STA Communications Support

Job Title : STA Communications Support
Reports to : Communications Manager
Position Type : Short-term Adviser
Duration : Six month up to 90 days, with a possibility of extension
Location : Jakarta, Indonesia



The DFAT-funded Knowledge Partnership Program (KPP) also referred to as KONEKSI is Australia’s flagship program in the Indonesia knowledge and innovation sector. KONEKSI’s goal is to achieve an enduring relationship between Indonesia and Australia that advances mutual interest and supports Indonesia’s inclusive and sustainable development. The purpose of the program is to increase the use of knowledge-based solutions for inclusive and sustainable policies and technologies. This purpose positions KONEKSI as a vehicle to produce knowledge on complex socio-economic problems, where effective solutions are often beyond a unique sector or category of stakeholders. Knowledge produced through KONEKSI will feed into current GoA-supported initiatives in Indonesia and/or will reflect new emerging agendas/priorities that become relevant for the bilateral cooperation in the years to come. It will support both the knowledge to policy cycle (K2P) and the knowledge to innovation cycle (K2I), in a complementary and synergistic way. KONEKSI will focus on the following two End of Investment Outcomes (EOIOs):

  • Australian and Indonesian organisations have increased collaboration and mutual understanding through knowledge partnerships; and
  • Innovative solutions for inclusive and sustainable policies and technologies are generated by knowledge partnerships.

Summary of the Position

KONEKSI is seeking a Communications Support Officer to assist in implementing communication initiatives through a range of activities, including producing communication materials, creating digital media content, organizing events, and managing internal communications. The role will work collaboratively across a dynamic team in a fast-paced environment and be expected to cover a diverse range of communications-related tasks.

Key Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Communications Manager, the Communications Support Officer is responsible for:

  • Content Creation Support: Assist in the production of content for various platforms, including the website, social media, articles, and multimedia content.
  • Assist in maintaining a content calendar to ensure consistent and timely content delivery and in monitoring content performance using analytics tools.
  • Event Coordination Support: Assist in the planning and execution of events, webinars, and other activities.
  • Coordinate logistics and communication materials for events.
  • Internal Communications: Assist in organising internal communication activities.
  • Undertaking additional duties and tasks at the request of the Communications Manager


The Communications Support Officer is expected to support overall communications activities. Deliverables include the following:

  • High-quality content that can encompass various formats such as blog posts, articles, social media updates, website content, email campaigns, and more.
  • Event plans and budgets, including event materials and on-site coordination.
  • Event evaluation.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, journalism, event management or related discipline;
  • Minimum of 5 years of working as communication officer may be considered in lieu of academic degree.

Minimum Experience:

  • At least 3 years’ experience as a communication officer, event management, content specialist, or similar role.

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent writing and editing skills. • Strong project management and organisational skills.
  • Creativity and an eye for detail.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong time management and organisational skills.
  • Good communication and organisational skills.
  • Prior experience in international development is an asset.


Applications should be sent to KONEKSI by email to: [email protected], by 19 July 2024 COB (05.00 PM, Western Indonesia Time)

  • Please write “KONEKSI–Comms Support–( Name )” in the email subject line.
  • women, people with disabilities, and people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Cowater International is an equal opportunity employer, basing employment on merit and qualifications as they relate to professional experience and position expectations. Cowater does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, religion, sex, gender identity, disability, age, or any other basis protected by law.

We thank all applicants, however only those shortlisted will be contacted.

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