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Administrative Officer – Assistant to the Ambassador (Part-Time), Permanent Observer Mission of the SMOM to the United Nations

Overview of the job

The Permanent Observer Mission of the Sovereign Order of Malta to the United Nations is seeking applicants for the position of: Administrative Officer – Assistant to the Ambassador (Paid, Part-Time)

Application deadline 3 March 2017
Ideal date of commencement 13 March 2017

The Administrative Officer reports directly to the Ambassador, Permanent Observer. He/she will be expected to serve as the Permanent Observer Mission’s primary liaison with other actors in the United Nations system, including: the U.N. Protocol and Liaison Service; senior U.N. officials; permanent/observer missions; U.N. agencies and bodies; NGOs, etc. Also he/she will serve as the Permanent Observer Mission’s primary liaison with the administration of the Grand Magistry and diplomatic network of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, as well as with the Staff and Delegation of the Mission. The Administrative Officer is responsible for drafting correspondence, diplomatic notes, articles, reports, and updating web content, as well as official statements for delivery in high-level meetings, ensuring consistency in the voice and message of the Permanent Observer Mission.


216 East 47th St., 8th Floor, New York, 10017, United States

Qualifications needed


A first-level or advanced university degree, preferably in business or administration or international relations, is necessary. Other levels of education will be considered in combination with qualifying experience.


Fluency in English (both oral and written) is required; knowledge of Italian, French or Spanish is a plus.

US Immigration Status:

Applicant must be legally permitted to be gainfully employed in the United States.

How to apply

Organiser: Kara DeDonato: un.mission.ny@orderofmalta.int

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