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Eva van Beek
Deputy Head of Communication Department , Federal Government Administration
Bern, Switzerland
I am highly experienced, versatile, and multilingual communication professional with international experience. I have worked for government institutions, the UN, and NGOs such as Médecins Sans Frontières.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Communications, IT, Media, Knowledge Management, Editor
Professional Experience:
I am a communication specialist with 12 years of experience in various leadership positions. I have worked 9 years in journalism, 9 years as a communication professional in the humanitarian and development field, as well as 9 years in government administration.
After the maturity diploma I went on to study librarian/bookseller (Buchhändlerin) and finished with a national Swiss certificate. I then studied and trained to become a journalist for 2 years and since 1992 I have been registered in the Swiss Professional Register for Journalist. I furthermore obtained a Proficiency in English from the University of Cambridge. In 2012 I graduated with a Masters in Advanced studies of in intercultural communication from the Swiss University in Lugano (USI).
Affiliations and Achievements:
Other Trainings and Diplomas

Social media storytelling: Swiss College of Journalism, Switzerland (2020)
Conflict Management: Federal staff office, Switzerland (2019)
Excel Training: Federal staff office, Switzerland (2019)
Training Content Management System AEM: Federal Staff office; Switzerland (2018)
Team leading: Federal staff office, Switzerland (2018)
Team leading for deputy heads: Federal staff office, Switzerland (2017)
Training Content Management System Imperia: Federal staff office, Switzerland (2016)
Organized and participated in 2-days training ‘Efficient Editing’; UNDP, India (2008)
Online writing skills training by Commonwealth of Learning (COL); UNDP, India (2008)
Reuters Communication Workshop; UNDP, India (2007)
Intensive language training (Italian); Ravenna, Italy (2004)
Proficiency in English: University of Cambridge (1998)
Team leading: Internal seminar Tamedia publishing house; Switzerland (1995)
Team leading for women: Open University Zürich; Switzerland (1996)
Intensive language training: Paris, France (1985/86)

Technical Skills

Proficiency in Word, Power Point, on both Mac and PC.
Working knowledge of Excel, Photoshop, Acrobat.
Working knowledge of several content management systems (AEM, Kirby, Imperia, and others).

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    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, French, German, Dutch, Italian
    Netherlands , Switzerland
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