Digital Marketing Co-ordinator - Kyiv, Ukraine
Wider Europe
Country / Territory
Business Support Services
Job Category
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade H
Vacancy Description
Grade H / Indefinite contract / Announced both internally and externally / Must be legally entitled to work in Ukraine
The British Council, the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities, is recruiting a full-time Digital Marketing Co-ordinator to support the team in Ukraine by implementing our marketing strategy and plans for the country, support to programme implementation by executing traditional and online marketing campaigns, producing and uploading content on our social media channels and country websites.

Main opportunities/challenges for this role:
  • Support implementation of the country marketing strategy by performing marketing activities for our programmes and services, contributing to the overall country, regional and global strategic objectives for the British Council in a flexible, cost-effective way.
  • Manage our social media communities, engaging with them daily and work together with the regional marketing team on specific initiatives and campaigns aimed at creating and maintaining a vibrant community of people interested in our programmes and services.
  • Contributing to the development of relations with national and local media and co-ordinate communications and other press-related duties.
  • Producing, maintaining and developing online content for our social media channels and country websites. 

Role Knowledge, Experience and language requirements:



  • Relevant external professional organisations e.g. CIM, Melcrum, GCN, CIPR, WOMMA etc. (or equivalent experience in relevant discipline),
  • Fluent written and spoken English (min B2 level), native Ukrainian and Russian,
  • Experience in a marketing officer or assistant position at a national level within a medium or large organisation,
  • Experience in digital marketing, social media, digital advertising,
  • Demonstrable experience of implementing marketing strategies and plans,
  • Demonstrable experience in managing supplier relationships,   
  • Experience in a global organisation.
Role Specific Skills: CIM Marketing Competencies
  • Insights (Level 2)
  • Integrated marketing communications (Level 2)
  • Monitoring and measuring effectiveness (Level 2)

Shortlisting will be done against required skills, experience and qualifications listed in the Role Profile.pdf. Successful candidates will be invited for a practical task and interview. Please refer to British Council Behaviours and Core Skills before applying for the job.  

Candidates wishing to apply should fill out the on-line application form.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 28 May 2019.    

The British Council in Ukraine has been ranked within the top 20 of more than 500 companies surveyed in relation to supporting learning and development for their employees. Part of a Hay survey on Best companies for personal development in Ukraine 2015, we have been placed at no 8 - the highest scoring British employer and the only British employer to make the top 20.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. We work to ensure that people are not unjustifiably discriminated against on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion or belief, sexual orientation or any other irrelevant grounds. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria    

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