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Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)
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 for a Communications Assistant Intern.
The internship will be a 12 month full-time position.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Essential qualifications, skills and experience
Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
Changing and Improving, Leading and Communicating, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
3 December 2019
Type of Position
Working hours per week
Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Type of Post
Number of vacancies
Starting monthly salary (RON)
27 January 2020
Other benefits and conditions of employment
This is a full-time, internship contract for 12 months (35 hours net per week). Working hours are flexible and staff are entitled to time-off-in-lieu for agreed extra hours worked.
The completion of a bachelor university degree is an essential requirement. The candidate needs to be able to provide evidence in the form of the original licentia.
The annual leave entitlement is 25 days per year pro rata and the Embassy also enjoys a maximum of 14 Romanian / UK public holidays per year.
Monthly salary is 2,350 RON gross. The successful candidate will be subject to confirmation of a background check and security clearance, and satisfactory completion of a probationary period of 30 working days.
All applicants should have a pre-existing legal status to live and work in Romania. The British Embassy does not facilitate/sponsor visa applications and work permits. Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy are subject to terms and conditions service according to Romanian employment law.
Visa / Passport requirements: Candidates must currently hold the independent right to live and work in Romania and be prepared to ensure that right remains throughout the scope of the contract. Additional requirements may become necessary pending EU Exit. If requirements change additional eligibility information will be shared during the recruitment process.
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.
Please be advised that the British Embassy will not be able to meet the travel costs incurred when travelling to the interview, nor the costs connected with relocation if offered an internship.
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