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Switzerland: Web, Communication and Social media Expert

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 02 Aug 2017

The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) is an international organisation with 63 member states. We help our partners achieve good governance of the security and justice sector. We work with governments, parliaments, security and justice providers, international organisations, civil society and media to assist the development of transparent and accountable governance of the security sector.

The Middle East and North Africa Division is seeking a highly motivated and creative person for the following position at its headquarters in Geneva:

Web, Communication and Social media Expert (100%)

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Starting date: 1 September 2017 or to be agreed

Duration: 12 months, renewable

Your mission

You will be responsible for editing the content, as well as the maintenance, design and development of the MENA Division’s web and social media activities and products.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage web content

  • Plan, organise and coordinate the work of staff and external experts

  • Liaise with the technical service providers

  • Monitor performance and ensure quality of the websites

  • Develop innovative digital products with our customers

  • Assist the division in designing and implementing its communication strategy

Your profile

  • Master’s degree in journalism, communication, business or another relevant area

  • A minimum of 3 years’ work experience in a similar position

  • A solid grasp of emerging technologies and social media

  • Excellent command of English and good knowledge of French

  • Excellent writing skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to motivate and manage a small team

How to apply:

Please send your dossier with the reference «*WCSE 2017*» to by

*2 August 2017:*

* a one-page cover letter in English describing your story and what you would bring us

* a CV (maximum length 2 pages)

* the completed DCAF Application Form to be downloaded from