ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross

ICRC in Kyiv

Please note that the ICRC is not a UN-system organization.

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance. The ICRC also endeavors to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles. Established in 1863, the ICRC is at the origin of the Geneva Conventions and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Please visit (link) for more information. In 2014 and recently, the ICRC expanded its presence in Ukraine. There are more than 600 ICRC staff working in Kyiv, Donetsk, Luhansk, Dnipro, Poltava, Sloviansk, Odesa and Vynnytsiya.

Vacancy Notice

The ICRC Delegation seeks to fill the following position:

Print Production Officer based in Kyiv

PURPOSE

The Print Production Officer is the focal point within the delegation for the print production of communication and promotional material. S/he is also responsible for implementing the Field Production Book (FPB) process at the delegation, in coordination with the relevant regional communication center.

ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages the print and electronic production of Ukraine delegation and institutional publications in the relevant language from design to off-press, selecting and supervising the work of freelance graphic designers and printers so as to ensure quality service and respect for deadlines.
  • Proactively proposes visual / textual communication solutions for the delegation’s public, operational and internal communication needs in line with the ICRC’s corporate visual identity and terminology.
  • Initiates conception and leads development of print and visual digital communication and promotional products to support operational and public communication of the ICRC in Ukraine.
  • Manages the promotion and distribution of new and updates of existing publications with the specialized departments within the delegation.
  • Compiles the yearly delegation production book, ensuring implementation and follow-up.
  • Works with the logistics team and client departments within the delegation in managing stocks of communication tools.

MINIMUM REQUIREDKNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Over 3 years’ experience in design, visual communication, publishing, editing, communication project management or a related field.
  • Very sound knowledge of print production processes (from design to print) and visual identity management; mastery of design software an asset.

  • Experience in turning communication objectives and messages into compelling visual and textual communication
  • Experience in working with external creative and production suppliers (designers, printers, editors and translators).
  • Experience managing contracts and service level agreements an asset.
  • Fluent command of Ukrainian and English. Knowledge of Russian a plus.
  • Proven experience in translating strategy into tactics and defining clear goals.

PROFILE:

  • Creative, flexible, forward-looking, dynamic, empathetic, innovative and solution oriented.
  • Lateral thinker capable of integrating multiple perspectives and finding creative solutions.
  • Able to support team members effectively and to create a conducive working environment in teams composed of people from different fields.

We offer a rewarding and enriching work in a humanitarian and international environment, and also:

  • Initial training and on-boarding organized
  • Opportunity to work and grow in an international working environment in the humanitarian sector
  • Good working condition and competitive salary with benefits

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your CV in English along with your motivation letter by 05/10/2022

Only candidates meeting the above-mentioned criteria will be considered and contacted for tests and/or interviews. No queries by phone please.

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