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Communications Intern – British Embassy

Roles and responsibilities:

Public Diplomacy Campaigns: 

  • Design and produce promotional material for circulation at activities and events. These would include the design and production of invitations, flyers, banners, videos, etc.
  • Contribute with ideas and assist in planning events to deliver Embassy objectives.

  • Assist communications officer in contacting and inviting media for Embassy activities.

Marketing & Communications:  

  • Support the communications officer in further developing the Embassy’s website and social media platforms.
  • Support communications officer in producing promotional material for journalists and guests, doing research and drafts.
  • Assist in managing media for Embassy’s projects and activities.
  • Monitoring media for specific news and references. 

Essential qualifications, skills and experience  

  • Be currently enrolled in university undertaking a communications/journalism/public relations or relevant degree.
  • Basic graphic design skills. 
  • Good photo and video editing skills.
  • Working knowledge of social networks.
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills. 
  • Strong writing/drafting skills in both English and Spanish.
  • Research experience (sources, internet searches). 
  • Ability to work well with others and in a team.
  • Have a flexible, proactive, and adaptable mindset with a willingness to learn.
  • Attention-to-detail.
  • Adept organisational/planning skills and knowledge of how to manage one’s time and workload and problem-solve.
  • Right to live and work in Argentina from time of application.
  • Ability to speak English at an advanced or higher level (IELTS 6.5 or equivalent).

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience  

  • Campaigns/communications experience.

Required behaviours  

Making Effective Decisions, Delivering at Pace, Communicating and Influencing, Working TogetherApplication deadline  

12 September 2023Grade  

InternshipType of Position  

Part-Time, Intern, Fixed term, with possibility of renewalWorking hours per week  


Latin America and Spanish speaking CaribbeanCountry/Territory  

ArgentinaLocation (City)  

Buenos AiresType of Post  

British EmbassyNumber of vacancies  

1Start Date  

6 November 2023End Date  

6 May 2025Other benefits and conditions of employment  

Learning and development opportunities:

The Comms intern will be able to participate in any training delivered in-house and will have the opportunity to complete any e-learning or Diplomatic Academy chapter they find relevant to their position. 

Must have the legal status to live and work in Argentina.  

Employees who are not liable to pay local income tax on their Mission salary, e.g., some non-local national staff and some spouses or partners of UK diplomatic staff, will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.Additional information  

Working patterns: This internship is 20 hours a week. Ideally Monday-Friday 9:00 to 13:00, but flexible hours can be worked out with the line manager. Please note that while the role is hybrid, it still requires regular weekly in-person attendance at the Embassy.  

Appointable candidates who were unsuccessful may be placed on a ‘reserve list’. If during the reserve period of 6-12 months the same or a largely similar role becomes available, that role may be offered to the second or subsequent candidate.

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


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