Vacancy Details


Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Embassy N'Djamena
Position Title:
Digital Outreach Coordinator (Social Media Coordinator)
Open Period:
05/04/2020 - 07/17/2020 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
LE - 6002 7
XAF FCFA10,070,130
Work Schedule:
Full-time - Mon. - Thurs. 7:30am - 5:00pm; Fri. 7:30am - 12:30pm
Promotion Potential:
Duty Location(s):
N Djamena, CD
Telework Eligible:
For More Info:
HR Section


Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Appointment Type Details:
Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Marketing Statement:

We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.


The work schedule for this position is:

  • Full Time ( 40 hours per week)

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (2 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
Travel Required:
Occasional Travel

Travel may be required for training and locally to events


Under Public Affairs Officer (PAO) direct supervision, the employee is responsible for coordinating the Mission’s digital outreach and engagement, including creating and posting content, engaging with audiences, and monitoring effectiveness. The employee serves as the digital advisor to the PAO and the Executive Office and as the Mission’s webmaster.


Creating and posting digital content, including text, images, sound, and graphics. Organize and set-up videoconferences. Webmaster; Photography, videography, sound recording, editing, and staging for Mission public diplomacy events;  Monitoring social media, including Mission platforms, USG platforms, and local outlets; Creating and posting digital content, including text, images, sound, and graphics. Organize and set-up videoconferences.  Consultations, reporting, evaluation, and strategic planning

Qualifications and Evaluations



3 years professional experience working in social media, online marketing, digital media, digital production, public relations, or photography/videography in a multicultural public or private organization.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:  Understand the role of digital media in shaping public opinion. Possess strategic and technical skills to leverage social media platforms to advance U.S. foreign policy objectives. Know how to create digital content using images, text, sound, and graphics tailored to specific audiences for specific purposes. Understand how and why branding is used. Use of analytics to shape content and evaluate impact.

Education Requirements:

College (2 years) or Post-Secondary School


LANGUAGE:  YOU MAY BE TESTED.    English - Fluent.  French - Fluent  Arabic - Basic  

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Strong photography, videography, graphic design, and editing skills required. Must know how to use digital platforms and tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Hootsuite, Skype, and Zoom. Create messaging that advances Mission objectives, follows Department guidance, and engages audiences. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Benefits and Other Info

Agency Benefits:

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in N'Djamena, Chad may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.

The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.


  1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*


  3. FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given. 

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

How to Apply

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance. 

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

Required Documents:

In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)

  • Residency and/or Work Permit

  • Passport copy

  • Degree (not transcript)

  • Degree with transcript

  • Language Scores (if available)

  • Driver’s License

  • Certificate or License

  • DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)

  • SF-50 (if applicable)

Next Steps:

Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email. 

For further information - the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in N'Djamena, Chad