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Web Content Officer

Location: Dairy Farm Campus (Singapore)
Functional area: Marketing & Communications
Employment type: Full-time
Job type: Permanent

Web Content Officer 
(working 40 hours/week)
commencing 1 June 2019

The German European School Singapore (GESS) is a multi-lingual, not-for-profit, German international school in Singapore with a distinct European flavour. As an accredited ‘Excellent German School Abroad’, the German Section of GESS offers all major German school leaving certificates. Our European Section offers tuition in English for students from grade 1 - 12 across all three IB programmes (the PYP, the MYP and the IB Diploma Programme) as an authorised IB World School. Children aged 18 months onwards can enroll in our Preschool where children are following the PYP programme in German-speaking, English-speaking or bilingual groups. In addition to an outstanding academic education, GESS strives to teach students community values such as respect, openness and inclusion. Currently, more than 1600 students are learning at GESS supported by more than 400 full time and part time academic and administrative staff members. In August 2018 GESS moved to Dairy Farm Road to a modern new school campus located in a popular residential area at the edge of Singapore’s largest nature reserve and with very good access to the public transport system.


Responsibilities:

  • Create, develop and manage content for organisation’s bilingual web presence (requires working with CMS Systems (2 public pages, 1 internal communication portal)
  • Maintain a consistent look and feel throughout all web properties (Corporate CI)
  • Maintain and update existing website content on a daily basis
  • Design and layout of web pages in cooperation with the Graphic Designer
  • Proofread all web content
  • Review statistics and monitor Google analytics on a weekly basis
  • Integration and maintenance of SEO according to the existing SEO campaign
  • Plan for functional changes and improvements of the CMS Systems
  • Keep current with emerging web technologies
  • Archiving of web content
     Requirements:
  • Degree/Diploma in Multimedia, Web design, Web Programming or equivalent
  • Familiar with interactive web technologies, content management systems (HTML, CSS)
  • Experience in Photoshop advantageous
  • Good knowledge in SEO and SEM
  • 3 years of relevant working experience
  • Excellent communication and project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and flexibly, as well as cooperatively as part of a team and ability to organize work, manage time, determine priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ambitious, self-motivated and open-minded personality with ample cultural awareness who is eager to work in a multi-cultural team
  • German language skills on a native level, along with excellent written and spoken English skills as you be required to liaise with German and English speaking colleagues, parents and students

We offer an exciting working environment in an international and cooperative team. Your application should include a letter of application, your complete resume, salary expectations and a recent photo.
Please indicate your reasons for applying for the position. 

As in any professional international school, GESS has a Child Protection Policy. Our recruitment process reflects this policy in that we ask for a police clearance check and further background checks for shortlisted candidates.

Please note, that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.  The School reserves the right to appoint prior to the application deadline.
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