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8 Feb 2017

Full-Time Communications Specialist

IFA – International Fertilizer Industry Association – Posted by admin Paris, Île-de-France, France

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Job Description

Communications Specialist

Come join our team at this international association working at the nexus of food security, rural livelihoods and environmental sustainability!

The International Fertilizer Association is looking for a dynamic and motivated external communications specialist with excellent oral and written English communication skills and good knowledge of modern communication tools, technologies and tactics.

The International Fertilizer Association (IFA) – www.fertilizer.org – is the only global fertilizer trade association with a membership of more than 500 entities, encompassing all actors in the fertilizer value chain: producers, traders, distributors, service providers, advisors, research organizations and NGOs. IFA promotes the industry’s engagement in sustainable agricultural practices and the efficient and responsible production, distribution and use of plant nutrients to advance global food security and sustainable development goals.

The position, based in Paris, offers a lot of room for creativity and autonomy.

The Salary is competitive to business/private sector.

PLEASE NOTE: that you must be authorized to work in the European Union.

 

Major responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with the Communications & Public Affairs director to craft messages, conceive a variety of digital outlets and tools, produce, write and direct content and develop comprehensive, large ranging, communications campaigns;
  • Developing and overseeing IFA’s international newsletters and news forums;
  • Storytelling for topic campaigns;
  • Watching trends in digital communications, identifying opportunities for new on-line tools; implementing and managing digital platforms;
  • Contributing to promoting IFA’s various member services with innovative promotional strategies: content development for info-sheets; web-alerts; video stories etc.

Competencies:

  • English native language proficiency and excellent English writing skills are mandatory;
  • Creative and strategic thinking and writing abilities;
  • Knowledge of basic html, video editing software;
  • Familiarity with digital tools and social media;
  • Strong ability to work autonomously;
  • 2 years of relevant experience in similar positions in communications, press/public relations or corporate communications;
  • Business communicators or previous experience in communications agencies are welcome: Previous experience with multilateral, international organizations or NGOs is not mandatory.

Your application should include a CV and Cover letter.

How to Apply

PLEASE APPLY SOLELY VIA EMAIL TO: recruitmentPA@fertilizer.org

Job Categories: Communication. Job Types: Full-Time.

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