Information Specialist

US Embassy, Nepal
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2018-06-01 Deadline: 2018-06-14
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Completion of Bachelors degree in Marketing, Journalism, Mass Communication or Social Sciences is required
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : IT / Database Management
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description


Under the direct supervision of the Information Officer, the incumbent serves as the principal press and media advisor to the Public Affairs Officer (PAO) and Information Officer (IO). The incumbent has principal responsibility to monitor trends and issues in the Nepali media countrywide and to organize and execute Mission press events. The incumbent prepares, analyses and keeps the IO and PAO informed of significant developments; oversees the post's countrywide press and media outreach and reporting program.  The incumbent plans and directs media programs designed to support and promote USG strategic goals among key audiences. The incumbent deals with the all levels of the media of Nepal, and involves them in Mission activities.

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General Requirements:

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Bachelors degree in Marketing, Journalism, Mass Communication or Social Sciences is required


  • EXPERIENCE: Minimum five years of progressively responsible experience in the field of press and media is required. At least one year of supervisory experience is required.   
  • JOB KNOWLEDGE: Thorough knowledge of the host country's media, political, economic, social and educational structure is required. Through knowledge of political parties and key figures in the mass media, government, military, labor and business circles is required. Thorough knowledge of Public Affairs' information programs, media, public relations techniques and of U.S. foreign policy concerns is required. Knowledge of social and online media sources and blogs in Nepal is required.


  • LANGUAGE: Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required. Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing Nepali is required. English language ability will be tested.
  • SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The ability to develop and maintain extensive high level contacts in the media, in government and various information circles is required.  The ability to use various Windows-based computer applications is required.


  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications and complete a mandatory probationary period of one year for LE Staff.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: 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. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

How to Apply:

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

Applications must be completed and submitted through Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA).  To view the vacancy announcement and apply directly, please visit:

For information on ERA and instructions on how to apply, please visit the ERA information page in our internet site below:  

Paper or e-mailed applications are not accepted.

Required Documents:

  • Proof of Citizenship 
  • Degree with transcript
  • Training Certificates
  • Other Documents (e.g. Experience Certificates)
  • List of references
  • Resume (Optional but not required)
  • Residency and/or Work Permit (If applicable)
  • DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)

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Organization Summary

The mission of the U.S. Embassy in Nepal is to assist Nepal’s development as a peaceful, prosperous, and democratic nation that contributes positively to regional stability.  In pursuit of this goal, the United States encourages multi-party democracy, including respect for human rights and the rule of law, and sustainable, market-oriented, and private-sector-led economic development.

Industry Type Embassy / Diplomatic Agency
Location Kathmandu
Organization Size 1-10
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