Internews is an international non-profit organization that empowers local media and civil society worldwide to increase public access to critical information. Founded in 1982, Internews has worked in more than 120 countries supporting media, civil society, government, and the private sector across a range of development landscapes to strengthen democracy and governance as well as to promote economic, agricultural, and health sector reform.
The Technical and Communications Officer provides support and technical expertise in program implementation and monitoring, project communication, and communication strategy. Working closely with and reporting to the Chief of Party, the Technical and Communication Officer is responsible for contributing to the successful engagement and coordination of Internews local project partners. Given the dynamic nature of the project, this position is best suited to a highly organized and creative individual who thrives in a newly evolving team environment. Knowing how to prioritize and multi-task efficiently on deadlines is essential.
SCOPE OF WORK
- Work with the Chief of Party in the development of Terms of Reference for specialists or firms sub-contracted to undertake work in the assigned technical area;
- Assist the Chief of Party in oversight and implementation of project activities including monitoring work plans and activity schedules, and support communications with partners and funders;
- Support strategic communications efforts of Internews to promote and publicize project activities;
- Develop and maintain content for Internews’ website and other communication products, including writing success stories for funders;
- Work with Internews’ Grants and Contracts unit on the development of tender documents and tender assessment panel related to relevant procurements;
- Support implementation of project assessments, surveys, and monitoring and evaluation activities as needed;
- Work with Consultants and Trainers to manage trainings, seminars, and workshops;
- Attend relevant partner network meetings, prove updates and briefings on programs, and maintain correspondence with Internews partners;
- Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values; and
- Other duties as assigned.
- A minimum of two years’ project management experience in media development or a similar role;
- Self-starter as well as a team player;
- Budget management experience desirable;
- Proven coordination experience in multi-stakeholder environments;
- Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize a shifting workload;
- Proven ability to operate effectively in a multicultural environment;
- Ability to travel to project areas, if required;
- Fluent Bahasa Indonesia language skills;
- Excellent oral and written English language skills;
- Experience with MS Word, Excel, and other project support software; and
- Experience with latest Information Technology (IT) practices.