• Vacancy Number : AISS-RK-001-20
  • Functional Area : Media-Journalism
  • Organization : Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS)
  • Job Location : Kabul, Afghanistan
  • Contract Type : Long-term
  • Contract Duration : One Year (extendable)
  • Salary : As per company’s salary scale
  • Education : Bachelor’s degree in journalism or other communications related field or relevant field experience
  • Experiences : 3-5 Years
  • Announcing Date : 9 February 2020
  • Closing Date : 2020-02-28

Job Summary

The Multimedia Journalist will support the Communications Officer in managing all aspects of communications, public relations, and social media at the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS). The Multimedia Journalist is responsible for collecting, producing and managing communication products and material in support of AISS communication strategy.

Job Responsibilities


  • Act as spokesperson in media interviews and brief other staff ahead of media interviews or press conferences;
  • Writing press releases and news reports about the work of AISS;
  • Monitor websites and other social media for timely publication and accuracy;
  • Regularly updates AISS website and pages on social media;
  • Develops and maintain relations with media, government, and the public;
  • Creating consistent, meaningful content on all social media platforms, including writing and editing social media posts, and promoting social media campaigns;
  • Attending public meetings as a representative of AISS;
  • Informing members of the public (as well as the press) about events and initiatives;
  • Generating ideas to gain more media coverage;
  • Developing media contacts and monitoring media coverage;

Video Editing/Graphic designing

  • Develop graphics for AISS website, social media pages and other digital and print products;
  • Produce short video clips and documentaries for events;
  • Undertake photography and filming of events;
  • Creating and editing videos for YouTube channel and other platforms;
  • Layout and design information and communication materials (banners, posters, booklets, books and flyers);
  • Design the requested video, poster or image for online, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube;

Qualification And Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or other communications related field or relevant field experience
  • 3-5 years of experience in related field with national and international media/organizations
  • Experience in Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator & Adobe in Design is a must;
  • Familiar with professional video graphing, films and video editing software;
  • Have the ability of creating clips and short documentaries;
  • Good in oral and written English and local languages;
  • Self-discipline, integrity and ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, accept responsibility
  • Proven background in similar positions;
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal & written communication skills;


Submission Guidelines:

Each application must contain (1) an updated CV, (2) a cover letter (not longer than one page) which should include why you think you are suitable for this position, and (3) a sample of their work (graphic designing, videography, and reporting).
Kindly ensure that you meet all requirements before applying. Please indicate job title in the subject line (Senior Administration and Finance Officer). Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 29 February 2020

Submission Email: hr@aiss.af