Digital Media Officer

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27 Mar 2018

European Schoolnet is recruiting a full-time Digital Media Officer, to work on the School Education Gateway (50%) & eTwinning (50%).

The School Education Gateway (SEG) is European Commission’s platform for teachers and school staff to learn about and get interested in the European policy and practice for schools. eTwinning is the community for schools in Europe involving over 500 000 teachers, funded by the European Commission. The eTwinning platform offers opportunities for teachers to meet and interact with each other in school projects.

We are looking for a dynamic, proactive and autonomous colleague to support the development and maintenance of those two platforms. The work also includes liaising with the technical team and external designers and drafting of reports and blueprints.


Coordination of technical (further) development and maintenance work for the eTwinning and SEG web platforms and mobile applications. This includes:

  • Drafting wireframes, use cases and blueprints of new features of the platforms
  • Carrying out usability testing
  • Evaluate, test and propose updates of existing features of the platforms, also based on usability testing and assessment
  • Interacting with the EUN development team and with external contractors.
  • If needed, provision of graphics and visual elements
  • Statistics and trends reports: drafting and finalisation of web and social media reports for the SEG and support for data analysis for the eTwinning platform usage
  • Supervising user support and website content monitoring
  • Keeping up to date with online publishing trends and technology, sharing this knowledge and applying when relevant.


The right candidate will have:

  • A Master’s degree in a relevant subject (e.g. communications, digital media, technology, etc.) and relevant professional experience of at least two years.
  • An excellent command of English, both spoken and written. Additional languages are an asset

Knowledge of:

  • web design processes, web publishing tools, content management systems and multimedia editing software
  • how backend integrates into frontend design (to liaise with development) in website development
  • usability and accessibility best practices (W3C, WAI) across multiple platforms
  • web design good practices
  • app development process

Skills in:

  • creating navigational maps and wireframes
  • web analytics (preferably Google Analytics) and data mining
  • photo and picture editing
  • Ability to liaise with designers and technical experts
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to juggle priorities and assignments
  • Great attention to details
  • A good work ethic, able to work well in teams and independently, sometimes to short deadlines


European Schoolnet ( is the network of 34 European Ministries of Education, based in Brussels. As a not-for-profit organisation, we aim to bring innovation in teaching and learning to our key stakeholders: Ministries of Education, schools, teachers, researchers, and industry partners. Since its founding in 1997, European Schoolnet has used its links with education ministries to help schools make effective use of educational technologies, equipping both teachers and pupils with the skills to achieve in the knowledge society. In particular, we pledge to:

  • Support schools in achieving effective use of ICT in teaching and learning
  • Improve and raise the quality of education in Europe
  • Promote the European dimension in education


  • Deadline for applications: Sunday 25 March 2018 at 18:00h CEST.
  • Type of contract: Limited Duration Contract (CDD), full time (38 hours / week)
  • Duration: 12-month contract starting on 3 April 2018 or upon agreement.
  • Benefits: competitive salary, meal vouchers, travel expenses support, DKV-Hospitalia
  • Location: European Schoolnet, Brussels, Belgium


Please send your CV and motivation letter in English to and make sure to include in the subject: Digital Media Officer application. The motivation letter should show how your background or interests fit the tasks planned for this position. Interviews will take either in Brussels or at distance as soon as possible. 

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