International Trade Intern
Foreign & Commonwealth Office
hace 8 días
source : Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)

Main purpose of job :

This is an intern position to enable an student or early career professional to gain experience working in the British Embassy Caracas focussing on international trade.

They will be given the project of running DIT’s communication strategy and support the work of DIT team colleagues to promote business opportunities for trade and investment .

Roles and responsibilities / what will the jobholder be expected to achieve? :

  • To lead on commercial marketing and social media strategy as part of the Embassy communications team. To be in charge of the effective, consistent, and appropriate utilisation and development of web and social media content by section colleagues;
  • to implement marketing strategies for promoting business opportunities for the UK. 40%

  • To provide effective advice, support and assistance to UK companies wishing to do business in Venezuela in all sectors in which DIT team colleagues are responsible. 40%
  • To assist and provide logistical support to section colleagues for the fulfilment of proposed targets and projects. 10%
  • To be point of contact with the Venezuelan and British Chamber of Commerce Executive Director on implementing programmes and activities with the Embassy. 10%
  • Essential qualifications, skills and experience

    We are looking for a student or early career professional interested in a career in international business, with related academic qualifications, recently obtained or studying towards obtaining.

    Candidates must show a clear link between their academic goals and the training offered by this internship. They will want to contribute to the team but also learn about the challenges and opportunities of international business and working in an embassy.

    Language requirements :

    Language : Spanish and English

    Level of language required : Fluent written and spoken in both

    Desirable qualifications, skills and experience

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

    As an intership this is a training role and offers a good opportunity to learn more about trade and investment in a challenging international environment.

    DIT offers an extensive package of training, both job related and developmental. Much is delivered through online learning.

    Required competencies Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Achieving Commercial Outcomes, Delivering at Pace Application deadline Application deadline -

    day Application deadline - month Application deadline - year 23 October 2018 Type of Position Intern Working hours per week 37.

    5 Type of Post British Embassy Number of vacancies 1 Start Date Start Date - day Start Date - month Start Date - year 19 November 2018 Please be aware that you will only be able to apply to vacancies for Local 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.

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