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Are you currently studying Media, Journalism and/or Communication? Are you having a dream of living and working in Latin America for 6 months achieving valuable hands-on experience doing social media, public diplomacy, press and media events at the Embassy of Denmark in Mexico City?

Are you ambitious, appreciate challenges, interested in developing your professional competencies, having a great time and an adventure – then you might be the candidate we are looking for!

The Embassy of Denmark in Mexico City is opening a new position within media and communication. We are looking for the right candidate - an ambitious intern starting as soon as possible or at the latest on 2 January 2018.

As a media and communication internet the Danish Embassy, you will play a key role branding Denmark, Danish interests and Danish Companies in Mexico and Latin America. You will join a group of high performing colleagues working in a wide range of areas with the shared focus and ambition of pushing our media, press and public diplomacy results to new heights. 

Tasks
The position deals with tasks within social media, communication, culture, public diplomacy and press. This is a new strategic position and you will to some extend get the opportunity to influence your tasks according to your qualifications. Tasks will include:
To be part of a project  drafting a new short Media and Public diplomacy strategy 

• Contributing to the execution of the strategy and delivering unique results.
• Drafting FB posts, tweets, news, press statements etc.  
•  Management of internal and external communication platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and the Embassy webpage. Assisting in the Embassy’s press activities and events.
• Helping the Embassy implementing cultural activities
• Assisting any other Embassy departments when required.

The embassy has two other interns working in the Trade Department. At the beginning of the internship, an agreement is signed to ensure that both the Embassy and the intern get the most out of the internship.

Qualifications 
• We are looking for an ambitious candidate who appreciate highly variable and independent tasks, enjoy challenges and together with other Embassy employees can develop new innovative ideas of communicating the Embassy‘s work.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills – and the ability to build a network.
• Knowledge of video production and editing on social media platforms would be an advantage.
• A master student at a relevant study e.g. Journalism, Communication, Media Science or the like. You must at the time of accession, to the extent possible, be enrolled in a relevant graduate study.
• Masters Spanish and English both orally and in writing. Equally, correct and articulate Danish is expected.

Practical Information
In order to become an intern at the Embassy of Denmark in Mexico, you have to be a Danish citizen or have strong connections to Denmark. Furthermore, you need to be a student of a Danish school.

The internship is unpaid, but the Embassy contributes to expenses with DKK 3,000 a month.
A complete application includes job application, CV, relevant diplomas and recommendations.
Application

All applications must be in English and sent as a single PDF file named as follows: mediacommunication_internshipapplication_firstname_surname.pdf.
Deadline for application is September 8, 2017

The application can be sent by e-mail to mexamb@um.dk or by mail to:
Embajada de Dinamarca en México
 Tres Picos 43
 Col. Polanco
 C.P. 11580
 México, D.F.
 Tel: + 52 (55) 5255 3405

Questions can be directed to:
Head of Trade: Jacob Green
Tlf: + 52 (55) 5255 3405 Ext. 131
 E-mail: jacgre@um.dk