This full-time position in the Indonesia-Australia Forest Carbon Partnership Office is responsible for supporting and assisting on implementation and administration of the communications program.

The IAFCP is co-managed by representatives of the governments of Australia and Indonesia to strengthen Indonesia’s participation in REDD+ (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) through technical support and the development of REDD+ demonstration activities.

Functional Relations

This position:

  • Reports to the IAFCP Communications Manager or to another officer of the IAFCP with delegated authority in the absence of the Communications Manager
  • Participates and is secretary of a weekly communications team meeting
  • Supports all areas of the Communications Unit of the IAFCP
  • Works closely with the administration and operations staff of the IAFCP Partnership Office and the KFCP Communications Officer and programme staff.
  • Works closely with freelance editors, translators and writers on coordination of assignments.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Assist in the workflow and logistics of communications materials such as publications, media outreach, internal documents, website content and external media products produced by the Communications Unit or by freelance contractors.
  2. Arrange external and internal meetings.
  3. Assist in the translation of basic communications materials.
  4. Record and coordinate the distribution minutes of communications team meetings.
  5. Assist in the development of communications procedures and policies and coordinate work in progress.
  6. Support and work with KFCP field communications officer on communications activities.
  7. Support the development of materials and logistics for events.
  8. Maintain and develop mailing lists of key stakeholders.
  9. Monitor media monitoring reports and disseminate relevant information to staff and stakeholders, as well as identify relevant stories to be put on website.
  10. Assist in the production of communications content and multimedia for the website.
  11. Other duties as required from time to time to support the efficiency and effectiveness Communications Unit, the Facility administration and the programs it supports.

Ideal Person Specification

  1. A degree (advanced level university degree preferred) in communications, public relations, journalism or related field. Or a diploma and at two years’ experience in a related field.
  2. Experience working for a government agency, international organization or large company.
  3. Strong organizational, administration and planning skills.
  4. Excellent speaking and writing skills in English and Indonesian.

The position is based in Jakarta. The assignment will initially be for 10 months, but with an opportunity for extension depending on renewed funding.

How to Apply
If after reading the information about the Organisation and The Job you have decided to apply for this position you should follow these steps.

Step 1 – Prepare Resume

  • Prepare your Resume or Curriculum Vitae in Microsoft Word format, no more than four pages, saved as CV <your name>

Your CV should include:

  • a summary of your employment history to date, include details of the dates, the organisation and a short description of the type of work you undertook.
  • Summaries your educational qualifications in your CV, including the degree award or certificate, the institution attended, the dates of study and country where you studied.

Step 2 – Complete Job Selection Criteria Form

  • Complete the IAFCP Job Selection Criteria Form (please refer to other attachment) saved as Job Application &lt; your name&gt;

The Form has two main aims:

  • collects your personal information and preferred contact details
  • requires you to answer questions about your suitability for the job

Step 3 – Submit Job Application by Midnight, Sunday 9 September 2012
Your application for the job should include:

  • your Resume or CV; and
  • a completed Job Selection Criteria Form

You should email both documents to

Please include COMMOF – application in the email subject field.

Helpful Hints in Applying
Please take your time in answering the questions and preparing your CV as our decision on who moves forward will be based on the information you provide. Please draw on experience you have gained from work, social or study situations to demonstrate your skills and complete all areas of the application.

What Happens Next?
Once your application has been received and registered, our next step is to review the applications and select applicants to move forward to the next stage.

We will advise you if you have been successful in moving forward (short listed) to the second stage approximately within two to three weeks of the closing date. If you are short listed, we will also provide you with full information on what date and where you need to attend and interview.

Due to the volume of applications normally received, IAFCP does not notify applicants who have not been shortlisted or respond to any correspondent enquiring about it.

We will only process the applications that are sent through

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