Experience: 3 -4 years’ relevant experience in communications, with responsibilities and duties relevant to this position. Some experience, informal or formal, in advocacy communications required. Experience working in media or with media relations required. Experience with an NGO or UN agencies preferred.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in relevant field e.g. journalism or communication/have equivalent qualifications. Master’s degree holders in the related fields/commensurate experience in the same will be preferred.
Share vision and values of SCA and actively stand up for them.
Have worked with mass media, journalism or as press secretary.
Have experience of production of printed media such as news, magazine and/or other relevant printed materials.
Ability and experience of writing and editing texts.
Have fluency in English and either Dari or Pashto, and knowledge of the other local language.
Have experience of planning and organizing communication projects.
Be a good team leader.
Have integrity, stellar interpersonal skills, and a positive problem-solving attitude.
Ability and willingness to travel to project sites within Afghanistan.
Be honest, pro-active, and well mannered.
Have excellent/good knowledge in using MS Office.
Skills in photography and video are desirable, including ability to work with publishing and imaging software.