|Date Posted:||Jun 22, 2010|
|Closing Date:||Jun 29, 2010|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyUSD|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||false|
|Contract Type:||Short Term|
|Probation Period:||1 month|
ï‚§ Community Outreach.
Duties & Responsibilities:
ï‚§ Develop a Communication strategy for sharing information
about ICMA's activities in Afghan cities.
ï‚§ Supervise over all communication material (Kabul and
ï‚§ Monitor communication department work progress and staff
ï‚§ Build close coordination with all USAID funded program
communication department sharing information and improve
existing communication materials.
ï‚§ Provide communication department monthly report.
ï‚§ Provide essential photo, indicator etc for ICMA-CAWSA
consultant based on need.
ï‚§ Provide monthly highlight stories for USAID.
ï‚§ Work as Liaison Officer with ICMA-CAWSA and related
Ministry while needed.
ï‚§ Prepare articles for publication about ICMA projects.
ï‚§ Prepare news releases on behalf of cities that are
involved in the program, highlighting progress made in
ï‚§ Develop methodologies for communicating with citizens in
cities where literacy rates are high.
ï‚§ Assist local officials in doing interviews and providing
other information to citizens through media
ï‚§ To liaise with local groups, networks, councils (Shora),
particularly those with a social inclusion focus, to
support and enhance community and target group
ï‚§ Assist in developing marketing strategies for local
governments, to enhance their credibility in the city.
ï‚§ Assist in developing special events in cities to build
ï‚§ Respond to requests for specific information from external
ï‚§ Carry out any other duties that may arise from time to
ï‚§ Diploma in Public Relation and communication.
ï‚§ Excellent English writing skills
ï‚§ Journalist background especially attractive
ï‚§ Excellent proficiency in computer (MS Office).
ï‚§ Excellent communication skills, (Including English, Dari,
ï‚§ At least 3 years experience in the related field.
ï‚§ Ability to translate official documents from English to
Dari and Pashto
ï‚§ Experience working on USAID or other international donor
funded projects in Afghanistan is highly desirable.
ï‚§ Experience working for an Afghan public entity (preferably
at news agencies level) is highly desirable.