Application form for vacancy notice No 22/17

concerning ONE post of
HEAD OF UNIT (M/F)

in the Press Unit (Communication Department)
of the European Economic and Social Committee 


Closing date for applications: 18/09/2017 at 12:00 noon (Brussels time) 

Please read
the instructions to complete the application form before filling it in
 
 

Personal and contact information

 
Gender*
 
Male
Female
 
 
 
First name*
 
 
 
Family name*
 
 
 
E-mail*
 
 
 
Phone number*
 
 
 
Nationality*
 
 
 
 
 

2. Eligibility – Specific conditions

 
2.1 Qualifications and skills required

Candidates must have a level of education which corresponds to completed university studies attested by a diploma - officially recognised in one of the European Union Member States and in a field relevant to the duties - of at least four years’ duration or of at least three years’ duration followed by one year’s professional experience in a field relevant to the job description.
 
2.1 I satisfy the requirement*
 
Yes
No
 
 


Please complete the following table with the details concerning your diplomas and attach it below: diplomas table
  
2.1 Upload document*
 
 
 


2.2 Professional experience required
  
Professional experience relevant to the job description of at least 15 years
  
 
2.2 Duration of relevant experience (in years):*
 
 
 
 

Professional experience at management level of at least 3 years
  
2.2 Duration of management experience (in years):*
 
 
 
 


Please complete the following table with the details concerning your professional experience and attach it below: experience table
  
2.2 Attachment*
 
 
 
English*
 
 
 
 
French*
 
 
 
 
 
 

3. Selection criteria

 
 
3.1 I have a proven journalistic experience of at least 5 years*
 
Yes
No
 
 
If yes, number of years of journalistic experience:
 
 
 
 
3.1 Please provide us with more details (max. 1000 characters):
 
 
 


I have experience in organising press conferences, drafting press releases and news for the web and social media
  
3.2 Press/web/social media experience:*
 
Yes
No
 
 
3.2 Please provide us with more details (max. 1000 characters):
 
 
 


I have a good knowledge of the various spheres of activity and operations of the EU institutions, and in particular knowledge of the EESC's role in the European Union's institutional set-up
 
 
3.3 Knowledge of EU institutions:*
 
Yes
No
 
 
3.3 Please provide us with more details (max. 1000 characters):
 
 
 


I have a good knowledge of the press and media world dealing with the European Union and/or solid network of established contacts in the media world
  
3.4 Knowledge of press and media dealing with the EU*
 
Yes
No
 
 
3.4 Please provide us with more details (max. 1000 characters):
 
 
 


  
 
 
3.5 I have worked with or in the European institutions:*
 
Yes
No
 
 
 
3.5 Please provide us with more details (max. 1000 characters):
 
 
 
 
I have very good interpersonal and networking skills to maintain contacts with a wide range of stakeholders in the EESC, other institutions and/or outside the European institutions
 
3.6 Interpersonal and networking skills*
 
Yes
No
 
 
3.6 Please provide us with more details (max. 1000 characters):
 
 
 


  
 
 
3.7 I have excellent communication and drafting skills:*
 
Yes
No
 
 
 
3.7 Please provide us with more details (max. 1000 characters):
 
 
 


I have demonstrated ability to deal with sensitive issues in a discreet manner and excellent diplomatic skills
  
3.8 Sensitive issues and diplomatic skills*
 
Yes
No
 
 
3.8 Please provide us with more details (max. 1000 characters):
 
 
 


  
 
 
3.9 I have the ability to lead and motivate a team:*
 
Yes
No
 
 
3.9 Please provide us with more details (max. 1000 characters):
 
 
 


  
 
 
3.10 I have a sense of creativity, initiative, dynamism and flexibility: *
 
Yes
No
 
 
3.10 Please provide us with more details (max. 1000 characters):
 
 
 


I have good analytic and planning skills as well as the capacity to evaluate impact
  
3.11 I have the required analytic and planning skills*
 
Yes
No
 
 
3.11 Please provide us with more details (max. 1000 characters):
 
 
 


  
 
 
3.12 I am able to multitask and I have strong stress-management skills:*
 
Yes
No
 
 
3.12 Please provide us with more details (max. 1000 characters):
 
 
 

  
 
 
3.13 I have knowledge of languages other than English and French:*
 
Yes
No
 
 
 
3.13 Please provide us with more details (which languages and at which level):
 
 
 
 

Supporting documents

 
 
Please attach your CV and covering letter in English or French
  
 
CV*
 
 
 
Cover letter:*
 
 
 


Please attach copies of the following documents with a translation in English or French if required:
  
ID card or passport:*
 
 
 


University or post-graduate degrees and certificates:
  
 
Attachment 1:*
 
 
 
Attachment 2:
 
 
 
Attachment 3:
 
 
 
 
Attestations of employment clearly indicating the nature and duration of the relevant activity
 
Attachment 1:*
 
 
 
Attachment 2:
 
 
 
Attachment 3:
 
 
 
 
Diploma, certificate or declaration on your honour explaining how your knowledge of English was acquired:
 
Attachment*
 
 
 
 
Diploma, certificate or declaration on your honour explaining how your knowledge of French was acquired:
 
Attachment*
 
 
 
 
If you are an EU official, an official document attesting career progression and current grade:
 
Attachment
 
 
 
 

CANDIDATE'S DECLARATION


By submitting this application:

1. I declare on my honour that the information provided in this application form and in the documents enclosed with it is true and complete

2. I further declare on my honour that:
a) I am a national of one of the European Union (EU) Member States and enjoy full rights as a citizen;
b) I have fulfilled any obligations imposed on me by the laws on military service;
c) I fulfil the physical fitness conditions required for the performance of the duties involved
d) I am below retirement age, which is, for officials of the EU, set at the end of the month in which the age of 66 is reached.

3. I am also aware that my application will be rejected if I fail to submit with the application form, within the deadline, copies of all supporting documents to prove that I meet the specific eligibility conditions (see section 3 b) of the vacancy notice)

4. I understand that the decisions of the selection board are based solely on the supporting documents provided by candidates with their application forms and that no references to personnel files will be accepted.

 
 
 

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