The British Embassy Guatemala is currently looking for a Communications Intern in the Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] office.
Current intern opportunity
The communications intern will work with the Political Section at the British Embassy in Guatemala City to help deliver the embassy’s 2019-20 communications strategy, including; generating more media and brand awareness of the UK’s work in Guatemala and Honduras. You will assist staff to effectively communicate and amplify the work of the embassy. Tasks will involve writing press releases, online research, event planning, social media outreach, and the occasional administrative duties.
We welcome applications from those who can demonstrate previous experience of communications work, although professional work experience is not required. Applicants should have excellent writing and communications skills in both English and Spanish, and be an independent, motivated worker. A working knowledge of social media tools, photography, video editing, and design programmes would be beneficial.
This part-time internship requires you to work a minimum of 20 hours per week. Hours are flexible, but you must be available to attend key meetings. The main aspects of this position are:
Internship duration: 6 months
Application deadline: 3 February 2019
Benefits: Daily allowance of Q100, Parking, Excellent working environment
If you fulfil the requirements and relevant criteria for this position, please send your CV with a short covering letter in English explaining why you think you would be an excellent candidate for this programme and how you would benefit from it, to the following email address: [email protected]
Applications should be sent in an electronic format with all attachments included not exceeding 1MB. The subject line should be Intern Programme: CV your name and last name.
Closing date for applications is 12:00 PM (local time, Guatemala City) Sunday February 3 2019. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.
Only those candidates who are short-listed will be contacted and called for interview.
A letter of agreement will be signed by the successful candidate and a representative from the British Embassy. Subject to security clearance.
This Intern Programme is an educational and learning opportunity. It is not intended to be an employment relationship between candidates and the British Embassy in Guatemala City.