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Communication Officer/Social Media


About Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Doctors Without Borders) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, healthcare exclusion and natural or man-made disasters to populations in danger in more than 70 countries.

Job Summary

In this context, MSF is recruiting one Communication Officer / Social Media.

Job Details

Date Posted: 13 Sep 2017 Reference: MSF-219
Closing Date: 26 Sep 2017 Work Type: Part Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Communication Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: 25600 to 0 AFG
Contract Type: Fixed-term Years of Experience: 2 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 1 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

Social media are changing the way people find, consume and react to information. The MSF mission in Afghanistan is moving towards a reinforcement of its digital media capacities to be able to connect with the increasing number of Afghans on social media, to build an online community of supporters and to better communicate about MSF’s projects in the country.
Content creation
- In coordination with the FCO, regulating the inputs from the network of ‘social media ambassadors’ from the MSF projects
- Producing, editing and creating content for social media
- Coordinating translations and subtitles related to social media content
- Suggest innovations for content creation and audience increase in MSF Afghanistan social media accounts, in coordination with MSF social media and ‘webbies’ groups
Community building
- Build the audience, reply to comments
- Promote the Facebook and Twitter profiles internally and externally
- Promote the social media guidelines
- Provide support for trainings on social media
- Regular reporting on social media activities
- Social media monitoring for communication and security
- Report on problematic comments in the MSF Afghanistan accounts


● Social media content creation and community building skills
● Social media monitoring skills
● Creative and enterprising;


- University degree
- At least 2 years of professional experience in social media management and community building;
- Experience in shooting and/or editing audiovisual material according to social media standards;
● Social media content creation and community building skills
● Social media monitoring skills
● Creative and enterprising;
- Dari/Pashtu: oral and written essential
- English: oral and written essential
- Part-time, 50%
Salary 25,600 AFN ( non-negotiable)

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul


Bachelors Degree, Communication

Submission Guideline

The interested candidates should submit their applications before the 24th of September 2017 at 5 pm with the CV, motivation letter, including references details and with supporting documents (certificates, diplomas etc.) to Médecins Sans Frontières, HR department,
Coordination Office via:

- In a sealed envelope in CV Box: Médecins Sans Frontières – Coordination Office Qala-e-fatullah, 3rd street, House No# 4 Kabul, Afghanistan.
The reference Communication Officer must be stated in the application to be valid. If you do not clearly state the position for which you are applying & attach the required diploma & other supporting documents, your application may not be considered.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. MSF does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. All applications are free for all candidates and no one should require any payment or compensation during the recruitment process. May the candidate be asked for any fee, he/she must report to MSF Administration through the recruitment contact.

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