People Working

Working for the British Council offers you a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop skills in international cultural relations.

You will be part of a modern, rapidly changing organisation with worldwide influence and impact. Our jobs offer you a scope for versatility, initiative and creativity in a stimulating and supportive environment.

You will be encouraged to pursue your personal and professional development via training, on-the-job-coaching and individual study.


You can find information about current vacancies and resources to support your application by clicking on the link below.


In line with our values, every staff member of the British Council is required to display the following behaviours:

  • Creating shared purpose
  • Connecting with others
  • Working together
  • Being accountable
  • Making it happen
  • Shaping the future

Consult our overview of behavioural competencies (PDF 260KB).

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We value diversity and inclusion, as is reflected in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy. Please consult our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion page for further information.

Privacy policy

The British Council is committed to maintaining the confidentiality of personal information and undertakes not to divulge any of the applicants’ personal information to any third party without the prior consent of the applicant. Please see our Privacy and terms for details.