Communications Intern - Peru
Region
Americas
Country / Territory
Peru
Location
Lima
Department
Business Support Services
Job Category
Communications
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade J
Vacancy Description
Pay Band: Intern / Duration: 6 months / Location: Lima / Monthly Salary: S/ 1,600 / Post holder must be legally entitled to work in Peru.
 
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ABOUT THE JOB 
As our next Communications Intern you will provide timely and effective support in building, implementing and expanding integrated communications strategies and providing effective administrative support across the strategic business units in the Peru operation in coordination with the Marketing Manager.

WHAT SHOULD YOU HAVE  
You should have knowledge of marketing and communications principles; proven experience supporting the creation and implementation of communication strategies; knowledge of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube); the ability to multitask, resourcefulness, detail oriented, organised; University degree in marketing, communications or related field; english level: CEFR B2 (proof of this through international certificate necessary).

ABOUT YOUR BEHAVIOURS OR COMPETENCIES  
As we all know, performing successfully in a post requires more than a suitable academic and working background; therefore, we are looking for you to demonstrate the behaviours (competencies) that are key to our organisation, such as: Making it happen, Working together, Being accountable, Shaping the future, Connecting with others, Creating shared purpose. 

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?  
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.

The British Council in Peru delivers activity in English, Education, Society and Arts. Many of our programmes are supported by overseas development assistance (ODA) funds but our work also includes income-generating activity deriving from exams operations and paid-for services (e.g. consultancy, project delivery, among others).  The function of the Communications Intern cuts across all the areas of the operation to ensure that we deliver our messaging consistently, according to corporate policy and ensuring impact and reach. This implies complying with brand guidelines as well as with procurement procedures when needed (e.g. suppliers of merchandising, contracting marketing related services such as photography and video).
 
WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION?   
Communications Intern Role Profile
British Council Behaviours
British Council Core skills

HOW TO APPLY?  
Click on the apply button and follow the instructions. 

WHAT IS YOUR DEADLINE? 
Make sure to apply before the closing date: August 27, 2019 at 23:59 UK time.

HOW LONG DOES THIS PROCESS TAKES?  

After reviewing applications, you can be shortlisted for an interview or not, in either case we will notify you.  After the 1st interview, there could be a second interview stage or assessment. Once that is done, the panel makes a decision, we run a reference check process and then an offer is extended. In every stage we provide feedback via e-mail. Thanks so much for your patience!    

ABOUT US 
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities,building connections and engendering trust.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. In line with the British Council’s Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks.

The British Council believes that all children have potential and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989.