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Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)
Job Subcategory: UKDEL (UK Delegation for NATO)
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
The United Kingdom’s Joint Delegation to NATO (UKDEL NATO) is the vital link between the UK Government and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. Its principal roles are to promote British interests in NATO and to keep UK Ministers and Government Departments informed about NATO discussions. The Delegation is now looking for an Assistant Media and Communications Officer to join its Communications Team.
The main purpose of this role is to assist the Delegation to communicate the UK Government’s commitment to and priorities for NATO by contributing to the Delegation’s situational awareness and digital media output, as well as helping to deliver successful visits and events.
The job holder will be responsible for managing the Delegation’s digital media accounts including content creation; briefing the wider Delegation on breaking news, media coverage trends, and key international events; developing and maintaining contacts with journalists and colleagues across Whitehall, FCO Posts and NATO; assisting with Ministerial press activities and highlighting public diplomacy opportunities to senior Delegation staff; and undertaking support staff duties such as document distribution.
We promote an adaptable and responsive approach, which means the job may evolve over time to deal with changing circumstances and priorities. The job holder will occasionally be required to work extended hours during peak periods, including in the run-up to Ministerial meetings and Summits.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Visits and Events
Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
Changing and Improving, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering at Pace, Engaging Internationally.
Application deadline: 25 April 2019
Grade: A2 (L)
Type of Position: Full-time, Permanent
Working hours per week: 36.25
Region: Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Location (City): UK Joint Delegation to NATO, Brussels
Type of Post: UK Delegation
Number of vacancies: 1
Starting monthly salary (EUR): 3,334.47
Start Date: 10 June 2019
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