- Implementing the project’s communications efforts to keep project stakeholders aware of BIJAK’s progress and successes and facilitate knowledge-sharing and exposure to good practices related to low carbon and conservation oriented land use governance, biodiversity conservation, green business practices, and environmental advocacy and policy.
- Ensure all public awareness and communications products are of the highest quality, are consistent with the BIJAK objectives, and adhere to USAID branding and marking regulations and Chemonics policies.
- Provide design, technical strategy, and implementation of project communications and public outreach with respect to BIJAK’s main technical components, as agreed with technical staff, the Deputy Chief of Party and the Chief of Party. The strategy for outreach will be tailored to the specific needs of each technical theme.
- At all times adhere to and act according to the Chemonics Professional Code of Ethics (“Living Our Values”) and will make the principles of the Code a part of the project’s culture and standard operating procedures.
- Maintain a good and professional relationship with the all project stakeholders, including other USAID environment projects (USAID LESTARI, USAID SEA and USAID ASLI, etc.) and other key international donors working on environmental issues in Indonesia (GIZ, World Bank, etc.) as directed.
- Contribute to the annual work plan per contract specifications.
- Contribute substantively, as required, to project reporting and monitoring and evaluation, as detailed below.
- Ready to undertake other project duties as required by the DCOP and COP, as required.
- With input from BIJAK staff and other stakeholders, develop and update BIJAK’s communications plan, including a comprehensive social media strategy. Help staff to be familiar with the communications plan and their roles and responsibilities vis-à-vis the plan. The plan will ensure that messages incorporate USAID’s three communication pillars (achievable goal, USAID’s unique position, common interest).
- Apply USAID’s branding and marking regulations and other communication guidelines to BIJAK and its materials as agreed with USAID and the Chief of Party (COP). Advise project staff and counterparts on appropriate use of branding. Assist the Grants/SAC Managers on the development of branding and marking plans for grants. Working closely with USAID/Indonesia we will brand USAID BIJAK’s message in a suitable way that ensures a collaborative partnership between USAID and the Indonesian government.
- Support the team for Component 4 – Improved Constituencies for Conservation as needed. This includes support for the development of behavior change communications campaigns, and supporting BIJAK partners (primarily CSOs and think tanks) in developing and improving their communications strategies, including public outreach and advocacy activities, as agreed with the BIJAK Component Leaders and the DCOP and COP.
- Lead the development of communications and outreach products
- Internal communications and record-keeping
- Progress Reports (Quarterly, Annual, Final)
- Translations / Interpreting
- Highly creative and innovative with minimum 5 (five) years of professional experience with public communications and work with all forms of media.
- A university degree in journalism, English, public relations, or comparable education or experience is preferred.
- Indonesian citizenship is required.
- Prior experience with environment-focused technical assistance projects and work with donor-funded projects is preferred.
- Written and verbal fluency in English and Bahasa Indonesia is a prerequisite.
- Strong inter-personal and communication skills are required.
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