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Apply now, but no later than November 30, 2022

The East-West Management Institute, Inc. (EWMI) is inviting applications for the communication specialist Position with its Judicial System Strengthening Activity (JSSA) in Uzbekistan, a four-year project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and running until September 2025. JSSA is divided into three components: Component 1 will strengthen administering justice through improving court and case management; Component 2 will strengthen the professionalism of the judiciary through increased training initiatives, and component 3 will increase public confidence in the judiciary. The following is a long-term (until September 2025) full-time position based in Tashkent, starting immediately. The position is only open to people who are eligible to work in Uzbekistan.

That communication specialist is responsible for supporting the Public Education Expert, the Training/Monitoring, Assessment and Learning (MEL) Coordinator and the Deputy Party Chief in communications and public relations. This full-time post reports to the deputy party leader.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Assists the public education expert in the design, preparation, and publication of communications and other public relations materials per USAID requirements and EWMI communications guidelines;
  • Assisting the public education expert in conducting Component 3 activities, including training and workshops, peer meetings, high-level events and outreach related to these activities;
  • Designing, refining and publishing graphics for the project, including infographics, data visualizations and communication products;
  • managing the project’s social media presence, including managing contributions from other JSSA staff, in addition to creating, publishing and monitoring content;
  • Support for the communication of the Ministry of Interior regarding the project;
  • Collaborate with the training/MEL coordinator on data collection and visualization from all project components; supports the work of the party leader on communication-related tasks;
  • Other related tasks as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 4 years of communications experience, including supporting capacity-building efforts with judicial institutions, government agencies, international organizations and donors;
  • At least 4 years experience in communications, journalism or public relations including managing social media networks, publishing articles and press releases in multiple languages;
  • Proven extensive graphic design experience including designing infographics, data visualization tools and using graphic design software (CorelDRAW, Adobe Photoshop, etc.) and tools;
  • Strong organizational and planning skills, proven experience in supporting high profile events;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Positive attitude, attention to detail, flexibility to manage fast schedules and multiple workflows;
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, graphic design, communication, journalism, law, statistics, international development or a related field and
  • Fluency in Uzbek, Russian and English required.

About EWMI: The East-West Management Institute, Inc. works to strengthen democratic societies by bringing together government, civil society, and the private sector to build accountable, effective, and transparent institutions. Find out more about our work here: https://ewmi.org/.

How to apply

Apply now, but no later than November 30, 2022

Apply: Please send (I) a CV, (II) a cover letter and (III) contact information for three references to: Employment@ewmi-uz.org. Please include “Communications Specialist, Uzbekistan” in the subject line of your email. Please no phone calls. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. EWMI contacts applicants for interviews or to request additional information. EWMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and people from different groups are encouraged to apply

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