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Job Title: Communications Specialist
Location: Bogor, West Java with occasional travel to provinces in Indonesia
Expected Duration of Assignment : Six (6) Months (renewable)
Reports to: Communications Manager
Duties and Responsibilities
Implement internal and external strategies for communications and outreach:
- Assess needs and priorities for all INFIS communications programs;
- Refine and adapt INFIS communications and outreach strategy;
- Constructive and timely advice to integrate advocacy and communication strategies into all aspects of INFIS activities;
- Propose and implement INFIS outreach activities such as media & stakeholders relations, public speeches, roundtables, panel discussions, and joint events with INFIS program partners;
- Develop and maintain contacts with partners, government officials, NGOs, journalists, researcher or academics and other key policy-makers and identify targets of opportunity and vehicles to communicate with these constituencies; and
Design and maintain outreach list to remain in contact with key audiences.
Design and maintenance of the website, and other communications vehicles:
- Maintain and regularly update INFIS, Rekam Jejak Alam Nusantara Foundation, and Rekam Nusantara Corporate website;
- Prepare web content and draft regular electronic newsletter; and
- Development of electronic and social media updates for distribution to target audiences.
Support communications efforts:
- Provide advice and recommendations to INFIS communications staff on effective messaging, positioning and tactics to reach key audience;
- Dissemination of communications materials for supporting INFIS’s program partners initiatives and publications such as;
- Support and assist with global promotional activities and public relations campaigns to all INFIS programs;
- Working together with designers in producing any design and audio visual needs for communications collaterals;
- Participate in weekly communications conference call and provide weekly updates on communications activities to Communications Manager; and
- Assist INFIS communications officers with updated inquiries and information related to specific issues that had become INFIS focused programs and interest.
Media and public information liaison for INFIS:
- Advise INFIS colleagues on media relations and handle media inquiries;
- Development and maintenance of media contacts and lists;
- Draft and distribute media advisories, news releases and other materials and design and organize media events, as appropriate, to promote activities of the INFIS communication program;
- Advise and assist INFIS colleagues to include media outreach activities such as interviews or press briefings in media field visit, and arrange these activities;
- Provide access for journalists to subject matter experts;
- Provide effective and timely responses to public information inquiries; and
- Provide timely strategic advice and creative solutions for dealing with sensitive communications issues and stories.