Press and Media Coordinator (Ref. No.: Bratislava 2019 - 10)

Pridané 10.10.2019

Veľvyslanectvo USA

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The Press and Media Coordinator works under the direct supervision of the Public Affairs Officer . The position has no supervisory responsibilities. Monitors Slovak press and media coverage of issues of importance to the U.S. Identifies and advises Mission leadership on strategies for promoting accurate, balanced Slovak press and media coverage of U.S. foreign policy and American interests; correcting misinformation; and countering disinformation. Builds productive relationships with press and media professionals in person and online.

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Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

EUR 22 382/Annual - Starting Salary

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Information about the selection process

All applicants should review the Vacancy Announcement on Embassy web page:
https://sk.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/

How to Apply:
All applications must be submitted through Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) to be considered.
For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site
https://sk.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/


What to Expect Next: Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
For further information: the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources office.
Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Bratislava.

Requirements for the employee

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Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)

Educational Specialization

A university degree in Journalism, Communications, International Relations, Political Science, Economics or local equivalent is required.

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1) and Slovak - Proficiency (C2)

Personality requirements and skills

Qualifications and Requirements:

EDUCATION: A university degree in Journalism, Communications, International Relations, Political Science, Economics or local equivalent is required.

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of four years of progressively responsible experience in a media outlet, think tank, university, NGO, international organization, foreign embassy, government office or corporation is required, with responsibility for public relations, public affairs, journalism, communications, marketing, managing public relations, outreach events, press conferences, and other media interactions as significant parts of the job.

LANGUAGE:
Language Proficiency: Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required. Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing Slovak is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Analytic skills: Ability to identify, analyze, predict and continually assess attitudes of press and media outlets and information consumers across a wide range of thematic policy areas is required.

Communication/Interpersonal skills: Must have excellent customer relations, interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills. Must be able to communicate effectively in formal and informal situations on nuances of U.S. policy; must have excellent written and oral communication skills in order to speak publicly; write reports, press releases and other products; and contribute to publications in English and Slovak language.

Management skills: Strong event and management skills are required

Technical skills: Good keyboarding and data entry skills are required; excellent familiarity with electronic discovery tools, in particular the Internet, and standard information retrieval practices and procedures are required.

Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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Brief description of the company

Veľvyslanectvo USA sa nachádza v Bratislave a je jediným ZÚ USA na Slovensku. Vzniklo v roku 1993 po rozdelení Československa a vzniku samostatnej SR.

Number of employees

50-99 employees

Company address

Velvyslanectvo USA
Hviezdoslavovo nam. 4
814 99 Bratislava
http://slovakia.usembassy.gov/