Announcement Number: Kathmandu-2021-025
Hiring Agency: Embassy Kathmandu
Strategic Content Coordination Assistant (Community Management Assistant)- All Interested Applicants
Open Period: 08/27/2021 – 09/10/2021Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone: GMT+5.75
Series/Grade: LE – 6520 8
Salary: NPR ₨1,564,897
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-8
Duty Location(s):1 Vacancy in Kathmandu, NP
Telework Eligible: No
For More Info:
Human Resources Section
Hiring Path: Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification All Interested Applicants / All Sources
From the Agency: For applicants who are USEFMs, the final grade/step for the position will be determined by Washington DC. The proposed grade is FP-06.
Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
Appointment Type: Permanent
Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.
Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
Summary: The U.S. Mission in Kathmandu, Nepal is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Strategic Content Coordination Assistant (Community Management Assistant). This vacancy is open to all interested applicants.
The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week)
Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position: No
Relocation Expenses: No
Reimbursed: Occasional Travel
Travel Required: Occasional travel may be required.
The Community Management Assistant is responsible for supporting the development and dissemination of digital content via the U.S. Mission flagship social media properties. The incumbent serves as the visual content manager for the Contact Relationship Management (CRM) system to promote the U.S Mission’s objectives. The incumbent provides guidance to Public Engagement staff and other Mission personnel who engage with online communities on standards, regulations, and policies for the use of digital properties. The incumbent actively contributes to the online editorial calendar to identify and/or develop content creation and promotion. With the Resource Coordination team, maintains required office records and files, and ensures that online activities, projects, and campaigns are recorded in activity tracker and contact databases.
Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements: EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in a multilingual, multicultural, or multinational organization is required. Market research and audience analysis, and design and execution of online campaigns, must have been significant components of the job. Must have experience managing digital properties, including direct online interaction with the public, and content creation in multimedia and traditional formats.
Education Requirements: Two years of full-time university studies in Communications, Media Studies or Business Management is required.
Evaluations: These may be tested (Language, Skills and Abilities).
LANGUAGE: Fluent speaking/reading/writing English is required. Fluent speaking/reading/writing Nepali is required.
Please specify in your application your level of proficiency in ALL languages listed above.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Good analytical, communication and interpersonal skills are required. Good technical skills on using social media, mobile platforms and digital tools are required. Good knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel and graphic design is required.
Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
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.
Benefits and Other Info
Agency Benefits: Benefits will be explained during job offer.
HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in
the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so
may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.
HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:
1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
2. AEFM / USEFM
3. FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214
(“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written
document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the
armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should
be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected
discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or
For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the
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).
Applicants must address each required qualification with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so will result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
To apply, please click the “APPLY TO THIS VACANCY” button, create or log-in to your ERA account and begin the application process.
For information on ERA and detailed instructions on how to apply, please visit the ERA information page in our internet site below:
ERA information page-Internet site:
Paper or e-mailed applications are not accepted.
Required Documents: In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.
Copy of Citizenship
Residency Permit (if applicable)
List of References
Training Certificates (relevant to the position)
Other Documents (work experience certificates, as available)
DD-214 (Member Copy 4) (if applicable)
SF-50 (if applicable)
Next Steps: Applicants who are invited to take a language/skills test or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Kathmandu, Nepal.
How to Apply
To apply for this job please visit erajobs.state.gov.