VACANCY NOTICE: Press and Communications Officer, Embassy of Finland, New Delhi
The Embassy of Finland in New Delhi is looking for a locally employed Press and Communications Officer to further boost the Indo-Finnish relations and make Finland known in India. The vacancy is for a period of one year, with a possibility for continuation.
How about working for the Happiest Country in the World and contributing to the deepening and widening the relations between Finland and India?
The Embassy of Finland in New Delhi is looking for a locally employed Press and Communications Officer to further boost the Indo-Finnish relations and make Finland known in India. The vacancy is for a period of one year, with a possibility for continuation, depending on the performance of the candidate.
Press and Communications Officer will, in cooperation with and under supervision of the diplomatic staff, be responsible for:
. Designing and executing communication and country branding activities and campaigns, ranging from event management to social media campaigns
. Producing communication materials incl. articles, newsletters, speeches, videos and social media posts
. Finding background material from media for the political team
. Liaising with Indian media and handling press relations
. Assists with delegations from Finland with media and practicalities
. To promote Finland as a study, research and work destination
. Responding to inquiries and material requests
. Support for educational and scientific cooperation
. Participating in Team Finland work
. Photography, videography and graphic design for the mission
. Other tasks assigned by the head of mission
. The areas of responsibility for the position may be adjusted according to the Embassy’s needs
What we expect from you:
. Academic degree in communications, media, PR or related field
. About 5 years of relevant work experience in the field of international communications and media, including project and event management
. Proven track record of independently designing and executing communication activities and campaigns
. Understanding of Indian media field and previous experience in liaising with media representatives of different media outlets
. Top-notch digital skills and experience of different social media platforms; experience with video, vlogs and bloggers in an asset
. Own initiative and innovativeness
. Ability to deliver quality results in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
. Team working skills and ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders in India and in Finland
. Fluency in English and Hindi both written and spoken, with clear and on-point communication and an eye for detail
. Interest towards and perhaps previous substance experience in themes such as sustainability, equality, education and innovation
. Knowledge of the Nordic countries, and particularly of Finland, is considered an advantage
Terms and conditions:
. The Embassy follows Indian labor laws with respect to employment rights
. Working days; Monday-Friday, according to the Embassy’s office hours
There will be a probation period of 90 days.
We look forward to receiving a brief application letter with CV and necessary documentation regarding education and work experience, by Sunday 4 June, 2023. Applications are to be sent to the email address: [email protected] Scanned copies may be used for the application, but the applicant must be able to present the originals if requested. Please include 2-3 references with complete contact information (telephone/mobile number and email address). Kindly mention “Application for Press and Communications Officer” in the email subject. Alternatively applications can be sent to the address: Embassy of Finland, E-3 Nyaya Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi- 110021
Please note that Embassy of Finland is an equal opportunity employer.