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30.04.2021 - Article

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Kuala Lumpur

is seeking

an Officer for Political, Cultural and Media Affairs
(Local contract, full-time)

from 1 July 2021.


The position will mainly include the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Contributing to the public affairs work of the Embassy by writing / editing English texts, including speeches
  • Independent planning and organization of cultural events and activities
  • Liaising with German Institutions in Malaysia (e.g. DAAD, Goethe Institut)
  • Networking with Malaysian and German artists, educational and cultural institutions, and media
  • Contributing to operational planning of visits and programs
  • Research and preparing drafts on political issues
  • Preparing a regular news overview
  • Administrative tasks

Candidates should meet the following criteria:

  • Exceptionally good knowledge of English and Bahasa Malaysia (written and spoken); knowledge of German is considered a strong asset
  • Comprehensive knowledge of basic information technology (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point), social media (Facebook, Instagram) and good knowledge of designing graphics
  • University or polytechnic degree
  • Ability to work flexible hours according to the needs of the press, culture and political departments
  • Social and intercultural competence
  • Ability to work in a team, dedication, and organizational skills
  • Creativity and willingness to work independently
  • Experience in the field of cultural work or work with media organizations

German nationality is not required. Applicant must be permanent resident in Malaysia and hold a valid resident pass and work permit.

Written applications (motivation letter, CV, certificates) are requested

until (not later than) 19 May 2021
to:

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

26th Floor, Menara Tan & Tan, P.O. Box 10023

207, Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur

Attn.: vw-s1@kual.diplo.de

Only applicants who will be invited to an interview will receive a notification. Expenses incurred for travelling to the interview cannot be reimbursed. The application documents will not be returned.



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