Activation Date: 29 Mar, 2021 Announced Date: 29 Mar, 2021 Expire Date: 04 Apr, 2021
About children in Crisis (CiC):
Children in Crisis began working in Kabul, Afghanistan, in 1997 and since then has worked consistently within Kabul and across Afghanistan’s provinces to improve access to quality education for the most marginalised children, to guarantee that children in conflict with the law have their legal rights protected and afforded to them, to increase the participation of women and girls in all areas of public and private life, and to remove disability as a barrier to inclusion in all areas of child’s life.
CiC is inviting applications for the role of Senior Communications Officer (based in Kabul) for an upcoming Education in Emergency project in Baghlan and Zabul.
Applicants must have:
Excellent command over English (written and verbal) with the ability to write in a professional and creative manner.
Fluency in Pashto and Dari, both written and verbal.
Strong and documented writing skills writing for humanitarian or development organizations .
Strong experience in photography, videography and other visual arts etc.
Bachelor Degree in related media and communications or similar (preferable not mandatory).
Experience in producing varied communication products.
Experience with organizing communication and media content.
Experience in using a variety of social media platforms.
Experience in building relationships.
Strong communication, coordination and representational skills.
Strong and documented experience in working with social media such as Facebook and Twitter.
Previous documented experience in working as a Media or Communications in a humanitarian/recovery context.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Senior Communications Officer will perform the following functions:
Develop project/program communication products in liaison with project teams (especially Case studies and Human Interest Stories) ensuring adherence to CIC policies.
Initiate, develop press releases and media products as needed and requested.
Develop and maintain list of media contacts and establish professional media relationships for CIC.
Produce communication and information products including annual/quarterly reports and initial drafts of articles for strategies, reports, press releases, newsletters etc in collaboration with program staff.
Conduct regular media monitoring for relevant updates, share analysis periodically with line manager, general management team and staff, either through writing or by presentations.
As part of submission the candidate is to submit
CV (3 pages maximum)
Cover Letter (1-page maximum)
Children in Crisis Recruitment Form (MANDATORY) (VISIT THE LINK: https://forms.gle/vRAmf5hK5gLAvphs8)
Please submit the CV and a cover letter explaining your suitability and availability directly to:
[email protected] by 3rd April,2021.
Please state the position title in the subject line of the email. CANDIDATE’S APPLICATION SHALL NOT BE CONDIDERED IF THE CHILDREN IN CRISIS RECRUITMENT FORM IS NOT SUBMITTED.
Only short listed candidates whose education and experiences correspond to the above criteria will be contacted for further consideration.