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Job opportunity at the British Embassy in Budapest: applications now closed

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The British Embassy in Budapest is looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and creative new member of the Public Diplomacy team to manage its social media.

We are looking for a motivated and creative individual to help shape our digital communications strategy, grow our digital audience and support the smooth running of our digital channels. The A2 (L) Digital Media Officer will lead, develop and implement all aspects of our digital communication. As part of the Public Diplomacy team you will work with colleagues across the Embassy network and our global organisation. In addition, you will occasionally be asked to carry out media work (deal with enquiries from the media, arrange media interviews, draft press releases and background briefing documents).

For Main duties and Responsibilities please check our website

Terms and Conditions

The salary is HUF344,826 gross per month, payable thirteen times per year. In addition, staff may be eligible for bonuses depending on their performance. This is a full-time of 5 days (40 hours per week including 1 hour lunch break per day) maternity cover contract on a fixed term basis. Working hours are flexible and staff are entitled to time-off-in-lieu for extra hours worked. The annual leave entitlement is in line with Hungarian local labour law, and the Embassy also enjoys an average of 14 Hungarian / UK public holidays per year.

The successful candidate will be subject to confirmation of a background check and security clearance, and is expected to commence employment as soon possible as possible. All candidates must have pre-existing work authorisation for Budapest in order to apply.

To Apply:

Please send your CV, motivation letter and job application in English by email only to . The application form is available on the British Embassy website. Complete all sections and use the ‘Supporting Statement’ box to explain clearly the motivation, skills and experience you could bring to this role.

The closing date for applications is 30 November 2013. Interviews will take place in the week beginning 16 December 2013. Please note that, because of the volume of applications we receive, we will only contact you if we need you to attend an interview. If you do not hear from us you should assume that your application has not been successful.

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

The British Embassy is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from suitably qualified individuals, regardless of race, ethnic origin, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation or disability. All applications are treated on merit.