Internship -Communications, Press and Media - The British Embassy in Bucharest
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The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.
Job Category Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)
Job Subcategory Communications, Press and Media
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
The British Embassy in Bucharest is part of a world-wide network, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas and is now looking to recruit an intern to assist with Embassy events management and promote locally-run soft-power campaign #BritaininRomania.
Main Duties and Responsibilities :
Support for Embassy teams in the planning and execution of public events;
Contact building and maintenance of current contact data bases;
Updates on the Embassy social media channels;
Translations from English to Romanian and vice versa.
Essential qualifications and experience
Excellent command of English (demonstrated by either relevant certificates or graduation of an English-speaking academic programme);
Master’s candidate or BA graduate, preferably in Political Sciences or Journalism & Communication;
Demonstrated interest in European Affairs;
Good personal communication and organisational skills. Early morning starter;
Good drafting skills;Very good IT and social media skills (MS Office, Outlook, Internet browsing). Knowledge of desktop publishing software (Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop) is a plus;
Availability for full-time employment for six months, starting January 2017;
Desirable qualifications and experience
Available to work outside of office hours and on weekends on occasions, if the situation requires.
Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering at Pace, Demonstrating Resilience
Application deadline – 30 November 2016
Type of Position Intern
Working hours per week 35
Region Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Location (City) Bucharest
Type of Post British Embassy
Number of vacancies 1
Stipend / Allowance
The salary is equivalent to the minimum wage per economy
Start Date 3 January 2017
Other benefits and conditions of employment
This is a full-time position (35 hours per week) for a fixed period of 6 months with possible opportunity for extension depending on resources.
The successful candidate will be subject to confirmation of a background check and security clearances, and satisfactory completion of a probationary period of one month and is expected to commence employment as soon as possible after the selection process is completed.
Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy are subject to terms and conditions service according to Romanian employment law.
All applicants should have the right to live and work in Romania. The British Embassy does not sponsor work permits.
Please note that the deadline for applications is 23:55 on the day mentioned in the above field “Application deadline”. We advise you to allow enough time to complete and submit your full application, since only applications completed and submitted before the deadline will be considered.
Please be aware that the deadline for submitting applications is considered to be the time zone for the country where the vacancy has arisen.