24 July 2018
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine is looking for highly qualified, motivated and experienced Ukrainian professionals for the position of Senior Social Media Assistant with its main Office in Kyiv. The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization.
Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Press and Public, the Senior Social Media Assistant provides expert advice on social media to the Press and Public Information Unit (PPIU) and develops, implements and maintains social media communication initiatives; acts as a focal point for the social media presence of the Mission and is the main interface between the Mission and social media audiences; provides advice and suggestions on advantageous social media activities and executes the Mission’s social media activities; regulates and oversees all Mission social media accounts; conducts analysis of SMM’s coverage in media and social media, and supports mission leadership in social media activities.
More specifically, the incumbent:
Maintains OSCE SMM social media channels and in cooperation with Multimedia Assistant and other PPIU staff produces informational and multimedia content;
Develops a content plan for the OSCE SMM social media pages and implements it in coordination with other team members;
Looks for new and innovative ways to promote the Mission via online media, including through proposing new online presences; develops and manages editorial and multimedia projects (infographics, feature articles, photo stories, web campaigns) for publication on the Mission’s online presences;
Conducts media and social media monitoring on a regular basis and informs the PPIU and senior management about any urgent developments;
Monitors and analyses the Mission’s online presence and proposes changes in content following indications and trends; monitors the use of the Mission’s pages, responds to user queries and channels other queries to relevant colleagues; provides advice and support to Mission members for online personal security; researches and shares best practices;
Maintains content and structure of the Mission’s pages on the OSCE public website according to communication and editorial policies; drafts and edits content (texts, photos, web stories, documents and multimedia) for online publication;
Ensures update of Mission pages and online content in local languages when translations are available and provides translations for content as necessary; performs administrative functions on social media tools and accounts;
Provides support to media, public relations and outreach activities;
Performs other tasks as assigned.
Citizenship of Ukraine;
Completed secondary education supplemented by specialized studies in Communication or Journalism/Media or other;
Minimum 6 years’ relevant work experience in professional writing, news monitoring, social media management, journalism or related field;
Professional fluency in English, Russian and Ukrainian languages, excellent written and oral communication skills in the mentioned languages;
Computer literate with practical experience in Microsoft Office applications;
Excellent knowledge of modern web content development and standards;
Excellent knowledge of, and experience in, using various social media platforms for professional/brand communications; familiarity with multimedia publishing tools and technologies;
Sound political judgement and the ability to communicate professionally and diplomatically with high level officials;
Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and in limited time frames;
Expected to work long hours when accompanying senior management on field visits and during periods of crisis communication;
Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, as well as the ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities;
Cultural sensitivity and judgment.
Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals
Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions
Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles
Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work
Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization
Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment
Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner
Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions
Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects
Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances
Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)
Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment
Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them
Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities
Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions is 1176.00 Euro/month. Social benefits will include participation in the Cigna health insurance scheme and social security / Provident Fund. Appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale.
How To Apply
For more details please visit the OSCE website employment section at http://www.osce.org/employment/. All qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online, using the OSCE online application link.
Please note that applications received after the deadline, submitted in different formats than the OSCE Application Form or in other languages than the English language will not be considered.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages the nomination of qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.
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