Avis de Recrutement : AID Development Outreach and Communications Specialist


AID Development Outreach and Communications Specialist

Position is open to all Guinean nationals and those eligible for permanent residence and authorization to work in Guinea



This position is located in the USAID Program Office (PO) in Conakry.  The Development Outreach and Communication Specialist (DOC) reports to the Supervisory Program Officer or his/her designee, and maintains close contact with the Mission Director, all USAID/Guinea and Sierra Leone Office Chiefs and key staff, and the USAID/Washington Bureau of Legislative and Public Affairs (LPA) and Africa Bureau, in order to develop, maintain, and implement the Mission’s Communication Strategy.  The DOC Specialist directly ensures close coordination with the U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Office (PAO) and other USG counterparts to advance development and foreign policy objectives through communications and outreach. The DOC advances the Mission’s Communication Strategy in close collaboration with senior leadership and stakeholders, embodying USG priorities, stakeholder interests and multi-cultural differences and sensitivities. The DOC Specialist is responsible for collecting, investigating, managing, and distributing information associated with the Mission’s projects/activities, and serves as the primary organizational point of contact and liaison for information requests.

Education: Minimum Bachelor of Arts or Science degree in strategic communications, journalism, public relations, marketing, advertising, English, or a related field is required.

Work experienceA minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in communications, public relations, or journalism in an English-language work environment is required. This experience should provide assurance that the DOC is skilled in disseminating information to a variety of target audiences.

Language Proficiency:  Written and oral fluency in French and English (level 4) is required.

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE APPLICATIONS June 30, 2020, Midnight Local Time (Guinea – GMT)

HOW TO APPLY:  Interested applicants MUST submit a complete application package which includes:

*             A cover letter

*             An AID 309-2 form

*             A detailed resume/CV;  and

*            3 to 5 References.

To ensure consideration of applicants for the intended position, please reference the solicitation number on your application, and as the subject line in any cover letter, as well as using the address/delivery point specified in this solicitation

All the above-mentioned documents are REQUIRED, must be SIGNED, prepared in ENGLISH and should be addressed as to the attention of the Human Resources Office, USAID Guinea via this email address – Conakrypscjobs@usaid.gov

§  A copy of the Solicitation listing all duties and responsibilities can be found at USAID https://www.usaid.gov/guinea/work-with-us/careers  or on the US Embassy website https://gn.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs-at-the-embassy/

§  Form AID 309-2 can be found at:  https://www.usaid.gov/forms/aid-309-2

Due to the number of applications we receive, only applicants who have been short-listed will be contacted by USAID/Guinea

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