Social Media Content Service (18-13-008)

Job Description

We are looking for a Social Media Content professional for our client EUMETSAT. You will be working with the Strategy, Communications and International Relations (SCIR) Division and the Copernicus Programme and Service Management Office for all stages of the design and production of engaging multimedia content for distribution on EUMETSAT social media channels and web sites, and also for presentations. This shall include the development/design of storyboards and graphics, design development and final production for multimedia/video content, including social media live streaming, as well as the coordination/gathering of quarterly performance/operational data for the creation and updating of key graphics.  

The following task areas shall be performed:

1) Video production – Design and production of video and other multimedia content for distribution and/or streaming on EUMETSAT/Copernicus social media channels and websites, including storyboard development, filming, animation, editing and final production.
2) Operational performance key figures – Coordinate the gathering of key operational performance data on a quarterly basis, in cooperation with the Copernicus Programme and Service Management Office and the production/updating of key graphics/charts for the presentation of these figures in presentations and social media communications.

  • As a guide, the time focus of activities will be 90% on video production and 10% on the coordination of operational performance figures.

3) In addition, the Copernicus Social Media Content Support may be required to provide special expertise and support.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Recognised qualification in video, animation, graphic design or visual communications
  • Demonstrable experience in producing video content suitable for social media channels
  • Fluency in verbal and written English
  • Experience of the complete cycle of designing and developing video content across a wide range of media (web, social media, presentations), preferably with technical/scientific content
  • Knowledge and practical experience of the video production process and project management skills
  • Interpersonal skills to handle a wide variety of internal and external customers
  • Experience working with Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator), and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) software on Apple OS and Windows.

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Experience of working:
    • independently on video projects from start to finish
    • within a team for larger projects
    • on technically or scientifically challenging projects in an international organisation
    • with streaming content on social media channels would be an advantage.

Work Location

Darmstadt, Germany


Start of Work: April 2018

Application Deadline: 14 February 2018

Important Notes

Before applying to this position, please read the page How to Apply.
Applicants must be EU citizens or have a valid work and residence permit in Germany.
Security, identity and reference checks on the candidates are part of the recruitment process.

Job Application

Please send your applications electronically to before the application deadline 14 February 2018.