CAB is hiring!


Communications Specialist 

Qualification requirements


  • Advanced university-level degree in mass media and communications, social studies, or business administration.


  • At least one year overall experience in journalism, communications, and/or public relations/or related field.

  • Experience with public information campaigns required.

  • Experience in creating multimedia (video and graphics) content for general audiences.

  • Experience in organizing forums, conferences, and/or workshops is desirable.


  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills to work well with a wide range of partners.

  • Great knowledge of Adobe products such as Premiere Pro, After Effects, Illustrator, and PhotoShop.

  • Photography and videography skills.

  • Experience organizing conferences and meetings at national, regional levels. 

  • Capacity to plan, prioritize and deliver tasks on time.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Russian and English.

  • Central Asian languages would be a great asset. 


  • Lead and support the development of communication and outreach activities for CAB.

  • Respond to requests for information from donors, media, government, and the public regarding CAB’s activities.

  • Maintain the social media accounts, including Facebook and Twitter, as well as actively engage with the social media followers to increase the number of followers.

  • Produce multimedia content for social media channels, including videos and posters.

  • On a constant basis, produce multimedia products using Adobe products such as Premiere Pro, After Effects, Illustrator, and PhotoShop.

  • Interview/video interview or otherwise document project beneficiaries, draft stories of success.

  • Draft, edit and coordinate the production of background documents such as press releases, social media publications, and public announcements.

  • Oversee the development of appropriate communications and outreach materials including publications, posters, banners, flyers, fabrics and brochures according to the CAB Branding and Marking requirements.

  • Develop and maintain a list of key journalists and other individuals to ensure wide and targeted distribution of information.


Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter in English by August 28, 2021, to 

 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for interviews.

About CAB

Central Asia Barometer (CAB) is a regional, independent, non-profit institution for applied social research and analytics on topics of public interest.

We measure the social, economic, and political "atmosphere" in the countries of Central Asia. The results of our research help our partners make data-based decisions in the best interests of the region’s citizens. We conduct regular applied social science research studies and analytically reflect on social processes. In this way, we contribute to in-depth, democratic institutional developments in these countries.