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Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)
Job Subcategory: UKREP (UK Representation to the EU)
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
The UK Permanent Representation to the EU (UKRep) works within the EU and its member states to maximise British influence on issues such as trade, the single market and economic growth and is now looking for a highly motivated Digital and Communications Officer to work in the Communication and Visits team.
You will be part of the UKRep communications team which is responsible for explaining and communicating the UK Government’s EU policies in Brussels. You will have a particular focus on leading and implementing all aspects of our digital communications. Part of the role will require you to work closely with colleagues across the Representation, with our UK posts and with Government Departments in London. This will be a particularly exciting time to join UKRep as the UK prepares to leave the EU. It will therefore require individuals who are prepared to be flexible and adjust their responsibilities as required.
Main responsibilities will include:
Essential qualifications and experience
Desirable qualifications and experience
Seeing the Big Picture, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Building Capability for All.
Application deadline: 17 April 2017
Grade: B3 (L)
Type of Position: Full-time, Permanent
Working hours per week: 36.25
Region: Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Type of Post: Political Office
Starting monthly salary (EUR): 3,681.33 gross
Start Date: 15 May 2017
Other benefits and conditions of employment
This is a permanent full-time contract for 5 working days (36.25 hours net) per week.
The monthly gross salary for this position is € 3,681.33 B3 (L) level (The British Diplomatic Missions in Belgium salaries are not subject to annual indexation).
Please note that Belgian nationals will be paid their salary gross and are expected to comply with their tax obligations through completion of a tax return to the Belgian authorities. Non-Belgian nationals will receive their salary net, minus the deduction of an equivalent level of Belgian tax retained at source. Further information on this will be given to candidates during the recruitment process.
The successful candidates will be subject to professional background checks and security clearance.
Staff recruited locally by the British Diplomatic Missions in Belgium are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Belgian employment law.
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