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Vacancy of Marketing Assistant

Posted on: September 08, 2021 | Back | Print

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - Vacancy Announcement No. 2021-22

The Embassy of India in Bogota has one vacancy for the position of Marketing Assistant. We are looking for a zealous candidate to support the Marketing/Commercial department of the Embassy in its commercial work and duties.

Key function and responsibilities of the position of Commercial Assistant

  • Assisting Commercial Officer in carrying out bilateral and multilateral Commercial Affairs of the Embassy and correspondence with local and national Government and its relevant bodies
  • Assistance in daily commercial and marketing related tasks
  • Responding to Commerce and trade enquiries in a timely manner and posting
  • Handling, mediation and follow up in trade disputes
  • Posting of tender enquiries on India business portals
  • Gather important data, market research, generating reports and information as required for the functions of the commercial section
  • Update spreadsheets, databases, and inventories with requisite information under the ambit of the aforementioned responsibilities
  • Report generation on bilateral trade Data
  • Assistance in Designing of publicity and promotion materials and creatives for trade promotion activities
  • Assistance in organising trade related events such as Buyer Seller Meets and business to business meets, fairs and exhibitions

Essential Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s Degree or equivalent Colombian degree. Bachelor’s degree in Economics and/or Commerce, and/ or Finance is desirable.
  • Excellent computer skills, especially typing and knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, Libre Office, under Linux environment
  • Working knowledge with SICEX database is desirable
  • High level of proficiency and fluency in speaking/reading/writing both English & Spanish with excellent translation skills
  • Attention to detail; willingness to learn, excellent communication skills, excellent computational, analytical and interpersonal and soft skills;
  • Prior experience of commercial/marketing related work and office/administrative experience is desirable
  • Desirable Age: 24-35 years

Who May Apply?

  • Anyone who is eligible for appointment under Colombian local laws
  • Applicant must be in possession of a Colombian social security card valid for employment and/or a work

Monthly Salary at Entry Level

COP 2.35 million + employers social security contribution as per rules

HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates must submit the application form provided in the prescribed format in Annexure –I (CLICK HERE) along with CV giving full details plus any other documentation (e.g. copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above to hoc.bogota@mea.gov.in, estab.bogota@mea.gov.in

The deadline for submitting applications is 17 September 2021.

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