View Vacancy - 3 or 6 Month Internship - British Embassy, Berlin (DEU19.419)

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Department for International Trade roles (DIT)
Department for International Trade (DIT)

The British Embassy Trade Promotion (DIT) section in Berlin is seeking interns for a period of 3 months. Alternatively, mandatory internships can be offered for a period of up to 6 months.

You will have a chance to learn about the work of British diplomatic missions in Germany and Government Ministries in London, as well as networking directly with a wide range of UK and German companies. The British Embassy plays a key role in delivering the UK strategy on boosting British exports to, and inward investment from, Germany. In Berlin this includes the retail, consumer, energy and nuclear decommissioning sector.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

During the internship, the intern will gain insight into and become actively involved in a variety of areas related to trade and investment such as:

  • Market research;
  • Industrial sector mapping;
  • Event management;
  • VIP visits;
  • Marketing tasks;
  • Stakeholder management;
  • Administrative tasks (including budgets, reporting, CRM).

We are looking for a determined, enterprising and result-oriented individual who is driven by an interest in business and economics.

The successful applicants will be good team players, flexible and happy to engage in a wide range of tasks.

We imagine that you have already gained some international experience, that you have strong interpersonal skills and excellent German and English communication skills.

Applicants must be fluent both in German and English.

Applicants must be enrolled in a European University for the whole duration of the internship and should please inform us about their availability in the application.

Social Media experience is a plus.

Collaborating and Partnering, Achieving Commercial Outcomes, Delivering Value for Money, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace, Demonstrating Resilience
25 August 2019
Full-time, Temporary
Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
British Embassy
300 EUR Gross (salary not negotiable)
28 October 2019

We accept applications for the following starting dates:

  • 28 October 2019
  • 9 December 2019
  • 20 January 2020
  • 2 March 2020
  • 13 April 2020
  • 25 May 2020
  • 6 July 2020

During the internship period (3 or 6 months) you must be enrolled in a European University programme for the whole duration of the internship and should please inform us about their availability in the application.

We have openings for internships throughout the year and will try to accommodate your preferred starting date.

Visa/passport requirements: the successful applicant must currently hold the independent right to live and work in Germany and be prepared to ensure that right remains throughout the scope of the contract.

Please state the date you are applying for in the cover letter.

The successful candidate will be subject to a background and security check before the internship can commence.

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 Diplomatic Missions 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 be aware that you will only be able to apply to vacancies for Local Staff roles with the British Government through this official site (operated by Oleeo). Jobs may be advertised on third party websites, however our adverts will always link back to the official site. If you complete and send an application through any other site, we will not receive it.

This opportunity is closed to applications.