French Embassy, Press & Communication Manager

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09 Oct 2019
21 Oct 2019
Job Type
Full Time

The Press & Communication Manager is responsible for monitoring the press, producing press briefings on a daily basis and producing press materials, articles and content for the Embassy’s online communications.

Under the authority of the Embassy Spokesperson & Press Counsellor, the Press & Communication Manager responds to press enquiries and builds and maintains ongoing relationships with members of the UK-based media and press.

They advise on the Embassy’s communication strategy and help promote its missions and services.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Generate and manage press coverage of French government and embassy news, Embassy events and government visits;
  • Write bylined articles and press materials in English;
  • Write media reports & analytical coverage reports in French;
  • Respond to enquiries from the UK-based press;
  • Prepare media Q&As and interview briefings;
  • Write content for the Embassy’s English and French-language website;
  • Contribute content to the Embassy’s social media platforms;
  • Assist with Embassy event management;
  • Prepare a daily morning press briefing (which involves an early start) and monitor the UK media for relevant stories.


  • Native-level English speaker
  • Fluent in French (written and spoken)
  • Good knowledge of UK media and politics
  • Good understanding of French politics and public positions
  • Previous media or press office/agency experience, preferably in the UK
  • Excellent writing skills (ability to draft content for web, social media articles and media reports)
  • Experience using social media to engage followers
  • Ability to work within a team (especially with digital content manager, translators, head of Embassy’s sections, interns) and a clear hierarchical system.


  • Partial support for transport costs
  • Pension fund with employer participation
  • Possibility of complementary health with participation of the employer

Reporting to: Press Counsellor or her/his Deputy

Contact: General Secretary – 020 7073 1174

Please send a CV and a one-page cover letter, both in French by completing the application form below.

Deadline for applications:
21 October 2019

The candidate must live in the UK at the moment he or she is applying for this job.

Job available: End of October 2019 

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