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JOURNALIST FORWARD MEDIA TEAM (Kandahar)

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About NATO Afghanistan - Resolute Support

Resolute Support Mission

Job Summary

The incumbent produces print and radio products and conducts atmospheric surveys and occasional video and photo projects per direction.
IMPORTANT: This post is located in Kandahar province. Residents of Kandahar province are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Details

Date Posted: 06 Mar 2018 Reference: RSA OUD 0180
Closing Date: 20 Mar 2018 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: 1 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 12 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

Conducts interviews, researches, provides original photographic content and writes articles on a variety of themes related to the mission and relevant to the Afghan population.
Produces finished radio products in support of Radio Bayan.
Conducts information gathering for TAA/MMA including audience surveys, media monitoring, and polling.
Accurately translates text as required into Dari/Pashtu/English.
Monitors local, national and international news in order to maintain knowledge and awareness of current events.
Operates in directed/designated geographic location(s).

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.
The incumbent may be required to undertake TDY assignments as directed consistent with PSYOPS mission requirements.
The work is normally performed in a typical office/secure facility environment. Slightly Undesirable Conditions apply.

Skills

Reliable, independent, and works well in a team environment.
Highly motivated with good interpersonal and communication skills.
Journalists produce various types of media products and collect atmospherics in support of the mission.
Regular professional contacts with others inside and/or outside immediate organisation on functional matters. Solicits/gives information and provides advice/guidance.

Qualifications

Working experience as editor in a newspaper, magazine or radio/TV station.
Working in an international environment.

Language:
English: Satisfactory level of written and spoken language skills.
Dari: Good level of written and spoken language skills.
Pashtu: Good level of written and spoken language skills.
Note: The normal working language within the organisation is English.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION:
Basic knowledge of still photography, handling digital cameras and sound recording.
Basic cultural expertise of target audiences in the theater of operations.
Sound knowledge and expertise in ADP-based lay-out (Adobe In-Design etc.).
Knowledge of radio production techniques including script writing, recording and editing.
University Degree in Journalism or Social Science Field.

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kandahar

Education:

High School, Media

Submission Guideline

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

PLEASE NOTE: ONLY THE OFFICIAL LCH RS APPLICATION, FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE WILL BE ACCEPTED. CV’S, RESUMES, CERTIFICATES SENT WITH THE APPLICATION FORM WILL NOT BE TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION.

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 € 1,064.00
Meal Allowance of € 185.00 per month

If interested, please apply in accordance with the General Information for applicants provided through the following link:
https://www.rs.nato.int/resources/site1/general/vacancies/generalinformationforapplicants.pdf

Submission Email

local.vacancies@hq.rs.nato.int

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