Tetra Tech ARD is currently accepting expressions of interest for the Leuser Communication & Advocacy, Medan based, on our USAID LESTARI project. USAID’s LESTARI project supports the Government of Indonesia to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and conserve biodiversity in carbon rich and biologically significant forest and mangrove ecosystems.
Job Summary: The Leuser Communication & Advocacy Specialist is responsible for implementing a landscape tailored communication strategy. LESTARI Communications engages specific stakeholders (audiences) for forest and biodiversity conservation and climate change mitigation, increases their knowledge and awareness, and guides them towards better practices (calls-to-action) that lower emissions and deliver sustainable development, through clear landscape specific messages. The Leuser Communication & Advocacy Specialist is also responsible for supporting government, private sector and community engagement and implementing effective communication and advocacy strategies that change practices of these constituents (supporters) for conservation. The Leuser Communication & Advocacy Specialist works closely with Landscape Climate Change MSFs and advocates for sustainable support through a variety of mechanisms (such as public and private finance). Requirements include previous experience with progressive responsibility in communications, including but not limited to advocacy campaigns; communications strategy development and implementation; preferably working for an international environmental and/or climate change organization; familiarity with USAID procedures and regulations; and demonstrated ability to play a leadership role working on a multi-disciplinary team. University degree in related field required.
Please submit a letter of interest, CV and three professional references by 13 September 2015 (the latest) with subjectLeuser Communication & Advocacy, Medan based to: firstname.lastname@example.org