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Reference: 89723

Date Added: 2 August 2023
Closing Date: 30 September 2023

Job Title: Public Diplomacy Officer

Working For: Embassy of Israel

Location: London

Salary: £45 000

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

We are looking for a person to join our active and fast-paced Public Diplomacy Department. The successful candidate will be responsible for engagement with the British public including faith communities, community leaders, Israel advocacy groups, political figures, business networks and other groups of influence. The objective of the role will be to create and strengthen relationships with various sectors of British society, including but not limited to faith institutions and NGOs, highlighting topics of mutual interest. The role requires creating, brainstorming and implementing both large and smaller scale activities and projects across the UK. The job may also require the successful candidate to respond to urgent and time sensitive situations that asks them to work outside established working hours. Some UK travel may be required. Key responsibilities include: • Fostering partnerships with new audiences across the UK • Stakeholder mapping • Briefing and advising senior officials • Project management • Writing diplomatic speeches and press releases • Drafting official statements and letters on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs • Representing the Embassy at high-level events and meetings, often outside of working hours • The role requires an element of administrative work. This job description is not conclusive and the employee maybe required to undertake work outside this description. Requirements: • BA in a relevant field • Two years of professional experience • Deep familiarity with the nuances and complexities of British society • Good knowledge of Israeli politics and society • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal • Enjoys working in a dynamic team as well as proactive in managing independent projects

Closing Date: 30 September 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Due to the high number of applicants, we will only be contacting those candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage of the process. The successful candidate will be required to complete basic security checks.

Application Details

Applicants should send a CV and cover letter to: HR@london.mfa.gov.il 

Website: https://embassies.gov.il/London

Additional Notes