Job Vacancy

Temporary Public Diplomacy Officer (Social Media)

Position Description

Reports to: Second Secretary (Economic Section)

Position title: Public Diplomacy Officer (Social Media)

Position number: SE009

Position level and Salary: Locally Engaged 4 level with a salary of KRW 4,291,417 per month

Employment period: This is a temporary position available from February 2021 to September 2021

                                    There will be 3-month probation period       


Vacancy Details

Vacancy type: Internal & External vacancy

Additional information: Send applications to (이메일지원) 

                                         Please submit application materials in Microsoft Word or PDF formats only

       Please indicate your full name and the position title in the subject line

Proposed published date: 26 November 2020

Proposed closing date: Opening of business (9am) on 18 December 2020

                                         Applications received after the closing date will not be considered


Applications must include:

·  Completed Embassy application form (첨부된 자사양식 - 대사관 지원서 미제출시 접수되지 않습니다)

·  A written Statement (no longer than two typed pages) directly addressing the applicant’s abilities and claims against the position requirements

· Curriculum vitae

Other Requirements

The successful applicant will be required to provide a police security clearance certificate and undergo a medical examination to

determine fitness for duty.

Key Responsibilities

·  Manage the Australian Embassy Seoul’s Facebook and Instagram presence, website, and promote social media awareness of Australia

·  Manage daily media round-up and external contracts, and assist with translation as required

·  Plan, coordinate and implement public diplomacy (PD) projects and events in line with PD objectives

·  Function as one of the Embassy’s Photographers, including managing the photo library and digital assets

·  Function as Embassy videographer, including video editing

·  Respond to public enquiries received by email, phone and SNS and convey messages to relevant Embassy officers

·  Assist with media and issues management

·  Provide assistance and logistical support during high level visits to Korea

·  Other duties as directed

Position Requirements


·  A high level of fluency in spoken and written Korean and English, and the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with government, media and the public

·  Minimum experience of 3-5 years in PR, including social media, media and events

·  Ability to organise and prioritise workloads and other resources to complete given projects in a timely manner and on budget; and to work effectively under pressure

·  High-level initiative and ability to contribute positively to decision making within a small team

Special Requirements

It is highly desirable that applicants have the following:

·  Experience and good knowledge of Australia

·  Video editing skills


For selection purposes each of the above competencies will be considered. In order to manage the recruitment process efficiently, only

applicants who are successfully shortlisted for interview will be contacted. If you have not been requested to attend an interview within

four weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion