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The Royal Danish Embassy is looking for a press and media officer (f/m/d)

The Royal Danish Embassy in Berlin is looking for a full-time press and media officer. The employee complements the Department of Communication, Culture and Public Diplomacy (KKP).

Application deadline: December 1, 2022

Under the direction of the head of the Department of Communication, Culture and Public Diplomacy, and in cooperation with the other colleagues in the department, the press and media officer will manage the daily press and media use on all platforms of the embassy and also manage her/his own projects within the department's area of activity. The position also includes tasks in the field of culture.

The press officer contributes to the development of a collective press and media strategy for the embassy. The work tasks are primarily:

  • Elaboration of SoMe and media content, press releases, articles and speeches

  • Proactive contact with the media and opinion leaders in German-speaking countries and Denmark

  • Web mastering, content development, preparation and management for the embassy website

  • Co-development of culture- and public diplomacy-projects

The position is limited to 2 years employment with the possibility of extension. Working hours are 37 hours per week. Employment conditions are following local terms. Salary in accordance with qualifications according to individual agreement.

We are looking for a colleague who:

  • Has experience from a press, media or communications background, either as a journalist or academic with an interest in politics and communications

  • Has good experience in developing and implementing SoMe strategies

  • Has political understanding and is well versed in social and political issues in Denmark and Germany

  • Has good IT knowledge and experience with common text, web and image processing programs

  • Speaks and writes Danish and German fluently - native speakers are welcome

  • Has good collaborative skills and personal impact

  • Is prepared to work under time pressure and with changing working hours

  • Has a sense of humour and a positive attitude

The employment requires a security clearance by the Danish authorities.

Application deadline
Please send your application in Danish, German or English to [email protected] with the following text in the subject line: Your name / Application KKP. The application must be received by the embassy by December 1, 2022 at the latest. Selected candidates will be invited to an interview as soon as possible and during the ongoing process. If necessary, conversations are carried out via video call.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wants to promote equality and diversity. Therefore, all qualified and interested candidates, regardless of age, gender, religion and ethnicity, are encouraged to apply for the position.

For further information about the position, please contact Head of Communication, Culture and Public Diplomacy Jesper Schou-Knudsen (+49 (0)30 5050 2200) or deputy Head of Embassy Katrine Teisen Cramon (+49 (0)30 5050 2303).

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