Digital Communication Officer (Ref. No.: SVK19.686)

British Embassy

Place of work
British Embassy Bratislava, Panská 16, Bratislava
Contract type
full-time
Start date
1 March 2020
Wage (gross)
1 435 EUR/monthThe monthly salary for this position is € 1,435.00 gross, payable 13 times a year.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The main purpose of the job is to plan, create, administer, maintain and evaluate content for all Embassy digital channels - Facebook, Twitter, Embassy website (and potentially: LinkedIn, Instagram, vlogs).

Main Duties and Responsibilities
•Proactively plan and seek new opportunities to produce digital content for Embassy social media in order to amplify Embassy + UK Government messages and increase impact of communications;
•Liaise with colleagues and external stakeholders to produce digital campaigns;
•Be confident in writing and editing text / posts in Slovak and English;
•Be creative and innovative in delivering Embassy objectives using digital tools;
•Assess impact of social media activities (key performance indicators, monitoring visitor statistics, reach, engagement, followers’ growth, etc.) and use this to suggest areas for improvement;
•Create presentations, invitations, social media visuals, videos;
•Advise the Ambassador / colleagues on best use of social media;
•Implement FCO (plus other UK Government Departments, eg, No 10, British Council and other partner's) digital campaigns as instructed by HQ;
•Assist Senior Communications and Political Officer in delivering public diplomacy and commercial diplomacy events and projects;
•Help with media monitoring, handling media enquiries and arranging media engagements;
•Provide admin support to wider Political team as required.

Employee perks, benefits

This is a full-time position, for a fixed term contract until 31 March 2021 with the possibility of renewal.
The successful candidate will be subject to confirmation of a background check and security clearance.

All applicants should have the right to live and work in Slovakia. The British Embassy does not sponsor for work permits.

Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy in Slovakia are subject to terms and conditions of service according to Slovak Labour Law.

Visa / Passport requirements: Candidates must currently hold the independent right to live and work in Slovakia 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.

Information about the selection process

This is a full-time position, for a fixed term contract until 31 March 2021 with the possibility of renewal.

The monthly salary for this position is € 1,435.00 gross, payable 13 times a year.

The successful candidate will be subject to confirmation of a background check and security clearance.

All applicants should have the right to live and work in Slovakia. The British Embassy does not sponsor for work permits.

Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy in Slovakia are subject to terms and conditions of service according to Slovak Labour Law.

Visa / Passport requirements: Candidates must currently hold the independent right to live and work in Slovakia 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.

FCO does not pay for travel related expense incurred in interviews (including Security Check) or accept any financial risk, including cancelation or reschedule costs. The FCO will not meet the costs connected with relocation if offered a position.

Expected date of completion of the selection process

26 January 2020 (there are still 2 more days)

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization

communications, public diplomacy, content production, graphic design, marketing

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1) and Slovak - Proficiency (C2)

The position is suitable for a fresh graduate

Yes

Personality requirements and skills

•University degree;
•Excellent command of English and Slovak. Editorial skills, ability to write compellingly online for different target audiences;
•Experience in digital marketing / digital comms, engaging online audiences and writing for the web;
•Experience with content management systems (Facebook Manager, Creator Studio, Tweetdeck, Hootsuite), social media, digital analytics, etc.;
•Awareness of new digital trends and practical experience in using digital tools;
•A team player able to work independently and flexibly, and able to deliver under tight deadlines and/or with limited resources;

Desired qualifications and skills:
•Degree or previous experience in communications, marketing or digital marketing;
•At least 2 years of relevant work experience (communications, public diplomacy, content production, graphic design, or marketing);
•Experience in video production (iMovie, Adobe), editing and graphic design(Canva, Adobe Photoshop), subtitling; autocue;
•Willingness to travel occasionally.

Advertiser

Brief description of the company

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.

The British Embassy in Bratislava is part of a world-wide network of 230 Diplomatic Posts, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas .

Number of employees

25-49 employees

Company address

British Embassy
Panská 16
811 01 Bratislava

Contact

Contact person: Mgr. Katarina Fischer
E-mail: send CV
ID: 3844124  Dátum zverejnenia: 9.1.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 435 EUR/month