Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Digital Media Officer

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Job Category
Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)

Job Subcategory
Communications, Press and Media

Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
The British Embassy in Hungary is part of a world-wide network, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas.

As Part of the Embassy’s Communications and Events team you will develop and implement all aspects of our digital communications.

Help shape our digital communications strategy, grow our digital audience and support the smooth running of our digital channels by producing and posting creative and exciting content that will appeal to our target audiences and deliver key messages. Be the Embassy expert on social media providing advice across the Embassy.

  • Create and post engaging and innovative content across all of the Embassy social media channels, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
  • Produce visually appealing photographs and videos and write posts which will speak to our target audiences. Be responsible for working with London and the regional digital hub to ensure our channels are posting the correct centrally created content.
  • Responsible for conducting the conversation with our followers, replying to messages and reaching out to people we want to speak to. Look for innovative ways to interact with audiences, including arranging live and interactive discussions.
  • Follow and keep up to date with social media and digital trends. Closely monitor our audience profile. Work with the Head of Communications and Events to develop a strategy that ensures we are delivering the right messages, through the right channels, to the right people, and look to grow our audiences to deliver maximum communications impact. Produce periodic reports on the performance of social media channels and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Contribute to the successful delivery of embassy-wide public diplomacy [JB emphasis] projects, develop and support the delivery of innovative social media campaigns to achieve embassy objectives and advise colleagues on the best use of online communications of policy projects.
  • Produce innovative, creative and engaging videos, photography and infographics.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in digital media and communications; 
  • Fluent English and Hungarian - Spoken and Written;
  • Experience of working on or delivering digital marketing/communications campaigns;
  • Strong experience of building and engaging online audiences through social media and writing for the web; 
  • Excellent knowledge of social media platforms, aware of the latest digital trends and strong practical knowledge of using digital tools (social media, blogs) for productivity, collaboration and engagement; 
  • Excellent editorial skills, the ability to write and edit engagingly in both Hungarian and English using the appropriate tone of voice aimed at a variety of audiences; 
  • Video production, graphic design; 
  • A ‘people person’ and effective communicator with strong customer focus;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, respond flexibly to changing priorities;
  • Proven experience in managing and delivering a demanding workload;
  • Experience of managing social media platforms, including developing channel strategies, audience profiling and community building;
  • Experience developing and delivering strategic campaigns to advance policy or other formal objectives;
  • Experience of using data analytics to evaluate performance of social media channels and campaigns; 
  • Ability to work with external partners and manage suppliers and contractors;
  • Direct experience of producing and editing photography and visual media for social media; 
  • Experience working within a large organisation’s brand guidelines and codes of conduct;
  • Expertise in any of the following: Google Analytics; infographics;
  • Experience in creating infographics;
  • Familiar with knowledge management/elearning platforms (Sharepoint) for collaboration and knowledge sharing;
  • Knowledge of other digital tools for content creation;
  • University degree or equivalent;
Required competencies
Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering,
Delivering at Pace

Application deadline
19 June 2018

A2 (L)

Type of Position
Full-time, Flexible working, Fixed term, with possibility of renewal

Working hours per week
35 hours net

Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia


Location (City)

Type of Post
British Embassy

Number of vacancies

Starting monthly salary (HUF)
352,190 gross paid 13 times a year

Start Date
10 August 2018

Other benefits and conditions of employment
This is a full-time position of 5 days (35 hours net per week) for a two years fixed-term contract which may be extended by a mutual agreement.

Working hours are flexible and staff are entitled to time-off-in-lieu for extra hours worked.

The successful candidate will be subject to confirmation of a background check and security clearance. You must have pre-existing work authorisation for Hungary in order to apply.

Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy are subject to terms and conditions service according to Hungarian employment law.

Additional information

Interviews will be conducted in English.

Please note that the deadline for applications is 23:55 on the day mentioned in the above field "Application deadline".

We advise you to allow enough time to complete and submit your full application, since only applications completed and submitted before the deadline will be considered.

Please be aware that the deadline for submitting applications is considered to be the time zone for the country where the vacancy has arisen.
Please be advised that the British Diplomatic Missions will not be able to meet the travel costs incurred when travelling to the interview, nor the costs connected with relocation if offered a job.

  • Marketing, Media, PR
  • Communication and PR
  • Marketing
  • Media Planner, Consultant
  • Full time
  • 3-5 years professional experience
  • English - higher advanced/fit for negotiation

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