Multimedia Officer

  American University of Afghanistan
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1502
Date Posted:Apr 25, 2017
Closing Date:May 8, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Communication
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About American University of Afghanistan:


The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) is a private, non-profit university offering an American-style liberal arts education. We opened our doors in 2005 and currently offer 4 undergraduate academic majors and a new MBA program. We follow a strict non-discriminatory policy, and applicants from all ethnic, religious and economic backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We are a young, dynamic university with a student population of nearly 950 students and we hope to reach 1,100 students by the spring 2013 academic semester. Construction has recently begun on a new 75 acre international campus.

Job Summary:

The Multimedia Officer will support the Director of Communications in managing all aspects of communications, public relations, and social media at the American University of Afghanistan. S/he will work with the Director of Communications to implement communication strategies to broaden the impact of the University’s programs and oversee organizational messaging and constituent services. The Multimedia Officer is responsible for collecting, produce and manage communication products and materials in support of AUAF communication strategy.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Multimedia Officer’s duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Maintains an up to date archive of AUAF communications material;

Supports the production of communications material for external and internal audiences consistent with the branding guidelines of AUAF;

Produces high-quality flyers, brochures for the website and other social media outlets as required;

Designs and layouts the AUAF newsletter and other communications materials as needed;

Regularly updates AUAF website and pages on social media;

Films and edits short videos for internal and external use; and

Develops and maintain relations with media, government, and public, in close coordination with the support of the Director of Communications.

Job Requirement:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

The position requires the incumbent to reside in Afghanistan

Bachelor’s degree in journalism or other communications related field or relevant field experience

Minimum three years of experience in the field of communications and public relations with an international institution

Filming and video editing skills

Layout and design skills; knowledge of adobe InDesign

Excellent spoken and written English. Fluency in Dari. Must be able to communicate in Pashto

Proven organizational skills including ability to ability to juggle multiple demands, manage shifting priorities, and negotiate timeline

Good conceptual and analytical as well as creative thinking

Abilities and Skills Requirements:

Excellent interpersonal skills

Superior written and oral communications skills

Advanced computer skills

Ability to work under pressure and within limited timeframes

Excellent analytical, project management, and organizational skills

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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