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Communication and Promotion officer


The Embassy of Sweden in Phnom Penh is recruiting a locally employed full-time position:
Position Title: Communication and Promotion officer.
Conditions: 6 months’ probation
1. Duties:
♦ Independently plan, manage and execute communication activities, as well as producing content to promote the image of Sweden and convey the activities and messages of the Embassy through media, web, social media, events and print materials among various target groups.
♦ Promote Swedish export/trade/investment as well as bilateral trade relations between Sweden and Cambodia and cooperate with other Swedish business actors in Cambodia and in the region.
♦ Promote and manage scholarship and training applications.
♦ Manage events related to cultural promotion.
♦ Develop and maintain networks of press and media representatives, of business community and of students/alumni.
♦ Represent the Embassy at external events.
2. Essential qualifications and experience:
University degree (Bachelor’s degree minimum, Master’s degree an asset) in communication, journalism, public relations, political science or a related discipline.
Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English
A minimum of 5 years of working experience in a similar position in an international organization, embassy, communication agency, international company or related.
Be a creative and self-motivated team-player with capacity to independently handle projects from A to Z.
3. Desirable qualifications and experience:
Professional experience in journalism
Experience in organizing events and/or campaigns
Professional experience in managing social media accounts
Knowledge about Swedish society, culture and government
Knowledge of other languages (Swedish, Khmer) would be an advantage but not a requirement
4. Applications:
Applications along with a detailed CV, references and copy of education certificate/s should be submitted to the Swedish Embassy, 10th floor, Phnom Penh Tower, #445 Monivong Blvd, Phnom Penh, no later than 10th of January 2018. The application may be delivered in hard copy or via e-mail to the following address: [email protected]
The envelope/e-mail should be marked “Communica-tion/promotion Officer”.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and applications will not be returned. The Embassy of Sweden retains the right to contact references directly.
If you have any questions please contact Sambath Lao or Josefin Peterson at 023 861 700.
Tests of language proficiency may be performed by the Embassy as part of the interview process.
5. About us
The Embassy of Sweden in Cambodia has a total of 8 Swedish staff seconded from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Sida, and 8 locally employed staff. The main tasks are to: (i) represent Sweden in Cambodia and to strengthen and further develop bilateral relations; (ii) implement the cooperation strategy for the development cooperation with Cambodia; (iii) monitor and report on the political and economic development; (iv) promote trade relationships and exchanges as well as other Swedish interests; (v) discharge statutory administrative duties; and (vi) contribute to a good cooperation and coordination with other embassies and international organizations.
Read more on www.swedenabroad.com/phnompenh