Secret service roles both at home and abroad are being advertised on job sites now – just days before the release of Daniel Craig’s final Bond outing in No Time To Die
MI6 is on the lookout for new spies – but has warned James Bond wannabes the role won’t be what they ex-Spectre.
Fast cars and fancy cocktails are out, replaced by office desks, staff socials and baking contests.
Secret service roles both at home and abroad are being advertised on job sites now – just days before the release of Daniel Craig’s final Bond outing in No Time To Die.
One ad says: “Our work isn’t about high-speed chases or high-stakes poker. It’s not danger and dry martinis. We don’t put our people in situations that would threaten them.
“Your work will look much like any office role. We’ve even got social events from bake-offs to photography competitions.
“You’re part of a diverse and inclusive community of support. We’re not looking for action heroes.”
Graduate recruits will earn £35,534, rising to £44,903. There is no Aston Martin as a company car, but there is a cycle to work scheme.
MI6 HQ overlooks the Thames in Vauxhall, South London. Its head is civil servant Richard Moore, known as C rather than Bond’s M.
The Foreign Office said: “We don’t comment on intelligence matters.”