Nigeria

Vacancy Details

Grade: 10

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 Are you able to legally work in this country? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    1.1 If yes, tell us more about yourself and if applicable, select the type of permit you currently possess (upload the appropriate paperwork in the Documents section)
    • I am a citizen of this country.
    • I have a work permit.
    • I have a study permit.
    • I have a U.S. diplomatic visa.
    • I am the holder of a non-diplomatic visa
    • I am the holder of a work and/or residency permit of the host country.
    • None of the above.
  • No
2 Are you a former employee of this mission/consulate?  Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 If yes, tell us more about yourself. (Please include dates of employment, section, etc.) Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
3 Do you have the required education as stated in the Vacancy Announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 What is the highest level of education you have completed? Answer to this question is required
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • College (2 years)
  • University Degree
  • Masters or Equivalent
  • Doctorate
5 Do you have the required experience as stated in the Vacancy Announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Select your years of experience for this position. (See Vacancy Announcement.) Answer to this question is required
  • None
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 to 2 years
  • 2 to 3 years
  • 3 to 4 years
  • 4 to 5 years
  • 5 to 6 years
  • 6 to 7 years
  • 7 to 8 years
  • 8 to 9 years
  • 9 to 10 years
  • More than 10 years
7 Do you have the required language level (s) for  the listed language (s) in this vacancy announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 Where did you first see/hear about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • U.S. Mission Website
  • Social Media (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp)
  • Professional Networking Site (i.e. LinkedIn, Netparty, Jobcase)
  • Online Job Board (i.e. Indeed, Monster, Glassdoor)
  • Traditional Media (i.e. Newspaper Ad, Magazine, Pamphlet, Radio)
  • University/College Website
  • Job Fair
  • Word of Mouth (Friend, Colleague)
  • Recruitment/HR Team
9 In which professional press/media-related roles have you performed? Answer to this question is required
  • Spokesperson
  • Writer
  • Editor
  • Media strategist/advisor
  • Journalist
  • Publisher
  • News broadcaster
  • None of the above
10 Which characteristics of a media/press release have you edited? Answer to this question is required
  • Technical accuracy
  • Adherence to policy
  • Organization of material
  • Clarity of expression
  • Appropriateness for intended audiences
  • None of the above
11 In which press and media-related topics have you gained professional experience? Answer to this question is required
  • TV and radio production
  • US foreign policy
  • International affairs
  • Operations and management of the press/media
  • Trends in audience preference for information consumption (e.g., print, TV, radio)
  • None of the above
12 In which press and media-related topics have you completed education or training? Answer to this question is required
  • TV and radio production
  • US foreign policy
  • International affairs
  • Operations and management of the press/media
  • Trends in audience preference for information consumption (e.g., print, TV, radio)
  • None of the above
13 Which policy-specific information have you independently created in both English and host-country language? Answer to this question is required
  • Press releases
  • Media kits
  • Fact sheets
  • Background papers
  • None of the above
14 Which activities have you performed in an advisory capacity? Answer to this question is required
  • Recommended strategies to engage with the media.
  • Recommended priority media engagements with outlets that reached target audiences of greatest importance.
  • Recommended organizational press and media responses to sensitive issues that influenced public's opinion/views.
  • None of the above.
15 On which press/media-related issues have you advised organizational personnel? Answer to this question is required
  • Judicial/legal
  • Economic
  • Political
  • Cultural
  • Military
  • None of the above
16 Which actions have you performed to prepare organizational personnel for direct interaction with press/media? Answer to this question is required
  • Determined specific points and methods to convey information on- and off-the-record.
  • Prepared briefing materials for senior-level leaders/executives.
  • Prepared guidance on responding to potential questions/issues asked during the press conference.
  • Coached personnel on appropriate use of language/terminology.
  • Compiled background information on the media outlet.
  • Ensured that press/media interaction conformed to established rules/regulations.
  • None of the above.
17 Which type of information have you analyzed about news/media outlets? Answer to this question is required
  • Media’s audience
  • Geographic reach
  • Political tendencies
  • Credibility
  • Outcomes of press/media placements
  • Coverage of issues of importance
  • None of the above
18 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience influencing external journalists? Answer to this question is required
  • I have brainstormed persuasion strategies with colleagues.
  • I have independently persuaded journalists to cover specific issues or events.
  • I have independently persuaded journalists to use a positive outlook when covering specific issues or events.
  • None of the above.
19 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience conducting research and analysis of the news and media outlets to determine to audiences' perceptions of an organization? Answer to this question is required
  • I have conducted research and analysis of the news and media outlets under supervision from a senior employee.
  • I have independently conducted research and analysis of the news and media outlets.
  • I have supervised and/or trained others in conducting research and analysis of the news and media outlets.
  • None of the above.
20 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience with press/media technologies (e.g., social media platforms, press clipping, podcasts)? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or work experience with press/media technologies.
  • I have had education or training in press/media technologies but have not yet used them on the job.
  • I have used press/media technologies on the job under supervision from a senior employee.
  • I have independently used press/media technologies for an organization.
  • I have managed or overseen the use of press/media technologies for an organization.
21 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience in budget formulation for press and media-related activities? Answer to this question is required
  • I provided analysis and financial estimates to assist senior staff in budget formulation.
  • I formulated the budget for a single event/activity for senior staff review.
  • I formulated an annual budget for all press/media related activities for senior staff review.
  • I reviewed and approved the annual budget for press and media-related activities at an organization.
  • None of the above.
22 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience in budget administration for press and media-related activities? Answer to this question is required
  • I tracked my expenditures for press and media-related activities to report to senior staff.
  • I monitored spending for a single event/activity to stay within budget.
  • I was responsible for monitoring annual press and media-related spending to stay within budget.
  • None of the above.
23 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience analyzing public and media attitudes to tailor organizational outreach? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience in analyzing public and media attitudes.
  • I have had education or training in analyzing public and media attitudes but have not yet applied it on the job.
  • I have assisted a colleague in analyzing trends in public and media attitudes based on his/her directions.
  • I have independently analyzed trends in public and media attitudes and reported results to management.
  • I have led the analysis of the public and media attitudes and implemented changes based on the findings.
24 What is the highest number of individuals who attended an event you planned, which was covered by press/media? Answer to this question is required
  • 1-10
  • 11-25
  • 26-50
  • 51-100
  • 101-500
  • More than 500
  • None of the above
25 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience advocating organizational positions to the news media to maximize coverage of accurate/favorable information? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience advocating organizational position to the news media.
  • I have received education and/or training on advocating organizational position to the press media but have not yet used it on the job.
  • I have worked on a team responsible for advocating organizational position to the news and media.
  • I have led organizational initiatives to advocate organizational position to the news media.
  • I have served as the principle advisor to leadership for identifying strategies to advocate organizational positions with news media.
26 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience establishing and maintaining relationships with media groups? Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience establishing and maintaining relationships with media groups.
  • I have assisted in establishing relationships with media representatives, but was not the primary point of contact for my organization.
  • I have maintained relationships with media groups to foster positive communication with my organization.
  • I have established and maintained positive relationships with media groups to foster communications strategy for my organization.
27 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience with media campaigns? Answer to this question is required
  • I have directed a media campaign that included planning and implementing various communication vehicles to deliver key organizational messages on the news.
  • I have implemented portions of a media campaign to deliver key organizational message on the news.
  • I have utilized news releases and information provided by an agency spokesperson to write stories for the news media.
  • None of the above.
28 Have you been responsible for analyzing news media coverage to identify and relay information pertinent to an organization? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
29 Have you overseen press and television coverage of an organization and/or its events (i.e., managed what information is released to the press)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
30 Are you willing to travel throughout the country to support press and media engagement activities? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
31 Have you coordinated media coverage for high-level visits (e.g., presidential, congressional)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
32 Have you written reports for senior management that explained press/media coverage trends in international regions? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
33 Have you been responsible for corresponding (either orally or in writing) with the press/media in response to news coverage on a specific issue? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
34 Have you advised organizational leadership on strategies for promoting press and media coverage of events, policies and/or programs? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
35 Have you assisted journalists/media outlets with fact checks or requests for verification of information? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
36 Have you determined journalists’/outlets’ interests, points of view and priority issues to identify pertinent information for distribution? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
37 With which audiences you have you communicated as a part of work? Answer to this question is required
  • Government agencies
  • Academia
  • Private industry organizations
  • Civic organizations
  • General public
  • None of the above
38 Which of the following people or groups have you worked with? Answer to this question is required
  • Non-Governmental organizations
  • International organizations
  • Media representatives
  • Foreign government officials
  • None of the above
39 Which communication activities have you independently performed? Answer to this question is required
  • Conveyed information to news media on organization's viewpoints.
  • Represented my employer as a spokesperson to domestic and international publics.
  • Provided guidance to organizational members on appropriate conduct with news media.
  • Advised colleagues on how to promote organizational positions with the press, media, and online outlets.
  • None of the above.
40 Select the documents you wrote that were published. (Based on your response, you may be asked to provide citations/writing samples.) Answer to this question is required
  • Opinion piece for newspaper
  • Press releases
  • Letters to the editor
  • Books
  • Academic papers
  • News articles
  • None of the above
41 Which documents have you authored? (Based on your response, you may be asked to provide citations/writing samples.) Answer to this question is required
  • Opinion piece for newspaper
  • Press releases
  • Letters to the editor
  • Books
  • Academic papers
  • News articles
  • None of the above
42 Have you overseen development of printed and electronic material to external audiences (e.g., brochures, fact sheets, invitations)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No