Vacancy Announcement - Office Assistant

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31.07.2019 - Article

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Islamabad seeks to recruit a suitably qualified

                               Office Assistant – Press Section

To be employed on a temporary basis (extension not likely) from mid-September 2019 to mid-December 2019.

The Job Description is as follows:
-    Monitoring English and Urdu media and press review
-    Maintaining good contacts to media, religious institutions and social activists
-    Support of the Embassy´s website
-    Support of Pakistani journalists travelling to Germany
-    Support of German journalists in Pakistan
-    Support of public events of the press- and cultural section
-    Organizing media coverage of events (press briefings, movie nights, concerts, background briefings etc.)
-    Media analysis and research on various topics (Urdu & English)
-    Handling of Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Translation of twitter messages from English to Urdu)
-    Arranging and accompanying interviews for the Ambassador
-    Assisting delegations from Germany

-    Bachelors in social or media sciences
-    Good knowledge of media landscape of Pakistan, important Government  institutions of Pakistan with respect to print and electronic media
-    Own experiences in Germany (minimum stay for a few  month)
-    Excellent language knowledge of Urdu and English (Translations)
-    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-    Preferably sufficient knowledge of the German Language
-    Preferably sufficient knowledge of videography and related software
-    Working knowledge of standard IT programs (Word, Excel and similar)
-    Strong organizational skills
-    Ability to work well under pressure
-    Outstanding ability to interact with local and foreign colleagues as a team Player

We expect:
-    Equitable, honest and professional behavior with both the public and colleagues
-    Reliability, commitment and dedication to the job
-    Interest for public affairs and German-Pakistani relations
-    Excellent manners and self-assured appearance

Please submit your application in hardcopy (no online/email-applications are accepted):

-    Full documentation to prove your qualifications as requested above
-    A curriculum vitae
-    A letter showing your motivation handwritten by yourself in English language

Until 18 August 2019 to

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
Press Section
Mrs. Anna Emmanuel
P.O Box 1027, Ramna 5, Diplomatic Enclave, Islamabad

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany guarantees that men and women enjoy equal professional opportunities and therefore explicitly encourages qualified women to apply for the job. Within the legal framework applicants with severe disabilities will receive preferential treatment if they have the same qualifications as their competitors.

We trust you will understand that neither confirmations of receipt for job applications nor replies will be sent, unless you are invited to an oral interview.

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