Job Vacancy For Internship – Political And Communications Team

The British Government 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.

Start Date: 04 July 2017
Length of Contract: 2 months
No. of Vacancies: 1

Main Purpose of Job:

•   Provide additional support for the delivery of PACT objectives.

Roles and Responsibilities:

•   Research International days
•   Regular social media monitoring
•   Social media updates
•   Support for public diplomacy activities
•   Support for Chevening
•   Support to Political Officer

Qualification Required & Experience

Other Skills/Experience/Qualifications:

Essential on arrival:

•   A continuing student or graduate from a recognised tertiary institution
•   Excellent command of English, oral and written communication
•   Photography skills
•   Analytical skills
•   Ability to work fast
•   Desirable: Skills in graphic design
•   Ability to work under little or no supervision

Learning and Development:

•   Online e-learning
•   On the job learning, job shadowing and mentoring
•   Access to library
•   Various development workshops
•   Social media training
•   Communications training
•   Website training


•   Delivering at Pace
•   Seeing the Big Pictore
•   Delivering Quality Service
•   Changing and Improving

Language requirements:

•   English

Level of language required:

•   Advanced level proficiency in English Language (ability to understand, write and speak English language without any difficulty)

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

To apply for this, kindly send an email to [email protected], stating in the subject “Internship – Political And Communications Team” attaching your CV, and a cover letter of not more than 300 words, answering the questions below:

'Why are you applying for this job?
What do you intend to gain from working at the British High Commission, and
what will you bring to the table?'

Closing Date: 21 April, 2017