USAID Belarus Vacancy Announcement

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.


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.



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.

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