Tasks and responsibilities
Implement the ISLME communication strategy already developed in close consultation with relevant government officials, the ISLME team and with FAO Representation officials
Update the ISLME communication strategy and work plan as required in close consultation and collaboration with relevant government officials, the ISLME team and with FAO Representation officials, to raise stakeholder awareness on the different components and outputs under the ISLME, including the importance of the TDA/SAP and regional cooperation;
Liaise with Government communication officer of the MMAF and MAF to communicate and publish any ISLME relevant public information, news, report, and brief.
Implement the communication work plan in collaboration with government, public and private partners, which includes:
Adapting suitable materials to national culture and language and advise on their methods of production and dissemination;
developing additional materials, activities and events based on an understanding of target audience preferences;
producing and disseminating of new materials/events;
Coordinating (working with service providers when needed) the production of derivative visual communication materials using eye-catching and user-friendly narrative infographics, leaflets, videos or other data visualization techniques;
Coordinating and producing still and video footages and infographics for publication;
Managing storage and backup of all communication materials.
Assist the national technical teams in preparing and updating briefs, speeches, talking points, presentations, reports and public information materials.
Organize a periodic ISLME newsletter for publication including providing communication content and materials for the FAO and GEF websites, including content for the ISLME project website.
Manage the project website of the project in FAO site and in IW:Learn, in coordination with the IT personnel in FAO Indonesia
Prepare press releases for any planned or conditional event, and ensure the right information/news is released in proper media mainstreams and/or social media.
Document (photos and videos) all activities and related-events of the ISLME project;
Undertake other related tasks that may be assigned.
Assist the project team and consultants engaged in the ISLME to collect and compile any relevant national level data and information from relevant sources as required for the work.
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
University degree in journalism, communications, public relations or other relevant third level qualifications
At least 5 years of experience working with the media, information and communications
Experienced with proven track record in awareness raising for fisheries and/or environmental projects
Nationality of Indonesia and resident in the country with a regular work permit.
FAO Core Competencies
Building Effective Relationships
Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement
Excellent command of English is required as are proven writing and reporting skills, the ability to operate under pressure and good interpersonal skills; Strong writing, composition and editing skills in English also in Bahasa Indonesia and Tetum an advantage
Proficiency in MS Office, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Pagemaker, and other desktop publishing software
Familiar with Photoshop/InDesign, at least one of the video software packages (Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, Vegas Pro), at least one of the vector software packages (CorelDraw, Illustrator)
Ability to work with individuals from different cultures and ethnic backgrounds, good interpersonal and communication skills
Preferably some understanding of GIS and website management
Ability to manage priorities and workload within general schedule of work, instructions and standardized practices
Working with Indonesian or Timor-Leste print, radio and TV companies would be an asset