Communication Consultant (National) (Kabul, Afghanistan) 14 views


Job Description

Description of duties: This consultancy will provide communications support to the ILO Kabul Office to develop and disseminate information on ILO’s work in Afghanistan to potential partners and various stakeholders as part of its efforts to ensure decent work for all. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

Under the guidance of the Senior Coordinator and working with the Program Management Team, the Communications Consultant will develop communications products, write and edit content and deliver a range of communications and information products and services.  These areas are listed below:

  • Strategic Communications and Content Writing Writing web content for the ILO Afghanistan website Writing human interest stories, and/or developing visual products to highlight results and good practices generated through ILO supported interventions. Writing articles, press releases, and social media materials as and when required. Writing case studies, project briefs and other materials as and when required. Coordinate with the Senior Coordinator and Programme Management Team to identify strategic opportunities to increase the visibility of, and advocate for the ILO’s work. Media relations Provide support to the Country Office on media engagement. This includes creation of a network with relevant national and international journalists and media to increase visibility for the program’s approach and data and advocate around selected themes. Support the dissemination of press releases etc to local and international media Outreach and advocacy actions Provide support to development cooperation projects for social media campaigns and outreach campaigns. Communications liaison Liaises with communication focal persons in the ILO regional office in Bangkok and ILO headquarters in Geneva as well as project managers/coordinators in the country office to promote outreach and to ensure that products and messages are consistent with organizational standards. Liaises as necessary with communication focal points from other UN agencies and/or development partners in Afghanistan. Translation Translation of communications materials from English to Pashto or Dari and/or checking of translations provided by outside agency.

  Perform any other tasks as requested by the Senior Coordinator. The working days and expected outputs are as follows:  Month & Year Days Expected outputs July 2022 10

  • 2 articles or press releases prepared and disseminated to media network and posted on ILO Afghanistan website 5 messages for social media prepared The list of relevant national and international journalists and media reflected in the Afghanistan Communication Strategy reviewed and updated ILO in Afghanistan narrative document drafted 1 Project brief/factsheet prepared

August 2022 10

  • 2 articles or press releases prepared and disseminated to media network and posted on ILO Afghanistan website 5 messages for social media prepared 1 Project brief/pagers/factsheet prepared Content/Messages for 2 posters/banners prepared ILO in Afghanistan narrative document finalized 1 human interest story developed from ILO supported programs

September 2022 10

  • 1 digital newsletter (English) produced and disseminated. Content for 1 printed newsletter of max 4 pages (1 page English, 1 Pashto, 1 Dari + 1 extra page if needed) produced 2 articles or press releases prepared and disseminated to media network and posted on ILO Afghanistan website 5 messages for social media prepared

October 2022 10

  • 2 articles or press releases prepared and disseminated to media network and posted on ILO Afghanistan website 5 messages for social media prepared 2 Project briefs/pagers/factsheets prepared 1 human interest story developed from ILO supported programs

November 2022 10

  • 2 articles or press releases prepared and disseminated to media network and posted on ILO Afghanistan website 5 messages for social media prepared 2 Project briefs/pagers/factsheets prepared

December 2022 10

  • 1 digital newsletter (English) produced and disseminated. Content for 1 printed newsletter of max 4 pages (1 page English, 1 Pashto, 1 Dari + 1 extra page if needed) produced 2 articles or press releases prepared and disseminated to media network and posted on ILO Afghanistan website 5 messages for social media prepared Content/Messages for 2 posters/banners prepared

   

Background

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is a UN specialized agency dealing with work and workplace issues, and related rights and standards. Its overarching goal is to achieve decent work for all so that everyone benefits from working conditions that offer freedom, equity, security and human dignity. More information about ILO can be found at www.ilo.org An ILO Office was formally established in Kabul in 2003. Since then, the ILO worked with its government, employer and worker constituents as well as other partners in many areas, bringing tangible and lasting benefits to a wide range of beneficiaries. Information about ILO in Afghanistan can be found at https://www.ilo.org/asia/countries/afghanistan/lang–en/index.htm In order to create better awareness of its work in Afghanistan the ILO Kabul Office is recruiting a communications consultant.

Job Requirements

Education: University degree in communications, journalism, marketing or other relevant discipline. Experience:

  • At least 3 years of proven relevant professional experience in strategic communications, content writing and content production/editing Excellent record of accomplishment in implementing strategic communication, including engaging with national and international media and designing and executing advocacy campaigns. Experience producing multimedia content including photography and video materials Experience producing content and posts for social media platforms Knowledge of the working practices of the national media Knowledge of translation from English to Pashto or Dari Experience using graphic design or video editing programmes an advantage Experience of carrying out communications work for the United Nations (UN) or embassies/development organisations is desirable.

Languages: Professional working proficiency in English and Pashto or Dari is required  

Vacancy Number

RBTC/KABUL/EXCOLL/2022/11

No. Of Jobs

1

Gender

Any

Years of Experience

At Least 3 Year Experience

Duration

60 Working Days

Salary

As per Organization salary scale

Submission Guideline

Please submit your Cover letter, CV, technical proposal along with commercial proposal indicating the vacancy number and position title in the subject line of your email  to email add: KABUL_RECRUIT@ilo.org. 
Submission Email
KABUL_RECRUIT@ilo.org

Submission Email

KABUL_RECRUIT@ilo.org



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