The EHC is currently looking for a part-time Digital Media Officer to support its Brussels-based team. If you are interested in this position, please apply by 30 January 2022.

The full job description is here below. Thank you for your interest in working with us.

The European Haemophilia Consortium (EHC) is looking for an experienced and creative Digital Media Officer to join its small, dynamic team of staff and volunteers.

Type of contract: Part-time, one-year employee contract, renewable
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Reporting to: CEO
Start date: February-March 2022
Remuneration: Commensurate with experience

The EHC is a small and dynamic patient umbrella organisation representing 48 national member organisations in Europe, including all EU Member States. The EHC office team comprises 7-8 individuals of multiple nationalities working out of Brussels and remotely. The team’s work is co-implemented with an extensive network of volunteers, consultants and service providers. The EHC was founded in 1989 but has recently undergone substantial organisational growth, tapering off. This P/T position is a new and previously non-existent team role.

The Digital Media Officer will be primarily responsible for overseeing, managing, maintaining, and optimising all systems and content across the EHC’s digital platforms. This position will work closely with all colleagues, particularly the Public Policy and Communications Officers (x2). The ideal candidate will bring experience, big ideas and high energy, enjoy working within a larger team and be passionate about working in the service of vulnerable groups in a non-profit organisation.

Main duties and responsibilities

The P/T Digital Media Officer will be mainly responsible for:

– Managing, updating and loading digital content, including text pieces, videos, pdf’s images, graphic designs, etc.,
– Developing new pages as needed,
– Supporting digital marketing efforts, including social media,
– Providing recommendations for the layout to maximise page conversion,
– Publishing across multiple content management platforms,
– Setting-up and configuring relevant information architecture and functionality components,
– Maintaining responsive design to ensure mobile-friendly and multi-platform ready states,
– Eliminating duplicate content and maintaining real-time site integrity,
– Ensuring throughout all platforms: UI consistency, quality of content, the efficiency of revisions, up-to-date sites, brand/style guide consistency, SEO best management practices,
– Developing and maintaining data and reporting processes,
– Interfacing with external providers to ensure continuous site performance,
– Reviewing, monitoring and reporting to the team on insights and analytics,
– Triaging bugs and troubleshooting issues,
– Planning site back-ups as well as future changes.
– Ancillary duties and responsibilities

The P/T Digital Media Officer will also be asked to provide support, directly or through the provision of externally-sourced services, on:

Installation, updates, maintenance and troubleshooting of, among other things: hardware, software, Cloud-based and other network systems/programmes/devices, when and as needed.

Qualifications and requirements

– Minimum 3 years of work experience in content and/or website management.
– Bachelor’s university degree.
– Fluency in English, additional European languages are considered an added value.
– Demonstrated experience managing website content updates and publishing/editorial workflows.
– Experienced and skilled with WordPress, basic coding and HTML.
– Experience following website editorial style and standards guides.
– Understanding of modern, responsive site construction, configuration, and maintenance.
– Familiarity with SEO principles.
– Strong working understanding of web layout and presentation best practices.
– Proven track record of delivering high-quality execution.
– Demonstrated ability to juggle different priorities with strong attention to detail.
– Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
– Strong interpersonal communication skills.
– Can clearly and proactively communicate with individuals across multiple cultures and professions, including patients, volunteers, healthcare providers, external consultants and service providers.
– Resourceful, able to show initiative, self-start, be a team player, work under tight deadlines, remain flexible, and deliver under high pressure.
– A hybrid model of working: Able to work effectively and efficiently remotely as well as face-to-face.
– Experience with email/digital marketing is considered an added value.
– Experience with non-profits and/or social causes is considered an added value.

Submitting Candidatures

Applications should be submitted to by midnight on Sunday, January 30th 2022.

Applications should consist of all of the following:

1. Letter of motivation
2. CV
3. Range of expected gross monthly remuneration
4. Telephone and email contacts for three references (these will be contacted before a first interview).
Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

We are grateful for all applications and thank all candidates in advance for their interest, time and motivation. Unfortunately, because we are a very small team with a heavy workload, we will only contact short-listed candidates. We thank you in advance for your interest and look forward to your application.