Job Vacancy: Membership and Communications Officer (Indonesia)

Our Indonesia office based in Jakarta, Indonesia is looking for a Membership and Communications Officer. The successful candidate will primarily be involved in developing and implementing its communications strategy and disseminating relevant information to members and existing networks.

In addition, he/she shall support in communicating with potential and existing Yayasan ICLEI Indonesia members and its larger network. The Membership and Communications Officer shall liaise with member local and regional governments; ensuring that all pertinent information regarding fees, organizational updates and opportunities are communicated to them in a timely manner.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Communications

  • Develop and build engagement for ICLEI SEAS’ existing channels (website and social media platforms); develop if necessary, specific communication channels for Yayasan ICLEI Indonesia in coordination with ICLEI SEAS Communications Officer
  • Update and maintain Yayasan ICLEI Indonesia communication platforms as well as ICLEI SEAS website and social media channels by regularly uploading new content and ensuring that ICLEI news and events are posted in a timely manner
  • Support the Yayasan ICLEI Indonesia and Regional Secretariat in curating content for ICLEI SEAS channels with particular focus on Indonesian context
  • Develop, edit, maintain, and package communication materials including newsletters, brochures, exhibits, event banners, among others, following the ICLEI global communications strategy in coordination with ICLEI SEAS Communications Officer
  • Write and edit news and feature articles, press releases, and other materials for various forms of media (i.e., website and print) and submit these to the Yayasan ICLEI Indonesia and Regional Secretariat for review and subsequent publication on ICLEI SEAS’ channels
  • Assist in copy-editing technical reports, proceedings, and other documents produced by Yayasan ICLEI Indonesia to ensure coherence and clarity
  • Assist in the conduct of Yayasan ICLEI Indonesia events/workshops, particularly to cover documentation, publication, media relations and coverage.
  • Assist in the development and packaging of project proposals (as need arises).
  • Develop press releases and conduct press conferences
  • Develop and maintain a media database

Membership and Governance

  • Maintain the database of all ICLEI members in Indonesia, including both local governments and local government associations
  • Maintain updated and regular communication with the ICLEI members and network cities in Indonesia, including rebuilding communication with old members; disseminating information regarding fees, organizational updates, and opportunities in a timely manner
  • Handle feedback from the members including questions, clarifications, suggestions, and others

Project Implementation

Ambitious City Promises (ACP) Project

  • Support the development and implementation of citizen engagement-related activities including but not limited to conduct of citizen surveys, online and offline awareness-raising campaigns, public consultations, stakeholder engagement platform, pilot projects, and others
  • Support in liaising with ACP cities in Indonesia regarding citizen engagement-related activities deliverables
  • Ensure that the local context of ACP cities is considered and reflected in the development and implementation of all citizen engagement-related activities and deliverables
  • Ensure that ACP activities receive sufficient media coverage by maintaining contact with media organizations, preparing press releases and briefers in English and Indonesian language, if needed, and disseminating these to media organizations
  • Ensure that the branding of ACP, ICLEI, and the cities are highlighted in all communication materials developed for ACP
  • Provide logistical support in the conduct of national workshops and meetings including administrative and finance requirements (cash advances, liquidation)

100% Renewable Energy (100% RE) Project

  • Support the development and implementation of stakeholder engagement-related and knowledge management activities as needs arise
  • Ensure that 100%RE activities receive sufficient media coverage by maintaining contact with media organizations, preparing press releases and briefers in English and Indonesian language, if needed, and disseminating these to media organizations
  • Ensure that the branding of 100% RE, ICLEI, and the cities are highlighted in all communication materials developed for 100% RE
  • Provide logistical support in the conduct of workshops and meetings including administrative and finance requirements (cash advances, liquidation)

Key Selection Criteria

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Journalism, Development Communication, Mass Communication, Communication Arts, Sociology, and related fields
  • Other courses may be considered provided that it is supported with equivalent professional experiences
  • Minimum of two-year working experience in the field of communications, with particular emphasis on news writing, copy editing, events coverage, and desktop publishing
  • Solid background on environment and climate change will be an advantage
  • Legally able to work in Indonesia

Working Competencies

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and visual design software programs (e.g. Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and others) is a must
  • Experience in website management and knowledge on the use of content management systems such as Joomla, WordPress, and Mailchimp is a plus
  • Familiarity with social media marketing tools such as Mentimeter, Keyhole, and Hootsuite is a plus
  • Experience in photography and videography is preferred
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks without compromising both the quality of output/s and project deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to create visually-appealing communication materials and knowledge products
  • Creative, motivated, with keen attention to detail, and highly organized

Corporate Competencies

  • Demonstrates commitment to ICLEI’s vision, mission, and values
  • Ability to work in international environment, independent, proactive and has willingness to learn
  • Creative, passionate in sustainable development, self-motivated, with keen attention to details and highly organized
  • Demonstrate intellectual and social flexibility and ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time without compromising quality and timeliness of deliverables
  • Must be willing and able to travel domestically and internationally
  • Ability to work under pressure and express one’s self articulately and with tact
  • Addresses conflicts proactively; continuously strive for mutually acceptable solutions
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and as part of a dynamic group in multicultural environment

Application Process

To apply, please submit a Cover Letter that demonstrates your experience, qualifications, salary expectations, and why you feel you would be the right choice for this position, along with your latest CV, completed Key Selection Criteria Response Form, Portfolio of Previous Work, and other supporting documents (Certificate of Education, Certificate of Work, etc.).

Please send all materials in one .pdf file through email with subject “MCO_ICLEI – [your name]” no later than 18.00 WIB on Friday/ 20 September 2019, to: iclei-indonesia@iclei.org. Failure to comply with the instructions herein provided will disqualify the applicant.

Download the full ToR here.

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