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Posting Title:Programme Communication Specialist
Job Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Skill Required: Project/ Programme Management,
Preferred Experience: 3-5 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 15th Aug, 2022

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Jobs Descriptions:

Programme Communication Specialist will develop a communication work plan for 3 thematic programs and relevant projects under Humanitarian Resilience Program (HRP) and lead the implementation under the supervision of the Media and Communication Manager. The job holder will have a consulting and coordinating function with the HRP team to ensure the plan is in line with program objectives as well as Plan Indonesia’s communication guidelines. During Emergency Response, the job holder will be part of the Emergency Response team to play a leading role in coordinating communications functions for emergencies.

The job holder also works closely with the program staff at the national and local level to ensure effective implementation of communication activities including documenting and producing communication materials, supporting the public events, producing stories, articles, and photos that showcase program achievement, and disseminating them effectively to a targeted audience. She/he needs to understand YPII brand guidelines and be responsible to ensure all program’s communication materials and events are in line with YPII brand guidelines. Job holders will also contribute to program and communications reports.

As part of the national communication team, the job holder will also play a significant role to contribute to the development of national communication annual plan ensuring HRP communications work plan is aligned with it. The person will work together with other communication staff to develop effective social media and mass media campaigns to help increase YPII brand visibility and disseminate communications products to the public and key stakeholders.

Last but not least, job holders will participate meaningfully in flagship campaigns at the national level, such as Girls Get Equal, International Day of the Girls, International Women’s Day, National Children Day, etc, that will be led by the national campaign team.

Role & Responsibility:
  • This position reports to Media and Communication Manager.
  • Programme Communication Specialist develops a communication work plan for 3 thematic programs and relevant projects under HRP in consultation with Media & Communications Manager and HRP Manager.
  • Programme Communication Specialist coordinates with project manager under HRP to ensure effective implementation of HRP communication work plan.
  • Contribute to national communication plan and report, in terms of target outreach and organization visibility.
  • Work with HR program/project staff to produce IEC materials, write success stories, and press releases, support HRP public events, and media partners.
  • Coordinate with external communication team to publish high-quality communication products and promote HRP public events in digital media and mass media.
  • Programme Communication Specialist support communication and influences the department in national campaign initiatives (IDG, GGE, national children’s day, etc) when necessary.
  • Programme Communication Specialists as part of the emergency response team plays a leading role in managing communications activities for emergencies.
  • Ensure all HRP communication products produced by the project team and partners comply with YPII brand guidelines and communication protocol.

Lead the development and delivery of the HRP Communications Workplan

  • Develop a communications work plan for the Humanitarian and Resilience Program (HRP) based on the HRP program annual and its projects Detailed Implementation Plan making sure it is in line with the national communication plan and target
  • In collaboration with the programs team to develop agreed communication messages, targeted audience, the strategic communications product, and communication channels for dissemination
  • Support public events led by HRP program/project from the communications aspects
  • Programme Communication Specialist contributes to project proposal development to provide inputs for communications aspects (responsibilities, output, budget)
  • Develop a communications plan for emergency response, support the emergency communication activities and recruit consultants or temporary staff when necessary
  • Programme Communication Specialist contributes to the program report in the aspect of communication
  • Develop a communication report to be submitted to the communication manager to highlight the contribution to the national communication target.

Support the effort of increasing YPII’s visibility as a leading child rights organization in the country:

  • Ensure all communication materials comply with YPII brand guidelines and communication protocols.
  • Together with the communication team, develop publications that help highlight YPII’s works with children and girls’ rights, i.e. annual report for the public, newsletter, website articles, photo stocks, etc
  • Measure and record the result and effectiveness of the visibility efforts to the public and targeted stakeholders.
  • Provides training and socialization on YPII brand guideline and communication protocol for the program staff and its partner organizations and ensure the application.

Lead the implementation of the HRP communication work plan

  • Lead the process of developing communication materials, success stories, campaign events, and reaching out to media for HRP, including emergency response (with support from consultant when necessary)
  • Work with the communication team to manage and coordinate publication on social media and other platforms under the program
  • Organize media/journalist visits to program/project site and maintain media visit guidelines.
  • Put target number of publications, news coverage and in-depth local and national journalists / mass media to be reached annually
  • Establish the program/project profile and success stories that show the unique and best approach compare to other organizations.
  • Drafting content (e.g. press release, fact sheet, profile, etc) for mass media or Plan website.
  • Communication protocol and CP issues are well verified before any media visit.

Provide support to organize/arrange advocacy and campaign initiatives (IDG, GGE, IWD, national children day, etc) 

  • Support national campaign initiative to strengthen YPII positioning.
  • To be part of the campaign team to support the implementation of the campaign initiative and mobilize public support and vibration among young people
  • The program/project staff understand and participate in the national campaign initiative that can be held in CO, PIA, or other areas in Indonesia.
Technical expertise, skills, and knowledge


  • University degree in Communications or related fields


  • Between 3-5 years of professional experience in communication for NGOs or journalists, editors, or copywriters.
  • Excellent skilled in popular writing and editing both in Indonesian and English.
  • Have a good sense of art in graphic design and photography.
  • Experience working in NGO / non-profit sector is preferable.
  • Experience in the implementation of public events.
  • Digital media experience.

Knowledge and Skill:

  • Good interpersonal skills and teamwork
  • Excellent interpersonal communications and presentations skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Good presentation and strong communication skills
  • Good networking with media/journalists is preferable
  • Understanding human rights, and child right is a plus
  • Good in English (both speaking and writing)
  • Proven working experience with the community, government, and private sector.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of the print production process and supplier negotiations is desirable.

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