We are looking for a new colleague!

Position: Press, communication and cultural coordinator

The Embassy of Hungary in Sweden is looking for a press, communication and cultural coordinator proficient in Swedish and with a high level of English knowledge (Hungarian is an advantage but not a requirement). If you are experienced/interested in public affairs and international relations, and if you have a good knowledge of/interest for Swedish cultural life, you are the perfect candidate for this position. You will be responsible for (1) tracking Swedish media coverage in different fields (internal politics, relevant issues in bilateral, EU or international relations) and keeping contact with the media, preparing summaries in different topics; (2) participating in the public diplomacy work of the Embassy (communication, website, social media); (3) exploring new ways of cooperation in the field of culture and organizing cultural events, discussions, symposiums.

At our Embassy we are working closely together, we focus on team cooperation; have a dynamic and good atmosphere with a high level of professionalism working for constructive bilateral relations. In this position, you will also be working closely with the Ambassador.

Key responsibilities

  1. In the field of press, communication and public diplomacy:
  • track media coverage relevant to Embassy’s work
  • prepare press summaries with a focus on internal affairs, bilateral, EU or international relations
  • respond to queries by the media, handle the media database
  • provide public diplomacy for Embassy events
  • provide content for the Embassy’s website and social media
  1. In the field of cultural management:
  • explore new ways of bilateral cultural cooperation
  • work with Swedish partners in the cultural field, including NGOs, associations, think-tanks
  • coordinate events organised by the Embassy (cultural, business, press)
  • follow the international cultural events in Sweden

Requirements

Education: College/university degree relevant to the job description

Language: Proficiency in Swedish and high level in English, Hungarian is an advantage 

Experience: If you are experienced/interested in public affairs and international relations, and if you have a good knowledge of/experience in/interest for Swedish cultural life you are the perfect candidate for this position. Experience in communication, cultural management, cultural project coordination is an advantage.

Skills

- Interest for public affairs, foreign policy, EU affairs, public diplomacy, cultural diplomacy

- Strong interpersonal skills, positive, dynamic and flexible attitude, great creativity

- Good communication skills

- Good organizational capability

- Adequate IT skills

We offer a full time job for a person with Swedish personal number. Working hours from 8.30-16.30, however flexibility is required due to events organized by the Embassy. The Embassy is situated at Nobel Parken in Stockholm After a three months long probation period, the job is for in definitive period. The job is open from 1 July 2019.

Application/contacts:

To take advantage of this opportunity apply with a CV including a photo and cover letter focusing on your motivation and experiences in the areas described in the job description ASAP but by 1 July 2019.

E-mail: mission.sto@mfa.gov.hu

In case of further questions: mission.sto@mfa.gov.hu

Embassy website: https://stockholm.mfa.gov.hu/eng

Embassy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HunEmbassy.Stockholm/