• Open position for JUNES Webmaster

    What is JUNES ?

    United Nations Youth Association Switzerland (JUNES) is an independent, non-partisan & non-profit umbrella organization, uniting all Model United Nations associations in Switzerland. JUNES was founded in 2007 by former Federal Councillor Micheline Calmy-Rey to sensitize Swiss youth to the work and value of the UN and bring the voice of civil-society youth to the UN. Since its founding JUNES continues to pursue its mission operating six national projects, two international projects meanwhile representing Swiss UN Youth nationally & internationally.

    What are the responsibilities of the JUNES Webmaster?

    The Webmaster of JUNES is appointed by the JUNES General Assembly in Lausanne 13th September 2014 and serve for one year from 13th September 2014 – September 2014 with possibility of extension. He or she will operate the JUNES in-house website, social media platforms and organizational designs. Furthermore the webmaster must work in close collaboration with our Translation team and mandated project teams.

    The position is non-remunerated, but rewarded with a recommendation from the Presidency of JUNES.

    The responsibilities includes but are not limited to:

    • Forge synergy with member association; keep information flowing from member associations to the JUNES platforms and vice versa.
    • Keep the Board of JUNES informed on current state of actions, progress & difficulties, of the online presence of JUNES.
    • In principle, take part in all monthly Board Meetings of JUNES.
    • Assist & supervise all mandated project teams, to generate online content.
    • Strengthen JUNES as the primary online platform for Swiss UN Youth interaction & action.

    Your profile:

    • Active student in Switzerland; Enrolled for B.A, M.A. or P.H.D at a Swiss University.
    • Residing in Switzerland until autumn 2014, with basic knowledge of Swiss culture & politics.
    • Proficient level in English & German or French. Knowledge of Italian & other languages an asset.
    • Some knowledge of PMP / HTML / CSS as well as WordPress.
    • Basic knowledge of social media interaction & engagement.
    • Interest in the United Nations System & Model United Nations.
    • Flair for working in a multicultural context & performing multi-dimensional tasks.
    • Natural talent for team-management, solid organizational skill & sense of responsibility.


    The current presidency remains at disposition for all interested candidates for unbinding & informal guidance.

    Send your CV with a brief description of yourself as soon as possible and we will get back to you with further information to initiate the nomination procedure.

    Contact: Co-President Isabel Heller Sørensen / Isabel@junes.org / +41(0)76 415 08 93 / +45 60 11 08 30