Communication Officer

  Afghanistan Unspecified 776
Date Posted:Jun 22, 2010
Closing Date:Jun 29, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Media
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:



Job Summary:

 Communication.
 Community Outreach.
 Marketing.

Duties & Responsibilities:


 Develop a Communication strategy for sharing information
about ICMA's activities in Afghan cities.
 Supervise over all communication material (Kabul and
Provincial Projects.
 Monitor communication department work progress and staff
 Build close coordination with all USAID funded program
communication department sharing information and improve
existing communication materials.
 Provide communication department monthly report.
 Provide essential photo, indicator etc for ICMA-CAWSA
consultant based on need.
 Provide monthly highlight stories for USAID.
 Work as Liaison Officer with ICMA-CAWSA and related
Ministry while needed.
 Prepare articles for publication about ICMA projects.
 Prepare news releases on behalf of cities that are
involved in the program, highlighting progress made in
each city
 Develop methodologies for communicating with citizens in
cities where literacy rates are high.
 Assist local officials in doing interviews and providing
other information to citizens through media

Community Outreach

 To liaise with local groups, networks, councils (Shora),
particularly those with a social inclusion focus, to
support and enhance community and target group


 Assist in developing marketing strategies for local
governments, to enhance their credibility in the city.
 Assist in developing special events in cities to build
community participation.
 Respond to requests for specific information from external
 Carry out any other duties that may arise from time to

Job Requirement:

 Diploma in Public Relation and communication.
 Excellent English writing skills
 Journalist background especially attractive
 Excellent proficiency in computer (MS Office).
 Excellent communication skills, (Including English, Dari,
 At least 3 years experience in the related field.
 Ability to translate official documents from English to
Dari and Pashto
 Experience working on USAID or other international donor
funded projects in Afghanistan is highly desirable.
 Experience working for an Afghan public entity (preferably
at news agencies level) is highly desirable.

Job Location:

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