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If you are passionate about Latin America and communications, we want to hear from you.

Canning House is looking for a new Communications Officer! The role of the Communications Officer in the Current Affairs, Culture & Communications team is to support CH’s geopolitical, socioeconomic and cultural programme, maintain the database for CH’s contacts with the diplomatic, parliamentary and academic communities, and manage all forms of external communication. This role reports directly to the Current Affairs, Culture & Communications Manager.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • educated to degree-level.
  • fluent communication and presentation skills in English, both written and oral.
  • experience and capabilities in social media and website management, webinars and videoconferencing essential.
  • working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • interest in / knowledge of Latin America and/or Iberia.
  • knowledge of Spanish and/or Portuguese desirable but not essential.
     

 PERSONAL QUALITIES:

  • a fast worker with excellent attention to detail.
  • enthusiastic, hard-working and willing to shoulder responsibilities.
  • a good listener and communicator.
  • smart and confident enough to participate at CH events and meetings attended by external stakeholders of all levels of seniority – from students to presidents.
  • a team player flexible enough to pitch in and support the team in all its activities when called upon to do so.
  • active networker who makes the most of attendance at Canning House events.

How to apply: Please send your CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 5th November 2019

Interview date: Tuesday 12th November 2019

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