View Vacancy - Prosperity, Communications and Visits Officer (RUS19.446)

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Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)
Public Diplomacy

The British Consulate-General Ekaterinburg is part of a world-wide network, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas and is now looking for a Prosperity, Communications and Visits Officer

The selected candidate will provide support to the Consul General on the Prosperity agenda as well as supporting Post’s outreach and engagement objectives through social media, projects, events and regional visits.   

Roles and responsibilities

  • Support Consul General on the Prosperity agenda by working on initiatives to encourage economic reform and sustainable growth – identify and manage related projects as well as providing concise and timely reports on economic developments in the Consular district.
  • Support Post’s external communications by growing its social media presence. Plan and execute campaigns to ensure Post’s activities are visible across the Consular district.

  • Support Post’s outreach activities by planning and arranging regional visits (within the Consular district) for the Consul General and the Deputy CG.

  • Lead on Post’s bid (for funding) and planning of activities to mark its 25th anniversary in 2020. Lead on efforts to attract sponsorship for the related programme of events.

  • Administer Enabling Fund projects and outreach events as directed.

  • Act as Post’s point of contact with British Cultural Section regarding their activities in the Consular district and also as Post’s Chevening lead.

  • Provide Russian-English interpretation as needed

  • Provide back-up for the Corporate Services/Consular Officer

  • Strong organisational
  • Problem solving and communication skills
  • Previous of experience of working in a fast paced environment
  • Track record of taking responsibility and showing initiative.
  • Fluency in Russian and English
Experience of successfully growing an organisation’s social media presence.
Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering Value for Money, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
25 August 2019
A2 (L)
Full-time, Permanent
Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
British Consulate
23 September 2019

This is a new full-time permanent position with 5 working days, 35 hours net per week within standard office hours, requiring some travelling from time to time and some evening events.

The monthly salary for this position is Rub 76,613, A2(L) level, paid 13 times a year.

The successful candidate will be subject to professional background check and security clearance.

All applicants should have a pre-existing legal status to live and work in Russia. The Embassy / Consulate General does not facilitate/sponsor visa applications and work permits.

Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy / Consulate General in Russia is subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Russian employment law.

We also offer:

  • An interesting and varied job in an open, modern management culture;
  • Performance related pay scheme;
  • Comprehensive learning and development opportunities;
  • Private medical cover including dentistry.

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

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.

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This opportunity is closed to applications.