View Vacancy - Campaigns and Digital Assistant Internship (PRT20.299)

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Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)
Political

The British Embassy in Lisbon is part of a world-wide network, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas. Currently, the Political and Comms Team is offering an internship of 5 months.

The intern will assist in the delivery of Embassy programmes and campaigns, within the Political and Comms Team, providing general support to the Programme and Campaigns Officer and the Digital Officer on the planning and implementation of physical and online projects and on UK participation in high profile events. 

This internship will provide the successful candidate with a unique working experience at the level of Campaigns, Digital and Project Management in International Diplomacy.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Undertake events organisation and project implementation duties;

  • Liaise with external partners and suppliers to ensure supervision of projects;

  • Carry out monitoring and evaluation actions;

  • Support the planning, monitoring and reporting of social media channels;

  • Liaise with external partners in the preparation and implementation of digital campaigns;

  • Prepare written and visual contents for digital platforms;

  • Perform day-to-day administrative work;

  • Assist with other ad hoc duties, such as performing research work on indicated topics and gather requested data for the planned campaigns.

  • University degree in a relevant field;
  • Fluent in English and Portuguese (written and spoken);
  • Some experience of organising events or managing projects;
  • Knowledge of social media and digital;
  • Good MS Office skills;
  • Proactive and dynamic with self-initiative but able to work well in a team;
  • Good communication and organisation skills and also attention to detail;
  • Excellent time management and ability to perform to deadlines;
  • Flexibility and personal resilience;
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Previous experience of managing budgets and/or overseeing procurement processes is an advantage.
Changing and Improving, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering Value for Money, Delivering at Pace, Engaging Internationally, Demonstrating Resilience
16 August 2020
Internship
Full-time, Intern
35
Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Portugal
Lisbon
British Embassy
1
€ 600 (monthly Internship allowance) plus € 134 meal allowance
1 October 2020

This is a full-time, 5 months internship contract for 5 working days (35 hours net) per week.

The successful candidate will be subject to a professional background and security clearance and must have pre-existing work authorisation for Portugal in order to apply. The British Embassy does not sponsor for work permits.

All staff recruited locally by the British Embassy in Portugal are subject to local Portuguese employment law as well as internal regulations in force at any given time.

The successful candidate will be subject to a professional background and security clearance and must have pre-existing work authorisation for Portugal in order to apply.

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

The Embassy will not consider applications from existing staff who have not successfully completed their probation period or, in the case of staff on temporary contract who have not yet completed two thirds of their contract.

Visa/Passport requirements: candidates must currently hold the independent right to live and work in Portugal and be prepared to ensure that right remains throughout the scope of the contract. Additional requirements may become necessary after 31st December 2020.

All staff recruited locally by the British Embassy in Portugal are subject to local Portuguese employment law as well as internal regulations in force at any given time.

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.

Please be advised that the British Embassy will not be able to meet the travel costs incurred when travelling to the interview, nor the costs connected with relocation if offered a position.

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