The European Union Delegation to the Republic of North Macedonia is looking for a local agent position of Press and Information Officer (Strategic Communications) in European Integration, Political, Press and Information Section
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership between 27 European countries. It plays an important role in international affairs through diplomacy, trade, development aid and working with global organisations. Abroad, the EU is represented through more than 140 diplomatic representations, known also as EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an embassy.
The EU Delegation to North Macedonia is one of those 140 delegations. The Delegation of the European Union is the liaison between the national authorities and EU institutions. Since the decision taken by the European Council to recognise the country as a candidate for EU membership, the work of the Delegation of the European Union has focused increasingly on monitoring and reporting on compliance with the political and economic criteria for membership of the EU, and alignment of legislation with EU legislation as well as capacity to implement and enforce it.
One of Delegation's key tasks is to inform the authorities, institutions, media and citizens of the Republic of North Macedonia about the pre-accession process and about the EU institutions and policies. It also maintains regular contacts with academic institutions, business community and representatives of the civil society.
We offer a position of Press and Information Officer (Strategic Communications) in the European Integration, Political, Press and Information Section of the Delegation.
The jobholder will work under the supervision and responsibility of the Head of European Integration, Political, Press and Information Section to ensure EU Delegations’ daily strategic communication activities.
The selected candidate will be offered a full-time employment contract ("local agent" type contract - Group I) on indefinite period.
We offer a competitive position in an international environment. Benefits, such as additional pension scheme and medical insurance, are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.
Place of employment: Skopje. Working time: 37.5 working hours/week.
The successful candidate will perform the following tasks:
The tasks listed above are indicative and may change in accordance with the Delegation’s service needs and internal organisation.
Candidates for this local agent post should:
The following would be considered as an asset:
Interested candidates should send a motivation letter and CV-Europass format (both documents in English only) to the following functional mailbox: email@example.com
Candidates shall draft their CV following the European CV form which can be found at the following internet address:http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/en/documents/curriculum-vitae .
The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone. Please address any queries concerning this procedure via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for sending application is 20 July 2020 at 18.00h Skopje time.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted by e-mail and will be invited for an interview and possibly a written test. Interviews will be held in Skopje, at the EU Delegation premises or via video-conferencing.