CCBE is currently seeking to recruit a Digital Communications Officer


Role description

In order to respond to the ever-increasing need for digital communication, engagement and interactivity, the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) is seeking to recruit a Digital Communications Officer who can assist the CCBE in its internal and external interactions in the rapidly changing and increasingly innovative digital environment. The candidate will be able to assist the CCBE in its development of tools for effective digital outreach and have the ability to initiate and develop related digital activities to achieve this outreach.  

Another key aspect of the function involves the development of the content of the CCBE website to reflect modern online communication and access to information, as well as ensuring that website content is presented in an attractive, accessible and engaging manner.  

 

Nature of duties and profile

The Digital Communications Officer will contribute to the communication activities of the CCBE under the guidance of the Head of Communications. 

The main role and purpose of the Digital Communications Officer is to support the implementation of communication activities and strategies using appropriate digital tools, to produce audio-visuals (videos, infographics, podcasts, etc.), and to provide technical assistance during physical and online events to various communication tasks. The position requires relevant experience, technical skills, and competence in communications, to be carried out in alignment with the political priorities and objectives of the CCBE. 

 

The main duties of the Digital Communications Officer are to: 

  • Film and edit video clips on Adobe Premiere;
  • Design and produce digital communication materials (newsletters, annual report, leaflets, etc.) by being proactive, creative and innovative;
  • Design and produce captivating and functional visuals and infographics;
  • Provide technical assistance and advise the best techniques for an efficient and high-quality final result;
  • Manage the CCBE website (WordPress, PHP and MySQL), including enhancing the quality of information and identification of opportunities for content development and improvement;
  • Deploy website traffic analysis tools to analyse and set KPI, identify key trends, prioritise developing patterns, and streamline the website accordingly;
  • Ensure communications are well referenced and have high visibility;
  • Keep the CCBE abreast with graphic and design trends, technological and competitive developments in the field of digital communication to improve existing communication materials and determine potential needs;
  • Design and publish digital content for social networks;
  • Optimise online events by facilitating interactions and providing technical support.  

 

Education

A university or specialised degree in communication, graphics, audio-visual, or a relevant field from a recognised academic institution.

A minimum of three years of working experience is required.

 

Knowledge and experience

  • Proven digital communication experience; 
  • Proven experience in graphic design and video editing;
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, in particular video editing with Adobe Premiere and the creation of digital and printed material with Adobe InDesign, is essential;
  • Experience with website management (particularly with WordPress), analytics, and mailing tools;
  • Experience in managing social media platforms (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, and social media analytics);
  • Experience in digital project management is a plus;
  • Proficiency in English or French and a working knowledge of the other language.

 

In addition, the ideal candidate will have the following attributes and skills: 

  • A creative, proactive, and hands-on attitude;
  • Very good organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines;
  • A sense of responsibility and capacity to work under pressure;
  • Good adaptability to a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Curiousness and awareness of new design and audio-visual trends;
  • A Strong team-player attitude.

 

What the CCBE offers 

  • A permanent and full-time position in a dynamic, flexible, and international work environment in Brussels;
  • An attractive remuneration package based on experience and qualifications including extra-legal holidays and benefits (meal vouchers, pension and health insurance, intervention in public transportation and training);
  • Remote working possibilities and flexible working hours;
  • The opportunity to meet and work with high-level justice representatives and experts from across Europe.

 

Should you be interested in this position, please send your CV and a cover letter of no more than one page exclusively by email to Véronique Jamart (jamart@ccbe.eu) by 24 September 2022.