Content Editor – European Web Site on Integration

Migration Policy Group
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Apply by
    Apr-15-2018
  • Posted
    Apr 03

Position description

Deadline for applications: Sunday 15 April 2018
Interviews of selected candidates: Friday 27 April 2018

Purpose of the job:

Curate, edit, translate and publish content on the European Web Site on Integration (EWSI). Since 2009, EWSI has served as the European Commission’s unique one-stop resource point for practitioners working on integration issues, both in governmental and non-governmental organisations. The website features:

  • A collection of good practices, presented in a clear and comparable way;
  • An online library of key documents (legislation, policy papers, conference reports, etc.);
  • Daily updated news and upcoming events;
  • Information related to European, national and private funding opportunities;
  • Country sheets summarising the integration governance and indicators in each Member State.

Starting Date: Monday 7 May 2018
Duration: Four days-per-week for an undetermined duration
Supervisor: Paola Mikaba, EWSI Content Manager and MPG Content Strategist

Key responsibilities:

  • Edit and translate content submitted by a network of national integration experts based on agreed editorial guidelines and publish them on the EWSI;
  • Occasionally draft articles on EU level development on migrant integration;
  • Coordinate larger translations with external service providers;
  • Assist other MPG staff in researching and drafting of the EWSI’s analytical publications;
  • Assist the Content Manager in crafting promotional activities, including for social media and monthly newsletters;
  • Assist the Content Manager in content development activities;
  • Assist the Project Coordinator in drafting contracts and project reports;
  • Conduct ad hoc research tasks as required.

Qualifications

Professional skills, knowledge and experience

Essential

  • Bachelor’s or master’s in Communications, Journalism, Political Science, Sociology or Law;
  • Excellent communication and editing skills, with a proven ability to write for a broad audience;
  • A storyteller with track record experience in summarising content (news, policy documents, and research) and connecting it with other relevant developments;
  • Basic knowledge of HTML, Content Management Systems;
  • Digital savvy;
  • Excellent English and fluency in French;
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant professional experience.

Desirable

  • Fluency in German is a plus;
  • Interest/experience with social integration issues and debates;
  • Interest/experience with SEO best practices;
  • Interest/experience with graphic design (infographics).

Personal attributes

  • Confidentiality and tact;
  • Very good attention to detail and an eye for accuracy;
  • Good team-working skills, including flexibility and commitment to the issues;
  • Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise own work within agreed parameters;
  • Ability to work independently and initiate activities as appropriate;
  • Ability to work with people from different cultural backgrounds;
  • Identification with the work and objectives of MPG.

Application instructions

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