Volunteering opportunity: Digital Content Specialist
Want to make a difference by putting your skills in the service of human rights? We need you!
This is an
opportunity for an enthusiastic professional with honed filming/editing skills
and marketing acumen to join our Communications Department, at the OMCT Secretariat in Geneva,
Switzerland. Our team will make you feel
at home; we offer plenty of significant work and learning opportunities, and
the corporate culture is international, collaborative and stimulating.
is unpaid, part-time, and for a period of at least three months,
starting as soon as possible. Please send your
application (CV, cover letter and show real or links to video/infographics/podcast
work) to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 28th.
active member of OMCT’s small communications team, reporting to and with guidance from the Head of
Communications, collaborating with the Social Media Specialist, Communications
Associate and other members of the Geneva, Brussels and Tunis teams, you will
help build compelling multimedia tools to populate the new website and engage
• Serve as multi-camera videographer for live film
festivals/events/interviews, marketing and advocacy videos, awareness-raising
campaigns, internal training shorts, webinars, and other projects;
• Edit video material with help form the film producer
into effective, quality, multimedia communications or training materials;
• Help create and other multimedia tools (podcasts,
infographics, slideshows and other visuals for marketing and promotion.
Identify events and products to promote, help write copy and help produce final
• Provide scriptwriting, copywriting, and storyboarding
assistance on multimedia and social media outputs; supervise photo and video
post-production process for projects including any editing, sound mixing,
special visual effects, motion graphics, and titles;
• Develop and maintain audio/visual archive of
• Provide technical support and personal training for
staff on various audio/visual systems
and equipment; train and develop guidelines for staff
to produce their own material for
donor reporting purposes and social media engagement
while on mission abroad;
• Help with the creation and editing of web pages and
graphics for OMCT’s new web site
currently under development, including design, coding,
content editing, proofreading and troubleshooting. Track and report on
statistics for multimedia products.
Currently studying or recently graduated in
filmmaking, journalism, communications, media, marketing, development studies
or international relations.
analytical skills and ability to quickly grasp and delve into a new topic to
explain it to
creativity, ability to deal with several tasks and different deadlines;
collaborative and can-do attitude;
know how to use: Computers, web, graphic
design and media production software and hardware tools, digital video and specialty
cameras, lights, microphones and common office equipment.
meticulous attention to detail; high standards of quality; ability to concentrate and see a job
through to completion;
Mother-tongue fluency in written and oral English and fluent French, or
Knowledge of Spanish and/or Arabic is an asset.
OMCT is an
international NGO headquartered in Geneva and with offices in Brussels and
Tunis. Its mission is to fight torture and other forms of ill treatment around
the world through partner local organizations. OMCT helps its SOS Torture
network members protect victims and human rights defenders and change
legislative and judiciary systems to stop Governments and individuals from
resorting to such practices. OMCT offers direct assistance and protection to
victims of torture and human rights defenders in imminent danger, advocates the
implementation of the International Convention Against Torture in particular
before inter-governmental agencies in Geneva, and trains civil society
representatives and state officials.