View Vacancy - Outreach intern (FRA18.296)

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Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)

The British Embassy is part of a worldwide network representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas. We are currently looking for an intern for the Outreach team.

The intern will join the Outreach team, within the Politics, Engagement and Public Affairs department at the Embassy, which manages the Embassy’s relations with the public, the media and political contacts.

Roles and responsibilities

Lead on particular tasks related to the Embassy’s “Les Voisins” communications campaign

Support the Outreach team with the coordination and organisation of events at the Embassy, including managing guest lists, external suppliers and invoicing, or logistics

Other tasks as necessary, including administrative or corporate support for the team.

  • Communication and Events management experience or qualification;

  • Proficient written and spoken English and French;

  • Good knowledge of social media use;

  • Familiarity with Outlook and Excel;

  • Ability to work well in a team or individually;

  • Attention to detail and good organisational skills;

  • Ability to meet deadlines.


Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
13 July 2018
Fixed Term, Full-time, Temporary
Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
British Embassy
3 September 2018

This is a full-time and fixed-term internship contract with a duration of 6 months.

The desirable start date is 3rd of September.

All appointments are subject to professional background check satisfactory security clearance. The successful applicant will be required to provide a copy of his/her passport or national identity card for all nationalities held, an up-to-date criminal record (casier judiciaire) for recent countries of residence (which can be obtained online at, two written proofs of address (utility invoices and/or bank statements) and two references.

Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy in France are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local French employment law and FCO guidance for Local Staff. The posts we offer are not an entry point into the UK’s Diplomatic Service.

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