Commonwealth Secretariat Young Professionals Program (YPP) Job Opportunity for Young Graduates: Assistant Communications Officer

Young Professionals Programme (London based):
Assistant Communications Officer x2

Program(s) Offered: Communications
Program Level: Internships/Jobs
Provider: Commonwealth
Country to Work in: London, UK

Programme Description
The Commonwealth Secretariat is proud to be supporting youth empowerment through its Young Professionals Programme (YPP). More on the YPP Programme here.

The YPP Programme creates multiple opportunities for talented and qualified young people from across the Commonwealth to contribute to our core work through the transference of technical expertise, innovative ideas, specialist knowledge and fresh perspectives.

The Commonwealth Secretariat's Assistant Communications Officer role sits within the Communications Division and is focused on providing it with technical and administrative support. If you are keen to gain excellent experience with us, and can thrive in our multi-cultural environment, we look forward to hearing from you.

The Commonwealth Young Professionals Programme: Assistant Communications Officer x2

To be considered for this opportunity, you must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country aged 27 years or younger at the time applications close. In addition:
  • You must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional journalistic, media or political experience. A master’s degree is desirable but not essential.
  • You will have worked in a recognised national broadcast, print or digital newsroom for a minimum of two years.
Eligible groups
Citizens of Commonwealth countries

Participating Institutions
The Commonwealth Secretariat
Based in Pall Mall, London SW1

Fields of work
Communications - journalism, media or political experience

Number of awards
A limited number is offered

Programme duration
This is a 2 year fixed-term contract

Programme benefits
The salary value is £28,500 p.a gross

Method of Application
If you are keen to learn from us, we look forward to hear from you. Applications are made online. You can Apply online. It is important to go through the Application guidelines, Person specification and Terms of reference before applying for this position. And also visit the official website (link to it is below)

The closing date is 1st August 2017 at 5:00 pm BST

The Commonwealth Secretariat is the inter-governmental body of the Commonwealth, comprising 52 independent sovereign states. Its aim is to provide sustainable and people-centred development through professional advice, transfer of best practice and the enhancement of skills and knowledge. Here you will be making a valued contribution to the wellbeing of 2.4 billion citizens, 60% of whom are under 30 years of age.

Application Deadline: 1 August 2017
Open to International Applicants: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application

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