A minimum of at least four years of progressively responsible experience delivering information resources, public education, public affairs, or public relations in a multilingual, multicultural, or multinational public service institution (such as a museum, think tank, American studies or cultural center, or library) is required, with communications, marketing or public relations duties as a significant part of the job is required. Candidate must attach copies of relevant service/work experience certificates.
1) Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required (This will be tested).
2) Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing Sinhala and/or Tamil is required.
Detailed knowledge of U.S. foreign policy objectives and U.S. interests in host country, especially in the Emerging Voices (EV) sector; understanding of U.S. historical, political, economic, social and cultural forces that shape U.S. foreign policy; comprehensive knowledge of the attitudes and preferences of the emerging voices audience sector (s); understanding of regional, ethnic, socio-economic, cultural and linguistic factors and the influence of religious, cultural and educational institutions in shaping EV perceptions of the U.S. are all required. Must have general knowledge of project management, including defining project objectives, outcomes, and assessment methods.
Knowledge of marketing techniques, market analysis and analytics, and customer service standards in the U.S. and host country; knowledge of trends in experiential learning and audience engagement; understanding of the communications/information environment in the U.S. and host country; detailed knowledge of PD engagement tools, related policies and procedures for each; and knowledge of multiple PD resource streams and regulations for their use are all required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Analytic skills
- Communication / Interpersonal skills
- Management Skills
- Technical Skills
For further information: Please refer the complete Position Description available in the Mission internet site https://lk.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/