Note: If the selected candidate is a current Bank Group staff member
with a regular or Open-Ended appointment, s/he will retain her/his
regular or Open-Ended appointment. All others will be offered a two year
renewable term appointment.
The Latin America and the Caribbean External Affairs group (LCREA) is a
dynamic team of communications professionals dedicated to advancing the
World Bank's mission in the region. Knowledgeable, multilingual, and
multicultural, the team brings to its task a mix of adaptable skills and
experience. LCREA generates the enabling environment for the successful
implementation of the Bank's Latin America and the Caribbean
development strategies, programs, and projects by building partnerships
that provide stakeholders with important information and advice related
to development choices and risks. The aim of LCREA is to improve
understanding and support among key audiences (external and internal)
for an agenda that centers on raising the region's voice on global
issues while supporting, at the national level, economic and social
development that benefits all people, not just elites. It advances that
agenda by influencing decision makers and opinion builders, by
articulating the region's issues in clear and actionable terms, and,
as noted, by building coalitions to pursue those issues.
LCREA is looking for an enthusiastic and talented Regional Online
Communications Producer to be responsible for supporting this strategy
and communicating the region's goals, results and challenges through its
website - www.worldbank.org/LAC.
The World Bank's Latin America and the Caribbean website is a
primary vehicle for communicating with a global audience on the
Bank's work and results in the region.
This position will be based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Duties and Accountabilities
The Regional Online Communications Producer supports the day-to-day
operations of the World Bank's Latin America and the Caribbean
website sections, including:
Helping maintain the regional web editorial calendar.
Preparing, packaging and adapting content for the web in English
and Spanish, as well as other languages when appropriate.
Ensuring that web content is optimized for search engines.
Coordinating the translation of content for the web in English,
Spanish, Portuguese and other languages when appropriate.
Creating and publishing graphics, multimedia, video, and audio
content in English and Spanish, as well as other languages when
Ensuring that content complies with the Bank's web standards.
Publishing content to the VPU site sections, using the Bank's
content management system.
Compiling and publishing reports on metrics.
Composing newsletters and managing distribution of e-mail alerts
Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in interactive
communications, journalism, marketing or other related field; some
relevant experience working on the web.
Excellent written and spoken command of Spanish. Full command of
Experience working with content management systems, html, and
Experience creating multimedia and interactive content (such as
slideshows, videos, and timelines).
Familiarity with search engine optimization and web marketing and
Demonstrated understanding of social media communications
principles and other web 2.0 technologies.
Good time-management skills and eye for detail.
Good level of initiative, judgment, and decisiveness in
Ability to work capably under stress and to juggle multiple tasks
within tight deadlines.
Strong diplomatic, interpersonal, and teamwork skills; sensitivity
to working in a multicultural environment.
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