Job family: Communication

 

Media/Spokesperson

Defining activities:

  • Drafts and issues press releases, opinion articles, information documents and other public documents for journalists;
  • searches out news opportunities, follows media developments and helps journalists to process and analyses information;
  • organises press-related activities (such as press conferences, interviews, background briefings, radio and television broadcasts);
  • establishes and uses a network of journalists in Europe's capitals;
  • uses a network of press correspondents;
  • identifies links between Council of Europe stories and issues in the media.

Professional requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of the European media landscape;
  • relevant qualification or relevant professional experience in journalism or media.

 

Media Analyst

Defining activities:

  • Ensures day-to-day monitoring and analysis of the Organisation's press coverage;
  • alerts relevant departments to breaking news stories.

Professional requirements:

  • Good knowledge of the European media landscape;
  • relevant qualification or relevant professional experience in journalism or media.

 

Audiovisual

Defining activities:

  • Establishes partnerships with key international broadcasters and individual TV programmes;
  • ensures the photographic service of the Council of Europe, including the production and distribution of photographs;
  • organises and disseminates television recordings, including direct transmissions.

Professional requirements:

  • Relevant qualification or relevant professional experience in the audiovisual sector (filming, editing, web TV, radio, photo) and its techniques.

 

Web

Defining activities:

  • Develops communication using new information technologies;
  • creates and updates websites;
  • prepares, develops content and/or translates news and thematic files.

Professional requirements:

  • Knowledge of or experience in web editing tools.

 

Media Support (Assistant)

Defining activities:

  • Deals with the invitation of journalists and the practical aspects of their venue (including press room and press conferences);
  • prepares the layout of and distributes press releases and other information products;
  • follows-up the contracts with press correspondents;
  • liaises with communication units of other Directorates.

 Professional requirements:

  • Secretarial/administrative studies or relevant working experience.

 

Public Relations

Defining activities:

  • Designs and executes, in coordination with the other major administrative entities, the communication-related aspects of public information campaigns highlighting the Organisation's priorities, role and achievements;
  • produces and distributes publicity materials (such as brochures, leaflets, posters and CD-ROMs).
  • develops policies for the harmonisation of the visual presentation of different Council of Europe products, which includes the use of the logo, symbols and flags;
  • publishes, translates, and commercially distributes and markets the Organisation's publications in member States through partnerships;
  • organises Council of Europe visits for groups upon internal and external requests.

Professional requirements:

  • Relevant qualification or relevant professional experience in the relevant professional area (e.g. design, editing, marketing, campaigns, etc.).

 

Archive

Defining activities:

  • Archives Council of Europe documents, be they paper or electronic resources, in compliance with the archival policy;
  • contributes to developing and implementing a complete information management strategy.

Professional requirements:

  • Diploma in Archiving/ Documentalist.

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OUR details

recruitment@coe.int
Avenue de l'Europe
F - 67075 Strasbourg Cedex
Tel. +33 (0)3 88 41 20 00

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