Public Affairs Assistant en Barcelona

U.S. Embassy / Barcelona / 05/10/11

The American Consulate General in Barcelona is seeking an individual for the position of PUBLIC AFFAIRS ASSISTANT in the Public Affairs Section. The Public Affairs Assistant (PAA) supports a broad range of functions in the Public Affairs Section (PAS) under the direct supervision of the Public Affairs Specialist and in collaboration with the IRC Director. These functions include: full administrative support and coordination with the Management Office for all exchange and speaker programs; outreach to alumni of US Government programs and other key audiences; assistance in the organization of PA programs and in press relations; assists in administration and maintenance of the Consulate's social media and web sites. Serves as backup for the PAS and IRC Director in their absences. Responsible for the maintenance and update of the PA contact management database.


  1. Education: Undergraduate university degree in a field related to social sciences preferably Communication, Journalism, Political Science or Information Sciences.
  2. Prior Work Experience: A minimum of one year in fields bearing on PAS activities.
  3. Language Proficiency: English, Spanish and Catalan Level 4 speaking /reading.
  4. Other Knowledges and Skills: Good understanding of contemporary U.S. affairs as well as U.S. governmental and political processes. Good knowledge of local and national politics, the media environment, and the academic world.

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