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British Embassy Bishkek recruiting a Political and Press Officer

Political and Press Officer is to monitor and analyse political developments in Kyrgyzstan and lead on Embassy liaison with the media.

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British Embassy Bishkek recruiting a Political and Press Officer

The British Embassy in Bishkek is seeking to recruit a Political and Press Officer to monitor and analyse political developments in Kyrgyzstan and lead on Embassy liaison with the media. The main focus of the job is to monitor and analyze Kyrgyz political developments, including Kyrgyz external relations; further develop and implement a communications strategy to secure high profile and positive media coverage of British Embassy activity; manage the Embassy’s $80 000 Bilateral Programme Budget to advance British Embassy objectives; develop a strong network of Kyrgyz and international contacts; interpret and translate in English, Russian and Kyrgyz. More about responsibilities see in Job Description Political and Press Officer_Job Description (MS Word Document, 23.3KB) .

This is a senior local hire position with a correspondingly high level of challenge and responsibility.

Complete applications Political and Press Officer_Application Form (MS Word Document, 137KB) must be submitted in English and submitted to email: ukin.kyrgyzrepublic@fco.gov.uk referring to “Job Application – Political and Press Officer” in the subject line.

The deadline for applications is 28 February 2014.

Published 17 February 2014