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Reference: 65573

Date Added: 12 April 2018
Closing Date: 26 April 2018

Job Title: Press and Communications Officer

Working For: The British High Commission (BHC) in Malta

Location: Valletta, Malta

Salary: 1,637 EUR per month gross

Job Details

The British High Commission in Malta is part of a world-wide network representing the United Kingdom’s political, economic and consular interests overseas and is now looking for a Press and Communications Officer to:

Design and develop strategic communication plans for British High CommissionProvide a daily review of Maltese press (including translation of Maltese articles if required)Establish and maintain contacts with local journalistsManage the High Commission’s online presence eg facebook, twitter and websiteDraft speeches and articles

Main Duties and Responsibilities
•Social Media managementMaintenance of and advice on local media networks
•Strategic communication planning
•Speech/article writing
•Liasion with visiting communications officers and networking with colleagues in the Europe network

This position is a full-time fixed-term contract of 12 months with the possibility of renewal.

The successful candidate will be subject to confirmation of a background check and security clearance.

All applicants should have the right to live and work in Malta. The British High Commission does not sponsor work permits.

Staff recruited locally by the British High Commission in Malta are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Maltese employment law.

Closing Date: 26 April 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

Applications for this position can only be accepted by applying through the FCO recruitment website, please follow this link:

https://fco.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/mobile-0/channel-1/appcentre-1/brand-2/user-840/xf-d7d69838e541/wid-1/candidate/so/pm/4/pl/1/opp/5785-Press-and-Communications-Officer-MLT18-172/en-GB

Website: https://fco.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/mobile-0/channel-1/appcentre-1/brand-2/user-840/xf-d7d69838e541/wid-1/candidate

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