Title: COORDINATOR, ON-LINE SERVICES
Domain: Public Information - Web Media
Post Number: ERI 179
Organizational Unit: SECTOR FOR EXT RELATIONS & PUBLIC INFORM
Primary Location: FR-Paris
Recruitment open to: Internal and external candidates
Type of contract: Fixed Term
Annual Salary: 102400 Euro (EUR)
Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : Sep 19, 2012, 4:59:59 AM
OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST
UNESCO is creating a new, integrated on-line platform to express its mission and mandate to key stakeholder groups: the general public, Member States, UNESCO Institutions, and UNESCO staff.
Under the overall authority of the Assistant Director General for External Relations and Information and the direct supervision of the Director, Division of Public Information, the incumbent of the post will be responsible for
- management and organization of content for UNESCO's on-line platforms;
- design, layout and "look and feel" of the platforms; and
- development and delivery of social media strategies.
The incumbent will supervise a team of specialists in these areas and align on-line communication and social media with the overall public information strategy of UNESCO.
University degree (preferably Master's or equivalent) in communication, journalism, public relations, corporate communication or other fields related to web management.
Minimum 10 years of experience in positions related to corporate communication or web management, of which at least 3 years demonstrated experience managing a website as the team leader.
Proven experience creating, editing and managing content in an online setting.
Combination of both, technical skills in web management and strategic skills in organizational communication.
Ability to manage a team, often in a stressful environment and under constraints of tight budget and strict deadlines.
Excellent interpersonal-communication skills.
Excellent/very good spoken and writing level in one of the two working languages of UNESCO - English or French - with good/fair understanding (oral and reading) level in the other working language.
Diploma/Professional certification in web management or web design.
Relevant experience at international level.
Knowledge of mass media, social media or journalism.
Knowledge of other UN languages (Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish).
BENEFIT AND ENTITLEMENTS
UNESCO’s salaries are calculated in US dollars and paid in Euros at Headquarters, exempt from income tax. They consist of a basic salary and a post adjustment which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station and exchange rates.
Other benefits include: 30 days annual leave, family allowance, home travel, education grant for dependant children, pension plan and medical insurance. More details on the ICSC Web site.
A WRITTEN EXAMINATION MAY BE USED IN THE EVALUATION OF CANDIDATES.