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Information Assistant FSN-8

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About U.S. Embassy

U.S. Embassy Kabul Afghanistan

Job Summary

Information Assistant FSN-08

Job Details

Date Posted: 19 Oct 2016 Reference: 16-128
Closing Date: 25 Oct 2016 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: General Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Contract Type: Permanent Years of Experience: 3 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: No
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the LE Staff Information Specialist ( Country Media Advisor), the general supervision of the Information Officer and the overall guidance of the Public Affairs Counselor, the information assistant/analyst bears responsibility for monitoring and analyzing and the country’s media climate through monitoring print and broadcast media, to gauge the state of debate on topics of vital interest to the United States in Afghanistan, including how the U.S. is perceived and portrayed by various political and public opinion leaders, the goals, aims, and strategies of Afghan political parties, and public perception of U.S. policy. Of special focus are local current affairs, issues concerning bilateral relations between Afghanistan and the United States, and matters concerning Afghanistan’s relationship with its neighbors and the international community. Analyzes the general trend on local media, provides advice to PAS and Embassy senior leadership in design of proactive messaging, and makes recommendations to ensure that U.S. foreign policy priorities are clearly conveyed in local and international media. Provides the full range of press events, producing regular analysis summaries and in-depth focus pieces on specific topics. Develops and maintains contacts with Afghan media outlets and their owners, commentators, analysts, thought leaders and senior government officials, and others essential to producing accurate and timely analysis. Translates for the COM and other senior Embassy official during press conferences and high-level meetings with a wide range of contacts, including, but not limited to, civil society leaders, public opinion influencers, political contacts, and GIRoA officials. Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills

4. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Strong interpersonal and cross cultural skills to enable communication and teamwork. Strong written skills. Ability to type and use computers and emails.

Qualifications

1. EDUCATION: Completion of two years of university study in international relations, journalism, communications, literal arts, social sciences, or translation is required.

2. EXPERIENCE: At least three years of progressive experience in broadcasting, media/journalism relations, editor, political writer, public affairs or communications is required

3. LANGUAGE: Level 4/4 (Fluent) spoken and written English is required. Level 4 (Fluent) Dari is required. Level 2 (Limited) in Pashto required
5. JOB KNOWLEDGE: In-depth knowledge of Afghan media organizations and Afghan civil society. Thorough knowledge of U.S. society and its institutions as well as the issues and concerns that affect U.S-Afghan bilateral relations

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul: PROVINCIAL CENTER (KABUL)

Education:

Diploma, General

Submission Guideline

WHERE TO APPLY:

Human Resources Office, U.S. Embassy Kabul

Subject line must be: (Information Assistant VA 16-128) or your application may not be considered.

Submission Email

Applications should be submitted through e-mail to this address: kabuljobs@state.gov

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