Public Information Officer for EU InfoCentre in Skopje

Deadline: 27 September 2016
Open to: holders of university degree in social sciences (where a university degree has been awarded on completion of three years of study in a university or equivalent institution), preferably in communications, journalism
Venue: full time position from October 2016 till July 2017

Description

Ecorys South East Europe ltd. in consortium with Ecorys Nederland B.V. and FUTURA 2/2 is managing the EU InfoCentre in Skopje and coordinates the EU Information Network consisting of 12 EU Info Points in Macedonia. 

Public Information Officer position responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for the implementation of the day-to-day activities of the Skopje EU InfoCentre such as: provision of information to the walk-in-visitors;
  • Holding of lectures on EU related issues to various target groups;
  • Moderating at events;
  • Provision of content and updating of the EU InfoCentre’s website and social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook and Flickr);
  • Answering to questions received by mail and telephone;
  • Updating questions/answers database for EU’s website; etc.

Eligibility

  • University degree in social sciences (where a university degree has been awarded on completion of three years of study in a university or equivalent institution), preferably in communications, journalism or other discipline related to this Contract, or 3-year experience above the general professional experience required below in the field of public information and communication;
  • Fluency in spoken and written Macedonian and English (knowledge of Albanian will be considered as an advantage);
  • Knowledge about EU integration processes, particularly in relation to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia;
  • Knowledge of the socio-economic and political structure of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (government, public institutions, media and civil society organisations);
  • Demonstrated experience in providing information to the public in at least two projects;
  • Experience in media research, in handling a web page (as an editor, contributor or in design), in holding lectures to pupils/students.

How to apply?

To apply for this positions please use the uploaded template Annex b8h to the following e-mail: [email protected] 

Deadline for applications is 27 of September 2016. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

For more information please check the official call.

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