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Oct 182018
 

Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 31 Oct 2018

DIGITAL OFFICER CONSULTANCY

for the Website of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Statutory Meetings

100% – Geneva

External Consultancy Contract

Please note that this will be an external contract and does not entail the ICRC employment conditions. If you are not an independent consultant, the contract will be managed by an external agency partner.

The website of the Statutory Meetings of the Red Cross and Red Crescent

(http://rcrcconference.org) plays a fundamental role as a branding and communication tool in organizing a conference of the size and nature of the 33rd International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent. Therefore, over the next two years, the Conference organizers aim to make the website a useful and appealing medium to accompany the participants throughout the preparatory process and in keeping their interest and curiosity alive, as well as increasing their engagement and early preparation in the months leading up to the Meetings. In this regard, the main goals related to the website for the period 2018-2019 until the 33rd International Conference are:

  1. Design and manage a fully functional and user-friendly website

  2. Transform the website into the main communication tool before and during the International Conference

  3. Strengthen the website’s utility as a research tool

    She/he will be supervised for administrative purposes by the Head of Communication Policy and Support of ICRC. Substantive supervision on the tasks outlined in these Terms of Reference and the Job Description will be by the Joint Organizing Committee (JOC), and she/he will be a member of the JOC. She/he will work in close collaboration with the ICRC & IFRC communication teams, as well as the wider JOC.

    The Digital Officer is expected to start by mid-November 2018 until January 2020, under an ICRC consultancy contract.

Main responsibilities

  1. Manage the RCRC Conference website (http://rcrcconference.org), in accordance with the strategy and Movement communication guidelines. The website should reflect public communication priorities regarding the Statutory Meetings to effectively enable a consultative dialogue among Statutory Meeting participants.

  2. Implement other digital communication activities in accordance with the strategy and the priorities of the outreach and communication team.

    Her/his specific tasks are a combination of digital content management and technical duties, as follows:

  • Maintain, manage and update the content and the layout of the website, tailoring it for digital consumption by various audiences and ensuring a good user experience;

  • Create, edit, repurpose and deliver a wide variety of content in different languages (e.g. multimedia, infographics, charts, video footage, photography, audio, etc.);

  • Promote and enhance the website through search engine marketing channels.

  • Guarantee the stability of the website with the technical team (ICT) by acting as focal point for internal/external IT issues.

Desired profile and experience

  • University Master’s degree or equivalent experience in the digital field

  • Minimum two years of work experience in digital communication and website development

  • Proven experience drafting, editing and running analytics on digital content

  • Excellent knowledge of WordPress, SEO search and Google Analytics

  • Strong knowledge of digital visualization tools, graphic design programs, and video editing software (Photoshop, Illustrator, Canva, Final Cut, etc.)

  • Proficient and enthusiastic about social media and a user of multiple platforms

  • Fluent in written and spoken English. Knowledge of other working languages of the statutory meetings (French, Spanish, and Arabic) is strongly desirable

  • Strong coordination and networking skills and ability to liaise with a wide range of stakeholders

  • Self-starter, creative, initiative-driven

  • Flexible in terms of working hours

  • Able to work under pressure, with tight deadlines and at odd hours

  • Work experience with a component of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is highly desirable.

Desired starting date: Mid-November

Interested persons fulfilling the above criteria are invited to send their CV and Cover Letter to Céline Alexandra Saugy (casaugy@icrc.org).

Deadline for application: 31.10.2018

How to apply:

Interested persons fulfilling the above criteria are invited to send their CV and Cover Letter to Céline Alexandra Saugy (casaugy@icrc.org).

Deadline for application: 31.10.2018

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Switzerland: Model United Nations Program Internship

 FULL TIME, Ingenieria Quimica, Marketing, Mercadeo  Comments Off on Switzerland: Model United Nations Program Internship
Oct 182018
 

Organization: World Federation of United Nations Associations
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 29 Oct 2018

General Overview

The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) is a global nonprofit organization working for a stronger and more effective United Nations. Established in 1946, we represent and coordinate a membership of over 100 United Nations Associations and their thousands of members. We work to build a better world by strengthening and improving the United Nations, through the engagement of people who share a global mindset and support international cooperation – global citizens. Our organization has offices at the United Nations in both New York and Geneva and hosts interns in both locations. www.wfuna.org

Position description

The Intern will provide support to the Officer in charge of the WFUNA Model UN program (WIMUN), and participates to the general tasks of the office of WFUNA in Geneva.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Market research to identify potential partners and sponsors for the WIMUN brand
  • Outreach to potential sponsors, donors, and partners
  • Re-development and drafting of sponsorship packages
  • Assisting with grant applications
  • Communications with UNAs and key delegations of WFUNA’s Model UN Conferences
  • Assisting with staff selection for Model UN conferences

Additional responsibilities:

  • General office maintenance / Ordering and stocking office supplies (rotation)
  • Preparation of the daily news scan shared with all WFUNA staff
  • Contributing to the communication strategy of the website and social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)
  • Answering, screening and referring phone calls
  • Welcoming visitors

Other opportunities:

  1. The WFUNA Secretariat office is located within the Palais des Nations, the United Nations building in Geneva. The Intern will have access to the United Nations building, conferences and events, and resources such as the UN Library.

  2. This position offers an excellent networking opportunity – the Intern will be able to make contact with UN staff, diplomats, UNA members, academics, and NGO representatives, and meet other interns from around the world who are working at the UN.

Experience and Competencies Required:

  • Previous Marketing and Fundraising experience;
  • Previous conference management experience;
  • Fluency in English; knowledge of another UN language is a plus;
  • Strong communications skills;
  • Good knowledge of PPT, Prezi, Salesforce, Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator;
  • Strong interest in the UN and its values;
  • Flexibility, autonomy, curiosity and capacity to adapt to an international environment;

*Requirements:*

  • Current enrollment in university studies in a relevant field, including education, international law, international relations or political science;
  • Swiss or EU citizenship or a valid work permit for Switzerland at the time of application.

Starting date: mutually agreed date.

Renewable: 3 months

How to apply:

To apply, please send an email with a cover letter and a CV (2 pages maximum) at internships.gva@wfuna.org with a copy to varenne@wfuna.org

Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Switzerland: WFUNA Education and Trainings Internship

 FULL TIME, Ingenieria Quimica  Comments Off on Switzerland: WFUNA Education and Trainings Internship
Oct 122018
 

Organization: World Federation of United Nations Associations
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 09 Nov 2018

General overview

The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) is a global nonprofit organization working for a stronger and more effective United Nations. Established in 1946, we represent and coordinate a membership of over 100 United Nations Associations and their thousands of members. We work to build a better world by strengthening and improving the United Nations, through the engagement of people who share a global mindset and support international cooperation – global citizens. Our organization has offices at the United Nations in both New York and Geneva and hosts interns in both locations. www.wfuna.org

Position description

The Intern will provide support to the Officer in charge of educational programs and trainings, and participates to the general tasks of the office of WFUNA in Geneva.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Assisting with trainings and educational events
  • Drafting contents for educational events or trainings
  • Helping with management and coordination of events
  • Creating PPT and Prezi
  • Assisting with the budget management and drafting reports
  • Outreaching to potential sponsors, donors, and partners
  • Assisting with grant applications

Additional responsibilities:

  • Research on the different program-related topics
  • Representing WFUNA at UN meetings and events, and sharing relevant information with interested UNAs
  • Assisting with website management and contributing written materials to WFUNA’s website and social medias
  • Attending sessions of the Human Rights Council and other UN agencies
  • Office maintenance
  • Preparing the daily news scan shared with all WFUNA staff and interns

Other opportunities:

  1. The WFUNA Secretariat office is located within the Palais des Nations, the United Nations building in Geneva. The Intern will have access to the United Nations building, conferences and events, and resources such as the UN Library.

  2. This position offers an excellent networking opportunity – the Intern will be able to make contact with UN staff, diplomats, UNA members, academics, and NGO representatives, and meet other interns from around the world who are working at the UN.

Experience and competencies required:

  • Background in education, domestic or international human rights, international relations or political science;
  • Fluency in English; knowledge of another UN language is a plus;
  • Previous conference management experience;
  • Good knowledge of PPT, Prezi, Salesforce and Illustrator;
  • Strong interest in the UN and its values;
  • Strong writing, drafting, public speaking and computer skills;
  • Flexibility, autonomy, curiosity and capacity to adapt to an international environment;
  • Involvement in student affairs, non-profit organizations and familiarity with the UN system is beneficial.

Requirements:

Current enrollment in university studies in a relevant field, including education, international law, international relations or political science;

Swiss or EU citizenship or a valid work permit for Switzerland at the time of application.

Starting date: mutually agreed date.

Duration: 3 months (renewable)

Full time (but possibility of part-time as well, to be discussed)

WFUNA is committed to equality of opportunity and encouraged applications from all individuals regardless of sex, age, disability, gender identity, or ethnicity.

How to apply:

To apply, please send an email with a cover letter and a CV (2 pages maximum) at internships.gva@wfuna.org with a copy to varenne@wfuna.org

Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Switzerland: Consultancy – Graphic design consultancy for the Global WASH Cluster (home-based), EMOPS, Geneva

 FULL TIME, Servicio al Cliente  Comments Off on Switzerland: Consultancy – Graphic design consultancy for the Global WASH Cluster (home-based), EMOPS, Geneva
Sep 272018
 

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 09 Oct 2018

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, hope

The Global WASH Cluster (GWC) develops and publishes substantial volume of global guidance, tools, policy and learning and requires a graphic designer to help meet its growing need for quality design services.

The graphic designer will be working on official GWC documents, tools, templates, publications and provide ongoing technical support to the Cluster Advocacy and Support Team (CAST) and contribute to the development and improvement of the design, branding and layout of materials produced. The consultant will also work in close coordination with the GWC Information Managers managing the GWC website and communications.

How can you make a difference?

He/she will ensure that GWC products and reports are following the GWC Style Guide and contribute to the overall branding process.

The responsibility of this consultancy is to:

  • ensure the overall implementation and adherence to existing and potential further improvement of GWC graphic guidelines;
  • layout of global reports and publications in English as well as the development InDesign templates;
  • layout and design of tools, templates and other products throughout the GWC Coordination Toolkit (CTK).
  • development of new graphic solutions;
  • deliver creative and innovative ideas for print, electronic, web-based and animated presentations;
  • improve and edit art-work, photos, charts and other graphic elements
  • layout and design information and communication materials (banners, posters, booklets, leaflets, etc.)
  • Specific Responsibilities
  • Key deliverables

  • An improved and updated GWC style guide, including the development of new GWC icons and banners.
  • Develop 5 templates in Adobe InDesign for global GWC publications (GWC annual report, GWC guidance notes, Advocacy briefs, GWC Strategy, GWC Annual Meeting Report).
  • Develop 2 HTML templates for GWC Newsletters and Updates, to be integrated into Mailchimp.
  • Compile a GWC global photo repository from UNICEF and key partners.
  • Develop a set of additional icons and graphic elements for integration into the GWC website.
  • Design the current Coordination Toolkit (CTK) frontend (based on Confluence, HTML/graphic web design required) and ensure consistency according to the new style guide and icons.
  • Following the development of the style guide and icons, apply new design to all relevant CTK templates and documents (40+ documents) related mainly to information management tools (excel documents, word and ppt, InDesign/Illustrator products).
  • Ensure liaison with key GWC IM staff for integration of key design products into GIS and Tableau products.

  • Remuneration and payment schedule

    Design services will be delivered based on key deliverables and paid upon successful completion of the assignment (as certified by UNICEF as a requesting organization). This is a home-based assignment and no travel expenses are involved.

    The proposed payment schedule for this assignment is in two installations upon submission of completed deliverables. Based on the deliverables and satisfactory performance, payments will be certified by the supervisor.

    Remuneration will be made deliverable-based.

  • 40% on completion of deliverables 1 to 5;
  • 60% on completion of deliverables 6 to 8
  • Deliverables description

    Deliverables description

    Due date

    GWC Overall Design package including deliverables 1 to 5

    15th November 2018

    CTK, Tools and templates redesign including deliverables 6 to 8

    15th December 2018

    Management and time frame

    The consultant will report to the Global WASH Cluster Coordinator and/or GWC Information Management Officers. The contract will be effective from 15 October until 31 December 2018 and will involve40 working days during this period.

    Location: This is a home-based consultancy

    To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

    The successful entity is required to meet the following criteria:

  • A bachelors degree and/or master degree and 4 years of experience in arelevant field – ie. Graphic design, interaction design, visual communication, media design, system design or others. Extensive work experience relevant to this consultancy may be considered as a replacement for formal qualifications.
  • Strong theoretical and practical background in graphic design, including the use of design software such as Adobe Design Premium, In-Design, CorelDraw, web design tools such as Dreamweaver and Flash, etc.
  • Show a clear and mature style of design, demonstrating an understanding of the communication requirements of the humanitarian sector.
  • Proven experience of graphic production from start to published/printed product with knowledge of printing processes (offset and digital) and colour management;
  • Working experience in development or humanitarian environment is desirable

  • How to apply: Interested candidates should submit the following document through the vacancy announcement.

  • Cover Letter describing previous experience in this area and how to ensure they will meet the require deadline describing key milestones.
  • A CVor Personal history form (downloadable from http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/P11.doc).
  • A financial offer, with a daily rate in USD. Applications submitted without a daily rate will not be considered.
  • For every Child, you demonstrate…

    UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

    Remarks:

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

    How to apply:

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=516532

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    Switzerland: WILPF opens two Communication Internships 2018/2019

     Administracion, FULL TIME, Hoteles  Comments Off on Switzerland: WILPF opens two Communication Internships 2018/2019
    Sep 162018
     

    Organization: Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 19 Oct 2018

    Would you like to work on gender, disarmament, peace and security issues? To become part of an inspiring network of feminist peace activists? To apply your textbook communication skills to a real world setting? Then you would love to join the WILPF communications team at our International Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland.

    WILPF International Secretariat opens for applications for our two upcoming Communication Internships. The first internship is open for applicants from EU countries and Switzerland or applicants holding a Swiss work permit. It runs from 22 October 2018 to 19 April 2019 (6 months). The second is open to all applicants. It will start around 15 April 2019 and last between 4-6 months.

    Internship description

    As a member of the dedicated WILPF team, your tasks will be exciting, diverse, and challenging. Whether you have acquired your communication skills in the classroom or in the field, joining a feminist grassroots organisation will enable you to transfer them to a professional environment by working on real world issues.

    You will explore different communication outlets, including the production of communication materials (brochures, banners, merchandise), web editing, social media, newsletter production and campaign management. Depending on your skills and interests, you will also have the opportunity to work with graphics, photos and video.

    It is an advantage if you work systematically and are good to stay in control during busy periods.

    We offer a workplace where everyone’s suggestions and ideas are welcome – and where teamwork and team spirit are essential.

    We expect you to:

    • be pursuing or intend to pursue a Masters Degree in communications, journalism, literature, or a related field;
    • have strong writing, proofreading and analytical skills;
    • be interested in learning, or already familiar with, web editing (esp. WordPress and MailChimp);
    • be able to meet tight deadlines;
    • be able to think independently and take responsibility;
    • have the desire and courage to contribute your own ideas and personality;
    • be interested in WILPF’s aims and goals.

    Requirements

    • Fluent in English
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) and Adobe Creative Suite (Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator)
    • Artistic skills are a plus (video editing, photography)

    The practical stuff

    The internship is full time. 40 hours per week.

    You will work closely with our Communications Manager, who also will be your supervisor.

    One day a week will be dedicated to administrative tasks, which are crucial to running the organisation.

    WILPF is part of the We Pay Our Interns campaign. We pay a monthly gross stipend of 900 CHF.

    How to apply:

    If this sounds interesting to you and you wish to get practical experience in a grassroots organisation, then send a cover letter and your CV to internship@wilpf.ch by 21 September 2018 for our Winter Internship and 19 October 2018 for our Spring Internship. Please write: “Communications Internship Winter 2018” or “Communications Internship Spring 2019” in the subject field.

    Please note that the Winter 2018 Internship is only open for applicants from EU countries and Switzerland or applicants holding a Swiss work permit.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications without cover letter and CV will not be accepted.

    Read more about WILPF on www.wilpf.org and/or follow us on our social media.

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    Switzerland: RESEARCH REPORTING INTERN – GENEVA (HQ)

     FULL TIME  Comments Off on Switzerland: RESEARCH REPORTING INTERN – GENEVA (HQ)
    Sep 122018
     

    Organization: IMPACT Initiatives
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 14 Sep 2018

    IMPACT / REACH

    IMPACT Initiatives is a humanitarian think tank, based in Geneva, Switzerland. The organisation manages several initiatives, including REACH, which was created in 2010 to facilitate the development of information tools and products that enhance the capacity of aid actors to make evidence-based decisions in emergency, recovery and development contexts. The IMPACT team comprises specialists in research design; data collection, management and analysis; GIS and remote-sensing. For more information visit: www.impact-initiatives.org and www.reach-initiative.org.

    **
    We are currently looking for a Research Reporting Intern to support the IMPACT Initiatives team in Geneva.**

    Department: Research

    Position: Research Reporting Intern

    Supervisor: Research Reporting Manager

    Contract: 6 months

    Start date: ASAP

    Location: Geneva, Switzerland

    Overview

    The Research Reporting Intern will be part of the IMPACT Research department, under the supervision of the Research Reporting Manager. The Research Reporting Intern will be responsible for supporting the reviewing, editing and finalizing information products such as reports, situation overviews and factsheets.

    Tasks

    This includes:

    • Support the verification and validation of all IMPACT / REACH research products.
    • Support the review of products to ensure results are reported accurately, consistently and in line with research terms of reference and data collection tools, in close liaison with country team and HQ as appropriate.
    • Support the review of products to ensure that narratives are coherent and clearly outlined; that research questions are addressed; and key indicators adequately visualized.
    • Support the provision of constructive, clear and concise feedback to product drafters.
    • When requested, support the drafting of written outputs (reports, factsheets, profiles etc.) based on data collected from field teams.
    • When requested, support reviews of secondary data to complement, verify and triangulate primary data.
    • Support in ensuring that the output production stages in all research cycles, both at global and country level, comply with IMPACT / REACH procedures and guidelines.
    • Support the tracking of IMPACT/REACH research cycles progress and schedules in liaison with other IMPACT/REACH HQ departments and country offices.
    • Support the internal reporting and updates about research cycles and related information products, on a weekly and monthly basis.
    • Support the liaison with Grant Management and Communication focal points for project and communication follow ups.
    • Provide additional information and support as and when required.

    Requirements

    Required

    • Excellent academic qualifications, including a Master degree in a relevant discipline (International Relations, Political Sciences, Social Research, Economics, Anthropology, Assessment, or similar)
    • Excellent command of English and good drafting and communication skills for effective reporting
    • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Understanding of quantitative and/or qualitative analysis
    • Understanding of data visualization best practices
    • Attention to detail and commitment to producing high quality work
    • Openness to feedback and willingness to learn
    • Ability to manage time effectively and work in a fast-paced, results-oriented working environment
    • Ability to work independently, with initiative, and strong capacity to work as part of an intercultural team

    Desired

    • Experience in assessments, monitoring & evaluations, especially in field research settings in an international context
    • Working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Cloud software package (Illustrator, InDesign) and Tableau
    • Familiarity with the humanitarian aid system
    • Fluency in French
    • Knowledge of other research and analysis related software such as R, SPSS, STATA, NVIVO, Atlas-ti, etc.

    How to apply:

    Please send, in English, your cover letter, CV and three references to jobs@impact-initiatives.org

    Ref: 18/HQ/RESREPINT02

    Please indicate the reference in the subject line of your email

    For more information, visit us at http://www.impact-initiatives.org

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