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Job Title       : Communication Officer
Job Grade    : band 3 – class PC
Location       : Bogor

Overview

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has a distinguished history of experts exploring and saving wildlife in some of the most remote and wild places remaining on Earth. WCS Indonesia Program (WCS-IP) has significantly grown over the last decades and contributed substantially to support the Government of Indonesia (GoI), particularly Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF) in conserving Indonesia’s biodiversity. WCS-IP currently has programs focusing on landscape/seascape conservation, species conservation actions and engaging local communities.

To ensure WCS-IP has effective internal and external communications processes which maintains coherence inside the organization and raises the profile of the organization and its partners externally, a Communication Officer is needed to advance the WCS-IP and MoEF conservation agenda through targeted, innovative communications that reach and catalyze change in key constituencies. The Communications Officer will be contributed in building and maintaining a positive profile for WCS-IP and MoEF work through impactful media and outreach across key external online and offline communications channels; delivering compelling stories and events that reinforce conservation work, while supporting regular and efficient sharing and exchange of information.

Position Objectives

Specific Tasks and Outputs/Deliverables
Media Relations

  • Contribute in producing communication products for the media such as articles, press release, etc.
  • Contribute in organizing project site visits, facilitate data request, photo coverage and TV footage and utilizing both web-based and traditional media as appropriate, monitor and evaluate the use and effectiveness of media materials.
  • Contribute in maintaining a library of media coverage, clippings, photo/ video within WCS-IP project.

Digital Outreach

  • Contribute in digital communication activity such as updating and maintaining WCS-IP website and social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), include but not limited to make editorial plan and live reporting for certain events.
  • Provide a complete and accurate monthly statistic of WCS-IP social media platforms to determine audience engagements.
  • Contribute in producing stories that potential to be displayed on WCS-IP website and social media.

Publication Material

  • Provide support for program request in producing communication materials such as videos, infographics, posters, newsletter, etc.

Branding

  • Assist in design process of souvenir and all publication matters to comply with WCS’s brand guideline.

General

  • Organize events such as meetings, seminars, workshops, trainings, discussions, and public outreach activities.
  • Report in the form of minutes of meetings and document translation.
  • Maintain appropriate communications with WCS-IP key stakeholders and partners, including local and national government agencies, environmental and development NGOs, and media.
  • Maintain communication with other programs within WCS-IP, as required.
  • Undertake any other duties, as assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements

This position will be based in Bogor, with occasional travel to project sites across WCS-IP. The ideal candidate should have:

  • At least 3-year experience in communications activity for NGO, corporates or public relations agency
  • Graduated from Communication, Sociology, Psychology or any social science undergraduate degree
  • An ability to communicate clear, consistent messages in a variety of media – including press releases, social media content, newsletters, brochures and guides – and experience in developing and managing such messaging
  • Good interpersonal skills to deal with a diverse group of contacts, and ability to be a team player
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both Indonesian and English are essential

The position is for Indonesian nationals only. WCS encourages people to apply with communications experience in sectors other than the non-governmental and/or conservation sectors. Remuneration will be commensurate with skills and experience and the position comes with full set of employment benefits. WCS is an equally opportunities employer.

Please note that the above TOR constitutes only the main responsibilities and duties of this position. As WCS-IP is a flexible organization, staff members are expected to undertake any other tasks that are allocated to them, but which are not part of their regular ToR.

Application

Application Please send a cover letter and CV in English to idrecruitment@wcs.org no later than 15 April 2022, stating in the subject line “Communication Officer_(name)”.