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Thank you for your interest in working for epa european pressphoto agency.

If you wish to apply for a position you can reach our Human Resources Department at hr@epa.eu.

 

Currently we are seeking for a

HR ASSISTANT (m/f/d)

to join our team in Frankfurt am Main, Germany 

 

Duties:

The HR Administrative is partially and in close cooperation with the Director of International Human Resources responsible for the administration of the day-to-day operations of the human resources functions and duties:

  • Preparation and handling of the payroll for the employees in Germany and abroad in coordination with various payroll services
  • Compensation and benefits administration and recordkeeping
  • Maintaining employee files and the HR filing system
  • Recordkeeping of holidays, sick days and overtime
  • Recruitment and HR project management support
  • Interaction with the international staff and social partners
  • Cooperation with the epa works council in close coordination with the Director of International Human Resources
  • Preparation of social security and wage tax audits
  • Maintaining employees data protected records
  • General handling of employees' insurances and fonds
  • Handling of the epa Jobticket
  • Handling of safety & security issues
  • Work and residence permits management
  • Preparation of HR-related statistics
  • Assessment of training requirements
  • Participation in Administration meetings, safety at work committee meetings and meetings with the works council

 

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma and certificate/s on Human Resources or related fields
  • Prior experience in Human Resources, ideally in an international environment
  • Fluency in English and German. Other languages would be considered a plus
  • Good knowledge of labor laws and social security regulations
  • Experience in handling payroll with DATEV software
  • Good computer skills (MS Office, Google and others)
  • Trustworthiness and accuracy
  • A service-oriented but assertive attitude with strong and intercultural communication skills
  • Absolute discretion & loyalty
  • A friendly manner
  • Capability to work independently

 

Candidacies should be addressed to the Human Resources Department (hr@epa.eu) accompanied by a curriculum vitae and a letter of motivation, both in English, no later than September 30, 2021.

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With effect from October 2021, we are looking for a

VIDEO EDITOR (m/f/d) -full time-

in epa's branch office in Madrid, Spain.

 

The ideal candidate will have solid journalistic and visual judgement, experience in video editing and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Knowledge of motion design and animation is also desirable.

The successful applicant will reinforce our editorial operation in Madrid and form part of a global service that provides 24 hour video coverage of news, features and sport, as well as special coverages and new products.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Receiving and editing videos coming from all around the world in coordination with colleagues from other departments.
  • Working closely with colleagues to delegate tasks and ensure a smooth and efficient workflow in line with the pace demanded by the news schedule
  • Developing creative ideas within a growing audiovisual team.
  • Producing news features according to editorial guidelines
  • Producing animations and motion graphics for special stories

 

Skills, Experience and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or equivalent university degree
  • Three years of experience in journalism, video editing and content creation.
  • Experience in motion graphics would be an advantage.
  • Fluency in Spanish and English. Knowledge of other languages is an added bonus.
  • Grasp of current affairs and ability to identify important news stories as well as check facts and sources
  • Permission to work in Spain/EU

 

Please address your application including a letter of motivation and CV, both in English, to epa's Human Resources department (hr@epa.eu) not later than September 30, 2021. Please include the application code: VEM 1.