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Employment Offer - Economics Assistant - Round 2

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Canberra is seeking a new team member for the full-time position of Economics Assistant within the Commercial and Economic Section of the Embassy (38 hours a week).

The role:

  • Written and verbal communication, both in-person and via telephone, with Czech, Australian and New Zealand stakeholders. Leading official correspondence with economic departments, associations, chambers of commerce and companies.
  • Organisation of projects of economic diplomacy (business missions, participation at trade fairs, presentation of companies, marketing activities).
  • Searching for useful contacts and information to support Czech export and investment intentions incl. cooperation in the field of research and development.
  • Providing of sectorial reports and economic articles and news articles to publish.
  • Providing of macroeconomic reports.
  • 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 Commercial and Economic Section.


  • Excellent communicative abilities including:
    • Outstanding knowledge of English - both spoken and written (ideally at the level of a native speaker).
  • Interest in the Czech Republic and Australia.
  • Education with a focus on Economics is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of the Australian economy and business.
  • 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 (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • 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 Australia – 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 October - November 2022

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 31.08.2022

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