Dushanbe: Information and Communications Specialist

Details

  • Position: Information and Communications Specialist
  • Date Posted: October 17, 2019
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Location: Dushanbe

Summary

Eurasia Foundation (EF), a US non-profit organization promoting civil society development and good governance, is accepting applications for an Information and Communications Specialist for the Civil Society Support Program in Central Asia (CSSP). The purpose of CSSP is to cultivate a vibrant and responsive citizen-oriented civil society in Central Asia.

The Information and Communications Specialist is responsible for the design and implementation of the CSSP communications strategy, maintains close working relations with government press services, media representatives and counterparts at other USAID-funded programs. 

Duties

  • Develop a long-term communications strategy with clear interim objectives and indicators
  • Lead a small team of local professionals and work closely with other key staff to ensure a cohesive communication effort
  • Ensure program strategy, annual work plans and monitoring and evaluation systems incorporate gender considerations. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, international relations, political science, law or a related field, Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in developing and executing successful strategic communications programs, with a focus on broad public awareness and civil society engagement
  • Prior experience in strategic communications for large-scale reform initiatives preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise and experience with gender programming and integration
  • Outstanding interpersonal, written, and oral presentation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English required
  • Knowledge of Russian is required; knowledge of Kazakh, Tajik, Turkmen or Uzbek a plus

Apply

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to jobs@eurasia.org with "DUSH-ICS" in the subject line.

No phone calls, please.

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