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Communications Intern

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  

Language requirements:

Language: English and Spanish.

Level of language required:  Both written and spoken at a business level. IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Essential on arrival:  

  • Basic graphic designing skills  
  • Basic photo and video editing  
  • Working knowledge of social networks  
  • Good writing/drafting skills in both languages 
  • Research experience (sources, internet searches)  
  • Working with others 

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience  

  • Showing initiative 
  • Campaign Experience

Required competencies  

Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering Value for Money, Delivering at PaceApplication deadline  

22 February 2022Grade  

A1 (L)Type of Position  

Fixed Term, InternWorking hours per week  

20Duration of Post  

12 monthsRegion  

Latin America and Spanish speaking CaribbeanCountry/Territory  

ArgentinaLocation (City)  

Buenos AiresType of Post  

British EmbassyNumber of vacancies  

1Salary Currency  

ARSStipend / Allowance  

37,860.92Start Date  

4 April 2022Other benefits and conditions of employment  

Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):

The Communications 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 he/she finds relevant to their position. 

Working patterns:

Total working hours: 20 hours per week. 

We could be flexible with the working pattern if the intern needs to assist to class, but would prefer if the intern could work 4 hours per day.  

According to Internship Regulation in Argentina, only candidates that finish their studies once the internship contract expires will be eligible for the position (Law 26427).   

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


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