The International Red Cross have an exciting opportunity that has arisen for an online communications specialist, based in Geneva.
I was asked by their Head of Media to share the details of the role which I am really happy to do as I know a number of people in my network are looking for an opportunity in this area.
Here is a summary of the role – and for full details of the position and how to apply you can check out the details online. The closing date for applications is the 3 January 2010.
Description of Duties:Contribute to the development of and day to day responsibility for the implementation of an online and social media strategy that identifies new opportunities, streamlines and builds on current initiatives and brings coherence to the overall media strategy Develop specific online media strategies to support and develop effective advocacy campaigns, ensuring coherence and complementarity with media strategies for operational and thematic issues and events Responsible for mapping and media relations with relevant online and social media sites and organizations Develop and lead the IFRC’s online reputation monitoring initiatives Evaluate the effectiveness of the existing social media activities of the International Federation’s Secretariat Create tools for National Societies that will assist them in developing and executing their own social media activities Research, write, commission, edit content for the IFRC’s web properties Publish content using web publishing tools, ensuring content is appropriate to the target audience Prepare press releases and other media and public relations tools and products for areas of responsibility and as needed Represent the Federation when necessary through presentations and conferences.