The Executive Council of the Government of  St Eustatius, Caribbean Netherlands invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following position:    1 FTE Social Media Specialist/Webmaster

The Webmaster serves as the primary contact for all aspects of the organisation’s website and intranet, handling a range of responsibilities that may include web design, development, routine site and content maintenance, and various updates to ensure sites align with the goals and objectives of the public service.


  • Oversees the new Statia Government website and other official social media domains;
  • Manages the internal newsletter (InSync);
  • Assists and advises on digital processes, including Ibabs;
  • Collaborates closely with MIS/database manager, directors, unit managers, and other invested leadership staff to ensure a smooth digital process;
  • Encourages and facilitates consistent, creative, and a unified web design across the organisation’s web properties;
  • Collects and analyses web analytics and similar data; identifies opportunities to improve search engine optimisation (SEO), time on site, web traffic, and other relevant metrics;
  • Advises on the maintenance and documentation of the Statia Government’s internet domains;
  • Assists employees with use of the Statia Government website through one-on-one support, user guides, and training sessions;
  • Maintains current knowledge of best practices and emerging developments in web design, web development, and technology;
  • Prepares videography and required video editing functions;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Specific Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field- coursework in digital media, web design, and/or computer programming would be an asset.
  •  Experience with Typo3 and detailed website structuring;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Dutch.
  • Extensive knowledge of website management, analytics, design, and SEO best practices and standards.

Required Skills / Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of, or ability to quickly learn web content management systems, applications, and tools used by the Statia Government.
  • Highly proficient in HTML/CSS;
  • Working knowledge of XML, SQL, JavaScript, and other programming languages.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in social media management.
  • Strong video recording and editing skills and basic design skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Accurate, resourceful, proactive, decisive, and hands-on mentality;

Terms of employment

Salary scaling is equivalent to scale 8, with a starting salary of $ 2,568.74 to a maximum of $ 3,593.74 gross monthly; based on a working week of 39.5 hour. Salary scaling is dependent on qualifications and experience.  You are required to provide a certificate of good conduct (VOG), and to undergo a medical examination. An assessment and reference check may be part of the selection process.

Are you interested in applying for the position of Social Media Specialist/Webmaster?

Please apply in writing no later than 12 January 2024.

Kindly direct your application and CV to:

The Executive Council of the Government of St Eustatius

Attn: Ms. Francisca Gibbs

Unit Manager, Internal Services


More information:

For details of the position, contact the head of the administrative support office, Ms. Marion Schroen, via email at 

For more information on the organisation or employment conditions contact