The British Embassy in Minsk is seeking to recruit a temporary Chancery Support Officer
This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic embassy of a key EU member state. Working closely with senior staff, you will support the Embassy"s public diplomacy, including arranging media opportunities and event management; and help monitor and analyse Belarusian news. You will also handle a range of enquiries and other administrative tasks, and on occasion interpret and translate.
Excellent English, Russian and Belarusian language skills, and strong IT skills, are essential, as is a good knowledge of Belarusian current affairs and recent history. Experience of website management or working with the media, are also advantageous, though not a requirement.
The Embassy offers excellent development opportunities, and a collegial working environment. We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic candidates with good initiative who are keen to make a difference.
Applications, including CVs, should consist of no more than two pages, and should be sent to the address below in an envelope marked "Application for Chancery Support Officer Vacancy." References may be included. The deadline for applications is 29 August 2008. Selected candidates will be called for interview and a written test shortly thereafter. The appointment will commence in mid-September 2008 and last for three months. Unsuccessful candidates will not be contacted.The Management Officer, British Embassy, 37 Karl Marx Street, Minsk, 220030