Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1139
Date Posted:Dec 1, 2021
Closing Date:Dec 5, 2021
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Media
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) :


Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) is an independent, nonprofit organization that supports press freedom in Afghanistan and works towards the advancement of journalist safety and rights so that they can report in a safe and fearless environment. AJSC is based in Kabul and maintains a presence in every province of Afghanistan. AJSC has a board of advisors composed of well-known media workers and civil society activists. AJSC’s executive section has official representatives in eight regions of the country and an unofficial focal point in the remaining 26 provinces. This has enabled AJSC to establish representation throughout the country and provide media workers with necessary help when needed. AJSC provides a host of services for journalists, advocates for press freedom and offers emergency assistance for journalists in need. Monitoring, verifying, documenting and reporting threats and violence against journalists is also a key mandate of AJSC. A holistic approach to enhancing press freedom and safety of journalists has been key to AJSC success.

Job Summary:

The purpose of this job is to write professional reports and other written material, update the social websites, face-book, twitter and other pages of the organization. The incumbent is required to manage all communication tasks under his/her responsibility, in a manner that best represents the organization position in the country and to the international partners. 

To contribute actively to generate awareness and support for AJSC work in Afghanistan with a focus on both local and international audiences. The successful candidate will be a dynamic, passionate, and creative communicator with professional experience and skills in Communications, Reporting and Writing. S/he will be highly motivated, capable of managing an exciting and varied workload, and able operate in complex but fascinating contexts.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities

 Write about AJSC’s activities, including reports, press releases, website content, etc. 

 Write and edit all English-language content

 Design, carry out, write and edit surveys and research studies related to media and journalism in Afghanistan 

 Take professional style video/photos of events, seminar and workshop for publishing on social media and AJSC website. 

 Translate press releases, reports and other contents related to organization's activities

 Assist in implementing AJSC communication policies and procedures

 Assist and contribute in reviewing and updating AJSC Social Media policy and guidelines

 Review and edit all English contents related to the organization's activities

 Review viewer’s feedbacks under AJSC posts in social media provide summary reports. 

 Managing all social media accounts, including Facebook and Twitter 

 Fully contribute in developing, editing and finalizing press letters, pictorial message, audio/video messages and other related materials.

Additional responsibilities

 Assist the organization in recruitment of new staff, processing procurement bidder’s evaluation, drafting of reports and other administrative works that occasionally can happen during short deadlines.

 Any other duties assigned by the supervisor as per relevant regulations and scope of AJSC

Job Requirement:

 Shall have at least a bachelor’s degree from a reputable institution in the relevant field;

 Shall have at least 3 years’ relevant work experience; 

 Shall have ability to provide advice in developing AJSC’s functions and priorities;

 Shall be able to plan, organize, lead and monitor projects and activities;

 Shall be fluent in communicating in English, Dari and Pashto;

 Shall be proficient in computer applications.

Organizational capacity

 Ability to prioritize and multi-task

 Ability to supervise teams in other locations

 Experience in remote management

 Self-starter while being a team player

 Capacity to work under pressure and manage personal stress levels

 Able to work to tight deadlines and manage multiple priorities

 Creative, open-minded, flexible, self-learner

 Honest and conscientious

 Dedicated with strong attention to detail

 Pro-active approach and able to handle multiple tasks and to prioritize clearly

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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