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Law and Policy Outreach Associate

International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC

Jobdatum: 25. Februar 2024

Einsatzort: Schweiz; Europa-Mitte
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International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC

Humanitarian Assistance

Firmensprache

Englisch, Französisch

Gründungsjahr

1863

Mitarbeiter

10.001 - 50.000

Kontakt

www.icrc.org
• youtube.com => icrc films => working for the ICRC

Homepage
www.icrc.org/eng/

Karriere-Website
www.icrc.org/eng/who-we-are/jobs/index.jsp

Law and Policy Outreach Associate
Reports to

 

Editor-in-Chief of the Humanitarian Law & Policy blog

What we do

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) works worldwide to provide protection and humanitarian assistance to people affected by conflict and armed violence. We take action in response to emergencies and, at the same time, promote respect for international humanitarian law. We are an independent and neutral organization, and our mandate stems essentially from the Geneva Conventions of 1949. We work closely with National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and with their International Federation in order to ensure a concerted, rational and rapid humanitarian response to the needs of the victims of armed conflict or any other situation of internal violence. We direct and coordinate the international activities conducted in these situations.

Purpose of the post

The Law and Policy Outreach Unit leads the ICRC’s online and onsite outreach to law and policy circles in support of influencing key actors and decision-makers on humanitarian issues. It brings together multidisciplinary outreach capacities encompassing the Humanitarian Law and Policy Blog, as well as the work on online platforms, in-site and online events and digital promotion strategies.

Relying on the expertise and substance developed within the broader Department, the unit:

  • offers platforms enabling to position the ICRC’s law and policy content (International Review of the Red Cross website, IHL in action website, How does law protect in war Online Casebook website);
  • fosters debate on law and policy through the Humanitarian Law and Policy blog as well as the organization of thematic events with a global reach;
  • offers digital tools and communication advice to promote the ICRC’s law and policy publications, events and initiatives through digital means (Law and Policy Newsletter, The Homeanitarian - internal weekly social-media roundup, LDP in Touch newsletter – internal monthly department work highlight, social media campaigns);
  • develops and maintains a solid onsite and online events organization expertise providing guidance on the organization of events designed to foster debate on IHL, other relevant norms, related policies and positions, including those dealing more broadly with humanitarian action.

The Law and Policy Outreach is offering a one-year paid position for an Associate entailing the following tasks: internal and external communications, digital content marketing, web editing and publishing, contact and information management, and analytics. The post holder will work under the supervision of the Editor-in-Chief of the Humanitarian Law & Policy blog and in close collaboration with other team members.

Main Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Editor-in-Chief of the Humanitarian Law & Policy blog, the Law and Policy Outreach Associate will support the implementation of the Law & Policy digital outreach strategy, maintain and expand LDP_POL_ORE’s digital outreach tools and provide promotion and production support to LDP_POL_ORE Tools, activities and events throughout the year.

Supporting and implementing Law & Policy Digital Outreach Strategy

  • Assisting with communication plans and implementation for LDP_POL_ORE activities. The associate will design and implement communication plans for the various LDP_POL_ORE activities (and, at times, Department of International Law, Policy and Humanitarian Diplomacy activities). She/he/they will implement the communication plans through creating content for promotion, such as emails, social media content, simple graphics, video clips, etc.
  • Social media. Maintaining and expanding upon LDP_POL_ORE social media accounts with account owners, assessing and building upon the best strategies for reaching key target audiences. Liaising with LDP_POL_ORE’s Graphic Designer and Digital Communications Unit, the Digital Communications unit and other relevant departments to promote LDP_POL_ORE’s activities through ICRC social media channels
Maintaining and developing LDP_POL_ORE’s Digital Outreach Tools

  • External and internal newsletters. Gather, editing and emailing regular newsletter content on HubSpot;
  • Digital marketing and campaigns. Contributing to the editing and emailing of content as needed, such as the Humanitarian Law & Policy blog. Working closely with the Digital unit, and other key unit contacts on email campaign strategies and engagement;
  • Contact database. Regularly updating the unit's mailing list and mapping LDP_POL_ORE’s audience in order to be able to engage efficiently with specific target groups. Helping develop the contact database;
  • Humanitarian Law & Policy Blog. Ensuring the efficient preparation and dissemination of blog content, helping the Editor-in-Chief build the blog’s audience and stimulate engagement;
  • Social media. Assist in maintaining Department social media presence;
  • Internal communications/social media newsletter, gather and curate the new ICRC law & policy products and events in the form of a weekly round-up;
  • The Review. Assisting and producing promotion materials related to each Review edition, including events and their promotion.
Promotion and production support to LDP_POL_ORE events

  • Enhancing the visibility of LDP_POL_ORE events, as needed, by supporting the developing of external and internal communications strategies;
  • Supporting the overall organization of the events through the planning and enacting of promotional campaigns, in close collaboration with other ICRC units and partner institutions;
  • Liaising with other units, especially Communications to create and collaborate on promotional content.
Education and experience

  • Advanced university degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Media or another relevant field;
  • Demonstrated experience in digital media and communications, including in particular digital marketing. To have experience in contact management through CRM systems such as HubSpot or Mailchimp is an advantage;
  • Previous professional experience in social media, email campaigns and/or analytics such as Google Analytics and Tableau is an advantage;
  • Previous experience with design tools such as Adobe Creative suite, Canva and video editing tools is an advantage;
  • Previous experience working with web content management systems and web-development is an advantage.
Profile and skills

  • Keen interest in international humanitarian law and/or humanitarian action
  • Keen interest in digital communication and technologies
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team and work in a multicultural environment
  • Sense of initiative and ability to work autonomously, while juggling multiple tasks
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • A minimum of 1 year to a maximum of 2 years of previous work experience (including internships) is required
Language

Strong writing skills and fluency in English. French is an advantage

Our Values

At the ICRC, we value impact, collaboration, respect, and compassion. We seek candidates who demonstrate behaviors based on these shared values. For more information on the ICRC values, please visit this page.

Additional information

 

  • Type of role:Traineeship
  • Working rate: 100%
  • Starting date: 1st of March 2024
  • Location: Geneva
  • Length of assignment: 12 months
  • Type of position: Associate
  • Application deadline: 17.11.2023


Please note that this is a Geneva-based traineeship and that no housing allowance will be granted. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. At a further stage, selected candidates will be contacted for interviews through online conference calls. An online test will be part of this final solicitation process.

How to apply

Ready to apply?

You will need to upload your resume and a cover letter as well as copies of your diplomas and certifications, valid license to practice, passport and driving license.

We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working

Location: Geneva (GVA)
Job Family: Protection / Human Rights / IHL / Humanitarian Diplomacy / Detention
Contract Type: Traineeship
Title: Law and Policy Outreach Associate
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Info zum Arbeitgeber

International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC

Humanitarian Assistance

Firmensprache

Englisch, Französisch

Gründungsjahr

1863

Mitarbeiter

10.001 - 50.000

Kontakt

www.icrc.org
• youtube.com => icrc films => working for the ICRC

Homepage
www.icrc.org/eng/

Karriere-Website
www.icrc.org/eng/who-we-are/jobs/index.jsp

Info zur Bewerbung
Jobtitel:

Law and Policy Outreach Associate

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connecticum Job-1707213 / 22532
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Wirtschaftswissenschaften: BWL-Marketing, Rechtswissenschaften
Sonstige: Journalistik, Publizistik
Einsatzort: Schweiz; Europa-Mitte
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