is a leading executive education centre in global security policy. The GCSP is also a platform that facilitates dialogue and exchange in support of peace, security and international cooperation.

Main Responsibilities
Assist with the production of GCSP’s publications (academic papers, reports, etc.) and promotion material (fact sheets, flyers, etc.)
Assist the preparation of GCSP’s email announcements and invitations (including course call for applications, newsletter, event invitations, etc.)
Perform other tasks as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Essential
Currently enrolled student seeking a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in communications, design, marketing, international relations, or similar
Excellent English written and spoken skills
Holder of a valid residency, student permit in Geneva, or Swiss national.
Strong layout and design skills (using Adobe InDesign and Photoshop in particular)
Basic knowledge of and experience with HTML and CRM/email marketing tools
Keen attention to detail, eagle eye for detail and accuracy
Ability to work effectively and flexibly in a small team as well as under pressure
Ability to multi-task, adapt, be creative and pick up new techniques
At ease in dealing with people from a broad range of cultural backgrounds and at multiple levels within and outside of the organisation.
Organised, reliable and resourceful; able to work independently with minimal supervision

Desirable
Knowledge of French
Interest in or exposure to international affairs and security
Previous experience working in an international environment

To apply please send your application (motivation letter and curriculum vitae) to human.resources@gcsp.ch. Please indicate “Intern – Graphic Design” in the subject line.

Only candidates who will obtain course credit for the internship will be considered. Due to the high volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For further information>>

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19 January 2016 – Communications Assistant (internship – Paid), ICMC Geneva

SCOPE OF WORK

The ICMC Communications Department, based at the headquarters in Geneva, is faced with increasing internal and external requests related to the growing concern for refugee and migration issues worldwide. In order to be able to respond to these demands, we are seeking to strengthen our team. The Communications Assistant will provide support to a wide range of communications activities, with a key focus on managing digital content and developing the organization’s contact database.

This is a full time, paid internship for the duration of one year.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Organize and manage the filing of digital assets (documents, photos, videos), including the use of metadata.
• Organize an archive of all ICMC’s photos taken throughout the years, including historical pictures illustrating the early days of ICMC.
• Help producing, managing, and publishing multimedia content for the ICMC website and social media channels (video interviews, photos and videos of field projects, infographics, etc.).
• Further develop and maintain an accurate contact database, and manage different contact lists.
• Respond to enquiries (from refugees, partners, members and other stakeholders) sent to the general email address of ICMC.
• Contribute to the production of key communications materials (stories, news, brochures, reports, etc.).
• Contribute to social media efforts.
• Help with other administrative tasks.

REQUIREMENTS
• Bachelor’s Degree (Master preferred) in communications, marketing, web publishing, graphic design or related field.
• Good knowledge and experience in using Adobe programs (such as Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) and video editing tools.
• Good knowledge of social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr, Youtube among others).
• Experience with content management systems (Drupal in particular) is considered a strong asset.
• Excellent command of the English language.
• Proactive approach to setting and meeting deadlines with limited supervision.
• Flexibility, creativity and effectiveness in working collaboratively in a small, but ambitious team.
• Knowledge and understanding of refugee and migrant issues desirable.

HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit a detailed Curriculum Vitae (including 3 references with full and up-to-date contact details) and a covering letter to sartore@icmc.net. Please specify “Communications Assistant” in the subject line of your application.

The closing date is 7 February 2015. Please note that applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.

Owing to the high volume of applications ICMC usually receives, we regret that only applicants short-listed for an interview will be notified.

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19 January 2016- Call for tender: Development of IOC/UNESCO Communications Strategy and Related Action Plan

The purpose of the tender is to develop a communication strategy and related action plan to assist the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO in achieving its overall organizational objectives, engaging effectively with relevant stakeholders, demonstrating the impact of its work and changing behaviour and perceptions where necessary.

The Contractor will initially develop a draft (of about 15-20 pages) and a final version of a time-bound (~3-4 year) IOC Communications Strategy and related Action Plan. The duration of the work would be of the order of 2 months. This Strategy should be scoped to fit the available resources at IOC, prioritizing the actions. The Strategy and Action Plan will be presented to IOC governing bodies in June 2016.

Before submitting your tender proposal, please read carefully the tender instructions document and some background information on IOC.

Type of contract: Consultancy. Duration: 2 months.

Deadline: 1 February 2016 (noon, Paris time).

Submit application to: j.barbiere(at)unesco.org (following tender instructions).

Further information >>

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