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Alison Daniels

Digital Transformation Leader at UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Part of Digital Diplomacy

10th May 2013 London, UK

Come and work in the FCO Press & Digital team

We’ve just advertised four jobs in the FCO digital team in London.

They are:

  • Social Media Manager
  • Digital Communications Manager x 2
  • Senior Digital Editor

If you’re interested in how digital can deliver foreign policy objectives, have a passion for social media, want to develop and design innovative digital campaigns, be part of the team that helps implement the FCO’s Digital Strategy we want to hear from you.

Our roles are based in the Press and Digital Department. The PDD team is a dedicated, creative group of people at the frontline of Foreign Office communications. Digital is at the forefront of modernising the way diplomacy is done. In all of these roles you’ll work with other Whitehall departments, NGOs, our global network and external digital experts.

The digital communications manager roles will have responsibility for running our digital campaigns on high profile foreign policy issues such as Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict, the Middle East & North Africa and  international conferences such as the London Somalia Conference . The roles also includes advising Ministers and working with our network of overseas embassies.

The social media manager will lead on driving forward the FCO’s extensive and vibrant social media presence ensuring we leverage social media to communicate our key messages and formulate policy. He or she will also advise our overseas network, as well as Ministers and Ambassadors.

Our  Senior Digital Editor will work oversee the FCO’s daily digital output, including news, the development of our presence on the single government website gov.uk, setting the direction for campaigns, and leading on digital comms in a crisis… and much more!

You need to be a current UK civil servant to be eligible to apply. To apply see the Civil Service Jobs website and search Foreign & Commonwealth Office and communications.

1 comment on “Come and work in the FCO Press & Digital team

  1. Is there any chance that these roles (or others like them) will be opened up to non-civil servants?

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