We are looking for a dynamic and digital savvy Communications Officer with commitment and capacity to contribute to the communications goals of BirdLife in Europe and Central Asia.
BirdLife Europe and Central Asia is the European and Central Asian Division of BirdLife International, and is one of the six regional offices of BirdLife International, a global Partnership of autonomous, national non-governmental conservation organisations, with a large grassroots membership in more than 115 countries and territories.
BirdLife’s mission is to conserve birds, their habitats and global biodiversity.
OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB
The Communications Officer will take the lead on our digital and social media work, as well as work closely with the rest of the team to support them on digital elements of their work.
The person will manage BirdLife Europe & Central Asia’s websites, platforms, and social media channels. They will also have strong graphic design skills which will be used to create images and videos and also to create publications inhouse with pre-existing templates.
This person will also take the lead on certain work areas, as the designated communication officer working alongside policy and conservation colleagues.
With excellent writing, copyediting and proofreading skills and sound technical ability, they will create high quality written and multimedia content.
Graphic Design Duties:
The candidate will be a positive, outgoing, creative person who enjoys working with different people, from different backgrounds, who ideally has a:
WHAT WE OFFER
Duration: 1 year Belgian contract (potential of renewal)
Working hours: full-time
Start date: as soon as possible
Please submit a full CV and a comprehensive, one-page cover letter (all in English) setting out your reasons for applying for the post and outlining the qualifications, experience, knowledge and skills that you feel you can bring to the role to: [email protected].
Previous examples of any graphic content created are welcomed as well.
Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.
Please include in the email subject: Communications Officer - Digital Campaigning.
Closing date: Friday 08 October 2021 at 23:59 CET. Please consider that applications received after the closing date will be automatically discarded.
SHORTLISTING AND INTERVIEWS
Shortlisting is based on CV and cover letter. Successful candidates will be asked to attend an online interview.
Please note that due to the large number of expected applications only successful candidates will be contacted.
Interview day: Friday 15 October 2021
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