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Communications and Media Coordinator
Search for Common Ground , Afghanistan

Experience
1 Year
Salary
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
No
Career Level
Telecommute
No
Qualification
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
May 10, 2021
Last Date
Aug 10, 2021
Location(s)

Job Description

Purpose of the Position:The communications and Media Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the Access to Justice project’s visibility goals, coordinating the media activities, supporting report writing, and dissemination of good practices. He/she will be responsible for communication with media on the Search Afghanistan contract.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:1. Provide technical support to studies pertaining to radio reach and impact across Afghanistan. 2. Liaise with radio stations in nine provinces of Afghanistan, plan and oversee their technical capacity development. 3. Oversee awareness-raising programs led by radio stations in 9 provinces of Afghanistan. 4. Provide technical guidance to radio stations in 9 provinces of Afghanistan on behavior change messaging. 5. Take part in the Mamp;E of the project as required. 6. Write reports on the project progress. 7. Develop material in English and local languages (Dari and Pashtu) for media outreach.8. Manage and monitor the social media accounts of the organization. 9. Write press releases and other media products in English and local languages. 10. Build and maintain links with local media outlets in nine provinces and nationally. 11. Identify and manage appropriate opportunities to highlight the project’s impact in local, national, and international media. 12. Link the project and Search Afghanistan with other projects where media is leveraged to make social change. 13. Take an active part in the development of projects focused on media development in Afghanistan. 14. Provide support to the program department on the design of visibility products like brochures, information pamphlets, and advocacy visibility kits, etc. 15. Led in Branding and Promotion of Radio programs through social media etc. 16. Provide support to the Program in the organization/facilitation of issue-specific legal roundtables among different stakeholders on behalf of Search Afghanistan. 17. Responsible for the design of Annual Projection Report in the form of a media outlet for Search Afghanistan with other departments. 18. Any other activities that are prescribed by the supervisors.Skills Competencies

Minimum Qualifications:
  • A degree/preferably a master's from a recognized university in a relevant subject such as mass communication, media, journalism, or any other social sciences.
Experience
  • Minimum of three years experience in media and communications in a credible local or international organization in Afghanistan.
  • Experience in leading media programs (ideally radio) for social change.
  • Experience in management of social media for an NGO.
  • Experience in layout and designing of print media items for official purposes.
Knowledge, Skills amp; Abilities:
  • Excellent command of spoken and written Dari/Farsi, Pashtu, and English.
  • Excellent Presentation skills
  • In-depth knowledge of media (social, print amp; electronic), particularly radio, in Afghanistan.
  • Possess excellent networking amp; coordination skills.
  • Excellent team-building skills.
  • Able to work with short deadlines and on an ad-hoc basis.
  • Able to work under pressure.

Behavioral Competencies
  • Working with People: The ability to respect the views and contributions of other team members; shows empathy, listens, supports; consults others and shares information and expertise, builds team spirit, and adapts to the team.
  • Flexibility: The ability to adapt to changing circumstances and priorities, to tolerate ambiguity, to adapt personal style to different people and situations.
  • Drive for Results and Efficiency: The ability to set quality standards, monitor and maintain quality of work, and set goals to achieve continuous improvement.
  • Relationship Management: The ability to manage interactions, provide service, and support the organization while building an effective internal and external network.
  • Consultation (for managers and up): The ability to provide guidance to organizational stakeholders while applying creative problem-solving to address business needs.
  • Leadership and Navigation: The ability to manage and contribute to initiatives and processes within the organization while making progress toward change and continuous improvement.
  • Communication: The ability to effectively exchange information with others, to effectively deliver critical information, gather information, and communicate with others.
  • Global and Cultural Effectiveness: The ability to value and consider the perspectives and backgrounds of all parties and be able to work cross-culturally.
  • Ethical Practice: The ability to integrate Search vision, mission and core values, integrity, and accountability throughout all organizational and business practices.
  • Critical Evaluation (for managers and up): The ability to interpret information to make business decisions and recommendations based on keen analysis, best practices, and an understanding of preferred outcomes.
  • Business Acumen: The ability to understand and apply information to contribute to the organization's strategic plan.
  • Developing others (for people manager): The ability to provide support to enhance performance and professional growth.

As job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the position holder may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.
-Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Please see our websitewww.sfcg.orgfor full details of our work.
All Search Employees must adhere to thevalues: Collaboration- Audacity - Tenacity - Empathy - Results. In accordance with thesevalues, Search enforces compliance with the Code of Conduct and related policies on Anti Workplace Harassment, Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Conflict of Interest and Anti-fraud. Search is committed to safeguarding the interests, rights, and well-being of children, youth and vulnerable adults with whom it is in contact and to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for children, youth, and vulnerable adults.
Search for Common Ground does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.
View ourcode of conduct here and ourprivacy policy here.

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