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Information Assistant (Social Media)

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The United States and the Republic of Rwanda enjoy a partnership that began in 1962 just after the Rwandan independence. This Rwanda-American partnership is deeply rooted in the shared ideals of our two countries. The U.S.

Information Assistant (Social Media)

Vacancy Announcement: KIGALI-2021-002

The Embassy of the United States of America in Kigali is recruiting for the position of Information Assistant (Social Media). The position is open to All Interested Candidates/All Sources and available to start immediately.

Duties: Incumbent is responsible for collaborating with U.S. Mission Rwanda sections and agencies to develop and publicize public diplomacy content, including through social media, to elevate the profile of the United States in Rwanda.  The position reports directly to the Information Assistant for press and media engagement with additional guidance and assignments from the Deputy Public Affairs Officer and Public Affairs Officer.  Efforts include content-gathering from within the U.S. Mission, message development, strategic planning for messaging and social media, and understanding of Rwandan media environment, including social media environment.  S/he will develop original content and suggest creative ways to attract social media influencers and users, increase web traffic and engagement with Rwandans using social media, and promote U.S. Rwandan partnerships and U.S. Mission goals.

All applications must be submitted via Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) by COB (5:30 pm) March 8, 2021.

Full announcement and application procedures are available on

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Office on