Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Public Diplomacy Assistant

Posted in on January 10, 2016

US Embassy Banjul

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Kairaba Avenue, serekunda

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The U.S. Embassy/Banjul is seeking an individual (with the required work and/or residency permit for employment in country) for the position of Public Diplomacy Assistant. This position works under the direct supervision of the Public Affairs Officer. Incumbent will mainly be responsible for writing and submitting grants, seeking grant opportunities, tracking grant budgets, and monitoring grant activities. Other duties include planning and organizing International Visitors Leadership Program recruitment and activities, developing Fulbright opportunities, supporting exchange program alumni and American Corners, and other Public Diplomacy initiatives. Incumbent will support PAO organized events and closely monitor related budgets.
Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
EDUCATION: University degree is required.
EXPERIENCE: At least two years progressive experience in administrative, business, academia or media in NGO or international organization is required. Experience in grant application process, budgeting and report writing. Extensive experience in events planning and implementation is also required.
LANGUAGE: Level IV English (written and spoken). Fluency in one local language (Wolof or Mandinka, is required.
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The closing date for application January 14th 2015.
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