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

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Canberra is seeking a new team member for the full-time position of Receptionist/Assistant (38 hours a week) with average gross salary of 64.000 AUD/ year + eventual financial benefits.

The role:

  • Written and verbal communication, both in-person and via telephone, with Czech, Australian, New Zealand and other 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.
  • Managing the website and Facebook profile of the Embassy, independent creation and publication of their content


  • Excellent communicative abilities including:
    • Outstanding knowledge of English - both spoken and written (ideally at the level of a native speaker).
    • Outstanding 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 or working-holiday visa), permanent residency, or Australian citizenship.

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

Start date:

Expected start date is 15 February 2023

Applications close on 11. 12. 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 to the following email address: ondrej_hovadek@mzv.cz


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