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About Resolute Support

Resolute Support Mission

Job Summary

RESOLUTE SUPPORT in strategic partnership with Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA) conducts Functionally Based Security Forces Assistant (Train Assist and Aid) (SFA (TAA)) to enable a credible, capable, and sustainable Afghan Security Institution (ASI) and Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF). Deputy Chief of Staff Communication (DCOS COMM) is responsible for advising Commander Resolute Support (COMRS) on all Strategic Communications issues and media engagement intended to inform, influence or persuade the audiences within the battle space. CJ39 CJ39 Information operations synchronize (IO) and kinetic/non-kinetic targeting capabilities to promote public support for GIRoA and the ANDSF, build ANDSF IO capacity and enhance RS force protection The Psychological Operations Section is the primary asset of COM RS to directly communicate to the local population through the use of mass media. This is delivered in a Target Audience Analysis (TAA) model to enhance GIRoA Psychological Operations capabilities. As part of the Psy. Ops. Section, the Media Production Cell ensures that the Information Environment void is not filled by the insurgents and that the RS message is employed effectively to mitigate INS propaganda. The incumbent provides support to the Senior Editor, the Print Chief and COM CJPOTF in assisting the Print section with all writing, editing and copy-editing of all CJPOTF Print product, also responsible for translating all news and reports from English to Dari/Pashto and vice versa.

Job Details

Date Posted: 19 Nov 2016 Reference: RSA OUD 0110
Closing Date: 12 Dec 2016 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Media Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Contract Type: Fixed-term Years of Experience: 4 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 12 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for assisting in compiling, editing and publishing of RS periodicals, especially the Sada-e Azadi Newspaper Supplements and other printed matter.
Researches and writes articles on a large variety of themes connected with RS mission and general situation in Afghanistan
Edits news and translates news and reports from English to Dari and Pashtu
Supervises LCH editors and ensures a high standard of quality is maintained
Conducts Interviews, transcribes and produces content from result
Supervises other LCHs editors within the print section
Deputy for the Journalist and Print Chief in his / her absence

The incumbent may be required to use his/her voice to narrate CJPOTF TV and Radio spots
Assists FMT leaders and journalists in creating print and audio content
The employee may be required to perform a similar range of duties elsewhere within the organization at the same grade without there being any change to the contract.
There is first line reporting responsibilities for the following numbers of staff: 5 x LCH-6
Ensures an appropriate workflow within the Afghan team as well as high quality of Dari and Pashtu
articles and texts for other print products
The work is normally performed in a typical Office / Secure Facility environment. Slightly Undesirable
Conditions apply.


Management /leadership personality
High communication skills
Ability to work well with civilian and military environment


Minimum 4 years of experience as editor for a newspaper/magazine publisher
Bachelor degree in journalism or related field

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul


Bachelors Degree, Media

Submission Guideline

We only accept RS LCH Application Forms in word format and they should be sent to (local.vacancies) mailbox.


Additional Remarks:
An initial 12 month contract will be offered and contract extensions may be possible. Because of the dynamic environment, RS posts are under regular review and therefore post details and responsibilities, including contract duration and contractual grade may change during the advertising and contractual period.

Benefit Package:
Monthly salary of € 1,369.00
Meal Allowance of € 185.00 per month

If interested, please apply in accordance with the General Information for applicants provided through the following link:

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