Eurasia Foundation, Tajikistan

Information and Communications Specialist

DETAILS

Position: Information and Communications Specialist

Date Posted: October 17, 2019

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Dushanbe

Deadline: November 07, 2019

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.


Eurasia Foundation, Tajikistan