USAID-APIK Communications, Outreach, and Knowledge Management Specialist opening

Communications, Outreach,
and Knowledge Management Specialist

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and financial services, economics and trade, HIV/AIDS, avian influenza
control, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate
change.

Background
DAI seeks a Communications, Outreach,
and Knowledge Management Specialist for a 5-year, $19 million USAID funded
“Adaptasi Perubahan Iklim dan Ketangguhan (APIK)” Project. The purpose
of APIK is to support the Government of Indonesia to strengthen climate
and disaster resilience, working in an integrated manner from the national
level down to the community level. APIK will help to mainstream climate
change adaptation and disaster risk reduction into national and sub-national
governance frameworks, build the capacity of local communities and the
private sector to address climate change and weather-related natural hazards,
and support the use of information for climate and disaster risk management
among key stakeholders.

The location for this position is Jakarta,
Indonesia.

Summary of Primary Duties
The Communications, Outreach, and Knowledge
Management Specialist will organize meetings, document best practices,
and share lessons learned and successful climate change adaptation (CCA)
and disaster risk reduction (DRR) implementation models drawn from its
experience. The Specialist will work with the Chief of Party, Deputy Chief
of Party, and Monitoring and Evaluation Manager to develop and present
to USAID a detailed communications, outreach, and knowledge management
strategy and plan. The Specialist will develop and disseminate models on
the successful integration of local and national strategies for CCA and
DRR mainstreaming.

The Communications, Outreach, and Knowledge
Management Specialist will report to the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager.

Essential Duties
·        Develop
the project’s communications, outreach and knowledge management plan.

·        Engage
with local and national media and utilize social media tools to raise awareness
about climate change impacts and adaptation strategies in each targeted
area, as well as publicize product launch events and sites.

·        Work
with technical experts to organize meetings, document best practices and
methodologies, and share lessons learned with partners and other donor
projects.

·        Aggregate
information from all offices for quarterly and annual reports, and produce
pamphlets, brochures, videos, publicizing APIK’s achievements.

·        Develop
and disseminate models on the successful integration of local and national
strategies for CCA and DRR mainstreaming that are being employed by local
governments, communities, and the private sector.

·        Contribute
inputs for bi-weekly, quarterly, and annual reports and project success
stories as required.

·        Produce
activity updates, newsletters, and performance reports, as needed.

·        Produce
compelling content on APIK project activities, including success stories
and project results, to be posted on the APIK project website.

·        Support
the Chief of Party in establishing and meeting with working group of environmental
organizations operating in Indonesia, including USAID-funded programming.

·        Contribute
inputs for bi-weekly, quarterly, and annual reports as required.

Qualifications
·        Five
years of experience in communications, outreach, public relations, and
knowledge management.

·        Experience
working on donor-funded projects focused on the environment, climate change
adaptation, and disaster risk reduction and preparedness.

·        Experience
developing communications and outreach strategy, including leveraging social
media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

·        Strong
interpersonal and communication skills.

·        Degree
in communication, journalism or other relevant field.

·        Strong
English writing abilities.

APPLICATION SEND
Interested applicants are invited to
send their CV to
APIK_Recruitment@DAI.com.
Please send applications as soon as possible. Applicants are instructed
to write “Communications, Outreach, and Knowledge Management Specialist
Application – NAME” as the Subject line of their email. We regret that
we are unable to acknowledge receipt of all applications and only shortlisted
candidates will be notified.

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