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Título del trabajo: Interns – British Embassy San José (Costa Rica)

Compañía: HM Government

Descripción de funciones: Main purpose of job:The British Embassy in San Jose, Costa Rica is part of a global network providing a full range of services for Government partners and private sector stakeholders. We are looking for six interns that are interested in the following areas:

  • Communications: To support the Communications section in its public outreach activities, with a particular focus on social media.
  • Department for Business and Trade (DBT): To support the Business and Trade section in achieving its trade promotion objectives.
  • Consular: To support the Consular Section in a range of activities around the wellbeing and safety of British Residents and Visitors.
  • Corporate Services: To support the Corporate Services team with health and safety, human resources and estates activities.
  • Climate: To support the Environment and Climate Change Policy Section in its objective to promote the positioning of the UK as a main partner for climate and environmental action.

Roles and responsibilities:Communications Intern: The Intern will support the political and communications team across a wide range of areas including media relations, foreign policy research and digital outreach and will assist the team in media analysis, content creation and management of the Embassy’s social media channels, among other related tasks.Department for Business and Trade (DBT) Intern: To support the Business and Trade section in a range of activities including market research, organization of webinars, updating databases, briefings on key economic, social and political issues of interest to the UK and the promotion of British businesses in the market, among others.Consular Intern: To support the Consular Section in a range of activities including developing the department’s prevention activity, updating databases, research and information development.Corporate Services Intern: To support the Corporate Services team schedule and coordinate activities related to three different areas: Health, Safety and Wellbeing, learning and development and Estates upkeep.Climate Intern: The Intern will support the Environment and Climate Change Policy Section across a wide range of areas including, but not limited to, stakeholder engagement across different sectors working on climate action, organisation and participation in activities related to international cooperation funds, research and briefing on environment and climate change matters.Essential qualifications, skills and experience

Academic Employee Relations Analyst
  • Candidates should be currently pursuing or have completed a university degree in any of the following areas including, but not limited to International Relations, Political Science, International Trade, Business/Public Administration, Journalism, Human Resources, Occupational Health, Environmental Management, Public Relations, Communications and/or Audiovisual Production.
  • Must have excellent computer skills, particularly MS Outlook and MS Office packages.
  • Must be able to work independently, have excellent time management skills and be adaptable.
  • Candidate must possess excellent organisational, interpersonal, and communications skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Spanish is required.
  • Must have the legal status to live and work in Costa Rica in your own right, from time of application.

Required behavioursCommunicating and Influencing, Delivering at Pace, Making Effective Decisions, Working TogetherApplication deadline18 June 2024GradeInternshipType of PositionPart-Time, Intern, Fixed term, with possibility of renewalWorking hours per week24RegionLatin America and Spanish speaking CaribbeanCountry/TerritoryCosta RicaLocation (City)San JoseType of PostBritish EmbassyNumber of vacancies6Salary CurrencyUSDStipend / AllowanceUSD $300 monthlyStart Date22 July 2024End Date21 October 2024Other benefits and conditions of employmentThis is an internship and, as such, it will be designed around the individual’s desire to learn and develop. It will offer the right candidate the opportunity to understand how a diplomatic mission operates and see the type of work we do.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 informationLine managers will set the working pattern in agreement with the intern. The maximum hours worked per week are 24 hours for a period of 3 months, with the possibility of an additional 3 months where appropriate, for a maximum of 9 months altogether. The Embassy will provide the Intern with a subsidy of USD $300 per month.The British Embassy in San José currently operates on a hybrid model, allowing interns to work from home up to 2 days a week. Please note that this role still requires regular, weekly in-office attendance.Applications must be submitted in English in the form of an application form, a covering letter (max. 1 page) setting out why you would like this internship opportunity and what value you would bring to the role, together with a CV (max. 2 pages) and two references. All attachments must be submitted in English.Remember to check your inbox regularly, as communications from the recruiter will be conducted electronically.The British Embassy San José is an equal opportunities employer, dedicated to inclusivity, a diverse workforce and valuing difference.Appointment will be subject to confirmation of a background check and security clearance.Must have the legal status to live and work in Costa Rica.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.

Ubicación: San José

Fecha del trabajo: Thu, 06 Jun 2024 01:53:35 GMT