Multimedia support assistant
Registry of the European Court of Human Rights
Are you looking for new challenges? Do you enjoy working in the field of multimedia and public relations? Do you have the potential to produce various multimedia products? If so, this vacancy could be a good opportunity for you.
Who we are
- With over 2000 staff representing all its 47 member States, the Council of Europe is a multicultural organisation. We all strive towards protecting human rights, democracy and the rule of law and our three core values – professionalism, integrity and respect – guide the way we work.
- The European Court of Human Rights oversees the implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights in the member States. Individuals can bring complaints of human rights violations to the Strasbourg Court once all possibilities of appeal have been exhausted in the member State concerned. See the Court’s website for information about its activities.
As a Multimedia Support Assistant you will:
- contribute to the Court’s Public Relations activities by producing reports and editing videos (clips, interviews, animations, etc.) as well as photo galleries on different events; use sources such as image, video and audio archives; combine visual and audio elements and integrate graphics and special effects; edit, encode videos to arrive at final products;
- assist in the organisation of various events (interviews, hearings, rulings, swearing-in ceremonies, seminars, symposiums, exhibitions, official visits, etc.);
- set up and feed the Court’s video archives in the future DAM (Digital Asset Management);
- put multimedia material online on the Internet, Intranet and various servers;
- shoot, enhance, edit and create photo galleries;
- keep abreast of technological and software developments in relevant fields.
What we are looking for
As a minimum, you must:
- hold a completed full course of general secondary education and appropriate professional qualifications in the field of multimedia;
- have a minimum of two years of relevant professional experience in the field of video;
- have a very good knowledge of one of the Council of Europe’s official languages (English/French) and good knowledge of the other (English/French);
- be a citizen of one of the 47 member States of the Council of Europe;
- be under 65 years of age at the closing date of this vacancy notice.
Demonstrate to us that you have the following competencies:
- Professional and technical expertise:
- indepth knowledge of, and wide experience in, multimedia software such as Final Cut X and Adobe Première, Media Encoder and Audition;
- good knowledge of computer-based design packages and desktop publishing software such as Adobe Creative Cloud, in particular Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Acrobat Pro and Lightroom;
- indepth knowledge of office applications (word processing, data bases, spreadsheet, presentation software, internet/intranet);
- Mac and PC environments.
- Planning and work organisation
- Concern for quality
- Creativity and innovation
- Service orientation
- Analysis and problem solving
- Teamwork and co-operation
These would be an asset:
- Professional and technical expertise:
- knowledge of motion design software (Motion 5 or After Effects).
- Results orientation
What we offer
If successful, you may be offered employment based on renewable fixed-term contracts at grade B3. In Strasbourg, you will receive a basic monthly gross salary of €3 600 which is exempt from national income tax. In our external offices different salary scales are used according to the cost of living conditions. This salary may be supplemented by other allowances depending on your personal situation and you will be affiliated to a Council of Europe pension scheme. You will also benefit from private medical insurance, 32 working days leave per year and other benefits (including flexible working hours, training and development, possibility of teleworking, etc.).
This competition is carried out in accordance with Article 15.b of the Regulations on Appointments (Appendix II to the Staff Regulations), which foresees renewable employment on fixed-term contracts. Details on conditions of employment (probationary period, salaries, allowances, pension scheme, social insurance, etc.) can be consulted on our recruitment website. Any changes to these conditions during the recruitment process are updated on this site and will apply at the time of the job offer.
If your profile matches our needs and you are not recruited straight away, you may be placed on a reserve list, valid for a maximum of four years.
Deadline for applications is 08 December 2020 (midnight French time).