Thanks for your interest in Friends of the Earth International. We are currently recruiting a :
Technical coordinator m/f
4 days (30 hours)
The Technical coordinator will provide technical support for the Friends of the Earth International website and internal communications, ensuring smooth operation of the website, federation wide awareness of resources and tools, and promoting resource sharing effectively.
First line technical support for foei.org WordPress website
Development of foei.org WordPress website
Keeping wordpress installation up to date and troubleshooting
Technical support for CiviCRM
Working with the membership team to assist member groups to meet their needs for digital communication tools and promote existing tools
Guiding member groups in the use of internal communications tools, including our intranet , media library, mailing lists, petition tools and social media
Liaising with external parties for the technical maintenance and development of digital communication tools run by the International Secretariat, notably the websites, constituents database, photo library and mailing lists
Managing and developing the design and usability of these and future digital tools
Researching open source and low cost web technologies needed for successful internal and external communication
Manage and maintain the photo library and assist members with photo requests
When needed: Recruitment and management of volunteers to help with tasks, such as management of the photo library
Creating banners, editing photos and other basic graphic design work
Occasional content support work (for example writing content for internal newsletter or social media)
Other duties as required
Skills and experience required
Considerable experience using content management and constituent relationship management systems (WordPress and CiviCRM)
Quick to learn new software systems
Good working knowledge of html and css
Considerable experience with custom WordPress themes and plugins from scratch
Experience using photo editing software
Experience in graphic design
Development experience with custom post types, custom fields, plug-ins, theme development
Interest / experience in streamlining digital systems for best use for an international federation
Good communicator and independent worker
Good command of written and spoken English
An interest in environmental/social issues and an affinity with the mission of our organisation
Experience using Resource Space and other open source technologies
Experience managing a media archive
Spanish, French and/or Dutch language skills
Social media experience
Creativity, enthusiasm and a lot of initiative<
What FoEI offers:
We offer an opportunity to work for an inspiring international and culturally diverse network in an office with a small friendly team at a great location in Amsterdam.
Full time salary between € 2,646 and € 2,847 monthly depending on experience.
Contract duration: 1 year, to be renewed upon positive performance evaluation.
Participation in collective pension arrangement compulsory.
Please send your motivation letter and CV to Wieke Wagenaar, FoEI Personnel Manager at vacancies[at]foei.org before September 14, 2015, 9.00 am with “technical coordinator” in the subject title . Interviews will be held on the 24th of September 2015.