The World Council of Churches (WCC) is an ecumenical fellowship of churches founded in 1948.
It brings together 350 member churches from all over the world, including Orthodox churches, Anglican, Baptist, Lutheran and Reformed denominations, to promote Christian unity in faith, witness and service for a just and peaceful world.
The headquarters of the WCC is at the Ecumenical Centre, Grand-Saconnex, a unique space for its member churches, and from which is coordinated the programmes and activities conducted together with the member churches and ecumenical partners.
The WCC is looking for a Communication Officer at 100% who will work as part of the communication team and work as the co-editor for our website. The Communication Officer will provide editorial, strategic, creative and operational support across the work. The successful candidate will play a key role in ensuring the communications are both influential and informative for the full range of our stakeholders. This position will be assigned to work part-time with assembly communication 2020-2021 and will be based at the Ecumenical Centre, Grand-Saconnex. The position will report to the Communication Director.
Fluent in English and ideally having a good knowledge of other languages (Spanish, French or German), the Communication Officer will hold a recognised qualification in communications and will be able to demonstrate relevant experience. Working closely with the Communication Director and the Communication Team, the successful candidate will have responsibility for:
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
At least seven to ten years' experience in the field of communication and the ecumenical movement.
University degree (Master) in communications.
Experience from assembly preparations and management communication.
Ability to work in a team.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
Good time management and organizational skills.
Good command of oral and written English and knowledge of other languages (Spanish, French and German) is an asset.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, content management systems, and social media platforms. Knowledge of publishing software.
Deadline for applications: February 28, 2020
About human resources at the WCC:
The WCC is an equal opportunity employer. The sole criteria for recruitment, training and career opportunities are qualification, skills, experience and performance to all its staff members.
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