Vacancy Details


Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Dar Es Salaam
Position Title:
EVENT AND OUTREACH COORDINATOR (Family members of U.S. Citizen diplomats only)
Open Period:
06/04/2018 - 06/26/2018 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
FS - 6002 7
USD $43,031 - USD $43,031
Work Schedule:
Full-time - .
Promotion Potential:
Duty Location(s):
Dar Es Salaam, TZ
Telework Eligible:
For More Info:
HR Section


Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:

U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) - All Agencies

For applicants who are USEFMs, the final grade/step for these positions will be determined by Washington DC.  

The proposed grade is FP-7.

Security Clearance Required:
Q Nonsensitive
Appointment Type
Term appt, NTE 4 yrs
Appointment Type Details:
This will be determined after selection.
Marketing Statement:

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




The U.S. Mission in Dar es Salaam is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Event and Outreach Coordinator.

Under the supervision of the Public Affairs Officer, the Event and Outreach Coordinator oversees logistics for public diplomacy events both at the Embassy and external locations. In addition, the Coordinator manages the U.S. Speakers Bureau for Mission Tanzania, facilitates engagement with local secondary schools and universities, and arranges briefings for visiting groups of American university students and other groups. Finally, the Coordinator serves as the back up photographer and provides assistance with the Mission’s website and social media

Supervisory Position:
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
Travel Required:
Not Required


25% of time—MANAGE U.S. SPEAKERS BUREAU FOR MISSION TANZANIA. Identify, recruit, and register American Mission employees and EFMs for the Mission’s U.S. “Speakers Bureau” to offer English and Kiswahili (when possible) language presentations on various topics at Tanzanian educational and cultural institutions.

25% of time— FACILITATE PUBLIC OUTREACH PROGRAMS FOR THE INFORMATION RESOURCE CENTER (IRC). In coordination with the IRC Director and Cultural Affairs Team, identify Tanzanian secondary schools, universities, cultural organizations, and civil society institutions interested in either hosting or providing audiences for public engagement events that advance Mission Tanzania goals and objectives. Such events may include, but are not limited to, film screenings and discussions, visa information sessions, and presentations on American culture and society.

25% of time-- COORDINATE LOGISTICS FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY EVENTS. In coordination with PAS staff and event partners, oversee logistics for public diplomacy events. Additionally, the Coordinator will collaborate with PAS staff to amplify public events using Post’s website and social media tools. Specific duties may include, but are not limited to, reserving rooms, scouting locations, arranging food and beverages if required, and developing detailed event scenarios.

15% of time—SERVE AS BACKUP MISSION PHOTOGRAPHER AND WEBSITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER. When required, take photographs at Mission events, both public diplomacy and internal. Select edit, and distribute electronic images to appropriate Mission personnel. Draft captions for photographs and submit to PAS leadership for approval and then update Post’s website and social media tools with photos and event announcements.

10% of time—MANAGE EMBASSY BRIEFINGS FOR VISITING GROUPS. Serve as primary point of contact for groups of visiting American university students and others that request briefings from U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam. Reserve conference rooms and arrange logistics for such briefings. For specific groups, determine topical interest and recruit appropriate Mission speakers—both American and Tanzanian—to brief students and other groups.

Qualifications and Evaluations


Use software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook etc. are required.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in education, communications, arts, liberal arts, or relevant field is required.


Level IV (fluent) in English language (speaking, writing and reading) is required.


A minimum of three years professional experience in education, communications, program management, office management, business administration, or other relevant field required.

Benefits and Other Info


Benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.

Other Information:

How to Apply

How to Apply:

All candidates must apply through Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) using this link https://tz.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/


Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  1. Resume

  2. Proof of Citizenship

  3. University Degree

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

  5. SF-50 (if applicable)

  6. Other (if any)

Next Steps:

Only qualified applicants who will be invited to take a language or skills test will be contacted via email.