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Subject: IFLA Vacancy - Communications Officer
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Katherine McColgan, CAE

Executive Director -- Directrice générale

Canadian Federation of Library Associations

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*Date: *Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 4:09 AM
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*Subject: *[IFLA-L] IFLA Vacancy - Communications Officer

*Communications Officer*

The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
(IFLA) Headquarters is looking for an experienced Communications Officer to
join a dynamic international team undertaking global projects.

Over the next ten years, IFLA aims to transform the library field and
itself through concerted and coordinated efforts at the global, regional,
and national level. The ultimate benefit of this work will be seen at the
local level through better library services helping more people gain
literacy, improve their education, find employment, improve their health,
etc. IFLA has outlined a number of activities to initiate this
transformation and a key to their success will be the ability to enhance
communications and connections between IFLA, its organisational members and
individual librarians around the world. The activities will contribute to
strengthening the IFLA brand. By enhancing the impact of its communication
actions, IFLA also seeks to widen its audience beyond library and
information professionals, attracting international organisations,
government, and business.


IFLA Headquarters is located in The Hague (next to The Hague Central
Station) in The Netherlands.

*Key areas of Responsibility*

This position is part of the Communications Team and will be responsible
for increasing IFLA’s effectiveness in communicating with internal and
external stakeholders regarding project activities and overall IFLA
initiatives. A key goal will be to support the implementation of IFLA’s
communication strategy by providing creative ideas and achieving them in
the most effective way.

*Qualifications and Experience*

·         At least 5 years of experience covering various aspects of
communications activities

·         Excellent written & verbal communications and presentation skills
in English (native speaker desirable)

·         Sound knowledge of software, processes and procedures needed for
communications and PR

·         Digital communication skills, including social media and website
development, writing, editing and delivering web content

·         Ability to think and write creatively, approach communication
from new angles, and put the ideas into practice

·         Strong teamwork skills

*Additionally, the candidate will have:*

·         Experience with the use of CMS (e.g. WordPress, Drupal)

·         Ability to script, shoot, edit and publish original digital
media—requiring experience with video equipment and Adobe Premiere, etc.
(in house)

·         Experience with animated video platforms/applications

·         Experience with scripting videos for outsourced video production

·         Analytical skills, with the ability to interpret and visualise

·         Experience in working within an international NGO organisation

·         Knowledge / awareness of issues in the information environment /
the library profession


The gross monthly salary offered will be EUR 3,605 per month in line with
the Collective Agreement of Public Libraries in The Netherlands. You will
also receive a holiday allowance (8% of your annual salary), an end of year
bonus and enjoy 25 days of holidays per year. You will also participate in
IFLA’s group pension scheme.

*Closing date*

The closing date is *19 October 2018*. Due to the high volume of
applications we are expecting to receive, interested candidates are advised
to submit their applications as soon as possible.

*How to apply*

Please send your CV including a motivation letter addressing the
responsibilities and skills required for the position in English to
[log in to unmask] Only candidates with valid documentation to work in The
Netherlands will be considered.

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