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[Job Posting] [Heinrich Böll Foundation] Communications Officer

  • GSIS

Recruitment for a full-time position as 

Communications Officer

Who we are 

The Heinrich Böll Foundation (hbs) is a political foundation with an affiliation to the German  Green Party. Fostering democracy and upholding human rights, taking action to prevent the  destruction of the global ecosystem, advancing equality between women and men, securing  peace through conflict prevention in crisis zones, and defending the freedom of individuals  against excessive state and economic power – these are the objectives that drive the ideas and  actions of the Heinrich Böll Foundation. We maintain close ties with the German Green Party  (Alliance 90/The Greens) and as a think and do tank for green visions and projects, we are part  of an international network encompassing well over 100 partner projects in approximately 60  countries. The Heinrich Böll Foundation works independently and nurtures a spirit of intellectual  openness.  

The foundation is in the process of opening an office in Seoul that will operate in the Koreas,  Japan and possibly other countries in East Asia. 

Who we are looking for 

To assist with the administration of the office, support the organization of events and act as a  personal assistant to the director we are looking for a Communications Officer 

Roles include: 

∙ Developing a communications strategy 

∙ Managing the foundation`s website and social media channels 

∙ Planning, designing and implementing the foundations PR activities 

∙ Supporting partners of the foundation in developing communication strategies  around supported projects 

∙ Taking the lead in designing/producing products such as podcasts, posters, video  or publications 

∙ Acting as point of contact for media, external vendors and HQ 

∙ Administrating procurement of external services (printing houses, design agencies,  illustrators etc.) 

∙ Organizing work-related events 

What you should bring 

We are looking for somebody who has experience with getting political messages out to the  public or specific target groups! Using different formats such as podcasts, video, publications etc.  should be something you love to do. You should be creative with social media, but also have  experience with websites and website optimization, as well as with layout and graphics!  Experience with graphic and video editing software is essential. We are looking for somebody  who thrives in teams, is willing to support others and believes that we can achieve a better world  together.  

You should have a fluent command of Korean and English, knowledge of German and or Japanese is a definitive plus! Believing in gender equality is a must! 

What we offer 

A permanent contract (after an initial trial period) in a dynamic environment in our office in  Itaewon. A team with flat hierarchies and the possibility to be part of a worldwide institution working for a greener future! We offer you the possibility to contribute with your ideas to our  work and see them put into reality! A fair salary negotiable based upon prior experience.  

We value a work-life balance and strive for a 40-hour work week. The hbs is a family-friendly  organization, parental leave, regular work hours and similar regulations are important to us,  although from time-to-time work on Saturdays or the evenings is possible, but will be  compensated.  

How to apply 

Please send your CV, a letter introducing yourself and your motivation for the job to  kristian.brakel@kr.boell.org under the subject: ApplicationCOMM+YOURNAME until 31st July 2024

Being in possession of Korean nationality or a standing work permit for Korea (independent of  your employer) is a prerequisite for applying! If you are not a Korean citizen, please state your  visa status in the email. We apologize that candidates not meeting the minimum requirements  in language or visa status cannot be considered! 

Interviews for shortlisted candidates are planned to be conducted at the end of August 2024.