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Employment offer - full-time position of Diplomatic Assistant, Czech Embassy Canberra

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Canberra is seeking a new team member for the full-time position of Diplomatic Assistant (38 hours a week).

The role:

  • Written and verbal communication, both in-person and via telephone, with Czech, Australian and New Zealand subjects. Leading official correspondence with political and diplomatic partners of the Embassy.
  • Translation both to and from English.
  • Organisation of events and public diplomacy activities (cultural functions).
  • Processing multimedia (e.g. photographs and filming videos and their postproduction and presentation on the Embassy’s website and social networks.
  • Supportive tasks and administration related to the operation of the Embassy.


  • Excellent communicative abilities including:
    • Outstanding knowledge of English - both spoken and written (ideally at the level of a native speaker).
    • Knowledge of Czech - both spoken and written.
  • Interest in the Czech Republic and Australia.
  • Active approach to completing tasks and flexibility – including the ability to occasionally work outside normal working hours (with compensation).
  • Excellent knowledge of work with computers and experience creating multimedia content for social networks.
  • Clean criminal record both in Australia and the Czech Republic.
  • The applicant must meet the immigration requirements for long-term stay and full-time work in Austalia – i.e. long-term visa (not a student visa), permanent residency, or Australian citizenship.

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Canberra, 8 Culgoa Cirucit, O’Malley, ACT 2606

Start date:

Negotiable. Expected start date is December/January 2021

Those interested in working at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Canberra should send their structured CV along with a cover letter in English as soon as possible to the following email address: canberra@embassy.mzv.cz . Applications close on 31. 10. 2021

Short-listed applicants will be invited to undergo an interview, where they will be provided with further details.