|Date Posted:||Dec 23, 2010|
|Closing Date:||Dec 31, 2010|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyUSD|
|Years of Experience:||2 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||No|
|Contract Type:||Short Term|
|Probation Period:||1 month|
About Pajhwok Afghan News:
Pajhwok Afghan News (www.pajhwok.com) is the leading independent news agency registered with the Ministry of Information and Culture of Afghanistan. Pajhwok has a network of reporters nationwide larger than any other news agency in the country. Pajhwok provides comprehensive, reliable, timely and bias-free news about Afghanistan from an Afghan perspective. It distributes and publishes online daily reports and photographs as a service to newspapers, radios, and television news channels as well as individual and institutional subscribers. In the Seven years of its existence, Pajhwok has become Afghanistan most credible news and feature service-provider to national and international media outlets on a national and international level.
Assist the coordinators and Pajhwok administration in project development;
Perform initial assessment of Pajhwok content and related staffing issues, and provide written summary;
Hold discussions with Pajhwok editors and reporters about content of training and mentoring;
Duties & Responsibilities:
Prepare a training plan and materials for in-house training, based in part on assessment of conditions and quality of Pajhwok reporting and editing;
Provide in-house training in small groups and mentoring for individuals, to Pajhwok newsroom editors, reporters and trainers;
Prepare an overview of topics to be covered in the project, and take lead in matching distance mentors to staff;
Provide background on Pajhwok staff and Afghanistan to distance mentors;
Act as distance mentor to staff via Internet, according to plans devised by coordinators.
Minimum Bachelor degree in journalism .
Other qualificationsâ€™ an advantage: Good computer and communication skills.
Minimum two years experience in media section.
strong interest in working with people in the community.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal