CLOSING DATE/TIME FOR RECEIPT OF OFFERS: 09/26/2019 at 11:59 p.m. Kyiv Time
Solicitation 72011319R05 for a Development Outreach and Communications Specialist, Cooperating Country National Personal Services Contractor (CCN PSC).
MARKET VALUE: Basic Annual rate (in U.S. Dollars): $32,920 to $42,803
PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: Employment under any contract issued under this solicitation is of a continuing nature.
BASIC FUNCTIONS OF POSITION:
Based in Minsk, the Development Outreach and Communications (DOC) Specialist assists the Belarus office of the USAID Regional Mission by overseeing the production and dissemination of information about USAID/Belarus program activities. In addition, the DOC Specialist is responsible for the design of public information products for dissemination to a variety of audiences in the United States and Belarus.
In collaboration with the Belarus technical team, develops and regularly updates a communications and outreach strategy for USAID/Belarus staff and external stakeholders. Assists in providing quality control and branding compliance to stakeholders. The DOC Specialist helps coordinate public events to promote USAID/Belarus strategic objectives and achievements.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION
Education: Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Affairs, Public Outreach, or a similar field is required.
Prior Work Experience: Five years of progressively responsible work experience, of which three years in Communications/Public Outreach in an international or host-government organization. Experience in an English-language work environment is required. The incumbent must have demonstrated experience using social media; organizing and conducting a variety of events; photography; producing web content and videos; planning and delivering training; and working collaboratively with journalists.
Language Proficiency: High degree of proficiency in both written and spoken language, including the ability to translate and interpret. Level IV (fluent) oral and written communications ability in English; Fluency in Belarusian and Russian is required.
For further details and instructions on how to apply, please see the full version of this Announcement at: https://www.usaid.gov/documents/1863/usaidbelarus-solicitation-development-outreach-and-communications-specialist