Cluster SBU Marketing Officer

Date: 13 Jul 2024

Location: Prague, European Union, CZ

Company: British Council

We support peace and prosperity by building connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and countries worldwide.

We work directly with individuals to help them gain the skills, confidence and connections to transform their lives and shape a better world in partnership with the UK. We support them to build networks and explore creative ideas, to learn English, to get a high-quality education and to gain internationally recognised qualifications.

Working with people in over 200 countries and territories, we are on the ground in more than 100 countries. In 2021–22 we reached 650 million people.


Department: Marketing 

Contract type and duration: Local standard, full time, definite for two years, initially 

Payband: Local PB 4 / H 

Location: Prague, Czech Republic or Bratislava, Slovakia, depending on where the successful candidate is based.

Starting date: as soon as possible 


Role purpose: The role purpose is to support English marketing activities by helping in implementation of our marketing strategy. Marketing Officer / Marketing Assistant would provide exceptional support to events, local promotional activities contributing to the overall impact we make locally and within the Central Europe cluster. They would work with our wider marketing community and local teams in understanding and expanding audiences, markets, and channels of communication, especially digital.


If you are interested in building positive corporate image and would like to start an adventure with British Council marketing team, we encourage you to apply for this role.


Main Accountabilities (but not limited to the following):  


Programme/Project support

- Supports the execution of the English marketing and communications strategy and plans.

- Supports events following the online registrations process and back-office tasks.

- Monitors and reports on agreed English marketing KPIs.

- Produces and uploads campaign content for various marketing channels, including country website and social media, makes sure the content is on brand with no broken links and spelling errors.

- Briefs and works with designers and creative agencies to produce campaign or product protection following the regional and the global brand guidelines and toolkits.

- Supports our work on audiences and market segmentation working closely with the Marketing Manager and other members in the Marketing Department in the cluster.

- Researches new online media opportunities that may benefit the business including mobile, social media, development of blogs and forums.



Minimum/Essential: Degree or professional qualification in marketing or business; Experience in a marketing assistant position at a national level within a medium or large organisation; Experience of implementing marketing plans; English language skills to the CEF B2/C1 level; Czech/Slovak language skills to the CEF C1 level.

Desirable: 1-year experience as an Marketing Assistant, or coordinator; Experience in a global organisation.


Additional Information: Applicants must have a pre-existing right to live and work in the country the position is to be based in. 


Closing Date: Sunday 04 August 2024 23:59 CET 



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Equality , Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Statement


The British Council is committed to policies and practices of equality, diversity and inclusion across everything we do. We support all staff to make sure their behaviour is consistent with this commitment.  We want to address under representation and encourage applicants from under-represented groups, in particular, but not exclusively, on grounds of ethnicity and disability.  All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview and we have Disability Confident Employer Status. We welcome discussions about specific requirements or adjustments to enable participation and engagement in our work and activities.


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