Job posting: British embassy seeks honorary consul for Florence

Job posting: British embassy seeks honorary consul for Florence

The British Embassy in Rome will appoint a new honorary consul to Florence. Working with the consular team in Milan, who will deal with general, day-to-day issues, the honorary consul will provide consular assistance to British nationals visiting or residing in the Florence district. Other duties include serving

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Thu 15 Sep 2011 12:00 AM

The British Embassy in Rome will appoint a new honorary consul to Florence. Working with the consular team in Milan, who will deal with general, day-to-day issues, the honorary consul will provide consular assistance to British nationals visiting or residing in the Florence district. Other duties include serving as liaison with local authorities and building contacts in the area. Thus, good knowledge of the Italian language is essential. Applications are welcome from those who are willing to dedicate their time to helping British nationals in distress and who remain calm and level-headed in emergency or crisis situations.

 

A small honorarium is paid, along with reimbursement of some expenses. Training is also provided. This is a high-profile, prestigious position and an exciting opportunity to join an expanding and modern team of honorary British consuls across Italy. The preferred candidate is a British national or an Italian national with strong links to Great Britain, who has an office or place of work established in Florence where consular business could be conducted.

 

Send CVs and a cover letter to ItalyJobAds@fco.gov.uk by September 30.

 

Interviews will be conducted in Florence during the week of October 17.

 

 

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