Communications Specialist (for English Materials) - Indonesia
Chemonics International Inc. seeks a Communications Specialist (for English Materials)for the USAID-funded Indonesia Marine and Climate Support (IMACS) Project. The goal of the IMACS Project is to contribute to the sustainable management of Indonesia's marine and coastal ecosystems through support to the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF). For more information on the IMACS Project, please visit our website at www.imacsindonesia.com.
The IMACS Project is now in its fifth and final year, and is seeking a short-term, part-time Communications Specialist to translate project communications materials from Bahasa Indonesia to English as needed, and edit and proofread project communications materials produced in English. The Communications Specialist (for English Materials) will liaise with the full-time in-house IMACS Communications Specialist, who will produce project deliverables and other materials in Bahasa Indonesia and basic English translations. The part-time Communications Specialist will primarily work off-site to polish English documents (e.g. annual reports, final report, quarterly reports, success stories, fact sheets, etc.) that will already be in correctly branded and formatted templates. Examples of existing/previous project materials can be found on the IMACS website under the "Publications - IMACS Library" tab.
This position is based in Jakarta, beginning on/around April 20, 2015 through on/around September 18, 2015, working approximately two days per week on average.
· Liaise with the IMACS Communications Specialist--and Task Leaders, field operations staff, and other project staff as needed--in the review and editing of the project's quarterly report, annual work plan, success stories, technical notes, or other technical communications products as may be required by USAID and ensure timely submission of quality products. Specifically:
o Translating, reviewing, editing (both content and copy editing), and finalizing quarterly reports, annual reports, work plans, and the final report
o Proofread/edit—and translate, if needed—success stories and other English content/materials for distribution (e.g. on IMACS website, social media sites, handouts, etc.)
o Assist the full-time Communications Specialist, and Task Leaders if needed, on specific documents/reports to draft and finalize draft reports submitted by technical consultants as applicable
o Edit the Project's contributions to the USAID Monthly Report in English as needed
· Complete other tasks and assignments as deemed appropriate by the Chief of Party or his/her designee.
· Bachelor's degree or higher in Development Communications, Marketing, Journalism, Mass Communications, or related field
· Minimum 3 years' experience in the communications field
· Previous reporting/developing communications products for USAID-funded project preferred
· Professional writing (writing, editing, proofreading) experience required
· Previous translation experience in Bahasa Indonesia/English preferred
· Good interpersonal and creative thinking skills
· Familiarity with Indonesian language, culture, geography, and socio-economic issues required
· Native English reading/writing/speaking abilities required
· Intermediate Bahasa Indonesia reading/writing skills required
Interested candidates should send a CV and cover letter to IMACSproject@gmail.com by April 14, 2015 with “Communications Specialist” in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.
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