Advocacy manager

Vacancy Number:N/A
Title: Advocacy manager
Duration:one Year Extendable
Exp.: 2016-05-15-(3 Yearss Ago)
Jobs no:1


Organization: ACBAR | About ACBAR
City: Kabul
Country: AF


Education:Master’s degree
Work Experience:5 Years

• Master’s degree in journalism, communication studies or any other relevant social science from a recognized university

• Minimum of 5 years relevant professional experience, preferably with an INGO

• Training and hands-on experience in ICT and social media networking

• Demonstrated knowledge and experience in advocacy and communication on human rights and governance issues

• Experience in working with the media in advocacy

• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English

• Outstanding networking and interpersonal skills

• Experience in a complex environment and experience in Afghanistan preferred

• Willing to comply with restricted mobility due to security requirements

• Able to receive visas for  EU/USA for relevant meetings


Duties & Responsibilities


• Implementation of advocacy and communication functions including leading ACBAR’s advocacy working group

• Assist in preparation and writing of project and donor reports with senior management team

• Assist in the coordination and facilitation of training programmes that support advocacy at all levels


• Manage and update the organization’s website and social media with national colleagues

• Input to ACBAR’s various databases in support of info-coordination colleagues

• Arrange timely responses to specific media enquiries and provide them with information regarding ACBAR and its work (in coordination with Director)

• Review and monitor print, broadcast and on-line media coverage of ACBAR

• Prepare communication tools and materials: publications, reports, media releases,  with national colleagues


• Represent ACBAR in regular meeting in Kabul, the provinces and outside Afghanistan as required as part of the senior management team

• Travel to the provinces/districts to represent ACBAR as required

• Provide technical assistance and support to other senior managers in undertaking their project activities relating to advocacy and reporting

• Any other tasks requested by the Director.


Submission Guideline

Employment at ACBAR is on contractual terms and candidates ready for the challenge are encouraged to apply.
All applications to be received by close of 15th May 2016, 17.00, Kabul time. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. For more information on ACBAR please visit our website:
To apply: Send your application letter, CV and two examples of advocacy documents published. Please include in your application your current salary, expected remuneration, three professional referees and day time Skype contacts to: [email protected] and [email protected]  with the subject matter Advocacy Manager.

Email: [email protected]