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Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)
Communications, Press and Media
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilitie
The British Embassy Bucharest is looking to recruit for one intern position to start in January 2019. The internship will be a 4 month full-time position spent in the Communications section.
The programme will offer opportunities for personal development such as:
Tailored on the job training and individual personal development plan;
Mentoring by a senior member of the Embassy staff;
Exposure to high-level events;
Opportunities to participate in cross-team projects and acquire new skills in areas such as: Strategic Thinking, Communication and Influencing, Collaborating and Partnering.
Main Duties / Responsibilities
Compilation of the daily press review;
Updates on the embassy social media channels;
Contributions to public events;
Translation from English to Romanian and vice versa;
Maintenance of databases and audio/video equipment.
Essential qualifications, skills and experience
Excellent command of Romanian language;
The completion of an undergraduate/bachelor university degree (an essential requirement for the internship). It is desirable that applicants are current Master’s candidates or have recently earned a Master’s degree preferably in Journalism, Public Relations, Political Sciences, European Affairs, but not exclusive of other degrees;
Availability for full-time employment from January to May 2019;
Good drafting, social media, and organisational skills;
Flexibility to sometimes work out of office hours and on weekends on exciting projects (compensated by time off in lieu)
An interest to develop and seek opportunities by completing tailored training via our Diplomatic Academy.
Changing and Improving, Leading and Communicating, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
9 December 2018
Type of Position
Full-time, Fixed term, with possibility of renewal
Working hours per week
Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Type of Post
Number of vacancies
Starting monthly salary (RON)
RONGross) (Salary is not negotiable)
3 January 2019
Other benefits and conditions of employment
This is a full-time, fixed-term contract for 4 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 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 iRON gross. The successful candidate will be subject to confirmation of a background check and security clearance, and satisfactory completion of a probationary period of up toalendar days.
Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy are subject to terms and conditions service according to Romanian employment law.
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 a position.
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