Policy Officer Cultural Diplomacy / Public Diplomacy / Trade and Economic Affairs
The Netherlands Embassy in the Czech Republic is looking for a policy officer for its integrated policy team (2,5 fte).
The policy officer will initially work on cultural and public diplomacy and press affairs. After the summer, a colleague will return from parental leave and the policy officer’s focus officer will shift to public diplomacy and trade/economic affairs.
The main purpose of the job is to support policy objectives of the Netherlands Embassy, in particular through stimulating cooperation between the two countries, engaging in public diplomacy and contributing to a better mutual understanding.
The policy officer will be cooperating closely with the colleagues responsible for trade and economic affairs, in a small integrated policy team. When needed, policy officers will step into to cover duties for each other.
The Netherlands Embassy in the Czech Republic is part of a worldwide network of diplomatic missions, representing Dutch political, economic, cultural and consular interests abroad.
When focusing on cultural and public diplomacy duties:
When focusing on economic/trade duties:
This is a fixed term position until September 30, 2021 with the possibility of extension.
Due to a colleague returning from parental leave, the policy officer can expect a reshuffle of duties to occur after the summer. The position will initially focus on cultural and public diplomacy, later shifting to economic and public diplomacy.
Hours: full time (38,75 hrs per week)
The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.
16 January 2021
Please submit your application letter including résumé (CV) and two references to the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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