Communications and Outreach Specialist – Azerbaijan Private Sector Activity (APSA)
 
JOB TITLE: Communications and Outreach Specialist – Azerbaijan Private Sector Activity (APSA)
EMPLOYER: Tetra Tech DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2019-03-06 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2019-04-05

Communications and Outreach Specialist – Azerbaijan Private Sector Activity (APSA)

Tetra Tech International Development Services headquartered in Arlington, VA is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a potential Communications and Outreach Specialist position on an anticipated USAID-funded program in Azerbaijan. The goal of this Activity is to utilize a partnership and co-investment approach to support a more resilient Azerbaijan economy, beyond the oil sector, by improving the competitiveness of the private sector with a special focus on agriculture and reducing the administrative barriers that hinder the development of micro, small, and medium enterprises in Azerbaijan.

The objectives of this Activity are:

1. Develop a more diversified non-oil economy through initiatives that assist small and medium-sized agribusinesses and farmers to grow;
2. Improve the business environment for micro, small and medium businesses; and
3. Support Azerbaijan’s economic reforms.

Position Description:

The Communications and Outreach Specialist will be responsible for the development, management, and continuous improvement of the outreach and communications function on the project. He/she will design, implement and adjust a large, regional and/or multi-country communications and outreach campaign targeting a variety of stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

* Develop materials and media to disseminate program information to partners and other stakeholders;
* Contribute to program reports;
* Conduct research on issues deemed important to the project;
* Advise and support the Chief of Party on communications quality and compliance with USAID branding and marking requirements;
* Build capacity among staff, partners and other stakeholders around development of information products, as needed.

Qualifications:

* Bachelor’s degree in communications, psychology or related discipline;
* At least seven (7) years of experience related to communications and media development;
* Demonstrated ability to develop and lead effective public outreach campaigns;
* Experience developing and adapting multi-media messages for a diverse range of stakeholders; demonstrated ability to facilitate training and capacity building activities;
* Demonstrated aptitude using social media tools and creative application of technologies for project communication and information sharing;
* Experience working in agriculture programming highly desired;
* Professional proficiency in Azerbaijani and English is required; proficiency in Turkish and/or Russian is a plus.

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:

* Cover Letter
* CV in reverse chronological format

Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.

Deadline for applications is March 13, 2019. Applications will be reviewed and considered as they are received.

Please indicate where you saw Tetra Tech's IDS ad posted.

Apply online at: http://bit.ly/AzerbaijanCommunications

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—17,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.

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