VACANCY: Advocacy Campaign and Social Marketing Technical Associate – USAID BIJAK Project

Chemonics International Inc.
Newly awarded USAID BIJAK Project (Bangun Indonesia Untuk Jaga Alam Demi Keberlanjutan)

Advocacy Campaign and
Social Marketing Technical Associate
Date of Hire: July 18th,
2016 (adjustable)
Type: Fixed-term employment
Period: 2 years (with possible


Indonesia Untuk Jaga Alam Demi Keberlanjutan) is a Jakarta-based, five-year
project implemented by Chemonics International. The overarching objective of
USAID’s BIJAK project is to address the constellation of market forces,
financial incentives, policy levers, social norms and values driving
deforestation and biodiversity loss in order to promote enduring changes in
individual and organizational behavior which reduce greenhouse gas (GHG)
emissions and conserve valuable marine and terrestrial biodiversity. To realize
this object, BIJAK will work through national instruments and systems to impact
the following:

  • Number
    of national level laws, policies, regulations, decrees, procedures, or fiscal
    and budgetary practices reformed, revised, adopted and/or applied with USG
    assistance in order to reduce GHG emissions, reduce wildlife trafficking, and
    conserve valuable terrestrial and marine biodiversity.
  • Improved
    capacity and willingness of Indonesian institutions and organizations to
    address biodiversity conservation, especially wildlife trafficking, and climate
    change as a result of USG assistance
  • Number
    of businesses engaged in extensive land-use practices, especially palm oil,
    developing green business practices and sharing them widely with others in
    their industry with USG assistance.
  • Amount
    of investment leveraged in USD from private and public sources for biodiversity
    conservation and/or climate change as a result of USG assistance
  • Public
    opinion and behaviors changed as a result of advocacy campaigns developed and
    implemented with USG support to support targeted terrestrial and marine
    biodiversity conservation and low carbon development issues.
  • Model(s)
    for successful low emissions development and forest conservation developed and
    shared with USG assistance at all levels of government and with other key



  • Supports
    the Resource Rights, Governance and Policy Reform Specialist in designing and
    implementing a strategy that strengthens and sustains the effort of civil
    society organizations to  reduce
    emissions and conserve biodiversity.
  • Liaises
    and collaborates with a host of civil society organizations and government
    stakeholders to help build a coalition of support behind strategic
    environmental policy reforms
  • Monitors
    the activities of subcontractors and grantees pertaining to environmental
    advocacy campaigns and social marketing.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Advanced
    degree in communications, social marketing, public relations, environment
    policy, or a related field
  • Minimum
    of five years of relevant professional experience in Indonesia doing strategic
    communications, implementing advocacy campaigns through mass media and social
    networks, and building coalitions across civil society groups, preferably for environmental
  • Demonstrated
    commitment to environmental values
  • Fluent
    in Bahasa Indonesia; excellent written and oral communications in English
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility and integrity



If you are interested
and qualified for the Advocacy Campaign and Social Marketing Technical Associate
position on BIJAK, please send your latest CV to [email protected] by July 12, 2016. Early submissions
. Please note the title of
the position you are applying for in your submission email

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