Vacancy announcement: Executive Assistant

The Embassy of Finland in Teheran is looking for an Assistant to the Ambassador

Tasks of the executive assistant at the Embassy include:

  • Tasks of executive assistant at the Embassy providing secretarial, logistical and administrative support
  • Official correspondence of the Embassy, including Farsi – English translations
  • Arrangements related to official occasions and events, delegations, duty travel, etc.
  • Maintains the Embassy’s lists of contacts and personnel list/telephone directory
  • Operates the Embassy's telephone switch
  • Supports the Embassy’s online communication
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Head of Mission

We are looking for an individual with:

  • Excellent command / highly proficient in spoken and written English and Farsi;
  • Adequate level of education (at minimum a Bachelor's degree);
  • Relevant work experience;
  • Ability to work accurately;
  • Flexibility;
  • Integrity;
  • Organizational sensitivity;
  • Ability to plan and organize;
  • Ability to work with others, i.e. a team-player;
  • Client-oriented attitude;

Being a certified translator is an advantage.

The candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to send short application letters with CVs by email ([email protected]) with the subject line ‘APPLICATION: Assistant to the Ambassador’ no later than August 1st.

Unfortunately, the Embassy does not have resources to answer inquiries about the position. The applicants who have approached the Embassy before the vacancy announcement are encouraged to send their applications anew.


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