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The embassy is looking for our new Commercial and Communication Officer

04.01.2019  13:25

Are you a newly graduated university student and do you want to communicate and create business opportunities for Danish companies in Morocco?

Then you should join the Danish Embassy in Rabat as our new Commercial and Communication Officer!

The Embassy in Morocco is looking for a dedicated and pro-active colleague to work on trade issues and contribute to the Embassy’s communication activities with a focus on social media. There will be other tasks as well, including reporting on Moroccan macroeconomics and taking part in the planning of Danish delegation visits to Morocco.

The Embassy in Rabat aims to serve, promote and protect Danish interests in Morocco. The Embassy consists of approx. 10 colleagues working in the visa and consular field; following development aid programs; promoting knowledge about Denmark; strengthening relations between the governments, institutions and individuals of the two countries as well as providing advisory services to Danish companies in support of their business activities in Morocco.

The Embassy’s Trade Team consists of one Senior Commercial Advisor but you will also be part of a dynamic regional Trade Council team consisting of colleagues at Danish representations in the MENA region incl. in Dubai, Cairo and Beirut.

The Embassy has a special focus on the Energy and Agro-Food sectors but we cover other sectors such as Health; Water & Environment; Design; Tech and Maritime.

You will be working closely with the Senior Commercial Advisor on assignments for Danish companies within areas such as partner search, market access strategies, government relations and stakeholder engagement, regulatory framework and legislation.

What we are looking for:
1. You have a relevant university degree and a strong academic track record, preferably with experience from working or studying abroad.
2. Maximum 2-3 years’ work experience after graduation.
3. You have a good knowledge of the private sector in Denmark as well as good inside into key sectors of interest to Danish business.
4. You have excellent English skills in writing and orally and proficiency in Danish (Swedish or Norwegian). Good knowledge of French is a clear advantage.
5. Flair for and knowledge of working with Social Media.

What we offer: The Embassy is offering a two year fixed term local contract with the possibility of extension. The salary will consist of a base salary reflecting the candidate’s level of qualifications and functions. We would like you to start as soon as possible and preferably no later than April 1st, 2019.

The Embassy of Denmark offers an informal and flexible working environment – we want to have fun every day, but we are also ambitious with a clear goal of delivering results and boosting Denmark’s relationship with Morocco.

What you need to do: Send an application containing cover letter, CV, copy of diploma(s), recommendations, and 2-3 references as a single PDF-file at the latest on January 21 at 12:00 by email marked “Job Add Rabat” to houkad@um.dk.

Kindly note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.