Public Information and Communication Officer

  Afghanistan Unspecified 252
Date Posted:Jan 8, 2011
Closing Date:Jan 20, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Media
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: false
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
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Job Summary:


Duties & Responsibilities:

• Develop information and communication plan (based on an effective communication strategy) for the GPI;
• Draft all necessary communication, including press releases, newsletters, feature stories, briefings, project updates, and presentations.
• Organize press briefings, interviews; and prepare materials for such events including talking points and handouts.
• Help draft annual, quarterly and weekly GPI reports for publication and advise and edit documentation as and when required;
• Ensure that the GPI website contains relevant and timely information on the GPI including updates on project implementation and other information of interest to GPI stakeholders including minutes of open meetings, press conferences, press releases, statements, photos, etc;
• GPI Draft/ compile specific communication strategy for different target audiences of the GPI(donors, public, central and provincial government, NGOs) and develop standardized press releases, media packs and reports, brochures, briefings, video clips, newsletters, and ensure specific website areas for different stakeholders.
• Organize and/or participate in the organization of conferences and seminars and prepare briefing materials for such events and for senior officials;
• Respond promptly to a variety of inquiries and information requests both internal and external sources and liaise with key GPI staff and the Director on all information requests;
• Create and update GPI press e-mail distribution list.
• Any other responsibilities assigned by the Head of AFMU.

Job Requirement:

• University degree in journalism, literature, public communication or a relevant field
• At least 1-2 years of professional experience in public information and communication
• Previous experience of writing reports, press releases, briefings, presentations, etc.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Highly motivated and committed
• High level of computer knowledge and practical experience (MS Office)

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