Wednesday, October 6, 2010

PASO looking for Stratcom Officer -- sounds like MIL but CIV

Mamelani staff take part in creative exercises...Image by Development Works Photos via FlickrPASO or the Pakistan & Afghanistan Support Office (PASO), a temporary organization within the Department of State is looking for a Stratcom Traditional Communications Officer for Afghanistan. The Temporary Excepted NTE 13 months appointment pays $74,872.00 - $115,742.00 /year with duty location in Washington DC Metro Area, DC and TDY to Afghanistan. See job blurb below:

PASO was established at the direction of the President to support executive departments and agencies in strengthening the governments in Afghanistan and Pakistan, enhancing the capacity of those governments to resist extremists, and maintaining an effective U.S. diplomatic presences in both countries.

The incumbent of this position is assigned to the Strategic Communication Unit (Stratcom) in the Public Affairs Section (PAS), in the Office of the Director of Communications and Public Diplomacy, U.S. Embassy Kabul, Kabul, Afghanistan. The incumbent reports to the Stratcom Team Deputy and Assessments Officer. PAS Stratcom directly supports U.S. policy being implemented by the interagency Civilian-Military Afghanistan Communications Plan through four lines of operation: (1) countering extremist voices; (2) strengthening people-to-people ties; (3) building Afghan communications capacity; and, (4) expanding media outreach.
The incumbent provides advice and assistance in the planning, development, organization, and implementation of communications programs that target Afghanistan's traditional leaders, e.g., political, tribal, and religious, through traditional communications means.

Read more here.

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