Bachelor's Degree   Helmand, Afghanistan Part Time 673
Date Posted:May 14, 2019
Closing Date:May 21, 2019
Work Type:Part Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:General
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:1 Year
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Internship
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About DAI:



During 2015 and 2016 SHAHAR was implemented in the Deputy Ministry of Municipalities (DMM) and 20 provincial municipalities across Afghanistan: Aybak, Maymana, Mazar-e-Sharif, Puli Khumri, and Shibirghan in the North Region; Asadabad, Chaharikar, Gardiz, Ghazni, Jalalabad, Maydan Shahr, Mihtarlam, and Puli Alam in the East Region; Kandahar, Lashkar Gah, Qalat, and Tirin Kot in the South Region; and Feroz Koh, Hirat and Qala-I-Naw in the West Region. For 2017, the program focused on DMM, the two regional hub provincial municipalities of Mazar-e-Sharif and Kandahar, and the following 12 small- and medium-sized provincial municipalities: Aybak, Maymana, Puli Khumri, Shibirghan, Chaharikar, Gardiz, Ghazni, Mihtarlam, Puli Alam, Lashkar Gah, Feroz Koh, and Qala-I-Naw. 

In 2018 and 2019, to support the government of Afghanistan in establishing and maintaining long-term stability in key cities, SHAHAR will focus its program activities and technical support on DMM and the four regional hub provincial municipalities of Kandahar, Hirat, Mazar-e-Sharif, and Jalalabad. Kabul Municipality is also included as a key beneficiary of the program. 

The Deputy Ministry of Municipalities is responsible for overseeing, managing, and regulating the affairs of all municipalities in Afghanistan, with the exception of Kabul as the national capital. DMM envisions municipal institutions that are responsive to citizen needs and priorities and bring a positive change to the lives of urban citizens through good urban governance and the provision of municipal services and infrastructure.

Job Summary:


This internship Program represents an exciting opportunity for interns to gain experience with official environment, learn organizational behavior, have basic practical learnings in their educational related filed and gain experience working on an international development project.


The Intern will provide support to the DAI SHAHAR Project Staff, by performing a variety of tasks. Throughout the internship, the Intern will gain exposure to DAI and USAID methods for capacity building, project management, and economic development programs. 

Duties & Responsibilities:


·        Assist municipal Communication department in developing and implementation of communication strategy and communication plan.

·        Assist municipal staff to develop plan for the department and allocate budget for the priorities.

·        Assist municipal relevant staffs in identification of media channels and outlets, develop and maintain effective relations with the media, youth and the MAB.

·        Produce and disseminate press releases, key messages, success stories and public outreach materials through websites, social media, TV, Radio, billboards and other available media channels.

·        Assist municipal staffs in organizing press conferences, local public events and radio/TV interview. 

Job Requirement:

Recently completed or currently enrolled in a university graduate or undergraduate program in Political Science, Journalism, Law, Public or business administration, or other relevant academic discipline.


·Recently completed or currently enrolled in a university graduate or undergraduate program in Political Science, Journalism, Law, Public or business administration, or other relevant academic discipline.Oral and written fluency in Dari and English.

The position reports to Municipal Outreach/Communication Manager and SHAHAR Team Lead on weekly basis.

·This position will be based in the Lashkar Gah Afghanistan

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Helmand
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