The European External Action Service (EEAS) supports the work of the High Representative in his tasks of conducting the EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy and chairing the Foreign Affairs Council. It also supports the High Representative in his capacity as Vice President of the Commission with regard to his responsibilities within the Commission in the external relations field including the coordination of other aspects of the EU’s external action. The EEAS works in close cooperation with Member States, the Council and relevant services of the European Commission.
The Strategic Communications Division leads the European Union's communication on Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, as well as its external action more broadly. It provides round-the-clock professional support to the HR/VP in all his public diplomacy activities. This includes support to his press relations, web-based communication and social media, speeches, articles, graphic design and audio-visual materials. The Strategic Communications Division provides tailor-made communications guidance and support to the EU's network of 143 Delegations and offices around the world, as well as to the EU's Common Security and Defence Policy missions and operations, and is responsible for allocating and ensuring proper control of communications budgets both at headquarters and in the field. It is also responsible for internal communications to EEAS staff.
The Strategic Communications Division is looking for a new experienced member of the team - Contract Agent FG III position, based in Brussels - that would be responsible for the editing and creation of video-content (clips, short videos, gifs, subtitles, animations). The successful candidate would be very familiar with social media and modern use of videos on digital platforms. The successful candidate would be flexible, knows how to work in a team and to adapt to changing deadlines and political priorities. He/She will work in a result oriented flexible environment with occasional extra working hours and a system of permanence/shifts to address the needs of the EEAS diplomatic service with a worldwide presence.
Functions and Duties:
Candidates for this contract agent III post should:
Candidates should have:
Education and Training:
Knowledge and Experience:
SPECIFIC CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
The successful candidate will be required to undergo security vetting if (s)he does not already hold security clearance to an appropriate level (EU SECRET), in accordance with the relevant security provisions.
PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT
Contract agent position (Function group III); renewable contract for a maximum duration of 6 years (with a valid CAST exam).
Deadline for sending application:
Please send your CV and motivation letter by 15 January 2020 at 18h00 to
Candidates shall draft their CV following the European CV form which can be found at the following internet address:http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/en/documents/curriculum-vitae
Late applications will not be accepted.
The selection panel will make a pre-selection on the basis of the qualifications and professional experience described in the CV and motivational letter, and will produce a shortlist of eligible candidates who best meet the selection criteria for the post.
The candidates who have been preselected will be invited for an interview by a selection panel. The panel will recommend a shortlist of candidates for a final decision by the Authority Empowered to Conclude Contracts of Employment. The Authority may decide to interview the candidates on the final shortlist before taking this decision.
Interviews will be scheduled early 2020.
Starting date: 2020 in EEAS Headquarters