• British Embassy in Kuwait Internship | Social Media Intern

    British Embassy in Kuwait Internship | Social Media Intern

    Location: Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Job Description

    Type of Post: British Embassy in Kuwait

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

    Job Subcategory: Communications, Press and Media

    The British Embassy, Kuwait is looking for a dynamic team player to take up the position of a Locally Engaged Social Media Intern, Grade – A2 (L) to start as soon as possible.

    This internship provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience working in a busy diplomatic mission at an important time for UK Kuwait relations. 2019 marks the 120th Anniversary of the signing of the UK – Kuwait Friendship Treaty and we are using this to engage in a year-long programme of events alongside our Kuwaiti hosts. The jobholder will have the opportunity to develop the existing social media campaign (#120KuwaitUK & #الكويت-بريطانيا120 عام ) and build on our current social media following.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • The jobholder will be responsible for social media output for the Embassy, creating content, providing assistance to colleagues across the Embassy platform and monitoring our social media channels.

    • Create content in both Arabic and English for use on our social media platforms of Facebook; Twitter and; Instagram

    • Develop engagement strategy to promote Embassy events and HMG bilateral and multilateral priorities

    • Grow our audience through targeted media campaign focused on 120 Anniversary of UK-Kuwait Friendship Treaty

    • Develop and publish social media content across our platforms

    • Work with PPAO to develop strategy to cover Embassy and Embassy-attended events

    • Co-ordinate across the Embassy platform to maximise social media impact

    • Monitor media channels and influencers on priority issues for Embassy

    Job Requirements

    • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) in English and Arabic

    • Familiarity with a range of social media tools.

    • Current University student or recent (within two years) graduate

    • Ability to learn quickly

    • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office packages.

    Desirable qualifications, skills and experience

    • Knowledge of managing media campaigns

    Required competencies

    • Seeing the Big Picture, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

    Job Details

    Employment Type: Internship

    Job Location: Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Duration of Post:

    Compensation/Salary: KD 150 per Month