Save the Children Job Vacancies: Area Communication Officer - Bandung, Kupang - Indonesian

Save the Children in Indonesia is changing for the better.  We've begun to build a national organisation that aims to be a strong, local, and self-sustaining voice for children in Indonesia namely Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik Tunas Cilik.  To this end, Yayasan has been designated as a “Prospect Member of Save the Children” which focuses on strengthening and localizing our voice for children in strategic middle income countries. Currently Save the Children’s programs in Indonesia is implemented by Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik. We work in eleven provinces, have staff of approximately 300 local professionals, and programming in Child Protection, Education, Health and Nutrition, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Humanitarian Response.

We are currently seeking to fill the following position:

  • 1 personnel based in Bandung, code: ACO-B
  • 1 personnel based in Kupang, code: ACO-K
The Communications Officer will support the area and national office by producing quality communications (text, photos, multimedia) following Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik’s communication protocols. The post holder will be the key focal point for any communication, campaigns and media contact with national office, donors and stakeholders (including media). Critically the Communications Officer will support the recruitment and retention of Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik’ supporters by gathering stories of program work to be used by the fundraising team.

The post holder is the guardian of our brand in the area and will ensure communication materials both meet the communication and brand standards of Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik and are focused on the best interests of children. In collaboration with Program Development and Quality Manager and Program Managers, the post holder will ensure that project information is updated, packaged and shared to others within the organization and externally. In collaboration with MEAL Coordinator, the post holder will contribute to the accuracy and quality of reports that require case studies ensuring they meet the expected standards and quality. The post holder will also ensure quality and timely implementation of communication activities (including campaign and advocacy initiatives) in line with the overall planning framework, and in compliance with Save the Children and donor policies and procedures. The post holder will have an important role for emergency response particularly for category three and four responses that usually fall under area responsibility.

The post holder will contribute to the achievement of the global KPIs on Operations Delivery, and contribute to achievement of global KPI’ as follows:
  • Awards management (primarily reporting)
  • Global Management Indicators
  • Humanitarian and Emergency Response
Updated CV and application letter should be sent to

Please fill the “subject” column of the e-mails in this format:
<ACO - B><your name>
<ACO - K><your name>

Closing date for application is up to 04 October 2016

(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)

Save the Children encourages qualified candidates to apply regardless of religion, race, gender, sexual orientation or disability

All recruitment practices and procedures reflect Save the Children’s commitment to protecting children from abuse