Visual Media Specialist (Program Assistant)

The U.S. in Brussels is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Visual Media Specialist (Program Assistant) working from the NATO Headquarters in Brussels.

The Visual Media Specialist (VMS) researches, designs, and creates digital content for online communication for the U.S. Mission to NATO (USNATO) on our social media platforms and website. In addition, the VMS serves as the principle photographer and videographer for USNATO, playing an active role in message strategy. The VMS plan, captures, edits, and produces photographic and video content for online communication. The VMS backs up the Digital Media Information Assistant and the Press Assistant. Graphic Layout and Design Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and materials. Plans concept by studying information and materials. Illustrates concept by designing rough layout of art and copy, regarding arrangement, size, type size, style, and related aesthetic concepts. Obtains approval of concept by submitting rough layout for approval. Prepares finished copy and art by operating typesetting, printing, and similar equipment; and purchasing from vendors as necessary.  Prepares final layout by marking and pasting up finished copy and art. Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; and evaluating new equipment. Completes projects by coordinating with outside agencies, art services, printers, etc. Maintains technical knowledge by attending design workshops; reviewing professional publications; and participating in professional societies. Photography and Videography Captures video and images of people and events. Retouches, resizes, and enhances images as needed using Photoshop or other photography software. Edits video for social media products using Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro or iMovie. Maintains all camera equipment, including lights, lenses, and tripods. Social Media Content Generates daily content for Post’s social media platforms. Assists in the development of communication strategies and online campaigns in support of USNATO's objectives and U.S. foreign policy priorities. Tracks online content performance through statistics, analytics and reporting. Designs and executes interactive social media engagement with Mission principles on social media platforms on a variety of policy issues. Engages with key online audiences. Supports media tours with administrative logistics and content creation. Press Assistant Monitor news and social media. Backing up press specialist as needed.
Education Bachelor's degree in graphic design, website development, photography, video production, communications, marketing, journalism, or international relations. Experience Minimum of three years previous experience in professional graphic design and photography as well as experience creating and packaging multimedia content for digital marketing, advertising, or mass communication purposes.  Language Skills Fluency in English. This may be tested. Job Knowledge Strong technical skills in graphic design, photography, and videography as well as knowledge of how to tailor images and video to advance U.S. foreign policy goals.  Understanding trends in visual communication and/or marketing required. Skills and Abilities Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud Suite; strong photography and digital image editing skills; strong videography-production skills; fluency with major social media platforms; independence and quickness under pressure.
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Visual Media Specialist (Program Assistant)

Gemiddeld salaris: 2000
Currency: EUR
Adres plaats: Brussel
Land: België
Post code: None


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