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View Vacancy - Project Coordinator

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.
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British Council


This position is to support the delivery of  the British Council’s global cultural relations, Arts,  Education and Society work in the USA

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support the development, implementation and delivery of new and existing projects
  • Support programs and events including: arranging internal/external meetings; organizing visit programs (including booking travel/hotels); updating contact lists
  • Support financial management, including handling payments and receipts
  • Assist with program files and database organization and maintenance
  • Support the project managers in the dissemination, collection and analysis of project evaluation data
  • Support the project managers in internal and external communications for the projects
  • Assist with the delivery of events and Senior visits in the United States
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Previous project coordination experience

  • Previous basic finance experience

  • Previous events management experience

  • Previous administrative experience

  • Previous experience working with diverse stakeholders, including universities, NGOs, think tanks, research institutions and government entities

  • Undergraduate degree

Under US State Department requirements, the Embassy may only employ, as non-diplomatic staff, persons who are US citizens, US Green Card holders or A or NATO visa holders with EAD cards*. If you hold a visa other than an A or NATO visa you are not currently eligible to work at the Embassy. Please refer to our website for information on exceptions to this policy at All candidates will be subject to background checks and security clearance.

*A visas or NATO visas with EAD cards are acceptable at the Embassy, Consulates, and British Defence Staff (BDS) outposts. The UK Mission to the UN (UKMIS) accepts G visas.

  • Previous experience managing a network or working in or with a network

Changing and Improving, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
11 August 2017
Full-time, Permanent
N. America, Caribbean and British Overseas Territories
United States
British Embassy
25 September 2017

This post offers a strong benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life, long term and short term disability insurance, a 401(k) retirement savings plan, generous vacation and leave time, and an enriching training package. 

Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy are subject to terms and conditions of service according to local American employment law.

To review the full Role Profile (job description) please check our website at this link:

Resume and a cover letter should be submitted by 11 August 2017. Please identify in your cover letter whether you are currently eligible to work at the Embassy. Internal candidates must infrom their Head of Group before applying.

Only successful candidates will be contacted. Please no phone calls. Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, we cannot guarantee consideration of your application if the submission instructions are not properly followed.

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The British Embassy and its Consulates are an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, or other category protected by law.

This opportunity is closed to applications.