WEB CONTENT COORDINATOR - Olympic Broadcasting Services

OLYMPIC BROADCASTING SERVICES IS HIRING
WEB CONTENT COORDINATOR
Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) was created by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in
2001 in order to serve as the Host Broadcasting organisation for all Olympic Games, Olympic Winter
Games and Youth Olympic Games. The Host Broadcaster is responsible for delivering the pictures
and sounds of the Olympic Games to billions of viewers around the world. For more information visit
www.obs.tv
Job Description
This position will have two main responsibilities:
• Assist in the writing and development of content (i.e. broadcast guides, operational manuals, training
materials, news articles, etc.), which will be published via the OBS internal and external websites.
• Develop, write and edit web pages using computer script languages (experience in both front and
back-end development).
Duties/Responsibilities
This position will coordinate with both the Web Specialist and Designer to guarantee that the structure
of the written material and website allow for user-friendly information distribution, and that the overall
visual look, including images, videos, and other digital media is maintained.
In addition, the successful candidate will also be responsible for various day to day activities which
will include, but not limited to:
• Planning and coordinating the production of graphic material including photography and
illustration
• Interfacing with various internal OBS departments to ensure that their department-specific
information is accurate and accessible
• Maintain company presence on several social networking platforms
• Assisting the Web Specialist in resolving website issues
Experience/Skills
The successful candidate should have:
• Expert knowledge of English (both written and verbal), including understanding of AP style
• Strong editorial skills
• Ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams
• Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and
Dreamweaver)
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office
• Experience in managing social networking campaigns
• PHP5 OOP, PEAR, Design Patterns
• XML, SOAP, JSON
• HTML5, JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery
Olympic Broadcasting Services. Paseo de Recoletos, 27-5º Madrid 28004 Spain, T +34 91 502 97 00, www.obs.tv
OLYMPIC BROADCASTING SERVICES IS HIRING
•
•
•
CSS2 & CSS3
MySQL
Ability to work flexible hours and occasional international travel
Only candidates with a solid background in professional writing in English need apply. Please
provide 2 -3 writing samples when submitting your CV.
To be considered for this opportunity, submit your cover letter and cv/resume to [email protected]
Important: Please quote job position title in the email subject line.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
OBS is an equal opportunity employer.
Olympic Broadcasting Services. Paseo de Recoletos, 27-5º Madrid 28004 Spain, T +34 91 502 97 00, www.obs.tv