Public Diplomacy Manager (5 month fixed term, from mid-January)
New Zealand High Commission, London
The New Zealand High Commission in London is seeking to recruit a Public Diplomacy Manager for a fixed term of 5 months, from mid-January to mid-June 2018. This position manages the High Commission’s strategic public diplomacy policy.
We are looking for an enthusiastic self-starter who has a sound knowledge of communications strategies, media and issues management. Stakeholder relations and event management experience are also essential.
The position requires someone to manage and coordinate media responses, support high profile visits, and undertake public diplomacy events.
The successful applicant must be politically aware, possess sound analysis, judgement and problem solving capabilities, excellent relationship skills, be highly flexible and adaptable, and able to work as part of a high achieving team.
The successful candidate will be a person with an appropriate communications qualification and relevant experience, including web-site management, must have the right to work in the United Kingdom, and must be able to obtain and maintain a New Zealand security clearance.
This is a locally employed position, with terms and conditions being set in accordance with UK employment regulations. The High Commission does not provide assistance with accommodation, airfares, or visas. Starting salary is in the range of £36,000 to £41,000 per annum (to be prorated) depending on previous experience and skills.
See www.nzembassy.com/uk for detailed requirements, a position description and an application form. Applications close 19 December 2017 and should be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.