Assistant to the Ambassador for Political and Economic Affairs

Duties associated with this position are:

  • to monitor daily the media and to circulate press coverage on both political and economic topics
    to key people;
  • to attend conferences, briefings, and to write the reports;
  • to maintain and to manage the official social media platforms such as the Embassy's Facebook
    page and the Embassy’s website;
  • to organize and to attend events within the Embassy’s public and economic diplomatic activities
    (for example EU-Day, seminars, visits);
  • to research specific topics such as current political and economic developments, public
    procurements, candidates for upcoming elections;
  • to liaise on behalf of the Ambassador with contacts and appointments both inside and outside
    the Embassy;
  • to maintain the lists of contacts, for example in political, economic, NGO and cultural areas;
  • to perform the first level IT support and to provide help in contacting the local providers as
  • regular update of the country overview;
  • to cover for colleagues during their absence;
  • to take over the tasks of the secretary to the Ambassador during his/ her absence, such as
    answering and organizing calls, making appointments, sorting and distributing both electronic
    and traditional mail, managing the agenda of the Ambassador, welcoming visitors, preparation of
    verbal notes.

This position requires:

  • a master degree, preferably in humanities (linguistics, political science, economics, etc.), with
    very good knowledge of Dutch or French, and English, spoken and written;
  • very good knowledge of Czech, spoken and written;
  • keen interest in current events, political and economic issues;
  • good knowledge of social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn;
  • solid knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite;
  • general knowledge of IT tools and technologies;
  • willingness to accept independent responsibility for individual projects as well as to engage in
    team work;
  • strong sense of loyalty;
  • eagerness to learn;
  • absolute discretion.

The candidate should be flexible and able to work from time to time outside the normal business hours.


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