The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. In Brazil, we are a not-for-profit subsidiary. 

We currently have a vacancy for a Marketing Officer in our São Paulo office. 


Location São Paulo, SP
Salary R$ 4.235,00 plus benefits
Duration 12 months fixed-term contract
Closing date Domingo, 21 de Julho de 2019

Role overview


As our new Marketing Officer you will manage and update British Council Brazil country website and social media channels, ensuring high engagement rates and producing relevant reports and action points in line with the regional digital and country strategies, and in collaboration with subject-area managers in the local team. 

You will also manage British Council social media campaigns in Brazil to drive awareness, engagement and conversion, according to the KPIs set on the marketing plans developed for local programmes and products (commercial and non-commercial offer).  And will support the development of our marketing strategy, by contributing to market insights, customer segmentation, competitor and partner analysis, as well as product positioning and packaging.


You should have: proven relevant experience in digital marketing, including experience working with content management systems (CMSs), Google Analytics, email marketing tools, maintenance of social media channels and creation of social media ads; editorial quality assurance experience; knowledge of the most common image editing software packages; University degree in relevant area e.g. Marketing, Communications etc.; ability to operate in English (both written and spoken) at Proficiency Level B2 (equivalent to IELTS 5.5 – 6.5); fluent Portuguese and excellent communication skills (non-native speakers of Portuguese may be required to take a Portuguese language test). 


As we all know, performing successfully in a post requires more than a suitable academic and working background, therefore, we are looking for you to demonstrate the behaviours (competencies) that are key to our organisation, such as: Making it happen, Working together, Being accountable, Shaping the future, Connecting with others, Creating shared purpose. 


Because you will be joining the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries.

Brazil is one of the most significant of the British Council´s 100+ country operations. We work in the arts, education, society and English areas in a range of states in Brazil, from offices in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. This work is reflected in our social media and website presence as a key means of communication with audiences.

We also run a significant UK examinations business, in partnership with other stakeholders, providing important educational opportunities to Brazilian students and professionals, with the opportunity for cross-selling and marketing. We also maintain a high online profile for Newton Fund, Arts and Society work which forms a fundamental part of our contribution to UK-Brazilian relations.   

How to apply

Please visit our e-recruitment page to learn more about the post and its requirements and apply online.

Please note that the deadline for application is 21 July 2019 at 23:59 UK time (19:59 Brasilia time).

Only applications submitted through the online system will be accepted. No additional information will be provided to candidates at this stage.

Fluency in Portuguese and English is mandatory. Applications must be presented in English. Candidates will be interviewed in English as well. 


This is a locally-engaged post. Candidates must have the right to work in Brazil by the time they submit their application. The British Council is not able to support or sponsor work visa applications from non-Brazilians. 

Due to internal policy, former members of staff who left the organisation under a redundancy process are not eligible to apply within 2 years from exit date.  

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and the development of positive policies to promote equal opportunity and diversity in employment. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. 

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